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Orman flies like an Eagle in tournament win

Annie Orman soared in the scoring for West Union during the second half of their contest against Ashland in the 2-1A division tournament semi-finals as the Lady Eagles won a close one 61-60. Orman hit for 28 of the 39 second-half points that West Union scored.


Fatal ATV accident in Tippah County

TIPPAH COUNTY, Miss (WTVA) - An ATV accident took the life of 20-year-old Wesley Good, of Blue Mountain on Sunday morning. The accident took place around 10:30 a.m. on County Road 823, Tippah County Cornorer Chris McCallister said.


Leak, defense send Walnut into 1-2A semis

NEW SITE – Claire Leak and the Walnut defense had a big showing in the quarterfinals of the Division 1-2A tournament on Tuesday. 
Leak scored 23 points and Walnut defeated East Union 50-42 to clinch a playoff berth and advance to play Ingomar in the semifinals on Thursday at 4 p.m.


West Union takes first round tournament wins to advance

MYRTLE – West Union’s boys and girls teams clinched berths last Monday in the state playoffs/tournament with first-round victories in the Division 2-1A tournament. The Eagles, led by Cole Phillips with 16 points and Sam Callicutt with 15, defeated Hickory Flat 76-44 to advance to the second round.


High School basketball set for Regional Tournaments

Lafayette and Oxford basketball polished off the end of their regular season schedules late last week, with Oxford picking up two wins over Coffeeville and Lafayette splitting with Ripley. The wins push the Oxford boys to 22-5 and the girls to 15-13. With the win, the Lafayette girls go to 24-3 and


MSMS Students Travel to FBLA Competition

MSMS’ chapter of Future Business Leaders of America team traveled to Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi, to face off against other regional schools.


Roberts and Hubbard rescue the Urchins with rally

ELLISTOWN - Hayden Roberts and DeJuan Hubbard brought the Urchins of East Union back with some clutch shooting in the closing minutes of their win over Wheeler by a final of 68-67. Hubbard hit for 12 of the 24 points scored by East Union in the final period while Roberts grabbed an offensive rebound


Urchins playing well as division tourneys begin

East Union hopes some late- season drama carries over to this week. High school basketball division tournaments tip off today and Tuesday. The Urchins, who open the 1-2A tourney against Strayhorn on Tuesday, closed out the regular season last week on an encouraging note.


Danny Quitman Jackson – Death Notice

Danny Quitman Jackson, 66, passed away Saturday, February 09, 2019, at his residence in Red Banks, MS. Services will be on Monday February 11 at 2 PM at The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Sunday February 10 from 5 PM to 8 PM at The Ripley Funeral Home. Burial will foll


ICC baseball could be better than last year

FULTON • The Itawamba Indians baseball team enjoyed a nicely successful season in 2018, including a deep run into the Region 23 Tournament. With 15 sophomores in the 2019 squad, how high are the expectations this season?


Local hospital limiting visitors to stop flu from spreading

CORINTH, Miss. - The flu has hit one north Mississippi city so hard, the hospital is taking an extreme measure to stop the spread of the illness. FOX13 went to Corinth, where Magnolia Regional Health Center is limiting the number of visitors for patients.


Fulton man facing drug, weapons charges

IUKA - A safety checkpoint on the Natchez Trace in Tishomingo County uncovered drugs, guns and lots of ammunition. Tishomingo County deputies set up a safety checkpoint on the Trace Feb. 1. While talking to one driver, they noticed several rifles and what they described as "lots of ammunition throug


Police investigate fight between two high schools

McNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn. — Tuesday night there were reports of a large fight between Adamsville Junior-Senior High School and Scotts Hill High School. According to the Adamsville Police Department, one student athlete on the Adamsville team needed medical attention and was taken to the hospital.


Hardin County fire chief describes burglary of station equipment

HARDIN CO., Tenn. — Hardin County fire chief Melvin Martin says a volunteer fire station in the Hookers Bend community was burglarized sometime between Sunday and Tuesday afternoon.


TCPS, Tippah County districts closing Friday, area schools see uptick in illness

Two public school districts and one private school will be closed Friday as campuses around the region report being hit by an uptick in flu cases. Tupelo Christian Preparatory School, North Tippah School District and South Tippah County School District will be closed Friday.


McNairy County Schools, local private school closed for rest of week due to 'sickness'

MCNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn, - An entire school district was closed Wednesday and will remain closed for the rest of the week after a mysterious illness caused a number of students to call out sick.


Flu cases peaking again across Mid-South

Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Haywood, Hardeman, and McNairy County schools in Tennessee – as well as North and South Tippah County schools in Mississippi – are all closed Friday because of widespread illness.


Man assaults police officer, arrested

BOONEVILLE - A Prentiss County man has been charged with felony assault after he tried to intervene in the arrest of his wife. A Booneville patrolman pulled over a car at Big V Grocery at East Chambers Drive and East Church Street on Jan 29. The stop led to the arrest of a 34-year-old woman who was


Video: Brawl breaks out at Adamsville-Scotts Hill basketball game, player injured

An Adamsville High School basketball player was injured in a riotous brawl on the court Tuesday night as a tight game with Scotts Hill High School came to a close. It may be days before an official investigation is concluded, but the injured player’s aunt said 15-year-old Devin Leatherwood is now ou


Hardin Co. Schools closed remainder of week due to illnesses

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Hardin County Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, February 7-8, due to illnesses. Director of Schools Michael Davis confirmed the closure Wednesday afternoon, saying their absentee rate reached 16.4 percent Wednesday.