WEST POINT – Charles E. Bennett, 70, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Medical Center-GT, in Columbus. He was born July 31, 1942, in Chickasaw County to Willie Frances Nichols and Melvin Floyd Bennett Sr. He was a fitter welder for Ellis Steel for 18 years. He was a member of Bethel […]
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by David Helms Pontotoc Progress Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said that a manhunt is underway for a Pontotoc County Jail prisoner who left a work detail around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday while picking up trash near Faulkner Road in eastern Pontotoc County. Sheriff Mask said that authorities are looking for Brooks Sneed, 32, of Highway […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Mr. and Mrs. Mike Dunlap of Pontotoc, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Brooke Dunlap, to David “Skeeter” Peel, son of Mr. and Mrs. David “Elrod” Peel of Houston and Mr. and Mrs. White of Tupelo. The future bride graduated from South Pontotoc High School and Itawamba Community College with […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Jeff and Teresa McNeece of Fulton, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Katherine, to Joshua Ellis Gammill, son of Robert and Pam Gammill of Pontotoc, Mississippi. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles Martin of Fulton and the late Juanita Martin, and the late Mitchell and Lillie McNeece, […]
PONTOTOC – Myrtice Gail Cross, 62, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice. She was a loving mother and grandmother and a beautiful person who cared for everyone. She will be greatly missed by many. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. Glen […]
Scores from Tuesday, April 16: Baseball Tupelo 8, Columbus 2 Kossuth 4, Booneville 0 New Hope 6, Saltillo 4 Amory 6, Itawamba AHS 1 Houston 11, Leake Central 0 Thrasher 14, Wheeler 4 New Site 16, Okolona 0 East Union 12, Baldwyn 2 TCPS 14, Houlka 2 Calhoun City 6, Walnut 5 Pontotoc 2, […]
by Errol Castens NEMS Daily Journal PONTOTOC – One question dominates most conversations about the Tanglefoot Trail: When will it open? Promoters of the conversion of 44 miles of abandoned railway between New Albany and Houston anticipate the trail’s attracting thousands of hikers, bicyclists and horseback riders to the area, boosting tourism and giving rise […]
Scores from Saturday, April 13 Baseball Amory 10, Kossuth 4 Corinth 11, Myrtle 1 Hickory Flat 5, Walnut 1 New Site 14, Biggersville 4 North Pontotoc 16, Senatobia 6 North Pontotoc 16, West Union 4 Pontotoc 8, Booneville 2 Ripley 2, Belmont 1 South Pontotoc 10, Houlka 5 Tishomingo County 8, Alcorn Central 2 Tupelo […]
Scores from Friday, April 5: Baseball Tupelo 6, Columbus 2 Amory 3, Corinth 1 East Union 8, Hamilton 5 Itawamba AHS 7, Shannon 4 Hatley 9, New Site 1 Tishomingo County 1, Pontotoc 0 Belmont 3, Booneville 2 Thrasher 9, Falkner 2 New Albany 6, Ripley 0 West Union 11, H.W. Byers 0 Calhoun City […]
HOUSTON – A Pontotoc teenager has died as result of an automobile accident on Highway 15 north early Sunday morning. Chickasaw County Coroner Andy Harmon said Tristan David Stafford was killed about 5:45 a.m. north of the Houlka intersection and just south of the Chickasaw County line. “He was northbound on Highway 15 in a […]
RANDOLPH – Frances Hodge, 87, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a devoted Christian wife, mother and friend to anyone she met. She and her husband, George, were married for 70 years before his death 48 days before hers. She was a farmer’s wife and helpmate for […]
VARDAMAN – The Lady Rams, like many other sports teams, didn’t have much downtime over spring break. The Vardaman girls hosted tournament March 14 and played in the Calhoun County tournament March 16, picking up two wins, one loss and one tie. Coach Billy Dill is looking for his team to be strong going into […]
Scores from Friday, March 15 Baseball Houston 5, Amory 3 Pontotoc 4, McNairy Central 1 Wheeler 10, Pine Grove 1 New Site 17, Middleton (Tenn.) 1 Nettleton 12, Sulligent 1 Nettleton 10, Sulligent 0 Hatley 5, Mantachie 2 Mantachie 8, McNairy Central 7 Amory 15, North Pontotoc 5 Softball Tishomingo Co. 4, Saltillo […]
By Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal SALTILLO – Houston proved its pitching goes beyond the surface Wednesday in a 3-1 win over Pontotoc in the Saltillo Spring Classic. The Toppers improved to 11-1 on the season behind the arm of back-end starter Sharone Wright and an opportunistic mindset. “We’ve got a pretty deep group. We […]
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