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Qualification closes in Benton County

ASHLAND — Qualifying to run for office in Benton County has officially ended. Following is the final list of candidates: • Chancery Clerk Marlene McKenzie, D, (i) • Circuit Clerk Kathy Graves, D, (i) Debra “Debbie” Poff, D • Constable District 1 Derrick Holbert, D Earlie H. Smith, D James Williams, D, (i) • Constable […]

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Qualifying closes in Tippah County

RIPLEY — Qualification to run for office in Tippah County has officially ended. Following is the final list of candidates: • Chancery Court Clerk Mike Long, D Jennifer Shackelford, D John E. Stubbs, Jr., R • Circuit Court Clerk Randy Graves, D, (i) • Constable North Half Matt Graves, D Terry Mathis, D, (i) • […]

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4A Girls: Ticket to Jackson on the line as Ripley hosts Itawamba

RIPLEY–Tonight the Ripley Lady Tigers will host the defending Class 4A champions IAHS Lady Indians with a ticket to Jackson on the line. Ripley coach Cliff Ormon said he shouldn’t have to pep-talk his Lady Tigers too much. “They’re the defending champs, and if you can’t get motivated for that, you’re in the wrong business,” […]

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UPDATED: Inclement weather moves North State Playoffs games for Tippah/Benton schools

The latest batch of inclement winter weather has forced high school basketball playoff games to be delayed for the second week in a row. This time it’s more of a problem for teams traveling south to north for North State Tournament games. Listed below are updated times. Please note that will the new weather forecast, […]

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2A North State Tournament: Lady Wildcats look to survive and advance

CALHOUN CITY–The Walnut Lady Wildcats didn’t secure a home game in the 2A North State Girls Tournament, but they finished as the No. 3 seed in 1-2A and are still alive when many others aren’t. Now, it’s about surviving and advancing says Walnut coach Richard Byrd. “It’s just trying to survive and play again at […]

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HS Basketball: North State Tournament games and times

North State Tournament games and times Monday, Feb. 23 4A North State Girls No. 4 Yazoo County at No. 1 Ripley, 7 p.m. 2A North State Girls No. 3 Walnut at No. 2 Calhoun City, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 1A North State Boys No. 3 Hamilton at No. 2 Falkner, 7 p.m. 2A North […]

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Eagles fall in 1-1A title game, Lady Tigers win 2-4A championship

(B) Jumpertown 70, Falkner 64: The Falkner Eagles led by one-point with 2:32 left in the 1-1A boys’ title game, but a quick 6-0 spurt by the Cardinals gave them the lead for good. Falkner will be the No. 2 seed in next week’s 1A North State Tournament. They host Hamilton at home on Tuesday, […]

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Division tournament finales moved to Saturday

Ice and bad roads have postponed division tournaments in northeast Mississippi for yet another day. Friday’s consolation games and title games for the Division 1-1A Tournament in Booneville, the 2-1A Tournament in Ashland, 1-2A in Hatley and 2-4A at Lafayette County have been pushed back to Saturday because of bad weather. The week began with games […]

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Dixie Theatre presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

RIPLEY — The Ripley ARTS Council’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” opened Tuesday, Feb. 17 at The Dixie Theatre. It will continue Thursday, Feb. 19 through Sunday, Feb. 22. Shows are at 7 p.m. nightly and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. The director’s notes say, “Based on the Peanuts Comic Strip by […]

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Hickory Flat students join in conservation efforts at TVA

ASHLAND — Last week, students from Hickory Flat Attendance Center had the opportunity to learn about conservation in a hands-on way at the TVA Magnolia Natural Gas Combined Cycle Plant located on Hwy. 4 in Ashland. The students helped employees install birdhouses as a part of their efforts to restore the site to its native […]

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