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RMS Junior Beta Club wins first place in Living Literature

TUPELO–Last week, the Ripley Middle School Junior Beta Club followed the yellow brick road to first place in the Living Literature portion of the 22nd annual Mississippi Junior Beta Convention held at the BancorpSouth Center in Tupelo. The five-person group staged a scene from the book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank […]

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Unusual name, unusual life led Yancey to extraordinary calling

By Hank Wiesner Special to the Sentinel RIPLEY –For a guy who got named for a dog, took his first baths in the rinse water of a wringer washing machine, got baptized in a farm pond with 28 other people, became a self-described class clown of Pine Grove High School’s class of 1965, and later […]

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Playwright Carol Norton to present ‘LEFT ALL ALONE’

  RIPLEY–Playwright Carol Norton will present her fourth play, “LEFT ALL ALONE,” Saturday, March 15 at 7 p.m. at the Ripley High School Auditorium. The play stars Norton, Brochetta Joy, Cambellrail McDonald, Jeremy Young, Katlyn Nesbit, Candis Norton, Regina Jones, Ebony Norton, Chris Hatch, Victoria Crum, Lesly Coleman and Felicia Bell. It tells the story of […]

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81-year-old insructor at home at BMC

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal BLUE MOUNTAIN – People and places can merge together over time, and it becomes hard to tell where one ends and the other begins. In this case, the person is 81-year-old Johnnie Armstrong, and the place is her alma mater and professional home, Blue Mountain College. “I don’t really […]

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The Radiant Peace Foundation Education Award winners’ announced for 2013-2014

The Chalybeate School Gifted and Talented Classes (APEx), grades 2-8, entered the Fall Radiant Peace Foundation Competitions in St. Petersburg, Florida. The students were to write essays or create artwork that inspired, promoted and encouraged peace in the world. Many entries were submitted from across the United States and Chalybeate School had much to celebrate! […]

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Aspargus and Brussels sprouts are nice change

By Carolyn Bryant Asparagus and Brussels sprouts are dishes that you enjoy eating occasionally. These recipes would make a great addition to any meal.  Mac and cheese is good served all by itself or as a side dish with your favorite meat.  Mac and cheese can be bought as a mix in a box with […]

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Three Scouts awarded Eagle rank

By Hank Wiesner RIPLEY — Boy Scout Troop 38 in Ripley celebrated the achievement of three of its Scouts Sunday, Jan. 26.  Trip Benson, Bryce Akins and Brant Akins of Ripley were awarded the coveted Eagle Rank in a ceremony that included guests from across the Yocona Area Council. “The Eagle rank is recognized universally […]

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Dixie Theatre season to open with ‘The King and I’

By Joyce Brock RIPLEY — The Ripley Arts Council and the Dixie Theater will present “The King and I,” by special arrangement with Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatricals, next week. The musical is based on the 1944 novel “Anna and the King of Siam” by Margaret London and is the fifth arrangement by the team of […]

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Blue Mountain’s Knox headed to Notre Dame

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal BLUE MOUNTAIN – Dontae Knox has already accomplished one goal – being accepted to the University of Notre Dame for the 2014-15 school year. Next up, Blue Mountain’s senior point guard plans to be a part of the school’s varsity athletics program in some capacity, starting with the men’s basketball […]

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McBryde named South Tippah Teacher of the Year

By Hank Wiesner RIPLEY — Pine Grove elementary teacher Annette McBryde, who was recently chosen for the second time as the South Tippah School District Teacher of the Year, credits other teachers and her parents with helping her become an educator who can help provide a quality education in a non-threatening environment. She also credits […]

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