About Todd Vinyard

I'm the online editor of Journal, Inc. I manage content on these community news sites and work with the print staffs from Journal, Inc.. Help with training and coordinating breaking news with a staff of around 40 along with weekly news staffs.

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ELECTION RESULTS 2013

It is primary night for some Tippah County cities. Get all the results here. Get results from local races and across Northeast Mississippi from DJournal.com. Click the headline to go to the live race results page. We’ll have live results as they come in and read all about it and more at the Southern Sentinel […]

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Runoff Election results 2013

Voters in Amory, Baldwyn and Shannon will choose mayors and Booneville will narrow its mayoral field for the general election in party primary runoffs today. Ripley voters went to the poll in an alderman race. They are among 11 Northeast Mississippi municipalities holding runoffs. Tupelo is not one of them; the two-man mayor’s race will […]

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BMC breaks ground on Sports Complex

BMC Media Relations BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. – Blue Mountain College athletics took a “giant step forward” Monday when school officials joined with students and area business leaders to break ground on a 34-acre sports complex one-half mile north of the campus. The complex, on land donated to BMC by Tippah County neighbor Profile Products, will […]

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Eagle Scout project is to build a patio at RHS

By Hank Weisner Southern Sentinel RIPLEY – During their December meeting, South Tippah School Board trustees granted permission for Ripley Boy Scout Bryce Akins to construct a patio or a courtyard outside the Tiger Den at the high school as his Eagle Scout project. The preliminary cost estimate is $2,050, and the project will be […]

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BMC to host high school basketball showcase

BLUE MOUNTAIN – Eight of the top high school boys basketball teams in north Mississippi will come together on Jan. 5 for the first Jerry Fowler Showcase at Blue Mountain College. “This will be a great opportunity for basketball fans in the area to see some of the best talent around,” said BMC men’s coach […]

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Blue Mountain College signs dual degree agreement with Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Blue Mountain College and Baptist College of Health Sciences on Monday signed a working agreement that will enable BMC students to earn dual degrees in the healthcare field. Under the working agreement, BMC students will be able to earn Bachelor of Science degrees in three areas: biology at BMC and Bachelor of […]

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New Southern Sentinel website unveiled

RIPLEY – The Southern Sentinel and Journal, Inc., a multi-platform news and information media company locally owned in Northeast Mississippi that includes the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal and DJournal.com, unveiled a new website, southern-sentinel.com, Wednesday, Dec. 26 as we continue to provide our readers with local information on any platform. The new Sentinel digital product […]

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ST trustees honor one of their own on retirement

By Hank Weisner Southern Sentinel RIPLEY – South Tippah School Board trustees took care of the following items of business during their meeting Monday, Dec. 10. The board: –Approved the following donations: Ripley High School, $421 check from RHS Cross Country Boosters; Ripley High School, suits for swim team and caps for swim team valued […]

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Run-offs settled in all three TEPA board elections

RIPLEY– Run-offs for all three Tippah Electric Power Association Board of Director seats up for election have been settled, TEPA officials said this week. Both incumbents in the three races were defeated. The runoffs followed November elections for board seats in Areas 1, 4, and At-Large. Those results are as follows. An (I) denotes incumbent: […]

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WCSA-AM 1260 holds ribbon-cutting

  By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel RIPLEY–WCSA-AM 1260 radio station held its official groundbreaking Wednesday, Dec. 12 at its 1817 City Avenue North address. The station is located next to Foster’s Barber and Cosmetology College. The ribbon-cutting, which included an invocation by Rev. Terry Smith and remarks from Ward 3 Alderman Jackie McKenzie, began the […]

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