Sunrise services set at Immanuel
On Saturday, April 6, 2019, as my sister and I were leaving the Salvation Army my car stopped in the middle of the road. It would not move out of the road. As cars passed on both sides of us, passing illegally, my sister got out of the car to direct traffic, as I called 911.
In spite of the rain, the G.W. Gilliam Hall was turned into an elegant banquet room this past Saturday night filled with the cheerful voices of people visiting and enjoying the art displays of the local artists.
Six defendants pled guilty to criminal charges and were sentenced during the final six days of the March term of Pontotoc County Circuit Court, which ended last Friday (April 12).
Because of last Saturday’s rain, Pontotoc's annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Pontotoc Park and Recreation Department has been re-scheduled for this Friday (April 19).
Few critics expected the new film Unplanned to rise to the top of the box office charts. But the true story of Abby Johnson, a Planned Parenthood clinic director turned pro-life advocate, has done just that. This success comes in spite of critical and commercial obstacles.
The Pontotoc County Historical Society far exceeded its own expectations, and hosted 51 paintings by the late, Ecru artist M.B. Mayfield, at a showing on Apr 11.
Eighteen defendants pled guilty to criminal charges and were sentenced during last week's second week of proceedings in Pontotoc County Circuit Court.
Water Department Supt. Mike Martin said that signs have been stolen from the Ecru community. “We had someone come through and steal stop signs and street signs. Wayne Stokes [first district supervisor] found several of them in a gully. If you see a sign missing please let us know.” Martin sa…
Those bringing their paintings by the artist M.B. Mayfield to a special documentary screening tomorrow evening are encouraged to call ahead, and arrive between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Mississippians have inherited, harvested, and benefited from our oceans. That is why our state is a leader when it comes to the Blue Economy – the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, and ocean ecosystem health.
At last week's April 2 meeting, the Pontotoc Board of Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance prohibiting the use, purchase, possession, distribution, transfer, sale or offering for sale of synthetic cannabinoids and other synthetic products.
Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said he has arrested three people and is looking for more in connection with a dog fighting ring that his officers broke up during the weekend of March 23-24.
North Pontotoc Elementary School will hold pre-registration for next year's kindergarten classes this Friday, April 5, from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the elementary building.
Thousands of Mississippians have visited the Holy Land and the Sea of Galilee — home of the earliest Christian ministries. Rising above the Sea are the Golan Heights, known for their beauty, history, and a decades-long conflict between Israel and Syria.
Owners of work (above) by the late, Ecru artist M. B. Mayfield are encouraged to bring their paintings on April 11 to a Pontotoc screening of a documentary film celebrating Mayfield’s life. Pontotoc County Historical Society officials are requesting painting owners to contact them in advance…
During first week proceedings in the March term ofPontotoc County Circuit Court, arraignments were held for defendants indicted in recent months by a Pontotoc County Grand Jury.
Attention - Soldiers of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, returning from deployment overseas, your service has earned you access to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care benefits. You and other Veterans who served in a theater of combat operations after November 11, 1998 are e…
The second week of the March term of Pontotoc County Circuit Court continues this week and during plea day and first week proceedings 30 defendants have pled guilty and were sentenced.
Pontotoc's annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Pontotoc Park and Recreation Department is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at Howard Stafford Park.
Providing for the common defense is Congress’s most important responsibility. It is among the first legislative powers listed by our Founders in the U.S. Constitution. As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, I am dedicated to fulfilling that responsibility by ensuring our militar…
Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said Thursday, March 21 that he has revised courthouse security plans so that everyone who comes into the courthouse doesn’t have to walk through the metal detectors.
Itawamba Community College’s Early Childhood Academy is celebrating the Week of the Young Child with several events the week of Apr. 8.
Defendants in an additional nine indictments returned recently by a Pontotoc County Grand Jury were disclosed during arraignment of the defendants during plea day proceedings in Pontotoc County Circuit Court last Thursday (March 21).
Pontotoc Police Chief Randy Tutor said two armed robbery suspects are among six felony arrests reported for the first 15 days of March, which also including 393 calls for police services.
Pontotoc Police and Pontotoc County Sheriff's Department combined efforts on March 14 to arrest and charge three suspects in connection with four alleged commercial building burglaries, including one in the city limits and three more in the county.
In a telephone conversation last week from his residence in Tupelo, Circuit Judge James L. (Jimmy) Roberts, Jr., said he is recuperating, undergoing rehabilitation, and hopes to return to work on the bench as soon as he is fit.
Itawamba Community College’s CenterStage will present its spring show at 6:30 p.m., Apr. 11 in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton Campus.
Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said Thursday, March 21, that he has revised courthouse security plans so that everyone who comes into the courthouse doesn’t have to walk through the metal detectors.
Pontotoc Elementary School has scheduled kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year on Friday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the elementary school on Dowdy Street in Pontotoc.
They grew up hunting birds together in hills and bottoms of the Hurricane community, and after 56 and 55 years respectively in the banking business, Buddy Montgomery and Larry Russell are calling it a career together.