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Ecru clerk suspended pending investigation

At a special called meeting on Thursday evening, March 31, the Ecru Board of Aldermen approved 4-0 an order suspending Ecru town clerk Gretchin Moody without pay, effective immediately, pending results of an investigation by the State Auditor’s Office. Alderman Glen Denton was out of town and not in attendance, but Aldermen Donald Andrews, Bill […]

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UPDATE: Victims names released in Longview crash

Pontotoc County coroner Kim Bedford has confirmed that the person who died in the one vehicle crash yesterday on Longview Road was forty-year-old Julian Washington of 342 West Oxford Street in Pontotoc. Injured in the crash were 17 year old Andrue Patrick Tutor of 211 Lana Street and Xavier Keiyon Pittman of 446 Clark Street. […]

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Vikings are red hot at the right time

The North Pontotoc baseball team has won six straight and nine out their last 10 games. During the six game streak North has out scored their opponents 80-12. Last week North Pontotoc swept Aberdeen in division play by a combined score of 37-4. A host of Vikings had huge days at the plate. Caleb Todd […]

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Cougars win archery State Championship

The South Pontotoc Archery Team have finished in second place three consecutive years but yesterday they jumped that hurdle and won the 3A State Title. The Cougars won it going away as they finished over 40 points ahead of second place finisher Franklin County. Grab tomorrows Pontotoc Progress to read a full review.

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Circuit court convenes next week

David Helms Pontotoc Progress The April 2016 term of Pontotoc County Circuit Court will convene next Monday (April 4) with 179 criminal cases set for trial during the scheduled two week court term, which runs April 4 through April 15. The April criminal court docket has 91 cases set for trial next week and 88 […]

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Funding needed for South Pontotoc tennis facilities

Hunter Fooshee Special to the Progress South Pontotoc tennis coach, Helen Bowen, is on a mission to build a new tennis facility at South Pontotoc Attendance Center. Her wish is for the facility to serve the growing number of students and community members interested in pursuing the sport she has devoted her career towards. “I […]

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three injured in two vehicle collision

One person was air lifted and two sent by ambulance from a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 345 (Cherry Creek Road) and highway 76 in Pontotoc County. The car was west bound when it collided with a north bound truck. A black Hyndai Accent was driven by Tilly Moorman, 25 with passenger […]

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Small fire at Ashley was just hot bearing

Fire officials said that a small fire at the Ashley Furniture Company was just the result of a ball bearing in the frame mill getting too hot. The firemen were able to get the fire out quickly and no one was hurt. There is no major fire at the company.

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New Pontotoc City Superintendent

New Pontotoc City Superintendent Dr. Michelle Larabee (second from left) and daughter Ali (in back) chats with teachers Lori Hamil, Mitzi Russell, and Dr. Donna Akers Tuesday Afternoon after she was introduced to the school faculty.  

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Baseball and Softball schedules for this week

Thursday, March 17 Baseball Pontotoc @ Mooreville 10 a.m. Pontotoc @ Saltillo  3 p.m. South Pontotoc home vs Ingomar 3 p.m. Softball Pontotoc home vs East Webster 3 p.m. Friday, March 18 Baseball Pontotoc@ Belmont 5 p.m. North Pontotoc home vs Ingomar Noon South Pontotoc @ Water Valley 3 p.m. Softball North Pontotoc @ West Union […]

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Warrior Powerlifting wins third consecutive North-Half: Campbell sets records

(Rick Campbell)   The defending state champion Pontotoc Powerlifting team will be a load to deal with next month at the state powerlifting meet as they will be sending seven lifters to Jackson to defend their title. Pontotoc’s Rick Campbell, Nick Romano, and Gabe Harmon all won individual North Half Titles last week in Pontotoc. […]

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