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Over 40 marijuana plants seized in Walnut

WALNUT — On Friday, Aug. 29, Tippah County authorities seized over 40 marijuana plants in Walnut. Phillip Patrick Krause, 52, of 2330 CR 100, Walnut was arrested in connection to the plants. Investigators say the plants were found in three locations at or near his residence. The confiscation and arrest were carried out by Investigator […]

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Harms named top dancer at ninth Dance Like the Stars event

TUPELO–Rev. Jason Harms of Ripley was the Judges Choice Award winner at the ninth Dance Like the Stars fundraising event at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo. Harms performed a lively quickstep, bouncing around the stage with professional partner Tammy Wilson. He leaped and strutted in front of onlookers and four celebrity judges, which included Jim […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs “Dance Like The Stars” event set for Saturday

TUPELO–If you are looking for a last-minute idea for the weekend, the annual “Dance Like the Stars” may be just what you’re looking for. And you could help a worthy cause. Local celebrities will put on their dancing shoes to raise funds for the children of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi this […]

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16-year-old Ripley native drowns in Alcorn County

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal CORINTH – The body of a 16-year-old teen from Ripley was recovered Wednesday afternoon after he apparently drowned in Hurricane Creek at the western edge of Alcorn County. Brandon Wayne Davis, of 121 C.R. 259, Ripley, was out swimming with his brother Black Davis, 18, said Sheriff Charles Rinehart. After […]

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UPDATE: Teenage girl injured in suspected gun accident in Falkner

By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal  FALKNER – The Tippah County Sheriff’s Office continues investigation of an early afternoon suspected accidental shooting on County Road 412 that involved two teenagers and a handgun.  Sheriff Karl Gaillard said a 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old female apparently were handling a small caliber pistol when it went off and […]

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Ripley Park and Recreation to offer youth fall sports, adult coed softball

RIPLEY–Ripley Park and Recreation is now accepting registration for Youth Flag Football for boy and girls ages 6-12 and Soccer for boys and girls ages 4-12. Youth must be of age by Sept. 1, 2014. First year participants must provide a copy of their birth certificate. The cost will be $50 per child and the […]

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Multipurpose center to serve all of Tippah County

RIPLEY—Proverbs 29:18 begins, “Where there is no vision, the people perish…” St. John Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Billy Geanes has plans to make sure that doesn’t happen in Tippah County. Geanes, a native of Chicago, Ill, who was installed at the church in January of this year, has a vision of a multipurpose center to […]

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Boys and Girls Club of Ripley named Club of the Year for north Mississippi

Congratulations to the Boys & Girls Club of Ripley who was recently awarded Club of the Year at the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi All-Staff Training.  The Ripley Club was selected due its growth in attendance and membership as well as program creativity.  The Boys & Girls Club of Ripley is housed inside the […]

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Tippah County coaches praise MHSAA’s proposed move of state football championships

CLINTON—The Mississippi High School activities Association (MHSAA) is working on a plan to relocate the state football championships to college venues in Oxford and Starkville for the next six years and Tippah County high school football coaches praise the proposed move. “I love it. It makes it a lot easier for us geographically,” said Walnut […]

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Batting for Better Futures Softball Tournament set for Saturday

RIPLEY—The inaugural “Batting For Better Futures” Softball Tournament is set for Saturday, July 19 at Peoples Bank Sportsplex on Smith Park Drive in Ripley. All proceeds from the Jack and Jill-ruled, double-elimination tournament will go to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi, the parent organization for the Ripley Unit located inside Ripley […]

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