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Tippah County Newswire

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  1. Supreme Court lets death row inmate's rape conviction standRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newms360.com

    ... charge. Crawford, now 49, is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County. Crawford argued he received ineffective defense counsel to fight the rape charge, which was later used by prosecutors to seek ...

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  2. Mississippi Supreme Court Denies Crawford AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... comments. Crawford, now 49, is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County. Crawford argues he received ineffective defense counsel to fight the rape charge, which was later used by prosecutors to ...

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  3. Indians win slugfest for new coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Newms360.com

    The Ripley Tigers had won their last two contests against the Itawamba AHS Indians, but the squad from Fulton overcame a lot of adversity Friday night and escaped Tippah County with a tough 41-35 win. "It was my first game as head coach and we give up a 76-yard touchdown on a kickoff return on the first play of the game," said IAHS coach Clint Hoots.

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  4. Tippah Tribe wins Cotton States titleRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2015 | Newms360.com

    The Tippah County Tribe wrapped up the 2015 college wooden bat league of Cotton States baseball with a 5-1 victory over the Tupelo Thunder in the League Championship series championship game. At BNA Bank Park in New Albany, the Tribe got a pair of home runs in the contest, beginning in the bottom of the third with a two-run shot by Brian Ray from Arkansas Monticello for a 3-1 lead.

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  5. Cotton States: Pitching steps up in semifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Tippah County Tribe head coach Greg Bates liked his offense and defense going into Saturday's semifinal game of the Cotton States Wooden Bat League Championship Series. But Bates needed a plan for his pitching staff to potentially get to today's championship game.

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  6. Cotton States tourney starts todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... great avenue for the local guys in the area." The college league had two division of three teams each, and the Tippah County Tribe and Tallahactie Rascals won their respective divisions, earning opening round byes in the single elimination format. ...

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

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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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  8. High court upholds conviction in Tippah deputy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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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  9. High Court Upholds Conviction in Deputy's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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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  10. MHP investigating Tippah County fatal collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  11. Nurse charged with taking patients' painkillersRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  12. Nurse charged with taking patients' drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  13. Ripley nurse accused of taking prescriptions from patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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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  14. Union County deputy circuit clerk arrested for voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | 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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  15. Deputy circuit clerk faces voter fraud chargeRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | 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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  16. Union County deputy circuit clerk arrested for voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | 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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  17. Patriotic legacies: Mississippians trace their lineages to Revolutionary War soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | 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 ... 10 comments

  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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