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Pontotoc Parade cancelled and Fireworks postponed

The 4th of July Parade in Pontotoc has been cancelled and all of the events at Howard Stafford Park have been postponed until next Saturday, July 11. The Pontotoc Progress will post details of next weekends events as soon as we have a timeline. Check back in the next few days for updates. Have a great […]

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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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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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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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Warriors beat Vikings in quarterfinal matchup

Pontotoc’s Colton Conlee pitched a complete game shutout while striking out five to help lead his team to a 4-0 win over North Pontotoc. “I had good fastball command today and my defense played great behind me,” said Conlee. Pontotoc scored a run in the second inning, two in the third, and one in the fifth […]

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Sheriff Leo Mask released from hospital

David Helms Pontotoc Progress Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask was released from the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo late Monday evening and is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a heart attack early last Saturday (June 20) morning, said Chief Deputy Randy Roberts. On Saturday morning Sheriff Mask’s wife drove him to […]

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“Welcome Home” magazine now available

David Helms Pontotoc Progress The Pontotoc Progress newspaper this week announces the publication of its 2015 edition of the “Welcome Home to Pontotoc” magazine, which includes feature stories, hundreds of photos of local events and information on Pontotoc County. The newest publication is the ninth edition of the “Welcome Home to Pontotoc” magazine, which is […]

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Vikings and Warriors meet up in NEMCABB

yesterday, North Pontotoc beat Caledonia 10-9 and Pontotoc beat Tishomingo County 11-5 to set up a meeting with the in county rivals. They are meeting in the quarterfinals of the baseball NEMCABB games in New Albany. You can follow @PontotocSports on Twitter for live updates on the game. You can read the full game story in […]

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Deadline for flag football and cheerleading registration is Friday

The deadline to register for flag football or to become a cheerleader is June 26. The cost to play flag football is $50 and to become a cheerleader is $65. You will need to go to the park and rec office on highway 15 to pick up a registration form. You must provide a copy […]

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Sheriff Mask recovering from surgery after heart attack

Sources close to Sheriff Leo Mask confirm that the three term sheriff had a heart attack this morning and is out of surgery and recovering at the present. Mask served two terms as sheriff from 2000-2008 and was re elected in 2011 to the position. According to sources he was at the political speaking last […]

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