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Mantachie board asked to rezone more resident property as commercial

* Following a heated discussion of rezoning a piece of property, Mantachie aldermen are asked to rezone another residential parcel for commercial development. Zoning seems to be the popular topic of conversation around Mantachie these days. On the heels of a heated zoning discussion among town officials and vote against rezoning a piece of residential […]

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Hive minding

* Mantachie beekeeper says the rewards of his hobby are sweeter than honey. Bees, thousands of them, exploded from the honeycomb frame as Rolan Barnes gave it a firm shake. A cloud of them followed him down the hill away from the hive, back to his truck. Dressed from head to toe in his protective beekeeper’s […]

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Public meeting to decide future of Mantachie Huddle House

* Residents will be able to voice their opinions and concerns about the restaurant during a July 8 public hearing. Mantachie may have its own Huddle House restaurant by the end of the year. Last week, Huddle House representatives David Farmer of Farmer Construction and Jennifer Nolan, Huddle House Director of Franchise Development, met with […]

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County teams produce fireworks in NEMCABB regional

By ZACH ADAMS Sports Editor FULTON – Last week, the Itawamba AHS Indians hosted a regional for the for the Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) Summer Tournament and captured the top seed, going 3-0 over the two-day event with wins over Belmont, Mantachie and Amory. After a 5-1 victory over the Mustangs […]

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Board repays $23K loan to Mantachie

* The loan dates back to 2011 and was used to renovate the current home of Jackson Furniture.  Snuffing out a potential lit fuse, Itawamba County officials are writing a $23,000 check to the Town of Mantachie for money used to renovate an area industrial building in 2011, but never repaid. According to Chip Mills, […]

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Mantachie eyed for Huddle House restaurant

* Town officials are concerned zoning of potential site will be an issue. Mantachie is reportedly being eyeballed for a Huddle House restaurant. Last week, Mantachie Alderman Dan Moore, Jr. told the board he’s spoken with representatives of Oxford-based company M&C Management, a group he claimed have expressed interest in opening a branch of the […]

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Taking the Pilot’s seat

 * Mantachie resident Janice Yielding will serve as the Mississippi district representative for Pilot International this year. “It’s not about Janice Yielding,” said Janice Yielding, the recently-named governor of Pilot International’s Mississippi district. The Mantachie resident was attempting to downplay her role in the non-profit group, nimbly dodging the suggestion that the designation somehow marks […]

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Walmart Express confirmed for Mantachie

* Construction of the small form retail store will begin in late summer. Walmart is coming to Mantachie. First rumored early last month, the retail giant has confirmed its plans to open a small form Walmart Express store on Highway 363 in Mantachie, across from Delmar’s restaurant. Site plans for the store were recently submitted […]

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LADY MUSTANGS RECEIVE GRANT - The Mantachie Lady Mustangs were awarded the $1,000 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from Tennessee company California Casualty last Monday during the school

Lady Mustangs receive grant

The Mantachie Lady Mustangs were awarded the $1,000 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from Tennessee company California Casualty last Monday during the school’s annual Awards’ Day. According to the company’s website, the grant was “established to provide support to public high school sports programs negatively impacted by reduced budgets.”

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Miscues, walks end Mustangs’ season

MANTACHIE – In order to be successful in Game 2 of their Class 2A series with East Webster, the Mantachie Mustangs felt they needed to reduce the number miscues and walks that cost them in their 7-6 Game 1 loss on Saturday. That didn’t happen. The Mustangs walked six and gave up four unearned runs, […]

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New look Mustangs debut in spring game

BOONEVILLE – Coming off their best season in more than a decade, the Mantachie Mustangs are rebuilding. Gone is steady-handed quarterback, punter and place kicker Dustin Carrell as well as explosive receivers Nick Burns and Austin Byrd. There are holes to plug at virtually every skill position and the defense will be breaking in a […]

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Mustangs trump Leland, move on in 2A

MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Mustangs continued their recent tear last week when they run-ruled the Leland Cubs 13-2 on Thursday and 14-0 on Friday to sweep their 2A playoff series. Mantachie traveled to Leland for Game 1 and got a brilliant performance from ace Nick Burns. The senior went the full five innings, giving up […]

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Lady Mustangs ousted from 2A playoffs by East Webster

The Mantachie Lady Mustangs ended their season last week when they were swept by East Webster in the 2A fastpitch playoffs. The Lady Mustangs dropped Game 1 9-0 at home on Wednesday and Game 2 12-5 at East Webster on Thursday.

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Mustangs sweep Potts Camp, move on in 2A

MANTACHIE – Coach Scott Collier has been frustrated at times this season with Mantachie’s anemic offense. His Mustangs broke out of their funk just in time for the 2A playoffs, however, as they swept Potts Camp in the opening round last Thursday and Friday. The Mustangs blasted the Cardinals 14-2 and 15-4 in six and […]

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