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  1. Eastbound 278 to open Saturday for gameday trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Newms360.com

    Both eastbound lanes of Highway 278 in Pontotoc County will be open Saturday to help accommodate traffic traveling to the Ole Miss-Louisiana Lafayette football game. The lanes will be open from State Route 336 in Pontotoc County to the Lafayette County line.

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  2. Pontotoc escapee capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Newms360.com

    Life on the run lasted less than two days for a 21-year-old Pontotoc man. Nathaniel Butler, described as a non-violent offender, was on laundry duty at the Pontotoc County Jail when he escaped at 12:15 Thursday morning.

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  3. Lady Hilltoppers best South PontotocRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Times Post

    The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars fielded well but just seemed to be in the wrong places as the Houston Lady Hilltoppers used a big fourth inning to take a 3-0 victory in Houston, Thursday Aug. 28. "I thought we played the best defense we have all year," said Houston coach Jeffrey Mann. "In a three-run game, defense plays a key part."

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  4. Pontotoc woman sentenced in check-forging caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A north Mississippi woman has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to forging checks of two elderly residents of an assisted living facility in New Albany.

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  5. Senate not only race on November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Newms360.com

    ... Robert Q. Whitwell faces opposition from Helen Kennedy Robinson. In Chancery District 1, which consists of Lee, Pontotoc, Union, Prentiss, Alcorn, Tishomingo, Itawamba and Monroe counties, incumbents John Hatcher, Michael Malski, Jacqueline Estes ...

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  6. Week 2 high school football capsulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... loss at Water Valley. a Braudrique Boyd caught 5 passes for 156 yards and a TD. Joseph Rainey had 14 tackles. North Pontotoc: Senior QB Caleb Nelson had 197 total yards and 2 TDs in a win against Bruce. a Xavier Cullens rushed for 110 yards and 2 ...

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  7. Wave debuts blue turf todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... Danterius Ellington, who passed for 279 yards and rushed for 149 in his team's 34-24 loss to Horn Lake. North Pontotoc at Ripley: Two of Northeast Mississippi's top first-year quarterbacks are featured - North's Caleb Nelson and Ripley's Tucker ...

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  8. Houston kicks off season with winRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Times Post

    Houston running back Brandon "Boosie" Townsend rushed 20 times for 206 yards and a touchdown to lead the Hilltoppers to a season-opener victory over Pontotoc.

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  9. Lady Toppers strong at plate and fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Times Post

    ... e win and went three innings giving up three hits, walking one and striking out one. The Lady Toppers take on South Pontotoc at home Thursday afternoon, catch Labor Day weekend break and play a double-header at North Pontotoc Sept. 2.

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  10. Cross country underway today with TCPS meetRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... one boys race. Today's events will feature five defending state champions. In boys, Hickory Flat in Class 1A and Pontotoc in 4A, and in girls, Myrtle in 1A, New Site in 2A, and Pontotoc in 4A will compete. Other teams expected to compete include ...

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  11. Teams must beat the heat on opening nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... out of the pocket, he'll make you pay," Cook said. "He's hard to defend when they're playing well." Bruce at North Pontotoc: Bruce, the Journal's No. 3 small school, has one of the state's top playmakers in receiver Jay Johnson. Oxford at Jackson ...

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  12. Effort seeks to align schools, workforceRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... a broadly skilled workforce, a North Carolina-based nonprofit said on Tuesday. MDC Inc., is studying ways Lee, Pontotoc and Union counties can produce graduates with the skills its employers demand and ways those graduates can be more aware of ...

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  13. DUI campaign starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | New Albany Gazette

    ... the driver's blood-alcohol level was .08 or greater. In our area, Lee County was ninth-highest, Itawamba was 26th, Pontotoc was 31st, Prentiss was 42nd and Tishomingo was 48th. Starting Oct. 1, officers will have a new tool in the war against ...

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  14. CREATE to host career readiness community forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | New Albany Gazette

    ... forum, set for 5:15 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Magnolia Civic Center, will be one of three to be held in Union, Pontotoc and Lee counties. MDC, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina has been retained to analyze the region's current career readiness ...

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  15. Caledonia will try to have team-first mind-setRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... in order to do anything, and that is in life, too. You have got to be a team player." Caledonia will play Pontotoc at 12:30 p.m. and Belmont at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pontotoc High tournament. It will open the regular season Thursday against ...

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  16. Midnight Madness is FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Times Post

    ... to make last minute evaluations rather than to let the Hilltoppers shine on the scoreboard. Houston heads to Pontotoc for a 7 p.m. season opener on Aug. 22. The Hilltoppers play their first home game when Calhoun City comes calling on Aug. 29. The ...

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  17. Howard, Hackler set for sophomore seasons at ICCRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... average at the conclusion of the semester. Howard and Hackler helped pave the way and with Piercen Burchfield, of Pontotoc, and Joravar Malli, of Tupelo, earned places on the All-State team in their first season. This season, Howard and Hackler are ...

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  18. Fire guts Houlka schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Times Post

    ... a smoking hulk at 4:30 p.m. No one was injured in the fire or in fighting it. Fire departments from as far away as Pontotoc and Okolona responded to the scene. At one point, flames could be seen shooting 50- to 60-feet in the air, with smoke visible ...

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  19. Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | New Albany Gazette

    ... growth, which means consumer spending is increasing in New Albany. That compares with a 3.3 percent growth rate in Pontotoc, a 1.5 percent growth rate in Ripley and a 1.4 percent growth rate in Tupelo. Of course, Tupelo's actual number is so much ...

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  20. Sweep potato crop topic of field day eventRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Service and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will be featured at the event at the Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station in Pontotoc on Mississippi Highway 15 South. Topics include nutsedge management, ...

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