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  • ROGER WICKER: State remains trusted partner for armed services, defense industry - Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalROGER WICKER: State remains trusted partner for armed services, defense industry - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalROGER WICKER: State remains trusted partner for armed services, defense industryNortheast Mississippi Daily JournalThe first is the decision by the U.S. Army to keep the AH-64 Apache helicopters in Tupelo, putting a resounding end to the Obama Administration's effort to take these helicopters from the Mississippi National Guard. Since 2014, our state's ...

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  • Victim in critical condition following 5th Street shootingVictim in critical condition following 5th Street shooting

    An early morning shooting in West Point Saturday left one man critically injured and has authorities looking for additional suspects after making an arrest. Initially, officers responded at around 2 a.m. Saturday morning to a call of a man shot at a residence on 5th Street.

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  • BILL CRAWFORD: If only Tupelo's unifying culture reached statewide - Mississippi Business JournalBILL CRAWFORD: If only Tupelo's unifying culture reached statewide - Mississippi Business Journal

    Mississippi Business JournalBILL CRAWFORD: If only Tupelo's unifying culture reached statewideMississippi Business JournalVaughn Grisham, Jr., built a career around telling the Tupelo Story and was the founding director of the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement at Ole Miss. His book, “Tupelo: The Evolution of a Community” tells the story as does ...and more »

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  • Bill Crawford: If only Tupelo's unifying culture reached statewideBill Crawford: If only Tupelo's unifying culture reached statewide

    Do you know the "Tupelo Story," the uplifting chronicle of Tupelo's self-transformation from "a hardscrabble hamlet" to a prosperous small city and "national model for homegrown development" ? Vaughn Grisham, Jr., built a career around telling the Tupelo Story and was the founding director of the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement at Ole Miss. His book, "Tupelo: The Evolution of a Community" tells the story as does his monograph with Rob Gurwitt, "Hand in Hand: Community and Economic Development in Tupelo," a case study published by the Aspen Institute.

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  • UPDATE: One arrested in West Point shooting - WTVAUPDATE: One arrested in West Point shooting - WTVA

    WTVAUPDATE: One arrested in West Point shootingWTVAWEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - West Point Police arrested one person in connection to a shooting early Saturday morning. Scroll for more content... After investigation, Joshua Ewing was arrested. Chief Avery Cook said officers responded to a residence on ...and more »

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  • MDOT: Icy conditions reported in north & central MS - WTVAMDOT: Icy conditions reported in north & central MS - WTVA

    WTVAMDOT: Icy conditions reported in north & central MSWTVAIce has been reported in the following counties: Alcorn, Benton, Bolivar, Coahoma, DeSoto, Holmes, Lafayette, Leflore, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tunica, Union and Washington. The public is encouraged to limit ...and more »

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  • Tupelo cleans up living area of homeless man - WTVATupelo cleans up living area of homeless man - WTVA

    WTVATupelo cleans up living area of homeless manWTVAThe city of Tupelo sent people in its work release program to clean up under the bridge where Jimmy Fair lived. Posted: Jan. 11, 2018 7:57 PM. Updated: Jan. 11, 2018 7:57 PM. Posted By: Craig Ford. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to ...and more »

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  • Be patient assessing plant damage after a hard freezeBe patient assessing plant damage after a hard freeze

    What a crazy week we had to start off 2018 as "Freeze-mageddon" came blowing through with several nights of temperatures in the 20s or worse across the state. I've been hearing and reading comments about the extreme cold we're experiencing and how unusual it is.

    Tupelo News / 4 d. 14 h. 18 min. ago
  • Tupelo mayor furls rebel-themed Miss. flag at police buildingTupelo mayor furls rebel-themed Miss. flag at police building

    Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton issued an executive order Tuesday taking down the flag, which includes a Confederate battle emblem, about a week after it started flying. Three flagpoles stand outside the police building in a predominantly black neighborhood.

    Tupelo News / 5 d. 18 h. 35 min. ago
  • MLK festivities to be in Tupelo this weekend - Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalMLK festivities to be in Tupelo this weekend - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    MLK festivities to be in Tupelo this weekendNortheast Mississippi Daily JournalTUPELO – The city of Tupelo and the Committee for King will unite for a series of events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend around town. Nearly 1,000 area youth will perform in a talent show sponsored by AT&T and Mayfield Law Firm with ...and more »

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  • Tupelo mayor furls rebel-themed Mississippi flag at police building - Jackson Clarion LedgerTupelo mayor furls rebel-themed Mississippi flag at police building - Jackson Clarion Ledger

    Jackson Clarion LedgerTupelo mayor furls rebel-themed Mississippi flag at police buildingJackson Clarion LedgerTUPELO – The Confederate-themed Mississippi flag is being removed from display outside a city's police building. Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton issued an executive order Tuesday taking down the flag, which includes a Confederate battle emblem, about a week ...Tupelo mayor orders Mississippi flag be removed from police department headquartersNortheast Mississippi Daily JournalTupelo displaying city flag instead of state flag at police headquartersWTVAall 11 news articles »

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  • Cline Tours builds Graceland tour experience with 11 new 2018 MCI J4500 coachesCline Tours builds Graceland tour experience with 11 new 2018 MCI J4500 coaches

    Motor Coach Industries , the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. , said Cline Tours will add a new dimension to the tourist experience in the Memphis area by providing its newest 2018 MCI J4500 coach for Graceland Excursionsa , Elvis Presley's Graceland new music and entertainment day-trip experiences. Graceland Excursions takes guests on visits to key landmarks in Elvis' early life in Tupelo, MS as well as a journey through the Mississippi Delta's musical heritage.

