OXFORD - The Ripley Tigers used last Saturday, Aug. 17 to work out the kinks before this Friday's season opener. The Tigers faced Ruleville Central in a two-quarter scrimmage at Oxford High School and came away with a 7-6 win and with much to improve on.

RIPLEY • At the Friday, Aug. 2 meeting, Tippah County Supervisors took steps towards the construction of a new hospital.  Supervisors, working with the Tippah County Hospital Board of Trustees, have been working for the past two years to repair or replace the aging Tippah County Hospital complex.