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Red-hot Rebels ride into Round 3 of playoffs

By BRAD CROWE Disptatch Staff The Richton Rebels have been on a roll through two rounds of postseason play. Winners of their last five games, the Rebels swept their first two opponents to earn their place in this week’s Round 3 matchup with Stringer in another best-of-three series. After only getting to play 11 games…

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Richton baseball team in good position after key wins

Rebels looking to bolster region record with Friday trip to Sacred Heart By RUSSELL TURNER – Dispatch Editor The Richton Rebels took a few lumps on the diamond last weekend in non-region play, but three straight wins in region action has Coach Josh Palmer and his team feeling confident. The Rebels are 8-11 overall and…

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Bulldogs roll past E. Marion for 4th straight win

Bulldogs start region play 3-0 By RUSSELL TURNER – Dispatch Editor Perry Central’s baseball team has experienced some growing pains this season as inexperienced players tried to find their way on the diamond. That has led the Bulldogs to post a 7-10 record so far this season. But, Coach Ryan Jackson had hoped to have…

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Cluff approved as next Perry Central football coach

From Staff Reports Perry Central High School has a new head football coach and the new face of the PCHS program is one that will be familiar to many Bulldog fans. Craig Cluff was approved by the Perry County Board of Education on Monday as the Bulldogs’ new coach. Cluff is replacing Wesley McLain, who…

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Bridge on Old River Road to be replaced

County receives $2.9M from state to build new bridge over Tallahala Creek By RUSSELL TURNER Dispatch Editor ________________ The Perry County Board of Supervisors got some good news on Monday concerning the future of a key bridge in the county. County engineer Jason Lamb of The Walker Associates advised county leaders that the county had received…

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Beaumont alderwoman indicted on embezzlement charge

From Staff Reports ________________ A Perry County elected official is facing serious legal issues this week after being arrested for alleged embezzlement. Beaumont Alderwoman Princess LaRose Bolton was arrested on the felony charge Tuesday night not long after attending a board meeting in Beaumont. A spokesperson with the Perry County Sheriff’s Office said Bolton was…

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