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

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  2. Ecru man drowns in Tippah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    Tippah County Sheriff Karl Gaillard says Shirley was crossing a narrow part of the lake with an 8-year-old child clinging to his back.

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  3. 93-year-old dies after driving ATV into truck pathRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that 93-year-old Leroy Derrick was trying to cross Mississippi 4 when he drove his Honda Rancher all-terrain vehicle into the path of an oncoming GMC Acadia. The location is near the Hatchie River in southeastern Tippah County, east of Ripley.

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  4. Three killed in Memorial weekend traffic accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... scene. Sunday afternoon, around 2:40 p.m., Leroy Derrick, 93, of Ripley, was attempting to cross Highway 4 in Tippah County on a Honda Rancher ATV when he pulled into the path of an SUV and was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Friday ...

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  5. Around Mississippi: 2 die in ATV accidents over holiday weekend, including 93-year-old manRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... and the Korean conflict are buried here. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (Rogelio V. Solis) In Ripley , a former Tippah County constable died when the ATV he was driving was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal ...

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  6. 93-year-old dies after driving ATV into truck pathRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that 93-year-old Leroy Derrick was trying to cross Mississippi 4 when he drove his Honda Rancher all-terrain vehicle into the path of an oncoming GMC Acadia. The location is near the Hatchie River in southeastern Tippah County, east of Ripley.

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  7. Death row inmate challenges rape convictionRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Crawford would have the right to have his death sentence thrown out and a new sentencing hearing scheduled in Tippah County. Prosecutors have said a reversal of the earlier rape conviction would be a harmless error because of the abundance of ...

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  8. Mississippi death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford challenges rape convictionRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Crawford would have the right to have his death sentence thrown out and a new sentencing hearing scheduled in Tippah County. Prosecutors have said a reversal of the earlier rape conviction would be a harmless error because of the abundance of ...

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  9. High-ranking Mid-South official refers to royal visit as 'legitimate'Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... South Tippah School District will close at 12:30 p.m. on Monday due to the possibility of severe weather. Tippah County, Miss. is currently under a moderate risk for severe weather. Remember to South Tippah School District will close at 12:30 p.m. ...

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  10. South Tippah School District will close at 12:30 p.m. due to severe weather possibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... South Tippah School District will close at 12:30 p.m. on Monday due to the possibility of severe weather. Tippah County, Miss. is currently under a moderate risk for severe weather. Remember to (WMC-TV) South Tippah School District will close at ...

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  11. Tallahatchie General's listing on auditor's - watchline' an image set back, CEO saysRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... recent report on rural hospitals. Tallahatchie General and three other taxpayer-owned rural hospitals - Tippah County Hospital in Ripley, Natchez Regional Medical Center in Adams County and Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko - landed on a ...

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  12. Death row inmate challenges rape convictionRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Crawford would have the right to have his death sentence thrown out and a new sentencing hearing scheduled in Tippah County. Prosecutors have said a reversal of the earlier rape conviction would be a harmless error because of the abundance of ...

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  13. Tallahatchie General's listing on auditor's - watchline' an image set back, CEO saysRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... recent report on rural hospitals. Tallahatchie General and three other taxpayer-owned rural hospitals - Tippah County Hospital in Ripley, Natchez Regional Medical Center in Adams County and Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko - landed on a ...

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  14. Miss. death row inmate challenges rape convictionRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... Crawford would have the right to have his death sentence thrown out and a new sentencing hearing scheduled in Tippah County. Prosecutors have said a reversal of the earlier rape conviction would be a harmless error because of the abundance of ...

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  15. Mississippi death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford challenges rape convicitonRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Crawford would have the right to have his death sentence thrown out and a new sentencing hearing scheduled in Tippah County. Prosecutors have said a reversal of the earlier rape conviction would be a harmless error because of the abundance of ...

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  16. Assessment of rural hospitals warns of fiscal trials and tribulations aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... financial standards and have been designated for a "Watchline." They are Tallahatchie County General Hospital, Tippah County Hospital, Natchez Regional Medical Center in Adams County and Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Attala County. "While the ...

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  17. Manslaughter convict can get workersa compRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... himself because he feared imminent arrest after the body of Antrozon Wallace was found on April 19, 2010, in Tippah County. Smith has denied that argument. Smith was charged in August 2010 with capital murder in Wallace's death. He pleaded guilty in ...

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  18. Court: Prisoner can get workers' compRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... himself because he feared imminent arrest after the body of Antrozon Wallace was found on April 19, 2010, in Tippah County. Smith has denied that argument. Smith was charged in August 2010 with capital murder in Wallace's death. He pleaded guilty in ...

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  19. Prisoner can get workers' comp, Miss. justices ruleRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... l himself because he feared imminent arrest after the body of Antrozon Wallace was found on April 19, 2010, in Tippah County. Smith pleaded guilty in November 2011 to manslaughter and is serving a 12-year sentence.

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  20. Mississippi Supreme Court rules prisoner can get workers' comp while serving manslaughter sentenceRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... himself because he feared imminent arrest after the body of Antrozon Wallace was found on April 19, 2010, in Tippah County. Smith has denied that argument. Smith was charged in August 2010 with capital murder in Wallace's death. He pleaded guilty in ...

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