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  1. FedEx driver in Mississippi reports being shot atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A FedEx driver in Tippah County reported to the sheriff's department that he was shot at near Falkner, MS. A FedEx Ground driver was shot by a high-powered rifle Thursday southeast of Memphis International Airport.

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  2. Mississippi Court Won't Toss Rape Conviction AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a prosecutor's motion to throw out a death row inmate's appeal of his 1994 rape conviction. Charles Ray Crawford is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County.

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  3. Mississippi court won't toss Crawford's rape conviction appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a prosecutor's motion to throw out a death row inmate's appeal of his 1994 rape conviction. Charles Ray Crawford, 48, is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County.

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  4. Miss. court won't toss rape conviction appealRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a prosecutor's motion to throw out a death row inmate's appeal of his 1994 rape conviction. Charles Ray Crawford is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County.

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  5. Business gives back to the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Newms360.com

    ... r members, meals were sent to nursing homes and the critical care unit at a local hospital. Officials said the Tippah County Jail called last week also to make sure the prisoners in Ripley also had a Thanksgiving meal.

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  6. Judicial runoffs set today in eight countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... judge in a runoff between Holly Springs attorney Shirley Byers and Assistant District Attorney Kelly Luther of Tippah County. 1 comment

  7. District 3 circuit court runoff TuesdayRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Voters in seven Northeast Mississippi counties will choose a new circuit judge Tuesday in a runoff between Holly Springs attorney Shirley Byers and Assistant District Attorney J. Kelly Luther of Tippah County. The two led a three-person ticket in the Nov. 4 nonpartisan election in Circuit Court District 3, which includes Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Lafayette, Marshall, Tippah and Union counties.

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  8. Supreme Court sanctioned Byers as Delta circuit judgeRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... information on a defendant's prior juvenile record. Byers faces Assistant District Attorney Kelly Luther of Tippah County in a Nov. 25 runoff for the District 3 circuit judgeship. District 3 consists of Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Lafayette, ...

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  9. AG Asks Court to Throw Out Appeal of Rape ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The attorney general's office is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to throw out Charles Ray Crawford's appeal of his 1994 rape conviction. Crawford, now 48, is currently on Mississippi's death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County.

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  10. State wants Crawford's rape conviction appeal tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Newms360.com

    The attorney general's office is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to throw out a death row inmate's appeal of his 1994 rape conviction. Charles Ray Crawford, 48, is on death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County.

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  11. AG's office wants rape conviction appeal of Mississippi death row inmate thrown outRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    The attorney general's office is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to throw out Charles Ray Crawford's appeal of his 1994 rape conviction. Crawford, now 48, is currently on Mississippi's death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County.

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  12. 2 Ripley teenagers die in 1-car wreckRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Tippah County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Chris McCalister says 19-year-old Diana Johnson and 18-year-old Chris Blackmon died instantly when Johnson's car hit a tree about 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

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  13. Two Ripley teenagers die in one-car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Tippah County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Chris McCalister confirmed that Diana Johnson, 19, and Chris Blackmon, 18, were in a 2006 Chevy Malibu when the driver, Johnson, lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, instantly killing both teenagers. The car was traveling west on Moores Mill Road at the time of the accident.

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  14. Arrests made in marijuana bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Newms360.com

    An anonymous tip made to three different agencies Saturday has led to a major marijuana seizure worth nearly $150,000, several arrests and an investigation that was still continuing. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said a tip came in to his office and at the same time to the Tippah County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics about marijuana being grown near old Hwy.

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  15. Authorities seize more than 160 pot plantsRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    Sheriff Karl Gaillard says a drug seizure in the Cotton Plant area of Tippah County has yielded approximately 165 marijuana plants, along with other contraband. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports law enforcement officers from Tippah County Sheriff's Department, Union County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics were on site Tuesday afternoon where the plants were being gathered.

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  16. Around Mississippi: 165 marijuana plants seized; Chico Creek running red during MDEQ water testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... estimated 7.5 million members. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (Rogelio V. Solis) In the Cotton Plant community, Tippah County Sheriff Karl Gaillard says a drug seizure has yielded approximately 165 marijuana plants, along with other contraband. The ...

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  17. Authorities seize more than 160 marijuana plantsRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Sheriff Karl Gaillard says a drug seizure in the Cotton Plant area of Tippah County has yielded approximately 165 marijuana plants, along with other contraband. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports law enforcement officers from Tippah County Sheriff's Department, Union County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics were on site Tuesday afternoon where the plants were being gathered.

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  18. AG gets more time to file brief in Crawford rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... 48, is currently on Mississippi's death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County. In his appeal, Crawford claims he received ineffective counsel to defend himself against the rape charges, which were used ...

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  19. AG Gets More Time to File ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... 48, is currently on Mississippi's death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County. In his appeal, Crawford claims he received ineffective counsel to defend himself against the rape charges, which were used ...

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  20. AG gets more time to file brief in rape caseRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... 48, is currently on Mississippi's death row for the 1992 slaying of Kristy Ray in the Chalybeate community in Tippah County. In his appeal, Crawford claims he received ineffective counsel to defend himself against the rape charges, which were used ...

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