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Fire on the Mountain slated for Saturday

BLUE MOUNTAIN — The Town of Blue Mountain’s Independence Day Celebration will be held this Saturday, June 25 at the town park. The sixth annual “Fire on the Mountain” will begin at 5 p.m. and will open with a performance by the MissOssippi Band. Parking will be available adjacent to the park on Hwy. 2. […]

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Winter publishes collection of stories

WALNUT — In 2008, Kevin Winter went to work on a childhood dream and poured effort into it. His efforts didn’t play out exactly as intended, but something better may have come from them. Winter has loved reading since he was a child. His parents Bill and Kay Winter used to read to him and […]

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Four in custody following reported drive-by shooting

RIPLEY — Four suspects are in custody after a reported drive-by shooting in Ripley. A possible drive-by shooting on Moores Mill Road in Ripley was reported by 911 on Monday, June 20. A Ripley Police Officer spotted a vehicle matching the description given on Hwy. 15 near the hospital mid-afternoon Monday. Four suspects were taken […]

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CORRECTION: Upcoming events published incorrectly

RIPLEY — The Sentinel Grams published in the Southern Sentinel on Wednesday, June 8 were from an old file published in error. We regret the mistake and apologize for any inconvenience. Some of the events published are annual events and will be taking place this weekend. However, some events published will not be taking place. […]

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Addams Family showing at the Dixie Theatre

RIPLEY – The Ripley Arts Council’s production of “The Addams Family” opened Tuesday night and will continue through Sunday at the Dixie Theatre. The Addams Family is famous through both an iconic television show and movies. The theme song says “They’re creepy and they’re kookey. Mysterious and spookey. They’re altogether together ookey. The Addams Family.” […]

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Summer Food Service Program currently underway

RIPLEY — St. James COGIC was host to abundant laughter and smiles last Thursday afternoon. The church is one of the Summer Food Service Program hosts in Tippah County. The program provides free meals to any local child twice a day, in addition to some fun activities. Last Thursday, participants at St. James COGIC enjoyed […]

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Farese elected Fellow of Bar Foundation

Anthony Farese of Ashland was elected as a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation.  She was inducted into membership at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting and Fellows Induction Ceremony held at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson in April. Anthony L. Farese received his B.P.A. in 1983 and his J.D. in 1985, both from the University […]

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Grand Jury returns indictments

RIPLEY — In April, a Tippah County Grand Jury returned a number of indictments. Part of those served and on public record follow. Others were previously reported or will be reported in upcoming issues. Jeffrey Scott Davis – Davis is charged with Burglary of a Dwelling. Jimmy Lee Harvey – Harvey is charged with Possession […]

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Local bride to appear on TLC

RIPLEY — A local bride will be featured on TLC’s hit show “Say Yes to the Dress” this weekend. The show, which airs on Friday night, has been a long time in the making. In fact, it was filmed last summer. Natalie Bullard, a Ripley native who now lives in New Albany, was already planning […]

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Relay for Life planned for Friday

RIPLEY — The Tippah County Relay for Life event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Ripley Courthouse Square on Friday, June 3. This year’s theme is “Walking Across America for a Cure”. Relay for Life teams will be set up with a variety of food and fun activities for the […]

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