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Tippah County Newswire

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  1. Mississippi high court upholds conviction in deputy's deathRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a new trial for Franklin Fitzpatrick, who was convicted of capital murder in the 2010 fatal shooting of a Tippah County sheriff's deputy. Fitzpatrick, now 30, was convicted in 2013 and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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  2. High court upholds conviction in Tippah deputy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a new trial for Franklin Fitzpatrick, who was convicted of capital murder in the 2010 fatal shooting of a Tippah County sheriff's deputy. Fitzpatrick, now 30, was convicted in 2013 and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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  3. High Court Upholds Conviction in Deputy's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a new trial for Franklin Fitzpatrick, who was convicted of capital murder in the 2010 fatal shooting of a Tippah County sheriff's deputy. Fitzpatrick, now 30, was convicted in 2013 and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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  4. MHP investigating Tippah County fatal collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Newms360.com

    Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers are continuing to investigate a head-on collision on Highway 4 in Tippah County that claimed the life of a Booneville man Thursday morning. Troopers responded to the crash four miles west of the Prentiss County line at approximately 7:10 a.m. Thursday Jason M. Ford, 34, of Booneville, was traveling west in a 1995 Geo Prism when his vehicle collided head-on into a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, driven by Mitzi Santos-Martinez, 23, of Ripley, according to MHP Sgt.

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  5. Nurse charged with taking patients' painkillersRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Attorney General Jim Hood says in a news release Thursday that 27-year-old Sarah Lepard turned herself in for arrest Wednesday, was booked into the Tippah County jail and released on a $10,000 bond. Hood says a Tippah County grand jury indicted her on one count of Medicaid fraud and two counts of acquiring or obtaining possession of a controlled substance or prescription by misrepresentation or fraud.

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  6. Nurse charged with taking patients' drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Newms360.com

    Attorney General Jim Hood said that Sarah Lepard, 27, of Ripley, turned herself into authorities Wednesday after being indicted by a Tippah County Grand Jury on two counts of acquiring or obtaining possession of a controlled substance or prescription "by misrepresentation, fraud and the like," and one count of Medicaid fraud. The indictment charges Lepard, working as a licensed practical nurse at Golden Living Center in Ripley at the time, with obtaining Oxycodone and Hydrocodone from two patients at the facility by signing the drugs out without dispensing to the patients prescribed the drugs.

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  7. Ripley nurse accused of taking prescriptions from patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to the Attorney General's Office, 27-year-old Sarah Lepard turned herself into police on Wednesday after being indicted by a Tippah County Grand Jury on two counts of acquiring or obtaining possession of a controlled substance or prescription "by misrepresentation, fraud and the like" and one count of Medicaid Fraud. Lepard worked as a licensed practical nurse at Golden Living Center in Ripley at the time that the alleged crimes were committed.

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  8. Union County deputy circuit clerk arrested for voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Newms360.com

    ... and the board attorney. She hopes to have a decision soon. Officers with Hood's Public Integrity division and Tippah County Sheriff's deputies served the warrant and Dowdy was booked into the Tippah County Jail. It is common practice to use an ...

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  9. Deputy circuit clerk faces voter fraud chargeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | New Albany Gazette

    ... address to Union County in return for his vote for a specific political candidate. Dowdy was taken to the Tippah County jail for booking upon instructions from a circuit judge and released on her own recognizance, Ring said. Circuit Clerk Phyllis ...

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  10. Union County deputy circuit clerk arrested for voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Newms360.com

    ... and the board attorney. She hopes to have a decision soon. Officers with Hood's Public Integrity division and Tippah County Sheriff's deputies served the warrant and Dowdy was booked into the Tippah County Jail. It is common practice to use an ...

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  11. Patriotic legacies: Mississippians trace their lineages to Revolutionary War soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Newms360.com

    ... death certificates, wills, deeds, census reports, baptismal records and other official documents. "John was in Tippah County, but we found out his kids were in Tishomingo County living with relatives and going to school," Gray said. "That's how we ... 4 comments

  12. Lyles to lead Walnut boys basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... Lewis." Lyles, a graduate of Alabama's Waterloo High School and an Ole Miss alum, went 26-8 and won a pair of Tippah County junior high titles at RMS. He takes over a Walnut team that recently went 12-17, its best record in six seasons. The team ...

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  13. Act of kindness goes viral in NE MississippiRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Amanda Hopkins Herman of Dumas and Dr. Keykur Parikh of Tupelo have never met, but they have forged a connection that won't be forgotten. The Tippah County woman organized a May 16 community fundraiser to help cover the costs of her grandmother's funeral.

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  14. Walnut man killed in Highway 15 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating a Thursday afternoon crash in Tippah County that claimed the life of a Walnut resident. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Ray Hall said troopers responded to the crash at 4:35 p.m. on Highway 15 near Walnut.

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  15. New Hwy. 15 lanes north of city open ThursdayRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that it planned to open two southbound lanes of State Route 15 in Union County from the New Albany city limits to the Tippah County line. Crews will still have minor work to complete in the southbound lanes, as well as paving and shoulder gravel work on the northbound lanes.

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  16. Court hears arguments in Crawford's rape conviction appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... now 49, is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate (kuh-LEE-be-ut) community in Tippah County. Crawford argues he received ineffective defense counsel to fight the rape charge, which was used by prosecutors to seek the ...

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  17. Mississippi court sets arguments in rape conviction appealRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Attorneys for death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford are to argue before the Mississippi Supreme Court that the man's 1994 rape conviction should be tossed out because he received poor legal representation at his trial. Crawford, now 49, is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County.

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  18. Booneville woman killed in Alcorn County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Newms360.com

    According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Peggy Phillips was driving near the Tippah County line around 7:30 a.m. when her vehicle apparently crossed into the oncoming lane and collided nearly head-on with an SUV. Phillips and her passenger, Julie Smith, 45, of Guntown, were both transported to Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Corinth. 1 comment

  19. Mississippi court sets arguments in rape conviction appealRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Attorneys for death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford will argue before the Mississippi Supreme Court March 23 that the man's 1994 rape conviction should be tossed out because he received poor legal representation at his trial. Crawford, now 49, is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County.

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  20. Appeals to be heard in Tippah capital murder caseRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Franklin Fitzpatrick, who was convicted of capital murder in the 2010 fatal shooting of a Tippah County sheriff's deputy. Fitzpatrick, who was on parole for two cocaine sale convictions at the time of the murder, was tried as a habitual offender.

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