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  1. Lawmakers Tell Cosmetology Board to Improve Customer ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... says the board does a poor job of answering phone calls and returning messages. Republican Sen. Nickey Browning of Pontotoc says if the situation doesn't improve, the legislature could change the way the board is funded. Cynthia Johnson, the board's ...

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  2. Monday's obituariesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... - 90, died Sunday at his residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc. James Clifford Smith Sr. - 73, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. ...

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  3. Tupelo Police apprehend ambulance thief in Pontotoc CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Newms360.com

    An ambulance stolen from the North Mississippi Medical Center early Sunday afternoon was recovered after a quick chase from the hospital into Pontotoc County. The driver of the ambulance had been transported to the emergency room at NMMC and admitted as a patient earlier in the day.

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  4. NMMC patient steals ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Newms360.com

    The Tupelo Police Department, with assistance from Lee County Sheriff's Office, was in pursuit of a stolen ambulance Sunday afternoon. The ambulance was recovered in Pontotoc County after the subject bailed out.

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  5. Lady Cougars can't find their rhythmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Newms360.com

    ... controlled the tempo of the second half and senior Mattie Mills just missed on two goals that would've gotten South Pontotoc back within striking distance. Joanna Bellan sealed the win for the Lady Bruins with a goal right in front of South ...

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  6. Madison St. Joseph wins first girls title since 2006Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Madison St. Joseph defeated South Pontotoc 3-0 in the 1A/2A/3A girls championship on Saturday. It marks the second girls championship in school history.

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  7. Former Miss Pontotoc competes against 'Wizards'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Newms360.com

    "Wizard Wars" sounds like a fantasy novel, but it's really a chance for professional magicians to show off for a nationwide audience. Tonight's episode, which will air at 9 p.m. on SyFy network, will feature former Miss Pontotoc Mistie Williams Knight.

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  8. Lady Cougars pull away in second halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Newms360.com

    The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars found their offensive rhythm in the second half Tuesday night, scoring three goals to pull away and defeat Choctaw Central 5-1 for the 1A-2A-3A North state soccer championship. "I just can't say enough about these kids," said South Pontotoc coach Horace Kitchens.

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  9. Lady Cardinals make adjustmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... Classic. Belmont maintained its four-point halftime lead to defeat previously unbeaten East Webster 52-48 at the Pontotoc High School gym. "(East Webster) didn't make a 3-pointer the first half, but Patterson scored 12 points," Belmont coach Chris ...

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  10. Daniel L. NielsenRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    Survivors include his daughter, Darcy Mager of Davenport, Iowa; sisters, Donna Castle and Iola “Babe” Masterson, both of Rock Falls; brothers, Lawrence Nielsen of Darien, Melvin Nielsen of Lakeland, Florida, Marvin Nielsen of Pontotoc, Mississippi, and George Near of Zepherhills, Florida; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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  11. Indians' Mallory shut down in second halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... Hill said. "We're too Tori-oriented. We wanted this to be a learning experience a We learned." Sparkman, Ala. 60, Pontotoc 35: Sparkman, a 7A playoff contender, handed the Journal's No. 1-ranked Lady Warriors (24-1) their first defeat behind a ...

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  12. Smithville doctor follows calling in rural medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Dr. James Monroe found his medical home 31 years ago, and he's been a fixture in Smithville ever since. The 70-year-old Pontotoc native had earned a National Health Service Corps scholarship to pay his way through medical school.

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  13. Thoughts on doubt and its relationship with faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... himself. "I think doubting Thomas gets a bad rap," said Father Tim Murphy, pastor of Glenmary Home Missioners in Pontotoc. "He has the honesty to say what he's thinking. I would even describe doubt as a normal human reaction to things bigger than ...

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  14. Mantachie teen dead in three-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers responded to the crash on Highway 363 at about 2:15 p.m. It was determined that Lori D. Moore, 18, was traveling south on 363 in a Toyota Camry when she apparently crossed over into the northbound lane, colliding with two other vehicles in that lane. Moore's car first collided with a trailer being pulled by a Ford F150 truck, driven by Kimberly Tutor, 35, of Pontotoc.

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  15. Rite-Aid burglary may be tied to string of similar break-insRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    The burglary Monday night of Rite-Aid Pharmacy may be part of a string of break-ins that has attracted the interest of the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and Fugitive Task Force. What first appeared to be a single burglary - although an unusual type for New Albany - is being possibly linked to one in Pontotoc, perhaps two in Houston, and maybe more.

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  16. New Albany schools announce teachers of the yearRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    ... grade U. S. History. Julie Eaton is the New Albany Middle School Teacher of the Year. She has taught three years at Pontotoc and the past six at New Albany, where she teaches 7th and 8th grade art and 6th grade social studies. Kennie Foley is the ...

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  17. Kitchens wants more despite winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Newms360.com

    South Pontotoc Horrace Kitchens rattled off the dimensions of a soccer goal following Wednesday's 8-0 opening-round playoff win against Southeast Lauderdale. "That goal is 24 feet wide and 10 feet high," he said.

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  18. Pharmacies targeted by burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... the break-ins are related. "We're not 100 percent sure, but we have reason to believe they are related," said Pontotoc Police Chief Randy Tutor. "The method of entry is similar." The Houston Fred's is the latest to be hit. Around 12:30 a.m. ...

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  19. Young Cougars open playoffs today against SE LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Newms360.com

    South Pontotoc's girls soccer program has achieved success - two trips to the state finals in 2013 and '14 - and more is likely on the horizon. The Lady Cougars open the Class 1A-2A-3A state playoffs at 5:30 p.m. today when they host Southeast Lauderdale.

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  20. Pontotoc County schools to get tornado sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Newms360.com

    After years of hoping and looking for monies to provide schools with a safe place to go in the event of a tornado, Pontotoc County Emergency Management Director Rickey Jaggers said monies have been approved by FEMA for tornado shelters to be built at the North Pontotoc and the South Pontotoc campuses. And what's even better about these shelters is the cost to the school system, only 10 percent of the total.

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