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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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Grand Jury returns multiple indictments

RIPLEY — In April, a Tippah County Grand Jury returned a number of indictments. Part of those served and on public record follow. Others will be reported in upcoming issues. Steve Shaw – Shaw is charged with conspiracy. Hannah Ash – Ash is charged with conspiracy. Tenna Thompson – Thompson is charged with Possession of […]

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Justin Smith remembered with cemetery plot donation

RIPLEY — Justin Smith had a heart for children since he was only a child himself, and now his memory is being honored through a gift to others. Justin Tay Smith was born on May 30, 1985 and lived to be 28 years old. He died the day after his birthday. His mother, Donna Adams, […]

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KEDRICK STOREY: Houston/Ripley Game 2 should be another goody

If tonight’s Ripley at Houston baseball game is anything like Game 1 of their best-of-three Class 4A North Half Championship series, it will be another classic that you will not want to miss. Wednesday’s game came down to a Houston single in the top of the seventh, that if Ripley senior shortstop Marquellus “Q” Edgeston […]

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BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Houston, Ripley set for epic North finals matchup

RIPLEY—The most anticipated series in the MHSAA High School Baseball playoffs begins today when the Houston Hilltoppers and Ripley Tigers square off in Game 1 of their Class 4A North Half Championship best-of-three. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. after being moved up a day because of the threat of potential rain. “Apparently, it […]

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BASEBALL: Ripley sweeps Amory, Pine Grove drops Game 2 to TCPS

RIPLEY—The Ripley Tigers won 5-3 over Amory on Friday in Game 3 of their MHSAA Class 4A Round Three matchup to take the series 2-0. With the victory, Ripley (28-7) advances to the Class 4A North Half Championship series for the first time since 2011. They will face two-time defending North champ Houston, beginning Thursday, […]

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4A Baseball Playoffs: Offense lifts Tigers

By Melissa Meador/Monroe County Journal AMORY – The Ripley Tigers showed their offensive firepower and took advantage of Amory miscues in their Class 4A third-round series opener on Thursday night. The Tigers pounded out 11 hits on their way to a 10-0 win. Game 2 is tonight at Ripley at 6 p.m. “We work on […]

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Pine Grove senior Dalton Morrow struck out five and allowed just two hits in a 4-0 shutout win over Hamilton.

BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Panthers, Tigers ready for Round Three

The Pine Grove Panthers and the Ripley Tigers are still alive in the MHSAA State Baseball Playoffs, after wining second-round series this week. The Panthers start a Class 1A best-of-three Round Three showdown with Tupelo Christian today at 6 p.m. The Tigers travel to Amory, in Class 4A. First pitch is set for a 7 […]

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PLAYOFFS: Seven Tippah County teams qualify in baseball, fastpitch

Seven Tippah County teams have qualified for the 2016 MHSAA baseball and fastpitch playoffs, which begin this weekend. For the first time in at least eight years, Falkner, Pine Grove, Walnut and Ripley all qualified for the baseball playoffs. Pine Grove (2-1A) and Ripley (2-4A) enter as division champs and No. 1 seeds. Falkner (1-1A) […]

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Dejun Jackson had 18 points and five rebounds in Ripley

HIGHWAY 15 RIVALRY: Tigers, Bulldogs set to tangle for Division 2-4A title

RIPLEY–The “Highway 15” Rivalry takes on a whole new meaning when the Ripley Tigers host the New Albany Bulldogs in the finals of the Division 2-4A tournament tonight at the RHS Event Cent Ripley and New Albany girls have met for a division title twice. The Lady Bulldogs won in 2000, while the Lady Tigers […]

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