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

    Monday Oct 13 | 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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  2. State wants Crawford's rape conviction appeal tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | 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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  3. AG's office wants rape conviction appeal of Mississippi death row inmate thrown outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Humane Society rescues 50 dogs, gives them fresh startRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Gazette.net

    ... adoption. The dogs were found to be living in an “alleged hoarding situation” on a property in Tippah County, Miss., without access to clean water, sufficient food or adequate shelter, according to Ashley Mauceri, the cruelty response ...

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  14. #FreeAlex: Community supports teen after vandalizing accusationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... for five days and will then be sent to an alternative school. WMC Action News 5 tried to reach the South Tippah County Schools superintendent for the district's side of the story, but there was no room to leave a message. His family feels so ...

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  15. Holy CutenessRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... for care and adoption. The organization says the arrival Wednesday in Gaithersburg of about 50 dogs from Tippah County, Mississippi, continues a process it began more than two weeks ago. That's when the group helped to remove about 60 dogs from a ...

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  16. Rescued Dogs From Miss. Head North For AdoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... for care and adoption. The organization says the arrival Wednesday in Gaithersburg of about 50 dogs from Tippah County, Mississippi, continues a process it began more than two weeks ago. That's when the group helped to remove about 60 dogs from a ...

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  17. Owners of rescued dogs in Blue Mountain say they did their bestRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... infested with fleas or ticks, or suffering from old untreated injuries. HSUS worked in coordination with Tippah County Sheriff's Department to remove the animals from the property. "We're proud that the dogs will get good homes," said family member ...

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  18. Mississippi death row inmate challenges rape convictionRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... was sentenced to death in the killing of Northeast Mississippi Community College student Kristy Ray in rural Tippah County. Glenn Swartzfager, Crawford's lawyer, argued in the July 25 filing that there were numerous errors in Crawford's rape trial ...

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  19. Rescue in Tippah County, Mississippi, Saves 60 DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... include no access to clean water, sufficient food or adequate shelter. Upon arriving at the property, the Tippah County Sheriff's Office served a warrant and the owner surrendered most of the dogs. The Humane Society of the United States, Tupelo-Lee ...

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  20. Elliott talks origin of railroads that became Tanglefoot TrailRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | New Albany Gazette

    ... and both were shot dead on the courthouse square in the end," he said. "Falkner was known as 'The Deity of Tippah County.'" As to the railroad that eventually made it to New Albany, Elliott said the first question is, "What do you call it? It has ...

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