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MHP investigating fatal wreck

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating a Friday afternoon crash in Itawamba County that claimed the life of a Florida woman.  Troopers responded to US 78, approximately one mile west of MS 25, at 5:20pm, Friday, October 10th. Upon arriving it appeared Janay B Douglas, 22, of Lake Panasoffkee, Fla., was traveling west on US […]

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OSHA cites, fines Graham Lumber for April death

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has cited Graham Lumber Co. for one willful and one serious safety violation following the death of a worker at the plant in April. The federal agency also has proposed a fine of more than $75,000. The 21-year-old man died from injuries at the lumber mill on April 17. […]

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IAHS/Shannon preview: Indian offense clicking at the right time

After beginning the season with a disappointing 1-4 record through non-division play, the IAHS Indians made a statement with an exclamation mark with their 55-28 home win over rival Amory in the division 1-4A opener. The offense had been struggling this season with spotty play in the trenches, as well as turnovers, but the Indians […]

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‘Going wet’: Police chief talks Fulton’s upcoming beer vote

On Oct. 28, Fulton voters will decide whether or not to legalize the sale of alcoholic beverages within the city. One of the local agencies most likely to have to deal with the potential negative consequences of a successful ‘yes’ vote is the Fulton Police Department. Last week, The Times sat down with Fulton Police […]

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Traffic detectors installed to improve traffic flow through Fulton

* The detectors have been installed at several busy intersections, including the “T” where South Adams meets Main Street. Traffic flow through several areas of Fulton should see some improvement in the coming weeks with the implementation of detection systems at several busy traffic lights. Last week, workers with the Mississippi Department of Transportation installed […]

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Culinary arts

* Kitchen could provide Fulton Grammar School with fundraising foods Envision the two large classrooms just beyond the front entrance of the Fulton Grammar School filled not with desks, but with tables. Seated at each are a handful of people chatting over plates of food freshly prepared right down the hallway. As they eat, these diners […]

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County officials determined to press forward with furniture plant road

The Itawamba County Board of Supervisors is determined to make good on their agreement to build a dedicated road for the Jackson Furniture plant in Mantachie, no matter what. On Monday, the board decided to press forward with the project, which has taken more than a year to get off the ground. Since promising the […]

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Mother’s strength

* Although she still grieves for the loss of her mother to breast cancer, Fulton’s Lori Cleveland said she draws strength from her memory.  Dig down past her genial exterior — her lantern smile, affable demeanor and breezy charm— and there’s a well of sadness and anger inside Lori Cleveland. She fights against it every […]

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Beloved country musician Ronnie McDowell to perform at Fulton charity dinner

* Since the 1970s, the singer has been known around the world for his ability to sing in the style of The King. It might seem a bit early, but Elvis fans would do well to go ahead and mark off March 6 on their calenders. They’ve got some plans for that night. That’s the […]

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For those of you who feel like you should be pinched …

Don’t bother. It really happened. Last Saturday, a day that was deemed #FootballmageddonMS on Twitter by Daily Journal Sports Editor John Pitts, came to a conclusion in spectacular fashion. With ESPN’s College Gameday roosted in The Grove at Ole Miss and SEC Nation hanging out in the Junction at Mississippi State, both of our Mississippi […]

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Indians pound Panthers 55-28 in 1-4A opener behind Miller’s 7 touchdowns

FULTON – As Itawamba AHS limped into its bye week after being drilled at Aberdeen on Sept. 19, there were a few issues that definitely needed to be addressed before the Indians entered into division play. Whatever head coach Toby Collums did during that bye week … well, it worked last Friday night against the […]

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Bearcats maul Mustangs

BY SAM FARRIS Special to the Times The Mustangs were back at home Friday night looking to rebound from the previous week’s disheartening loss to Nettleton with a rebound win against their “across the bottom” rival, the Baldwyn Bearcats, but were unsuccessful, falling 45-14. Mantachie had been revitalized in the past couple of weeks by […]

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ICC takes care of turnover-prone Coahoma, 47-14

BY ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com CLARKSDALE, MS – Itawamba Community College turned five Coahoma Community College turnovers into 31 points and cruised to a 47-14 victory over the Tigers to keep their playoff hopes alive, on Saturday. “We played a total game,” said ICC head coach Sean Cannon. “Anytime you can turn turnovers into points it’s […]

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Lady Indians fall to Houston 19-9, blast Shannon 21-2 in division play

FULTON – The long ball helped the IAHS Lady Indians jump out to a 6-3 lead on the Houston Lady Hilltoppers, but it also led to their demise late in the game. IAHS fell behind 3-0 in the top of the first inning, but stormed back for six runs in the bottom of the second. […]

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