Terrie Whitehurst proudly displays art in her new gallery on Front Street.
On December 2nd, 2023, the Rooster Tail Gallery & Studio was unveiled during a lively open house from 5 to 7 PM. Nestled at 119 Front Street in Downtown Iuka, the gal lery, once the Burrow …
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Nya Reno, a 3-year starter with the Tishom ingo County High School Softball team recently signed to play with the Jackson State Communi ty College Green Jays in Jackson, Tennessee. Nya had a .300 …
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Grand Marshall, Darrah Roberts with her beloved husband, Van Roberts
Join us for a jolly good time at the annual Belmont Christmas Parade on Sat urday, December 9th at 6:30 pm! Bring your family, friends, and neighbors to line the streets of Belmont and experience the …
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Sarah Grace Rast, 19, resident of Corinth Mississippi
On the morning of Tuesday, November 28th, 2023, at approximately 5:41 AM, the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department received a report concerning a possible stolen vehicle located at the …
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Curt Carman Participating in Band and Track and Field at MSU

Students in the Missis sippi State University Famous Maroon Band come from a va riety of different backgrounds and are involved in numerous activities around campus in addition to band. But over the …

Tishomingo Parade Saturday - Chief of Police Mike Kemp Honored as Citizen of the Year

The Annual Town of Tishomingo Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 2nd. Lineup to be in the parade will be at 5 PM and the parade will start at 6 PM. The parade will be on Main Street in Tishomingo …

Burnsville Parade Monday - Harvey Pendergrast to Serve as Grand Marshall

The Burnsville Christmas Parade will be held on December 4th (Monday) at 6 p.m.. Lineup wil be at 5 p.m. at the Burnsville Shopping Center. This year’s parade promises to be very exciting for …

New 4th District Election Commissioner, Kerri Mitchell, Sworn In

On Monday, December 27, Kerri Mitchell was sworn in as the newly appointed 4th District Election Commissioner, by Chancery Court Clerk, Josh McNatt. Holding the Bible during the oath was Mrs. …

Renovation Begins on County Courthouse Roof

Workers on top of the Tishomingo County Courthouse begin work on the new renovation of the roof.
In a significant milestone for Tishomingo County, the largest renovation project since its original construction in 1971 has officially commenced at the Tishomingo County Courthouse. The initiation …

NEMCC Unveils Limited-edition 75th Anniversary Ornament

In honor of serving the communities of northeast Mississippi for over 75 years, Northeast Mississippi Community College has announced the launch of a special campaign offering unique 75th Anniversary …

Community Figure, Oralee Davis McManus, to Light Christmas Tree

Mrs. McManus after lighting the Christmas Tree in Downtown Iuka at Jaybird Park.

From Left to Right: Alderman Kenny Carson, Brenda Dawson - Daughter of Oralee, Oralee Davis McManus, Alderwoman Nancy Stripling, and Alderwoman Emily Bell
Ms. Oralee Davis McManus, a well-known figure in the Iuka community, will have the honor of lighting the Christmas Tree in Downtown Iuka on Thursday evening (tonight). The annual event will take …

The Blessings of the Quilts - 2023 Quilt Show

Best of Show by Phyllis Rothammer
The Blessings of the Quilts quilt show was fantastic.  Many beautiful quilts were there to judge.  Best of show was Phyllis Rothammer.  Viewer choice was Kathy Yeager.  Thank you …

Iuka Mineral Springs Park Veterans Memorial Additions

Shown with the Gold Star Memorial recently placed in Mineral Springs Park are, from left, Alderman Kenny Carson, Alderwonan Nancy South Stripling, Alderman Johnny Southward, Alderwomen  Kay  Perkins  and Emily Wadkins, and Mayor Joel Robertson.
New additions have been incorporated into Iuka’s World-Famous Mineral Springs Park Veterans Memorial for Veteran Day 2023 through partnerships with the City of Iuka, the Boy Scouts Iuka Troop …

Appeals Court Rules in favor of School District in Lawsuit

In the Court of Appeals of the State of Mississippi, a ruling by the Tishomingo County Circuit Court was upheld, finding the county school district not liable for negligent supervision in the injury …
NEWS

4th District Election Commissioner, Chasity George, Resigns

Chasity George, the 4th District Election Commissioner, has submitted her resignation, effective November 24th, 2023. The Board of Supervisors met today to address this departure and appointed …

