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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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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