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NMPHC breaks ground for new facility in Ashland

ASHLAND – James D. Nunnally, Executive Director of North Mississippi Primary Health Care, Inc. headquartered in Ashland, along with the Board of Directors and staff recently announced the ground-breaking for a new facility to be built in Ashland (Benton Medical Center).  The new facility will consist of 12,200 new square feet of “state of the […]

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McBride issues multiple warrants in Justice Court

ASHLAND – Benton County Justice Court was in session on Tuesday, March 25 with Judge Gary McBride on the bench. Among cases heard were: Hannah G. Shaw – Shaw was charged with driving while license suspended. She was assessed a total of $398 in fines and court costs. Because she failed to appear in court, […]

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Childers sends multiple cases to grand jury

ASHLAND — Benton County Justice Court was in session on Tuesday, March 4 with Judge Brody Childers on the bench. Among the cases heard were: Larry Tate – Tate was charged with driving while license suspended. He was assessed a total of $398 in fines and court costs. Because he was absent from court, a […]

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‘Polar bears’ have raised over $15k for charity

SNOW LAKE — On the year they honored the memory of their friend Rick Grissom, community members at Snow Lake Shores also met a fundraising milestone for their charity of choice. After all of the donations are in and counted and expenses have been deducted, this year’s Polar Bear Plunge event raised $4,891. The funds […]

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Parker performs at Carnegie Hall with NWCC Singers

SENATOBIA — Hannah Parker, of Ashland, was one of several members of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Singers and Chamber Choir who recently performed at Carnegie Hall in New York. The students are back from their trip to New York City, where they were a part of the premiere performance of Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for […]

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Agencies recover ATVs, trailers

ASHLAND — In a combined effort, the Benton County Sheriff’s Department, Tippah County Sheriff’s Department and the Attorney General’s office have recovered multiple pieces of stolen equipment. So far, the agencies have recovered two trailers and three four-wheelers that are confirmed to be stolen. All of the equipment was found in Benton County, though it […]

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Sheriff’s Department seeking information in burglary

ASHLAND — Benton County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information related to the recent burglary of the Cotton Stop. At approximately 12:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, the Benton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call at the Cotton Stop. The store, located at the intersection of Hwy. 7 and Hwy. 72 in Northern Benton County, […]

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Shooting sends brothers to hospital, jail

HICKORY FLAT — A recent shooting in Hickory Flat sent one man to intensive care and his brother to jail. Shortly before 1 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, Benton County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding the incident. They were informed that Mark Sappington, of Hickory Flat, had been shot and was being rushed to […]

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Bowlin earns degree, Byrd earns honor at MSU

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State University recently released the names of degree recipients and honor students from their institution. Samuel Bowlin, of Hickory Flat, earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Education. Bowlin and Matthew Byrd, of Michigan City, were listed on the University’s President’s List. To be named to the President’s List, […]

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The Bobby Pin is part of a new life for Hall

HICKORY FLAT — Kathy Jo Hall moved to Hickory Flat to get a fresh start in life and The Bobby Pin is a part of that new adventure. A newly installed and renovated building, with fresh paint and a generous front porch, sits peacefully in the lawn of her new home off of Cedar Street. […]

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