Alabama Man Killed in Two Vehicle Crash After TC/ Sheffield Basketball Game

A tragic automobile accident in Iuka Thursday evening was fatal to Jason “Geezer” McGee, athletic trainer for Sheffield, Alabama High School. Mr. McGee, had just left the TCHS gym, …

Wilemon, Adams, Thomas, Hold Local Positions

On Tuesday, November 7th, Tishomingo County held its general election, determining the outcome for both state and local seats. This morning, it was officially confirmed that the Republican Party has …

Veteran’s Day Celebration and Jaybird Market Happening this Weekend

This weekend promises to be an exciting time for our county, with the Veteran's Day Parade and the Jaybird Market taking place. The Jaybird Holiday Market for this year is scheduled for …

Entrance Sign to Oak Grove Cemetery Repaired

Oak Grove Cemetery Sporting the Recently Repaired Entrance Sign. The Entrance Sign Has Colonel John L Moore's Name as He Generously Donated Land For the Cemetery to be Built in 1866.

The sign leading into Oak Grove Cemetery was damaged during the tornado of 2021. It has been completely reworked through the efforts of Hoyt Peden.  Mr. Peden generously donated his time and the …

Mississippi’s “Top Gun” Pilot to Run for U.S. Senate

Pictured Above is Ghannon inside a Humvee While in Active Duty

October 25, 2023, Retired USMC Colonel Ghannon “Crow” Burton, Mississippi and Tishomingo County’s own “Top Gun” pilot filed to run for the U.S. Senate seat in …

Iuka aluminum plant closing after 50+ years

In September, the International Converter plant in Iuka will close, parent company Novolex confirmed Tuesday. About 44 people are employed at the plant that has been a hub of manufacturing in Iuka …

Guaranty Bank & Trust Company to acquire First American National Bank

First American National Bank has been a Tishomingo County business leader since its founding in 1964. The merger will join it to the similarly community minded Guaranty Bank & Trust of Belzoni.

BELZONI – Guaranty Capital Corporation, the holding company for Guaranty Bank & Trust Company (“Guaranty Bank”), announced last week that it has entered into a definitive …

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Potato plant radiation sensors could one day monitor radiation in areas surrounding power plants

While expanding nuclear energy production would provide carbon-free power and can help countries around the world meet their climate goals, nuclear energy could also come with some inherent risk. …

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Most surprising March Madness winners of all time

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Just 3 in 10 Americans say they aspire to the C-suite: New study

(BPT) - Who wants to be the boss? Just 3 in 10 Americans say they aspire to hold a C-suite role, according to new research from Empower, a leader in financial planning, investing, and advice. Out of …

Serial Entrepreneur Teaches Us How to Go the Distance in Business and in Life

(NewsUSA) - “Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.”From closing multimillion-dollar licensing deals with IBM and Microsoft, to the Ironman World Championship, to ultramarathons and …

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(BPT) - When you want to enhance your outdoor living space, consider building with retaining wall units. Segmental retaining wall (SRW) units are the basic building blocks of landscaping, and you …

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Walking Horse “Jose’ Anyway” is Champion in Tunica

The United Walking Horse Finale was recently held in Tunica, Mississippi.  Dallas Shyann Wilkerson of Nashville, TN and granddaughter of Waylon and Sheila Phifer of Iuka, had a great show …
Pictured Above from Left to Right:  The Warren Brothers (Brett and Brad Warren), Darryl Worley, and Jim “Moose” Brown

7th Annual Darryl Worley Event Culminates in Over $1 Million Raised Since Inception

On November 17th, 2023, the Darryl Worley Foundation accomplished a remarkable feat, raising over $200,000 at the 7th Annual Boats, Boots, and Ballads Songwriters in the Round event hosted at Marine …

Town of Tishmingo Moving Into New Facilities - Former Cadence Bank Building

Tishomingo Mayor, James Tennyson, is excited to announce that the Tishomingo City Hall will soon be located in the former Cadence Bank Building. He said, “We will be moving from a 100-year old …

TCHS Cheer Squad Wins 1st Place In Mid- South Regional Competition

Congratulations to the TCHS cheer team and coaches on winning 1st place at the 2023 UCA Memphis Mid South Regional Competition and for getting a bid to Nationals. Squad members are: Bottom row: …

2023 NEMCC Parade of Beauties Presented

The Parade of Beauties at Northeast Mississippi Community College were presented Tuesday eveing, November 14, 2023 at the Claude Wright Room. Two lovely young ladies from Tishomingo County were …