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Country music legend Ronnie McDowell performs for the crowd. While McDowell is well known for his spot-on impersonation of Elvis’ signing, the country singer performed a variety of songs from a number of genres. He also took time to visit with guests and sign autographs. (Courtesy photo)

Fundraising Elvis dinner returns this April

Despite his name being in the title, the Elvis Presley Charity Event Memorial Dinner isn’t really about Elvis at all. Of course, Elvis is all over the thing. Now in its third year, the event is hosted by local Elvis fan club, the Moody Blues, and features scads of Elvis memorabilia for attendees to try […]

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Remembering my friend, “Big Mike”

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor Normally, when I write columns they’re meant to be funny, simply give an opinion or even an attempt to ruffle feathers and generate discussion. Today, I write this column with a heavy heart and tear-filled eyes. Last Saturday evening, Itawamba county lost an outstanding human being, and I lost a […]

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‘The kind of person Maikhail was’

* Miller was an exceptional athlete and friend Maikhail Miller was an exceptional athlete since he was old enough to be involved in sports. A standout football, baseball and basketball player, Miller, who died, Saturday, following a car wreck, dominated everything he took his hand to and exemplified all the traits of an athlete with […]

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IAHS debuts new fundraising car tag

Fulton drivers will have opportunity to display their school pride with IAHS-themed license plates … should enough of them be sold. The proposed tag design features the familiar IAHS Indian chief logo to the left of the tag number. Running across the bottom of the plate in bold lettering are the words, “We are Itawamba!” […]

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IAHS principal wants to build on athletic, academic success

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the sixth in an ongoing series of stories highlighting each of Itawamba County’s schools and their goals for the year. Itawamba Agricultural High School principal Trae Wiygul said he has two main goals for this year, one athletic and one academic. The athletic goal is to win a state championship. The academic […]

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Third time’s a charm: Fulton’s Maikhail Miller embracing fresh start at Arkansas-Monticello

Fulton’s Maikhail Miller is hoping his third try at a college athletic career is the one that sticks. Without a doubt, Miller has always been an outstanding athlete. He’s simply a natural, excelling at football, baseball and basketball from childhood all the way through his prep years at Itawamba AHS. Miller’s God-given ability, combined with […]

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IAHS band program sees continued growth

Itawamba Agricultural High School’s band program is on a roll. For the second consecutive year, the band has brought home the coveted Sweepstakes Award, awarded to Mississippi bands that score flawless marks during state competitions throughout both marching and concert seasons. As bands compete throughout the year, they are evaluated by a small panel of […]

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Fulton scholar’s bowl team heading to national competitions

* The team is the only one in the state heading to the national tourneys The Itawamba Agricultural High School Scholar’s Bowl Team is having its best year ever. If that sounds familiar, it’s because it was true last year, too. And the year before. The team has been on a roll. But no previous […]

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Dozier deserves more dollar$

As most of you may have heard, Fulton’s Brian Dozier just signed a contract extension with the Minnesota Twins worth $20 million over the next four years. I’ve heard a lot of people come up to me and say, “BD just got PAID, didn’t he?” Well yeah, he did. But he’s still underpaid, considering his […]

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Elvis charity event raises more than $13K

Urban legend has it that rock ‘n roll royalty Elvis Presley is still alive somewhere, living the easy life away from the madness of super-stardom. True or not, last week’s charity dinner held in his honor certainly proved The King’s legendary generosity lives on. Early estimates place the funds raised during Marian Cocke’s Elvis Presley […]

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Grab your golden ticket: Wonka opens this weekend

Grab your golden ticket and get ready to head into a world of pure imagination, because the Itawamba Players’ production of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” opens this weekend. Adapted from the classic 1971 musical film of the same name, the production — officially titled, “Willy Wonka Jr.” — will feature a cast of […]

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Indians rout Warriors, claim division 1-4A title

PONTOTOC – It wasn’t as pretty as IAHS head coach Toby Collums would’ve liked, from an offensive perspective, but the Indians were able to clinch the 2014 division 1-4A title with a 35-7 rout of the Pontotoc Warriors last Friday night. “We would’ve like to have played better offensively,” Collums said. “Credit them, because they […]

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Indians take control of division 1-4A : White, Miller score four touchdowns each in 56-21 rout of Corinth

FULTON – After beginning the season with a disappointing 1-4 record, the IAHS Indian football squad has found themselves on quite a roll lately. They found themselves 2-0 inside division play after a 28-14 win at Shannon and faced what was supposed to be a much stiffer task in the form of the defending division […]

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IAHS vs. Corinth Preview: Battle for the 1-4A driver’s seat

    After IAHS’s big 28-14 win at Shannon last week, they find themselves in a fight with the defending 1-4A champion Corinth Warriors for sole possession of the division lead tonight at Indian Stadium. Both the Warriors and the Indians are 2-0 inside division play and the winner of tonight’s contest will definitely gain […]

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