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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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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Washday was sometimes ‘fun’ on Happy Hollow

Often when we played, there was work to be done along with it. Some chores would be done while play could be sandwiched into the cracks. Sometimes the cracks were larger than others and more play could be obtained. The work we disliked the most was when there were no opportunities to do anything else, […]

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That’s why Howie won’t shake hands with a gun

For years now, health officials have been warning about the dangers of too much sun when tanning. A woman in Spokane County Washington recently was actually indoors when her desire for a tan turned hazardous. Seems she was on a tanning bed, listening to the Ohio Players’s 1975 number one Billboard hit “Fire,” when she […]

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Fourth of July celebration set at Howard Stafford Park

David Helms Pontotoc Progress The city of Pontotoc is planning a night of music and fireworks for its annual Fourth of July celebration which will be held at Howard Stafford Park, said Terry Farr, Pontotoc Park and Recreation Director. Farr said festivities will begin at 6:45 p.m. and conclude at 10 p.m. when the park […]

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