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Tippah County Newswire

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  1. Appeals court affirms Tippah County convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied the appeal of a Tippah County man and affirmed his conviction and 35-year sentence for sexually assaulting his daughter. Jesse Lee Walker, 41, was convicted in December 2012 of gratification of lust and sexual battery for the assault of his 13-year-old daughter, who was a special education student.

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  2. Two killed in Tippah County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Newms360.com

    Master Sergeant Ray Hall of the Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed that the head-on collision on Highway 370 resulted in two fatalities. The wreck took place at approximately 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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  3. Cook of the Week: Cooking is the way hairdresser shows her family loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Newms360.com

    ... BUY AT PHOTOS.DJOURNAL.COM Betty Harrison, who lives in the Providence community between Walnut and Falkner in Tippah County, uses vegetables from her garden in her Fresh Squash Medley. That one statement was all it took for Harrison to take on the ...

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  4. Booneville resident going to prison for con game against elderly victimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Sharon Sallie, 48, of Booneville, is going to prison for a con game she perpetrated upon an elderly victim. Sallie was found guilty by a Tippah County jury of one count of false pretense and one count of conspiracy.

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  5. Ex-coach Mike Anderson diesRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... the basis for a players' success." Anderson spent the majority of his professional career in the Prentiss and Tippah county school systems. He served as a basketball and baseball coach at Jumpertown, Marietta, Pine Grove and Wheeler prior to his ...

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  6. One dead, two critically injured in separate wrecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Newms360.com

    At approximately 4:45 p.m. Monday, troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash in Tippah County, on Highway 4 East near Hankin's Sawmill. It appeared that Peggy Kennon, 62, of Ripley, was traveling west on Highway 4 in a Dodge Ram and attempting to make a right turn onto County Road 540 when her vehicle was apparently rear-ended by a Mitsubishi 3000 driven by Jonathan Wilbanks, 25, of Ripley.

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  7. CANERDY v. MONTGOMERYRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... motion. That ruling was correct, so we affirm. A 3. On December 22, 2003, Don Montgomery, an employee of the Tippah County Electric Power Association, ventured into Canerdy's backyard to read Canerdy's electric meter. Canerdy's "mixed breed" dog, ...

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  8. Booneville woman pleads guilty to false pretenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Jessica Plaxico, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of false pretense Friday before Tippah County Circuit Court Judge Andrew K. Howorth. She was then sentenced to 10 years in prison with six years suspended.

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  9. Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | New Albany Gazette

    ... home in Georgia and visiting his supporters in Mississippi. Sympathy goes to the Johnson and Bryan families in Tippah County due to the death of their loved one, Lela Mae Johnson, who died at Magnolia Place in New Albany on Saturday. She was a ...

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  10. Researching your Southern Baptist ancestorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... the clergyman attended and repositories in the places where he resided. J. D. Anderson was born in Tippah County, Mississippi in 1852, but his biography on page 21 of "Mississippi Baptist Preachers" mentions other locations where a good sleuth would ...

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  11. Chapman named CEO of Tippah County HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Newms360.com

    The appointment was made and announced by Pioneer Health Services, based in Magee, and the Tippah County Hospital Board of Directors. "I think that our board has made a good decision," said Board President Ray Crawford.

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  12. Tigers dominate Tippah tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Saturday, he found it as junior center Montara Crum scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and senior forward Megan Elliott added 16 points on six low-post baskets and Ripley won 61-47 over Walnut in Tippah County Tournament girls' final at the RHS Event Center. "We played hard," said Willey.

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  13. Blue Mountain's Englund never out of rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Newms360.com

    The smooth-shooting Blue Mountain senior entered Thursday's Tippah County Tournament as the state's third-leading scorer, averaging 28.6 points per game. "He gets his shot off so quickly and it comes so easy," Blue Mountain coach David Mason said.

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  14. Mississippi Reports 11th Death from Dec. 23 TornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... eath toll for those storms to 11. Six people were killed in Benton County; two, in Marshall County; and one in Tippah County.

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  15. 'Big brotherhood' helps North Mississippi fire department destroyed by tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Sunherald.com

    ... only thing we can do is pay it forward." Once he discovered their station was destroyed, Jackson notified the Tippah County Sheriff's Office that the nearest volunteer departments, in the communities of Faulkner and Walnut, would need to be ...

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  16. Prentiss deputies charge two with property theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... ic led authorities to a house near the intersection of roads 1251 and 1252, as well as a residence in northern Tippah County.

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  17. Slimantics: Dad's love of hunting was a passing fancy for his boysRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    My dad did sow the seeds, but the roots didn't go very deep for any of us, as it turned out. Fred Austin Smith, was born in 1918 in Tippah County, Mississippi, with four brothers and three sisters.

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  18. Holliday leaves lasting legacy of love, serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Life-long resident of Tippah County and well-known public servant of Northeast Mississippi Troy Holliday died Tuesday at the age of 88. Holliday had recently been recognized by the Tippah County Board of Supervisors with a resolution in which he was called a distinguished gentleman who epitomized the character of a public servant. Eddie Stroupe, President of the Tippah County Board of Supervisors, was a former student of Holliday and signed the recent proclamation honoring him.

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  19. 89-year-old volunteers at Tupelo MontessoriRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... learning to identify the plants by their leaves and colors. A Mississippi native, Daniels grew up on a farm in Tippah County, and she continued to garden as a young wife and mother in Memphis. Daniels is no stranger to working with children either, ...

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  20. Together for Tippah combines efforts of charity programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... Santa Claus. A few have already learned this reality and don't even ask for much anymore. One youngster in Tippah County wrote one item on her wish list for Christmas - she would really like a sweatshirt. Fortunately, there are a lot of people ...

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