Iuka 8U Dixie Youth All-Star Team is headed to State

Players pictured (left to right): Ayden Parsons, Mackson Crum, Zeb Watson, Everett James, James Daugherty, Gunner Johnson, Grayson Skinner, Jackson Hendrix, Drake Morgan, AJ Glidewell, and JAse Bennett. Not pictured are the coaches: Jonathan Skinner, Brett Morgan, Christy Glidewell, and Kylan Crum
These boys will travel to Lincoln County, Mississippi, to play in the state tournament. They won the district tournament in Hamilton punching their ticket to the state playoffs. Please join us in …
For many, when July rolls around it means the return to school for teachers and students is just around the corner. It's that time for parents to begin buying back-to-school …
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Excitement filled the air on Saturday, June 29th as O’Claire’s celebrated their 5th birthday at their storefront in Downtown, Iuka. This milestone marked not only 5 years of service but a …
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Belmont's volleyball coach, Stephanie Cleveland was named a 2024 National Coach of the Year Finalist.
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Bringing New Life to Mill Creek Marina & Campground

Mill Creek Marina might not be as well-known as other marinas in the area, but one local family hopes to change all that. Known for its boat facilities and expansive campground, this quaint marina is …

Coming Home with the Gaithers

Does anything pass through a small town quicker than gossip? Maybe, but in Iuka growing up your parents knew what you had been doing before you made it home by curfew. I am pretty certain by now, …

Town Appreciation Day: Four Years of Unity and Celebration

During a recent interview with Hunter Peters, the dedicated founder and president of Town Appreciation Day, he shared the history and significance of this cherished community event. When asked how …

Greg Collier Inducted as President of the Mississippi Association of Supervisors

Fifth District Supervisor Greg Collier has been inducted as the president of the Mississippi Association of Supervisors during the annual convention in Biloxi on June 13, 2024. The …

Gym & Court Dedications at Tishomingo School

Tishomingo School recently held ceremonies to honor the decades of service of two former coaches, Dr. Danny McClung & Mr. Anthony Stone. On Saturday, June 15, 2024, current faculty and staff, former …

Table 127 Redefining The Modern Steakhouse Experience

In the charming town of Iuka sits a little-known local eatery Table 127. This modern American Steak house is owned and operated by Anna Helton who was inspired by her grandmother Yvonne Long. …
SCHOOLS
Belmont

Belmont High School students Compete at State FBLA Convention

Belmont students at State FBLA Convention, left to right: Jayden Paden, Chloe Gassaway, Kerstin Moody, Meredith Eaton, and Nathan Johnson

Belmont High School carried a group of students to the State Future Business Leaders of America Convention in Tupelo, Miss to participate and compete in various business areas. Belmont had four …

Burnsville

Fun Days at Burnsville School!

Mrs. Mullins 1st grade class

Capturing Back-to-School Moments: Fun-filled Learning Activities at Burnsville K-8, Shared by Mr. Ken Nunley!

IES

Celebrating Red Ribbon Week at Iuka Elementary School

Kaycee Burcham MD & Amanda Murray RN with the lungs paid for by Tri-State grant.

We recently had the pleasure of celebrating Red Ribbon Week at Iuka Elementary School, a week dedicated to educating our students about the dangers of drug misuse and promoting a healthy, drug-free …

IMS

7th Grader Places 3rd in TCHS Regional Meet

Peyton Vick, 7th grader, is on the TCHS track & field team. This is her first year to compete in any event. She placed 3rd in the hurdles event at the TCHS Regional meet where she competed against …

Tishomingo

Basketball Victories, Veterans Day Event, and Progress Reports

Harper Holt and Jayden Switcher

What's up, Bulldogs? It's Jayden and Harper again, here to fill you in on all the Bulldog Buzz! We would like to start off our newsletter by congratulating our Bulldog basketball teams! We have had …

TCHS

Open Positions in School District

Tishomingo County School District currently has a wide range of job openings available. Everything from Substitute teaching positions to an administrative leadership role. The following is a list of positions and who to contact if you are interested in working for Tishomingo County School District.

Sports

Jerry Long "The Story"

Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame - Class of 2024 - The Story IUKA- Malcolm Kuykendall was surprised. Very surprised. "When I first looked into it, I couldn't believe Jerry …

Braves Bulletin - 9/28/23

TCHS Homecoming Court

The 2023-2024 school year has gotten off to a positive start at Tishomingo County High School. Clubs are getting underway with enrollment for FBLA and Foreign Language Club. Beta Club has already …

TCHS Cheerleaders Welcome You To Homecoming Friday Night

TCHS Cheerleaders show their school spirit this week during Homecoming Spirit Week. left to right 1st Row - Seniors: Madi Calvert, Katie Hollon, Maggie Tucker, Margaret Claire Riley, Kaylen Maxcy, and Taylor James. 2nd Row - Juniors: Emily Kate Barnes, Alaina Hyde, Eden Akers, Ainsley Marlar, and Addison Butler. 3rd Row - Sophomores: Madelyn Booker, Madelyne Robinson, Elisabeth Williams, Miley Roberts, and Emma Glover. Top Row - Freshmen: McKenleigh Wolford, London Wilson, Dakiera Dilworth, Ainsley Estes, and Madison Daily.

