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No School for North Tippah Students

Due to the  early morning snow all  North Tippah Schools are closed today

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MS Dept. of Agriculture’s focus on consumer protection heightened this holiday season

With the holiday season approaching, many Mississippians will be buying turkeys, hams, and other meat products for celebrations with their families.  Due to the season, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce usually sees an increase in “door-to-door” meat sales.  The Department recommends that a consumer ask questions of door-to-door meat vendors to ensure that […]

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Presley Joins National Leaders to Announce Mississippi as Most Improved Energy Efficiency State in Nation

  JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (November 6, 2013) – Today, Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley joined with leaders from around the nation to announce Mississippi as the nation’s most improved state on energy efficiency.  Presley’s announcement came at a national press event hosted by The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), a Washington D.C.-based […]

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Hickory Flat Attendance Center Honor Roll

Hickory Flat Attendance Center announces their first nine weeks Honor Roll Superintendent list are First grade: Kolten  Brisco, Andrew Buse, Joshua Byrd, Andrew Chism, Hailey Harrisson, Tara Hollingsworth, Ethan Hoskins, Elianna Kiddy, Keaton Mitchell, Tatianna Mitchell, Jonathan Moffitt, Chloe Overall, Jasmine Patten, Ricky (tripp) Wayne Pipkin III, Anna Shoup, Joshua Ward and Caleb Wilkerson; Second […]

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South Tippah School Board Election Results

Out of 8 Precincts Reporting, with 409 people voting Kerry Cockrell 216 votes, Michael Harrison 192 votes.

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Ripley WW11 veteran reflects on life, time in service

By Carolyn Tardy      Veterans Day is November 11.  Those who served in War II, which ended 68 years ago, are known as the “Greatest Generation”.  The number of veterans who served during this War is dwindling quickly.  However, we are privileged to still have a few of these great men living among us. If […]

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TEPA Scam Alert

An unauthorized solicitor is calling Tippah Electric Power Association customers and telling them to immediately pay an overdue utility bill or risk having their utilities cut off. Reports by TEPA customers state that the callers say they are with Tippah Electric and if the customer doesn’t immediately pay his or her outstanding bill over the […]

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Chalybeate Honor Roll

Chalybeate Elementary announces their first nine weeks honor roll: Superintendent list; First grade: Conner Bone, Addison Brewer, Mckinleigh Cardwell, Laken Gaillard, Colton Hall, Addy Hicks, Jake Kirk, Emma Mathis, Amber Roberson, Gracie Roberson and Matt Stewart; Second grade: Erika Arnold, Patrick Clifton, Mallory Glissen, Drew Jackson, Jace Jordan,  Jack Leak, Preston Luna, Tyler Mckee, Larry […]

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January 30, 2013

Maxine Hurt RIPLEY – Maxine Bryant Hurt, 75, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Tippah County Hospital Nursing Home in Ripley. She was born July 5, 1937, to Howard Bryant and Louise Elliott Bryant. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a bookkeeper. Services were Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, with Dr. Jack Bennett and Bro. Rusty Miller officiating […]

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Southern Sentinel newspaper delivery late today

Delivery of the Southern Sentinel newspaper will be much later than normal today. Our apologies and we’re working to get newspapers to customers as soon as possible.

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