Aldermen approve inter-local agreement to renovate building

David Helms Pontotoc Progress Pontotoc Aldermen last week unanimously approved a motion to enter into a four party inter-local agreement to pursue renovation of the old Carpenter Ford Motor Company building on Main Street. Officials said the goal is to renovate the building, currently owned by the Pontotoc City School District, to house the Pontotoc […]

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Pontotoc’s Park and Rec set to host soccer camp

Pontotoc’s Park and Recreation will host a soccer camp that will run from July 27-July 31. The camp will be ran by the Challenger Sports Organization. The camp is broken down into three separate time slots on each day. Each camper will receive a free ball and tee shirt if they are signed up by […]

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PCC Memorial Day 5 Man Cancelled

Pontotoc Country Club just announced that todays 5 man tournament has been cancelled.

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To Kiss A Frog debuts May 30 at the Main

School is out next week and parents and grandparents will be looking for something to entertain their youngsters. Why not start with a FREE play?! ON Saturday, May 30 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m area 4-Hers will present “To Kiss A Frog”, at the Main (Pontotoc’s Community Theater) on Main Street Pontotoc. So mark […]

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Graduation exercises set Thursday, Friday

David Helms Pontotoc Progress Graduation exercises are scheduled tomorrow (Thursday, May 21) night at South Pontotoc High School, while North Pontotoc High School and Pontotoc High School will host graduation exercises on Friday (May 22) night. South Pontotoc Commencement exercises at South Pontotoc High School will begin Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. on Cougar Field […]

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Ecru addresses ground level zoning

By Sandra Priest The ground level of all buildings fronting Main Street in downtown Ecru will now be restricted solely to commercial property. This action follows a recent board decision to decline Ron and Gidget Anderson a building permit to create first floor residences in the former Mortimer Funeral Home facility in the downtown area. […]

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Operation Christmas Child: a story of hope- Alex and the Candy Cane

A small candy cane brought a big smile to my face when I received a shoebox gift in an orphanage following the Rwandan genocide. Imagine the excitement of 250 children in an orphanage who had never before received a gift, each holding shoeboxes from Operation Christmas Child. We were so curious. What was inside these […]

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Early deadlines set for May 27 Progress

The Pontotoc Progress will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. In accordance, early deadlines are set for the May 27 edition of the newspaper, including: -legal ads are due by noon on Wednesday, May 20; -classified ads are due by 12 noon on Thursday, May 21; -Retail ads are […]

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South Pontotoc Baseball Camp Announced

South Pontotoc’s baseball camp will take place from May 26 through May 29 at Cougar Field in Springville. The camp cost is $40 and is open for kids who are entering kindergarten through the sixth grade. The entry fee includes a camp tee shirt. The camp will run from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each day. […]

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Pontotoc Warrior Football Camp Announced

The Pontotoc Warriors are hosting a “Black and Gold” football camp on May 28 and May 29. The cost of attending the camp is $50 and that includes lunch each day. The camp is for kids that are entering the first grade through kids entering the sixth grade. The camp will take place in the […]

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One man scramble set for this Saturday at Pontotoc Country Club

The Pontotoc Country Club is hosting their annual one man scramble this Saturday (April 16). The scramble is a 27 hole event that starts at 9:00 a.m. It cost $50 per player to enter and the deadline for entry is at 5:00 p.m. on Friday (April 15). For more information or to enter please call Pontotoc Country Club […]

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State Auditor issued demand against former Pontotoc County deputy chancery clerk

State Auditor Stacey Pickering’s office has issued a demand of $13, 934.97 to former Pontotoc County Deputy Chancery Clerk Allison Stegall. “I’m proud of the work that both our county auditors and investigators have done on this case, and we look forward to making the taxpayers whole,” said Pickering late Tuesday (May 12) afternoon. Pickering […]

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