Tishomingo County High School is preparing for  Homecoming  next Friday night, September 22nd.  The football team will be hosting the South Pontotoc Cougars and the  homecoming …

OBITUARIES
Obituaries
Obituary of Betty Yow Strickland
Betty Yow Strickland, 88, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital. She was born on December 2, 1935, in the Midway community of Tishomingo County to …
Obituary for Annie Mae Wiley
Annie Mae Wiley, 87, of Iuka, Mississippi, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home. She was born on April 11, 1937, to the late Saul and Loney Highland. Ann was …
Obituary for Raymond Kent Puckett
Raymond Kent Puckett, age 65 passed Thursday, July 4, 2024. He is survived by his sons, Matthew Puckett (Emily) and Zac Puckett (fiancé Ashley); daughter, Jennifer Harrison; grandchildren, …
Obituary of Dela Mae Cox
Dela Mae Cox, age 93 of Iuka, MS passed peacefully on July 5, 2024. She enjoyed fishing and playing dominoes with her friend Estelle Beaver. She was a Baptist and loved her Lord. She is …
Obituary for Paulette Howell
Paulette Howell, age 73 passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2024. She loved gospel music, visiting and taking care of people. She was such a good friend to everyone and loved by all. She is …
Obituary for Alvia J. "Alvie" Blakney
Alvia J. “Alvie” Blakney, 94, of Burnsville, Mississippi, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2024, at his residence. Alvia was a dedicated pillar of Tishomingo County, known for his …
LIFESTYLE
FOOD

Beef Stroganoff for one last comfort food meal

Spring has been a bit slow in coming, and chilly evenings have made us want some comfort food meals to warm us up after working outdoors. One night we warmed up frozen red beans and rice, and it was …

Fizz and Champy’s delight on Colbert County getaway!

Leaving our dining options open is always a good idea when we travel, and on our Colbert County trip we found some treasures!We initially planned to eat that night at the Rattlesnake Saloon, but it …

Flashback to a reader favorite: Sausage Cornbread

Revisiting this favorite that was printed a year ago! With a new job taking up a lot of my time, cooking has gone to the back burner for me over the past month. Thankfully, I have a husband who …

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TRAVEL

Tri-State Cross Coming Soon

We are excited to announce the Tri-State Cross for CHRIST will be coming soon to the intersection of Highway 72 East and O.E. Barrett Road in Iuka, MS. The Burns family donated the beautiful property …

Heritage Day Saturday in Mineral Springs Park

Iuka will be busier than ever as we "Bring Everyone Together" for this Heritage Day Festival. Saturday is the day for fun in and around downtown Iuka! From Mineral Springs Park and Jaybird Park, …

Ribbon Cutting at Sweet Scoops

Local officials, family, and friends gathered to cut the ribbon for Sweet Scoops. Owner Amber Foote reported that “we offer the tastiest treats in town, everything from 16 flavors of Blue Bell …

PERSPECTIVES
PERSPECTIVES
This is a Surviving Photograph of the Holcut Basketball Team. Names of the Pictured are Below.
Holcut Basketball Team
Rachel Hester brought this great photo by the office to share with our readers. It is the Holcut Basketball team taken sometime before 1960. Pictured are, top row, from left: Cleston Scruggs - …
Small Aircraft that Michael Hendrix Has Crafted
Aircraft Builder in Belmont, MS
Michael S. Hendrick moved to Belmont, Mississippi in August of 2023 after living in the Red Bay area for five years. He got his high school diploma after completing the 11th grade at Natchez High …
Corn Field in Mississippi Previously Occupied by Native Mississippians
Conservation Corner - Rich History
We as Mississippians are fortunate to have such a rich history of early human life. For example, remains of a Paleo-Indian were found near Natchez in 1846. It was found with the remains of several …
I Have Returned
Folks, as you can tell from the headline of this column, which you can guess was either taken from Major General Douglas MacArthur’s iconic quote upon American forces retaking the Philippines …
Compassion earned a smile from a snake
We were sitting there watching my wife’s favorite TV show, “Ice Road Truckers” when i looked out the window and saw something black moving across the driveway. It was big and long …