Golden resident charged with ATV theft

A Golden area man has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing a utility ATV. Deputies with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department picked up Glenn Bradford Vinson, 30, of 2010 Alice Hall Road on Wednesday after reportedly discovering the stolen ATV on his property. Vinson was given an initial court appearance before Itawamba County Justice […]

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Fulton woman charged in machete attack

A Fulton woman has been charged with allegedly using a machete to attack a man. Micheale Johnhat, 25, of 5172 Highway 25 South, Fulton, was arrested on March 25 and charged with aggravated assault for reportedly attacking an unidentified victim with the large knife during a domestic dispute. Officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department say […]

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Mustangs rout Royals to kick off 1-2A play

NEW SITE – Rain has slowed the Mantachie Mustangs’ baseball season to almost a stand-still, having only played two games entering last week. Despite the limited number of games and times that the team has even been able to get on a dry field, Mantachie started very fast against the New Site Royals last week. […]

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Lady Mustangs start 0-2 to open division play

HATLEY – Mantachie’s slow-pitch team had a very successful 2014 season but fell to the Hatley Lady Tigers in the north 2A semifinals on the road last September. Last Tuesday, the Lady Mustangs fastpitch team paid a visit to their division 2-2A rival to try and extract a bit of revenge. Things started off well […]

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Lady Indians sweep Tupelo tourney

IUKA – The IAHS Lady Indian fastpitch team enjoyed the most successful week of any squad in the county after starting it off on the wrong foot. The Lady Indians were trounced 10-0 during a visit to Corinth for a rescheduled division 1-4A game last Monday before hosting division rival Tishomingo County on Tuesday evening. […]

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Lady Eagles drop first two contests of 2015

TREMONT – The Lady Eagles were eager to get the 2015 season underway, rather than underwater, and managed to get on the field twice last week. Unfortunately, they found themselves on the short end of both decisions. The Lady Eagles hosted the Vina Lady Red Devils on Monday and, despite putting up a great fight, […]

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Wood’s single lifts Indians over Panthers in 1-4A opener

AMORY – Even though the IAHS Indians had played more games through the first two-and-a-half weeks of the season than any other team in the county, it was still a low number by normal standards. The Indians had only played five games, but almost doubled that number last week as they came out with wins […]

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Nettleton man charged with New Chapel church burglary

Itawamba County authorities have arrested a Nettleton man they believe is responsible for a local church burglary. Jeffery Wayne Alexander, 34, of Nettleton has been arrested and charged with burglary of a commercial building, under the subsection that pertains to churches. Burglary of a church carries an enhanced sentence — up to 14 years imprisonment […]

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Seven ICC Basketball standouts named to MACJC All-Star teams

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – The Itawamba Community College basketball programs will send seven student athletes to next month’s MACJC All-Star Games. Four Lady Indians will represent the Region 23 Champions, and three Indians join the North Division men’s team. Sophomores Jayla Chills (Ripley), Kaelin Kneeland (Olive Branch) and Jeronia Allen (Minden, La.) were […]

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Eagles have no answers for Vina, Pine Grove

VINA, ALA. – The Tremont Eagles were slated to play their first baseball game of 2015 on Feb. 27, but due to wacky weather and rainouts, they didn’t get the chance to play their first game until last Monday. On March 16, the Eagles traveled to face Alabama rival Vina and were routed 15-1 in […]

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Itawamba Sports News

IAHS Football to host first annual 5k run The IAHS Touchdown Club will be hosting its first annual “Run the Reservation 5k” at the IAHS football complex on April 25th at 9:30 a.m. There will be a $20 entry fee for all participants. The race will begin at the complex and finish by running onto […]

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Nanney: Sickness is the primary cause of high absenteeism

* Itawamba County’s chronic absentee rate surpasses state average, according to a recent study Sickness is the primary cause of the relatively high rate of absences in Itawamba County’s schools, according to Superintendent of Education Michael Nanney. The results of a recent study of chronic absenteeism among Mississippi students reveals that 15.8 percent of Itawamba […]

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Fulton PD adopts active shooter policy

Fulton police now have step-by-step guidelines in place for dealing with an active shooter. Voted into place last week by the city board, the Fulton Police Department’s new active shooter policy should help guide first responders in a situation where a suspect is brandishing a firearm. Chief of Police Reggie Johnson said the policy was […]

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Wiygul Street speed bumps set to stay

Like them or lump them, drivers are going to have to keep slowing down for those speed bumps on Wiygul Street. For a moment or two, aldermen considered pulling up the speed bumps, located on the west end of the street, near where it connects to South Adams. The speed bumps were installed around a […]

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