Quick clean up tips for your whole house

Grandma and grandpa and the whole gang are coming! Here are some house cleaning tips to help you get the rooms ready for that long awaited visit so you won’t be cleaning as they walk in the door. Bathroom Boosters Make Doors Shine: Rubbing a teaspoon of lemon oil on glass shower doors twice a […]

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Woman being airlifted from 4-wheeler wreck scene

Pontotoc County sheriff deputies are on scene at a four wheeler accident in the Randolph community on Topsy Road in southwestern Pontotoc County. Officials confirmed that a woman was injured and is being airlifted from the scene. The accident occurred around 1:30.

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July 4 is deadline to register to vote in primaries

David Helms Pontotoc Progress Saturday, July 4, is the deadline to register to vote in the August 4 Democratic and Republican primaries. The Pontotoc County Courthouse will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday, but will be open from 8 a.m. until 12 noon on Saturday, July 4, […]

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Here is a new twist on lemonade

By Regina Butler Homestyle Cooking Editor Nothing says it is summer time in the south like a tall glass of lemonade or sweet tea. Lemonade is often associated with refreshment and hot summer days. When the mercury on the thermometer has reached record heights, few beverages are as refreshing as a cold glass of lemonade. […]

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Summertime grilling! with Dr. Linda Mitchell

Summer Layer Salad (Use your favorite dressing or the recipe for a homemade one below) 1 head romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped 1 cup frozen peas 1/2 red onion, finely diced 12 ounces bacon, cooked and crumbled 3 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and diced 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced 1 cup, […]

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Where are they now?

Ryan Moody Sports Editor This week’s featured athlete is Kristen Swords, a former North Pontotoc and current Cumberland University standout in archery. Swords won an individual national championship in 2014 and help lead her team to a team National Championship in 2015. It marked the first time in Cumberland Universities 126 year existence a team […]

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July 4th parade to include food

David Helms Pontotoc Progress It’s time to wash your bicycle, tricycle, battery powered car or golf cart and decorate it in red, white and blue for this year’s Fourth of July parade down Main Street in Pontotoc. The free parade begins promptly at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, and will line up at the […]

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Park and Rec unveil new logos

Ryan Moody Sports Editor The Pontotoc Park and Rec’s new travel select program finalized new logos for both the baseball and softball teams. The travel select base ball team will be called the Havoc and the softball teams will be named the Fusion. The Havoc’s team colors are a mixture of orange, white, and black. […]

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Click it or ticket, buckle up your Cheetos

I’m sure that Heloise has already passed this pearl of wisdon along in one of her past Hints from Heloise columns but just in case she didn’t, here goes. When one is blow drying their hair in the bathroom it is worth one’s time to make sure the toilet lid is down. Why you ask? […]

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The Chicago Cubs draft Pontotoc’s Delvin Zinn

Ryan Moody Sports Editor Pontotoc High School standout and Mississippi State signee Delvin Zinn was drafted in the 28th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago Cubs. Zinn signed in the fall with Mississippi State and he says he will honor his commitment to the Bulldogs but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t […]

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Pontotoc Country Club sets dates for 2 man scramble

The annual 2 man scramble at Pontotoc Country Club is set for July 11 and July 12. The scramble will cost $90 per player or $180 per team. Teams will tee off at 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. The tournament is open to both members and non members. You can call the pro shop at (662)-489-1962 […]

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Storm bringing trees down

Sporadic power outages are all over the county because of trees coming down as a result of the high wind throughout the county. Emergency management reports we had 40 mile an hour winds, but it was enough to bring trees down on power lines, as well as twisting highway signs. Drivers are urged to use […]

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