Five arrested in county on drug possession and other charges

REGINA BUTLER Progress Staff Writer Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said that five people have been arrested on charges ranging from simple assault to drug possession. Donald Bruce Boone, 55, 245 Main Street, Pontotoc has been charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell and possession of Amphetamine. He also has misdemeanor charges of […]

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Vikings open 1-3A play with big win over Kossuth

  By Jonathan Wise,Sports Editor KOSSUTH- In a Division 1-3A matchup of teams both ranked in the Daily Journal 4A/3A top five, Kossuth and North Pontotoc battled into the final minutes, with the Vikings picking up a tough 28-21 win. Standout receiver Brooks Shannon took a snap in the Wildcat and found fellow wideout Greg […]

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Lady Cougars fall to West Union in eight innings, shutout Holly Springs

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer West Union Lady Eagles traveled to South Pontotoc last Tuesday in slow pitch softball action, outlasting the red-hot Lady Cougars to win 11-7 in extra innings. West Union jumped out to an early 6-0 lead by the 2nd inning. The Cougars did not score until the bottom of the 3rd […]

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Lady Vikings split pair of games, face South in final division tilt Thursday

By Donica Phifer INGOMAR – The IngomarLady Falcons earned a 5-2 win last Thursday, knocking off the North Pontotoc Vikings in a contest that featured 19 hits between the two teams. The game remained scoreless until the third inning where Ingomar punched in three runs. Maggie Smithey got the rally started with an RBI double […]

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Cougars fall 52-9 to 3A contender Kemper County

By Eric Dillow South Pontotoc opened Division 4-3A play against the Kemper County Wildcats. The visitors from Dekalb spoiled the Cougars’ homecoming game, wining 52-9. Kemper County (6-1) entered the game ranked among the top schools in Class 3A and will battle Aberdeen in key division clash this Friday. The Wildcats’ D.J. Clayton returned the […]

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Warriors fall in Homecoming loss to Corinth

By Jay Tidwell, Sports Writer PONTOTOC – Pontotoc couldn’t find an answer for Corinth’s offensive weapons. The Warriors were hit with a 49-14 loss in their homecoming last Friday, but saw some bright spots toward the end that they hope to carry into the heart of their division schedule. Pontotoc (1-6; 0-1 Div. 1-4A) trailed […]

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Warriors continue success at Southern Tees ahead of off week

Both the girls and boys cross country teams remained undefeated in 4A at the Southern Tees Invitational Saturday. The 7th/8th boys also finished first in 4A, while 7th/8th girls were second in 4A. Elizabeth Lunn was the top finisher for the Lady Warriors, followed by Lauren Koehler, Abby Tidwell, Morgan Henry, Claire Garner, Locke Hester, […]

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South, North compete well at Southern Tees

The South Pontotoc Cougar cross country program had a good day Saturday at the Southern Tees Challenge in New Albany, where both the boys and girls teams continued their improvement by dropping their average times from last week’s competition at Saltillo. The girls finished third overall in 1A-3A, led by Anna Bailey, who again finished […]

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Algoma Cross-tie Festival set Saturday

The Town of Algoma invites you to join them this Saturday (October 4) for their eighteenth annual Algoma Cross-Tie Festival at the “Park”, beginning at 7:00 a.m. The Cross-Tie Motorcycle Ride will start at 10:00 a.m. and return around 12:00 noon (approximately 100 mile ride). Registration is $20.00 – Single Rider or $25.00 – Double […]

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ICC falls to East Mississippi, looks to rebound at Coahoma

By Adam Gore, ICC Sports Information Director FULTON, MS – ICC fell to 1-4 on the season and 1-2 in the MACJC North after suffering a 51-0 loss to top-ranked East Mississippi Community College on Thursday. “They are a better football team than we are and it showed,” said Cannon. “It’s just one of those […]

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Hearings scheduled TONIGHT for beer ordinances may also comment Tuesday, Oct 7

David Helms Pontotoc Progress At a called meeting last Wednesday morning Pontotoc Aldermen announced that a public comment/work session for developing beer/light wine ordinances for sales inside the city limits will be held tomorrow night (Thursday, Oct. 2) at city hall. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Aldermen voted to limit citizen comments to […]

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Lady Cougars rally to beat North in rain-delayed game, finish week on four-game winning streak

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress It was kind of a unique dynamic last Thursday night, as the South Pontotoc Lady Cougars and North Pontotoc Lady Vikings finished their game that was suspended in the bottom of the third inning due to heavy rain and storms a week before. However, South scored three late runs to […]

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