Archive | News RSS feed for this section

News

Walnut man charged with sexual battery of vulnerable person

Daily Journal A Walnut man has been arrested and charged with sexual battery of a vulnerable person, Attorney General Jim Hood said Wednesday. Bryan Englebert, 36, was arrested Monday by investigators with the Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, with assistance from the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant obtained from the Lowndes […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Deshaun Alexander was the Division 1-1A Offensive MVP. He signed to play at Northeast Mississippi Community College on Wednesday.

Falkner’s Alexander signs with Northeast Tigers

FALKNER–Falkner Eagles wide receiver Deshaun Alexander signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) during a ceremony inside the Falkner High School auditorium on Wednesday’s National Signing Day. Surrounded by family at a table draped in a black-and-gold Falkner throw, topped with a metallic black Eagles’ helmet, Alexander […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Second suspect in store clerk murder arrested in Ripley

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Corinth store clerk, Police Chief Ralph Dance told reporters Wednesday. The suspect, Micah Bostic of Corinth, was picked up in Ripley by the Ripley Police Department, Dance said. Bostic is charged with capital murder. Kris Ledlow, […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

SUPER ALUMS: SB winners Simmons, Miller honored at Ripley High School

RIPLEY—The threat of severe weather postponed Tuesday’s Kossuth at Ripley High School basketball game, but it didn’t stop the NFL High School Super Bowl Honor Roll presentation. Before the school dismissed at 1 p.m., Super Bowl winners Kendall Simmons (Pittsburgh Steelers XL, XLIII) and Jim Miller (San Francisco 49ers VLI), who both played varsity football […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Benton County SkillsUSA takes two first place awards

Students from the Benton County Career Technical Center attended the SkillsUSA Region 1 competition at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Trent Gresham and Logan Nation of Hickory Flat High School along with Alica Walker of Ashland High School competed as a team in the Welding Fabrication contest and won first place. Austin […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Program offers free GED, job training for Tippah residents

RIPLEY — Tippah County residents who are interested in earning a GED or getting better prepared to secure employment have an option that is not only free, it could offer cash incentives for good performance. The Northeast Mississippi Community College location off of the square, just behind the Chancery Court building, offers two programs focusing […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Ripley NFL Super Bowl High School Honor Roll presentation set for tonight

RIPLEY–Super Bowl champions and Ripley High School graduates Kendall Simmons and Jim Miller will present commemorative Wilson Golden Footballs to the Ripley football team on behalf of the NFL’s Super Bowl High School Honor Roll program. Simmons, who played offensive lineman and won two NFL titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers (2005, 2008) and Miller a […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Walnut’s Britt named MaxPreps HS Player of the Week

By MaxPreps.com ATLANTA, Ga.– The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the winners of its High School Players of the Week presented by MaxPreps.com for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 10 and Walnut’s Regan Britt was among the honorees. In its inaugural year the WBCA High School Player of the Week is presented to a […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Wilbanks named MACJC Player of the Week after setting new career highs

By Blake Long/NEMCC JACKSON – Shelby Wilbanks has received another statewide distinction after helping the Northeast Mississippi Community College women’s basketball program even its record with two big wins. Wilbanks was tabbed as the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Player of the Week for games contested between January 18-24. It was her […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

RMS sweeps Tippah County Junior High Tournament

RIPLEY–Ripley Middle School swept the 2016 Tippah County Junior High Tournament, claiming the girls’ and boys’ titles at the RMS Gym on Thursday. The Lady Tigers avenged last year’s loss to the Chalybeate Lady Warriors with a 44-33 victory behind 15 points from Amelya Hatch and Sierra Jackson and 11 from Rivers Adams. Leading by […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }