Archive | September, 2012

FRIDAY FOOTBALL SCORES for Sept. 28

FALKNER 76, BIGGESVILLE 40: Falkner sophomore running back Jeramie Lawrence unofficially set school records with 431 yards rushing and seven rushing touchdowns to help the Eagles improve to 5-1, 2-1 in Div. 1-1A. Lawrence now has over 1,200 yards and 19 touchdowns on the season. The Lions, who took a brief 40-32 lead early in […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Three charged with burglary, possession of drug precursors

Area law enforcement agencies have made three felony arrests in unrelated cases recently, while firefighters battled a recent structure fire. Capsule summaries of each one: –Tippah deputies and Walnut police arrested William McClain, 39, of Walnut earlier this month and charged him with possession of drug precursors with intent to manufacture. McClain is now being […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

NEMCC Tigers, MGCC Bulldogs set to square off in rematch of 2011 MACJC playoffs

BOONEVILLE– Tonight, the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers will revisit the place where its football playoff run ended in 2011, when they make the trek to Perkinston. In the first regular season meeting between the two schools since 2007, Northeast will be looking to snap a two-game skid when they meet Mississippi Gulf Coast Community […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Fowler Festival set Saturday, Oct. 6 in Blue Mountain

BLUE MOUNTAIN – The second annual Jerry Fowler Memorial Fall Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 from 3-7:30 p.m. at the Blue Mountain Town Park. Fish and chicken plates will be available, and T-shirts will be sold before and at the event. Various kinds of food, game booths and live entertainment will be offered. […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Fowler Festival set Saturday, Oct. 6 in Blue Mountain

BLUE MOUNTAIN – The second annual Jerry Fowler Memorial Fall Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 from 3-7:30 p.m. at the Blue Mountain Town Park. Fish and chicken plates will be available, and T-shirts will be sold before and at the event. Various kinds of food, game booths and live entertainment will be offered. […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

FRIDAY FOOTBALL PREVIEW for Sept. 28

Ripley Tigers (3-3) at Holly Springs Hawks (3-3), 7:30 p.m.The Ripley Tigers can start the Div. 1-3A slate on a high note with a win in their first league game against the Hawks. After losing two games in a row, the Hawks defeated winless Independence last week…The Tigers were held to a season low 74 […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

BMC Theatre to stage “Sound of Music” Oct. 2, 4,5,6

BLUE MOUNTAIN – Blue Mountain College Theatre will stage “The Sound of Music” Oct. 2, 4, 5, and 6th at 7:30 p.m. at Garrett Hall. School matinees will be held at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3 and 4, and a senior matinee will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 5. For ticket information or reservations, call […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Ripley historic homes and buildings tour set Sunday

RIPLEY – The first historic home and building tour of its kind in Ripley has been set for this Sunday, Sept. 30 from 1 to 4 p.m., in the downtown area designated as Ripley’s Historic District and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Staged by Ripley Main Street Association and Ripley Historic Preservation […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Tippah indictments allege drug violations, child endangerment

RIPLEY –The Tippah County Grand Jury session that met earlier this year produced the following indictments, according to public records. An indictment is not an indicator of guilt, but indicates that there are sufficient grounds for a trial. The following people were indicted. Michael Anthony Prather, sale of cocaine and sale of marijuana; Michael Anthony […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

SCOREBOARD: Ripley volleyball secures No. 2 playoff seed, Walnut softball defeats HIckory Flat

SOFTBALL Jumpertown 11, Falkner 8: Falkner’s Rayanna Edgeston hit two home runs, a solo shot in the second inning and a 3-run blast in the fourth, but it wouldn’t be enough. With the game tied at 8 in the bottom of the sixth inning, a 3-run home run by Jumpertown made the difference. With the […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }