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Tupelo mayor, former Miss Mississippi divorcing after about a year

Jackson Clarion Ledger - 16 Jun 2017
Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton and his wife former Miss Mississippi Chelsea Rick have filed for divorce after a little over a year of marriage. The couple filed for a no-fault divorce in Lee County Chancery Court on June 2 citing irreconcilable differences ...
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Tupelo woman among four killed in wreck

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 17 Jun 2017
A Tupelo woman was one of four people killed in a Washington County crash Friday night. Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers responded to US Highway 82 just west of Leland near Anne Drive Inn Road at approximately 7 p.m. Friday. It appeared that Dennis ...
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CDF job fair today, Aldi event Wednesday

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 20 Jun 2017
TUPELO – While the unemployment rate in Northeast Mississippi is at a 17-year-low, plenty of jobs are available. Today, some 60 companies are casting their nets to find workers at the Community Development Foundation Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m..
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Police Asking for Help Looking for Suspect

WCBI - 21 Jun 2017
TUPELO, MS. (WCBI)- Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi along with Tupelo Police Department is asking for your help locating a grand larceny suspect. On June 14, 2017, officers were called to Crosstown Pawn Shop in response to a larceny.
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Mississippi soldier killed in training identified

Mississippi News Now - 30 May 2017
The soldier has been identified as 24-year-old Sgt. Kyle Clayton Thomas. The four soldiers are all assigned to the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, and were participating in a large-scale training exercise at the ...
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Man dies in Tupelo motorcycle wreck

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 06 Jun 2017
He suffered serious injuries to his lower extremities and was transported to the North Mississippi Medical Center. He died from the injuries around 4:30 the following morning, according to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green. She said Kelley was from ...
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UPDATE: Shooting victim dies, charge upgraded to murder

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 15 Jun 2017
TUPELO – A 24-year-old Verona man is now facing a murder charge after a Sunday morning shooting victim died. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green said Mackenzie Smith, 30, of Tupelo, died at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday at the North Mississippi Medical ...
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Wreck in North Mississippi Kills at Least 3 From Illinois

U.S. News & World Report - 31 May 2017
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Three people from Illinois died in a wreck in Mississippi, and authorities are searching for a fourth person. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports ( ) a fisherman found a sport utility vehicle in a ...
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Search continues for Illinois woman killed in Tupelo crash

Mississippi News Now - 02 Jun 2017
A search continues for an Illinois woman who's missing after a sport utility vehicle crashed in Mississippi. Authorities found the bodies of one woman and two men Tuesday. They are searching for the fourth person who was traveling with the group that ...
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Fourth body found in deadly Tupelo accident

Mississippi News Now - 07 Jun 2017
Searchers have found the body of an Illinois woman who was missing after a sport utility vehicle carrying four people crashed more than a week ago in Mississippi. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green says the body of 24-year-old Amber Smith of Streator, ...
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Memorial Day events being hosted throughout region

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 25 May 2017
TUPELO – Towns and cities across Northeast Mississippi will be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with memorial services, speakers and festivities. Music lovers may be interested in the 43rd annual World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Festival ...
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Milton woman's son killed in military training accident

The Northwest Florida Daily News - 31 May 2017
The chaplains told Boussouar that her son, Sgt. Kyle Clayton Thomas — who called Amory, Mississippi, home — was killed while operating a tank during a desert training operation. The tank allegedly rolled down a dune during the training, killing ...
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December park shooting leads to grand jury indictments

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 31 May 2017
Keithan Griffin, 16, of 3415 Shonda Circle, Tupelo, now faces charges of aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault. Griffin has also been charged with murder in a separate but related incident. He is accused of the May 19 shooting ...
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Joyner neighborhood opens homes, gardens for tour

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 02 Jun 2017
TUPELO – Just before a devastating tornado struck Tupelo in April 2014, the Joyner Neighborhood changed its name to the Joyner Garden District. But because Joyner was one of the heaviest areas hit in the storm, signage announcing the name change got ...
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General election results, June 6, 2017

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 07 Jun 2017
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