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Stories with place: Tupelo
  • Renasant's name on Tupelo football field 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:29 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Tupelo Public School District Superintendent Gearl Loden says the local high school football field will be called Renasant Field once new blue turf is installed this summer.

  • MBI investigates domestic shootout in Nettleton 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:18 pm
  • NETTLETON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating a verbal argument inside a vehicle that ended with three people dead, two of them brothers, in the center of Nettleton.

  • New Highway 6 slated for mid-June opening 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:04 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - An almost-finished ribbon of pavement to provide an uninterrupted four-lane link from U.S. Highway 45 in Tupelo to Interstate 55 in Batesville is projected to open in mid-June.

  • MS Ethics board: Text messages are public records 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 9:31 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Public officials' text messages about government business are public records, the Mississippi Ethics Commission says.

  • BancorpSouth buying Louisiana-based insurance firm 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:19 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - BancorpSouth Insurance Services Inc., a subsidiary of BancorpSouth Bank, has agreed to acquire the assets of Lafayette, Louisiana-based Knox Insurance Group LLC.

  • Saltillo tightens individual auto-sale rules 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:25 pm
  • SALTILLO, Mississippi - Saltillo officials expect to see fewer vehicles being sold along the city's main roadways beginning May 1.

  • Water worker fired after giving audit to newspaper 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 5:44 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - North Lee County Water Association's outside maintenance supervisor has been fired for what he says is retaliation for sharing a public document with a newspaper.

  • Biblical characters offer worthy lessons 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:05 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - In the Christian canon, all figures fall short in the shadow of Jesus Christ but for many, scripture captured the imagination as children in the form of figures like Samson or Jonah.

  • School board approves Saltillo High expansion 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:01 pm
  • SALTILLO, Mississippi - The Lee County School Board has approved $3 million for improvements at Saltillo High School that will add more classrooms and a larger dining area.

  • Silver Airways leaving Miss. airports 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:25 pm
  • HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Regional carrier Silver Airways is pulling out of four airports in Mississippi - Greenville, Hattiesburg, Meridian and Tupelo - and Muscle Shoals, Alabama

  • Verona to crack down on vicious, stray dogs 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:46 am
  • VERONA, Mississippi - The town of Verona is asking dog owners to keep their dogs on a leash or behind a fence, especially those animals considered vicious.

  • 3 arrests made for 2011 cemetery vandalism 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:31 am
  • NEW ALBANY, Mississippi - Three people have been arrested this week in a cemetery vandalism case that dates back to 2011.

  • Wren man dies in Monroe County accident 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:38 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - A Wren man was fatally injured in a single-car weekend accident in Monroe County.

  • City with the most going on is Tupelo 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 11:06 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - As winter shuffles away, Northeast Mississippi is finding plenty of reasons to celebrate, from cars to music to movies to the King of Rock 'n' Roll.

  • Highway closed after trucks crash in Tupelo 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:59 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Tupelo authorities say all lanes of a segment of U.S. Highway 78 have been closed for investigation and cleanup after two trucks collided Thursday.

  • Ballot initiative would bolster MAEP funding 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:02 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Mississippi voters may have an opportunity in 2015 to say whether the state should fully fund its public schools.

  • Former choir director sues Tupelo school system 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 4:45 pm
  • ABERDEEN, Mississippi - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Tupelo schools music teacher against the district.

  • Tupelo airport receives funding from city 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:23 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - The Tupelo Regional Airport will get half a million dollars from the city to build a new taxiway.

  • Tupelo council approves pay raises for employees 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:19 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Tupelo city employees will receive a 1 percent raise in a month, a small increase intended to boost morale as elected officials hope to provide more in October.

  • Lee County land records going online 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 4:05 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Land records currently available only inside the Lee County Chancery Clerk's office may be assessable anywhere with an Internet connection within six months.

  • Mississippi editorial roundup 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 1:41 pm
  • Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:

  • Kelley retiring from BancorpSouth 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:16 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - James Kelley, the president and chief operating officer of BancorpSouth since 2000, is retiring from the company on Aug. 15.

  • Delta State's new president on the road recruiting 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 8:37 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Delta State University's new president is going on the road to recruit students to the regional university in Cleveland.

  • Hotelier gets small business honor 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 4:23 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - A Tupelo businessman is among 53 people selected by the Small Business Administration as a small business person of the year.

  • Tupelo mayor may lack support for pay raise plan 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 1:22 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton's proposed 1 percent pay raise for city employees is getting a cool reception from Tupelo council members.