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Fall Festival fun begins
The streets of downtown Booneville will be filled with food, music, arts and crafts and much more this weekend as the Booneville and Prentiss County Main Street Association hosts the 23rd annual Fall Festival. For the full story on this and all the latest local news, pick up a copy of this week’s print edition of the Banner-Independent.
Jones deny wrongdoing in fraud...
Scott Del Cottage owner Dirley Jones denies any wrongdoing in connection with fraud and embezzlem...
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Park director to retire
Booneville’s longtime parks and recreation director is set to retire. For the full story on this ...
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Chase leads to gun charges
Three loaded guns discovered after a vehicle chase have landed a Belmont man in jail. For the ful...
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Assisted living owner sentenced
The owner of a Prentiss County assisted living facility has been placed on probation and all char...
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Hospital announces job cuts
Eleven employees at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville are affected by a systemwide cost cuttin...
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Sports
New Site remains perfect ...
New Site and Mantachie tied it up at the half, but the Royals lit the afterburners in the second half to demolish the Mustangs 34-6. For the full story on this and all the ...
Devils fall to Vikings
Booneville got out to an early lead but couldn't overcome a tough North Pontotoc squad, falling 34-14 to the Vikings Friday night. F...
Royals claim first division win
The New Site Royals made history Friday as they scored their first ever division 1-2A victory with a 40-34 win over East Union. For ...
Thrasher hammers Vardaman
The boys from the sweet potato capital of the world found themselves mashed and creamed as the Thrasher Rebels downed Vardaman 41-14...
Royals clobber Columbus Christian
The New Site Royals claimed their third victory of the season with a 34-26 win over Columbus Christian last Friday. For the full sto...
Thrasher tops TCPS
The Thrasher Rebels rolled over Tupelo Christian Preparatory School 41-20 last Friday. For the full story on this and all the latest...
Lifestyle
Local author featured in ...
by Brant Sappington
Amanda Plaxico hopes the story of finding her place after bouncing from foster home to foster home through a difficult childhood will inspire other young people struggling ...
Allen named Top Cop
Tyler Allen of Booneville is a December 2013 graduate of the North Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Center where he was awarded ...
Local teams get big wins
by Brant Sappington
A trio of Prentiss County teams saw big success last week with three high-scoring wins over division rivals. Booneville clobbered Mo...
Rhodes retires from BMH
by Brant Sappington
Mary Rhodes has built a career out of caring. For the past 43 years Rhodes has put her heart and soul into caring for the patients i...
Clerk seeking to preserve history
by Angela Storey
Prentiss County Chancery Clerk David “Bubba” Pounds is helping preserve the county’s heritage. Visitors to the Chancery Building at ...
Wheeler fire chief retires
Wheeler Fire Chief Kerry Moore retired as Fire Chief on April 13, 2013, after 30 years on the department. Moore 46, was only 16 year...
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Supply Sergeant Glen R. Marsh (from left), Rickey Crane with Veterans and Family Honors and MS Project Package Coordinator and Founder Rickey Pope put together a care package to be mailed to a deployed mid-south soldier in Iraq. / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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