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Tupelo seeks to regain investment from motel demo

Mississippi Business Journal - 15 Aug 2017
TUPELO – With all demolition and grading work at the site of a former Ramada Inn on North Gloster Street complete, the city of Tupelo has taken steps to recoup the more than $400,000 of public money invested into cleaning up the property. A sloping ...
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Tupelo man charged with wife's murder

Mississippi News Now - 06 Aug 2017
A man is charged with murder in connection to the shooting death of his wife early Sunday morning. Tupelo police responded to an apartment complex at 202 Milford St. just after midnight and found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. According to the ...
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6 health care providers jailed in opioids investigations

Jackson Clarion Ledger - 15 Aug 2017
Five separate investigations led to the arrests of six health care providers on Monday in the federal and state battle against opioids, officials said. The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Drug Enforcement Administration jointly conducted the ...
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Son of Corinth alderman reported missing

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 14 Aug 2017
Jay Hill, 33, of Tupelo, also known as “Mac,” has been reported missing to Tupelo Police and Horn Lake officials, Tupelo Police said. Hill was reported missing to Tupelo Police on Friday, and investigators are looking into the matter. Hill's father, J ...
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Bond set for husband accused of killing wife

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 07 Aug 2017
TUPELO – A 24-year-old man is being held on a $2 million bond, accused of the fatal shooting of his wife. Carol Sharp, 23, of Tupelo, was pronounced dead at the North Mississippi Medical Center on Sunday morning around 8:30 by Lee County Coroner ...
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Vehicle hits, kills Tupelo pedestrian

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 08 Aug 2017
Tupelo police spokesman Capt. Chuck McDougald said officers were dispatched to the 600 block of North Gloster Street around 10:30 p.m. for a reported motor vehicle collision with a pedestrian. The responding officers found the woman in the roadway near ...
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Tupelo building inspector enjoys making food that's memorable

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 26 Jul 2017
"Food brings people together, especially good food," said Kiste, a building inspector for the city of Tupelo. "Everybody can make something edible, but not everybody can make food that's memorable. I like to make things people remember. I like food to ...
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Dylan Whitt joins Crye-Leike in Tupelo

Mississippi Business Journal - 26 Jul 2017
Whitt works with buyers and sellers in Lee, Itawamba and Prentiss counties. He specializes in residential real estate. Prior to joining Crye-Leike, Whitt served in the armed forces. He recently served in the Mississippi Army National Guard, including a ...
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Body found at Tupelo apartment complex

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 31 Jul 2017
TUPELO – A body was discovered just after lunch at the Westwood Apartments on South Lumpkin Street. According to city of Tupelo communications director Leesha Faulkner, around 12:30 p.m., responding officers found the body of a black female, who ...
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Tupelo raid nets 20 pounds of marijuana

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 27 Jul 2017
The North Mississippi Narcotics Unit, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Tupelo Police Department Street Crimes Unit conducted a search warrant in the 900 block of Allen Street on Wednesday. The search revealed approximately 20 pounds of ...
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Tupelo man dies in wreck on the Trace

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 02 Aug 2017
TUPELO – A single-vehicle wreck near Okolona on the Natchez Trace Parkway claimed the life of a Tupelo man Tuesday morning. According to Natchez Trace Parkway, at 7:38 a.m. Tuesday, U.S. Park Rangers, Chickasaw County Sheriff's Deputies, and the ...
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HealthWorks! to get a boost from Steve Harvey

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 13 Aug 2017
Comedian Steve Harvey, who hosts Family Feud as well as his own TV and radio talk shows, will bring the laughs to Tupelo's BancorpSouth Arena for a special patrons event for donors to the children's health education center. “It's going to be a fun ...
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| Reunions |

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 13 Aug 2017
The 55th reunion of the Tupelo High School Class of 1962 will be the weekend of Nov. 4, 2017. If you have not received reunion details and want to participate, please contact Billy Ford Waters at (662) 231-4421. The reunion committee invites the ...
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Child, 2, tests positive for drugs; three charged

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 09 Aug 2017
Tammy Tackett was recently released from probation with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Blackwell and Brandi Tackett are currently on probation. Blackwell was in the intense supervision program and wore an ankle monitor, but it was not ...
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FBI Assists Tupelo Police with Attempted Kidnapping Case

Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) - 27 Jul 2017
JACKSON, MS—The FBI and Tupelo Police are asking for the public's help finding a man wanted for attempted kidnapping. Around 2 p.m. on July 4, 2017, the Tupelo Police Department responded to the 900 block of Mitchell Street for a reported attempted ...
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Elvis lives on 40 years after his death | Photos, Video

Bendigo Advertiser - 16 Aug 2017
Ms Prince said it was wonderful to see so many tribute artists keeping his music and memory alive. Ms Prince has travelled to Gracelands six times, but this year was her first candle vigil. “It is incredibly emotional to see all the tributes and ...

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