Itawamba County Newswire

Itawamba County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Itawamba County, MS.

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  1. Hit 'He Loves Me All the Way' written by committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    This week in 1970: Police used tear gas to disperse a rally of 12,000 Black Panther supporters in Connecticut; 128 U.S. jets carried out heavy air strikes in North Vietnam; National Guardsmen shot four students dead at a Kent State protest rally in Ohio; and a singer from Itawamba County, Miss., had her 12th hit record. A lot of hit songs have been written - or - co-written - because several writers got together and just sat around until someone came up with a line or a guitar lick or an idea for a song.

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  2. PRCA: Tim Edge, Sept. 1, 1978 - April 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Red Bluff Daily News

    COLORADO SPRINGS>>Saddle bronc rider Tim Edge, a Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo champion in 2005, was killed April 27 near his Mantachie, Miss., home when he was struck by lightning. Edge, 37, was just coming back from riding horses with his father when lightning struck him and his horse, according to Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford.

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  3. Rod Guajardo: Recovery stories show true spirit of communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Newms360.com

    ... Tupelo, Lee County and surrounding areas left a 31-mile path of destruction that stretched all the way to Itawamba County, devastating residential and commercial areas along the way. Perhaps one of the most fascinating stories for me as a newcomer ...

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  4. Mississippi man, horse killed by lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal 37-year-old Tim Edge of Mantachie was riding horses with his father Wednesday when lightning struck him and his horse. Summerford said Edge's father had gone into the barn while Edge stayed outside.

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  5. Mississippi man, horse killed by lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Valley Morning Star

    Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal 37-year-old Tim Edge of Mantachie was riding horses with his father Wednesday when lightning struck him and his horse.

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  6. Mississippi Man, Horse Killed by LightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Tim Edge was riding horses with his father Wednesday when lightning struck him and his horse. Summerford said Edge's father had gone into the barn while Edge stayed outside.

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  7. Itawamba deputies investigating deadly ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | White Lake Beacon

    Itawamba County deputies are investigating an all-terrain vehicle accident that claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy in the Peaceful Valley community. Sheriff Chris Dickinson tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal the boy was on a four-wheeler on Van Buren Road around 4 p.m. Tuesday when a car hit the ATV.

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  8. Man and horse killed by lightning strike in Itawamba CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford says 37-year old Tim Edge was riding horses with his father when he and his horse were struck. She says Edge's father had gone into the barn while Edge stayed outside.

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  9. Mantachie man killed by lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Newms360.com

    Tim Edge, 37, was riding horses with his father when lightning struck him and his horse, according to Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford. Summerford said Edge's father had gone into the barn while Edge stayed outside.

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  10. Our Opinion: Smithville marks anniversary of a big storm, recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Newms360.com

    Five years ago today one of the most powerful tornadoes ever registered in Mississippi all but swept away the town of Smithville in Monroe County. Winds calculated at 205 mph by the National Weather service left a distinct path of devastation visible amid debris on the ground and was even more pronounced in aerial photos.

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  11. Mississippi prison escapee captured in Franklin CountyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 22 | WAAY

    ... Center when he escaped April 14, authorities said. He had been sentenced to eight years for grand larceny in Itawamba County. Authorities said a woman with Hicks at the time, Joyce Sims, 58, of Perkiston, Miss., was also arrested and charged with f

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  12. Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Friday Apr 22 | New Albany Gazette

    ... were $750,000 each for construction of a Vietnam War Memorial replica at Veterans Park in Tupelo and for Itawamba County road repairs. Pontotoc will get $300,000 for a center on Tanglefoot Trail and Tishomingo will get that amount for an equine ...

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  13. Our Opinion: Budget, bond decisions have yet to be measuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Newms360.com

    ... $750,000 was approved for local governments in Itawamba and Tishomingo counties to help with repairs to the Itawamba County Ridge Road. The University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University campuses get $68.2 million this year and $33.5 ... 1 comment

  14. Woman charged with murder gives birth, is now back in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | Greenwich Citizen

    A woman accused of capital murder was taken to a hospital to give birth, but is now back behind bars. Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson says the baby girl is in her grandmother's custody, and the county faces a hospital bill of about $10,000.

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  15. Murder suspect gives birth, goes back to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | Newms360.com

    A capital murder suspect is back in jail after giving birth to a baby girl, and it looks like the county will be footing the bill. Tonisha Johnson, 18, currently awaiting trial for her alleged role in the shooting death of a Mantachie man, has been returned to Itawamba County Jail after giving birth at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory.

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  16. Recalled Southern Baptist missionaries face challenges re-adjusting to American lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Newms360.com

    ... back to American life, which presents a whole new set of challenges. Marc Howard, director of the Lee and Itawamba County Baptist Associations, said becoming a missionary is no easy task. Only about a tenth of those who apply actually make it ...

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  17. Proposed Itawamba County animal shelter still needs a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Newms360.com

    As any pet owner can attest, animals are rarely quiet. Even so, there hasn't been a peep out of Itawamba County's proposed animal shelter in months. 1 comment

  18. Three charged in multi-county burglary ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | Newms360.com

    Investigators arrested three Prentiss County men in connection with a series of burglaries over several months in Prentiss and Itawamba counties. When Prentiss County deputies went to arrest Bradley Russell Wilson, 33, of Brewer Street, Booneville, on a burglary charge form Itawamba, they noticed items similar to ones stolen locally. 1 comment

  19. Governor could see same-sex objection bill soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Newms360.com

    When asked Friday if he would sign the proposal, which has been criticized by some major companies doing business in Mississippi, Gov. Phil Bryant said, "I am going to look at it like every piece of legislation. As soon as make a decision, I will let you know." 35 comments

  20. Comic book writer Cullen Bunn to speak at Tupelo, Fulton librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... for a question and answers, meet and greet and autograph signing sessions from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Itawamba County Pratt Memorial Library will host the same event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The event is free and open to the public. It ...

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