    Tupelo News / 6 d. 15 h. 46 min. ago more
  • North Mississippi Medical Center restricts visitation due to flu - WTVANorth Mississippi Medical Center restricts visitation due to flu - WTVA

    WTVANorth Mississippi Medical Center restricts visitation due to fluWTVAAccording to Dr. Melinda Prewitt of North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, there are some special circumstances. “In hospice cases and other cases we are sensitive to those,” said Prewitt. According to the CDC, we haven't seen this many people ...and more »

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  • Flashback: Hear Elvis Presley's Rare 'Way Down' From Jungle Room SessionsFlashback: Hear Elvis Presley's Rare 'Way Down' From Jungle Room Sessions

    In the annals of world history, January 8th represents the day numerous significant events took place, including the start of Andrew Jackson's decisive victory over the British in 1815's Battle of New Orleans – later the title of a chart-topping song by Johnny Horton – and the 1935 birth of Elvis Aron Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi.  On the 40th anniversary of his death, we look at the immortal vocalist's interpretations of songs by Hank Williams, Ray Price and more Just two decades later, Presley was a global phenomenon, adored by teenage girls, feared by parents and marveled at by a generation of future musicians including a young Liverpool lad named John Lennon, who would later say, "Before Elvis, there was nothing."

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  • Photos: Remembering 'King of Rock 'n' Roll' Elvis Presley on his birthdayPhotos: Remembering 'King of Rock 'n' Roll' Elvis Presley on his birthday

    This 1972 file photo shows Elvis Presley, the King of Rock "n" Roll, during a performance. The music icon was born on January 8, 1935.

    Tupelo News / 7 d. 18 h. 30 min. ago
  • LETTER: Elvis displayed sense of humourLETTER: Elvis displayed sense of humour

    The incredible life of the King began on Jan. 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. Elvis purchased his first guitar when he was just 11 years old.

    Tupelo News / 7 d. 23 h. 28 min. ago
  • Q&A with new SOCSD assistant superintendentQ&A with new SOCSD assistant superintendent

    At its meeting on Dec. 12, the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approved the hire of Anna Guntharp as the district's assistant superintendent for federal programs and student support services. Guntharp comes to the SOCSD from Tupelo Public Schools, where she has served as an administrator and assistant superintendent.

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  • Black residents bristle at state flagBlack residents bristle at state flag

    In this June 23, 2015, file photo, the Mississippi state flag is unfurled against the front of the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, rejected an appeal from African-American attorney Carlos Moore who called the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag "an official endorsement of white supremacy."

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  • Council approves turn lane on Endville Road over mayor's oppositionCouncil approves turn lane on Endville Road over mayor's opposition

    Dawn Magers directs traffic Thursday morning on Endville Road in front of Tupelo Christian Preparatory School to help with traffic flow. Dawn Magers directs traffic Thursday morning on Endville Road in front of Tupelo Christian Preparatory School to help with traffic flow.

    Tupelo News / 11 d. 3 h. 47 min. ago
  • News roundup: Cassidy, Kennedy back offshore drilling proposal a ...News roundup: Cassidy, Kennedy back offshore drilling proposal a ...

    Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy have released a statement of their support for the Trump administration's proposed offshore energy leasing program. The five-year drilling plan would open up oil and gas exploration off the U.S. coasts from California to Georgia and Maine, .

    Tupelo News / 11 d. 15 h. 21 min. ago
  • Jennings, WillieJennings, Willie

    Tupelo officials raised the Mississippi state flag this week over the city's police department headquarters on Front Street for the first time, ending a year in which a bicentennial banner flew in its place. Tupelo officials raised the Mississippi state flag this week over the city's police department headquarters on Front Street for the first time, ending a year in which a bicentennial banner flew in its place.

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  • SALTER: After an unexpected interruption, let's resume our conversationSALTER: After an unexpected interruption, let's resume our conversation

    If you will allow, gentle readers, I'd like to resume our four decade conversation on these pages after an eight-month hiatus. I have sorely missed the interaction with you.

    Tupelo News / 12 d. 18 h. 48 min. ago
  • Bassett Furniture Announces Opening of Club Level Pavilion in Tupelo, MS - Furniture TodayBassett Furniture Announces Opening of Club Level Pavilion in Tupelo, MS - Furniture Today

    KL DailyBassett Furniture Announces Opening of Club Level Pavilion in Tupelo, MSFurniture TodayThis press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. BASSETT, VA (December 28, 2017) – Bassett Furniture announces it has opened a Club Level Motion Pavilion with Room to Room Furniture in Tupelo, MS. The 1 ...Financial Newsletter - Zacks Investment ResearchZacks Investment ResearchBassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated - BSET - Stock Price Today - Zacks - Zacks Investment ResearchZacks Investment Researchall 74 news articles »

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  • Man injured in Tupelo house fire - WTVAMan injured in Tupelo house fire - WTVA

    WTVAMan injured in Tupelo house fireWTVA... responded to 1504 West Bristow Drive about 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday, December 19. They found the victim standing in the doorway, bleeding from a cut to the arm. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke. They also found a downed power line in the backyard ...and more »

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