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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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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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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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Book offers glimpse into historic Ripley cafe

RIPLEY – If you want a short fascinating read about a place embedded in Ripley history, “The Story of Sarah’s Kitchen” is for you. It’s available on amazon.com (format: paperback) and in a Kindle edition. The book was written by Sarah L. Hatch, who lives in Falkner, after two events changed her life: The death […]

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Ripley business break-ins under investigation

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Supervisors seeking proposals for lease of Tippah County Hospital

RIPLEY — Tippah County supervisors are moving ahead with the process to obtain proposals for the lease of the Tippah County Hospital to a larger hospital organization, they said this week. Supervisors stressed that no final decision has been made regarding the hospital and there are no plans to reduce services. They also noted that […]

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