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Adam Mug 2015

Top 10 amazing things I’ve learned about baby-raisn’

I’ve been a father for about a month now, which is enough time to realize I don’t know anything about raising another human being, but also become comfortably resigned to that realization. Since child rearing has pretty much consumed my life for the past four weeks, I thought I’d share a few of the things […]

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Question of the Week – May 25

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This […]

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Scotty Nichols

Am I crazy? We’ll see …

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor By the time this column hits the website early Wednesday morning, game four of the NBA Western Conference Finals will be all wrapped up. As I write this, I will make a, somewhat, bold statement. The Golden State Warriors are in trouble. The historically-great Warriors, who are the proud new owners […]

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Best of Itawamba

Best of Itawamba 2016

The Itawamba County Times is sponsoring its annual Best of Itawamba Contest to honor the very best of what Itawamba County has to offer its residents and visitors. We’ve selected categories we feel are reflective of life in Itawamba County. To vote for your favorites, select a category and vote for either an existing nominee […]

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Question of the Week – May 18

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This […]

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Scotty Nichols

Coddling kids is killing sports

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor As with any editorial, there will be some people who agree whole-heartedly and some who will fiercely dispute. But hey, editorials are opinions and that’s the point, right? Today, I’m tackling a touchy subject. One that is sure to spark opinions, whether you agree with me or not. To be […]

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Teachers: Influence reaches far past the classroom

  It didn’t become a national day until March 7, 1980, and in 1984, the National Parent Teacher Association designated the first full week of May as Teacher Appreciation Week to honor teachers and recognize the lasting contributions they make to students’ lives. Possibly the most critical element to success within school is a student […]

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Scotty Nichols

Baseball should be about kids playing the game

By Scotty Nichols Sports Editor Kids, today’s word of the day is “incompetence.” That seems to be the recurring theme with the Mississippi High School Activities Association. From those wearing suits in the MHSAA offices down in Jackson, trickling down to the guys who put on uniforms to officiate high school sports, this word is […]

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Charlotte Wolfe

‘Crossing Into History’ available this week to our subscribers

Our premier publication is finally here and we are pleased to share it with our readers. “Crossing Into History” is the focus of this year’s This is ITawamba, a 48-page glossy magazine published by The Itawamba County Times. If you receive the newspaper by carrier or in the mail inside the county, then you have […]

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Editorial

Our opinion: Great job! Archery teams excel in state tournament

Despite the fact that just a few years ago, county schools didn’t have archery teams, students have pushed their limits and excelled at this fast-growing sport. This month, students from Mantachie, Tremont, IAHS and Fairview wrapped up their seasons by participating in the Archery in Mississippi Schools (AIMS) State Championship in Jackson, aiming for top […]

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Question of the Week – April 27

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This […]

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Question of the Week – April 20

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This […]

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Question of the Week – March 13

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This […]

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Miranda Cipkowski

Rain on my Easter parade

I don’t know if it’s my Catholic upbringing or poor judgment stemming from exhaustion, but I have a confession: Last Sunday, I awoke to cartoons blaring and children bickering. It was Easter, and I had no desire to get up and get ready for church (remember: judge not, fine folks). All I really wanted to […]

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