Archive | October, 2011

BMC opens 2011-12 basketball season

BLUE MOUNTAIN–Continued progress is the theme for Blue Mountain College basketball this season as both men and women teams open their 2011-12 seasons next week.The Toppers, who posted an 8-22 record a year ago after winning only three games the previous three seasons, begin their season Tuesday at Belhaven University in Jackson.Both teams, members of […]

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Tippah County scores for Oct. 28

Ripley 54, Alcorn Central 0: The Ripley Tigers are back in the playoffs as the No. 3 seed in Div. 1-3A. Okolona 40, Walnut 13: The Okolona Chieftains earned the final spot in Div. 1-2A with the road victory. Southern Sentinel Sports

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Tippah authorities investigating drug cases, scam complaints

RIPLEY – Tippah authorities have made several arrests in unconnected cases involving burglary and drugs in recent days. They also said they’re getting complaints about scams where people are asked to send money with the promise they’ll receive much more money back. Several Tippah people have already been victimized by the scams, deputies said. Deputies […]

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FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Walnut and Ripley face must-wins

TIPPAH COUNTY–The playoffs start tonight for The Ripley Tigers and the Walnut Wildcats, as both teams need a win to advance to next week’s state football playoffs. The Tigers need a win over Alcorn Central and a loss by Belmont (@ Booneville) and Holly Springs (vs. Kossuth) to earn the No. 3 seed. A loss […]

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FOOTBALL: Falkner Eagles win seventh in a row

FALKNER–Thursday, Kendrick Williams rushed for 108 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Falkner Eagles to a 27-0 shutout of the HW Byers Lions. Tray Woody added a pair of scores for the Eagles (8-2, 7-1 in Div. 1-1A) who won their seventh in a row. The Eagles’ offense totaled 266 yards on the […]

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THURSDAY NIGHT PREVIEW:

TEAM: Falkner Eagles (7-2, 6-1 in Div. 1-1A)MATCHUP: H.W. Byers Lions (5-4, 4-2), Thurs. 7 p.m. THE BUZZ: Last week, the Falkner Eagles scored 26 unanswered points to defeat the Thrasher Rebels 36-27 for their sixth win in a row. HW Byers won a shootout over Coldwater 56-54.…Quarterback Kendrick Williams leads the Eagles with 103.3 […]

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Absentee ballot, November voting questions answered.

RIPLEY — Two voting questions got a quick answer this week from election officials. –Those who voted absentee in August must call the Tippah County Circuit Clerk’s office, 837-7370, and request a ballot if they wish to vote absentee again, election officials said this week. A ballot is not automatically mailed to a person wishing […]

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Basketball jamboree set for Saturday at RHS Event Center

Ripley High School will host a basketball jamboree this Saturday, Oct. 29 at the RHS Event Center. Teams scheduled to play include, Ripley, West Point, Pine Grove, Thrasher, Biggersville, and North Pontotoc. The teams will play two 8-minute quarters and admission is $3. The defending Class 3A champion Ripley Lady Tigers hit the court at […]

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BASKETBALL: Ripley Middle School to host “Meet The Tigers” Night.

Ripley Middle School’s girls’ and boys’ basketball teams will hold a “Meet the Tigers” Night, Tuesday, Nov. 1 beginning at 6 p.m. inside the Ripley Middle School Gym (Old Ripley High School Gym). The teams will hold four inter-squad scrimmage. Admission is $3 and concessions will be sold. For more information contact Norma Rogers or […]

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Area residents discuss possible closing of Tiplersville Post Office

TIPLERSVILLE — Concerned residents of the Tiplersville area gathered at the Tiplersville Auction Company Tuesday night, Oct. 25, to discuss the possible closing of the Tiplersville Post Office. The purpose of the meeting was to explain the discontinuance study being performed by the United States Postal Service. The study involves 3,600 post offices throughout the […]

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