34 min ago
Study cites impact of Medicaid expansion to region
Medicaid expansion, as allowed under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, would create about 700 jobs and provide health care coverage to more than 7,900 in the three-county region of Lee, Pontotoc and Union counties, according to a study released Thursday.
4 hrs ago
Ex-substitute teacher to be sentenced in minor-sex case
A former Lee County substitute teacher will be sentenced Jan. 23 after his guilty plea to enticing a minor for illegal sex.
8 hrs ago
David Thibault: Watch Canadian Elvis boy sing Blue Christmas
A Canadian teenager is giving impersonators a run for their money with his pitch-perfect rendition of the King's Blue Christmas.
12 hrs ago
Mississippi Business Journal
Home Run! Tupelo lands 2014 national softball convention
Like a number of communities across the state, the city of Tupelo has targeted sports and sports-related events as source of new money into the community.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Angel Trees need support in final week
The Salvation Army's Angel Tree and the Thompson Square Chick-fil-A's Golden Angel Tree campaigns are in their final week, and they need last-minute help to get all their angels taken care of by Saturday.
A bright night: Parade puts crowd in Christmas spirit
The 2013 Reed's Tupelo Christmas Parade brightened the night for those lining Main, Robins and Jefferson streets on Tuesday.
State to mark bicentennial in a big way
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, House Speaker Philip Gunn and others announced the kickoff of plans for the state's bicentennial celebration in 2017 at a news conference Tuesday, the 196th anniversary of Mississippi's admission as the nation's 20th state.
Tupelo lands national softball convention
Learning recently that Tupelo won the bid to host a national softball convention in a year, Shelton said he doesn't think his comments to softball organizers in Charlotte, N.C., were the deciding factor.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Keith Parrott to replace Shane Spees as Baptist Health CEO
The Birmingham-based hospital system announced in news release Tuesday morning that Parrott will replace departing head Shane Spees , who is returning home to Tupelo, Miss.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Judge approves Sherman's annexation
District 1 Chancery Judge Talmadge Littlejohn approved Sherman's annexation plan today after the third public hearing.
Sonic Drive-In relocation still planned in Tupelo
Back in April, we told you about the dismantling of some of the old Krystal building on South Gloster Street next to McAlister's .
Tupelo's grand marshal: Council president has long legacy of pushing for change
City Council President Nettie Davis will ride through town in a horse-drawn carriage on Tuesday, when she serves as grand marshal of the 2013 Reed's Tupelo Christmas Parade.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Bruce adopts no smoking ordinance
BRUCE, Miss.-- Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope says he and the board of aldermen moved to outlaw most smoking in town for a number of reasons.
Tupelo woman makes 500-mile trek across Europe
"They've been doing this walk since the year 900. Popes have done it. Kings have done it," said Anita Bryan, 68, of Tupelo.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Roads iced in region
Icy conditions have been reported in Benton, Prentiss, Lafayette, Pontotoc and Lee counties, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation and local law enforcement.
Berthay denies he knew about trooper's misbehavior
Berthay, who lives in Saltillo, insists he was never called upon to make any disciplinary decision about then-trooper Christopher Hughes before Berthay retired in June 2010.
Second chance children: Tupelo families adopt non-infants
Buy at photos.djournal.com Amanda and Scott Burden share their story of how they came to adopt their daughter McKenna at a monthly question and answer session held by New Beginnings for parents considering adoption.
Earnest B bringing his barbecue to Tupelo
Downtown will be filled again with the smell of smoked meat with the grand opening of Earnest B's Barbecue on Tuesday.
Region's residents see Mandela as model figure
In his ode to Nelson Mandela, the beloved and revered South African president who died Thursday, President Barack Obama said Mandela "achieved more than could be expected of any man.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Daily Sentinel Star
One dead in wreck
The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports one death in a wreck Thursday morning about 12 miles east of Grenada on Highway 8. Highway Patrol officials identified the fatality as .