4 hrs ago
Flanagan tapped for county fire coordinator
The Lee County Board of Supervisors appointed retired Tupelo Fire Chief Marc Flanagan to serve as the Lee County fire coordinator.
15 hrs ago
Labor Day provides relaxing break
James Cooperwood began mid-morning to heat up the charcoal on the grill at his sister's Monument Drive home on Monday.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Police: Beware of bogus bucks
Since June, there have been 18 cases of counterfeit bills reported to Tupelo police, primarily by convenience stores and fast food restaurants.
Itawamba tobacco-free group gets new director
"Everybody knows that smoking's bad, but most people probably don't realize that cigarettes contain more than 7,000 chemicals," said Tupelo's Helen Boerner.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Neighborhoods key for Ward 3 hopefuls
Nearly one in 10 city residents can vote this week to pick a new voice in local government - three years sooner than expected.
Our Opinion: SeaPort spreads its wings for newest Tupelo service
SeaPort Airlines last week received federal approval to become Tupelo Regional Airport's next passenger service provider, with flights to Memphis and/or Nashville probably starting in October.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
The Memphis Flyer
Time Warp Drive-In: Motorcycle Madness
Tonight's August edition of the Time Warp Drive In, Summer avenue's biggest summer event, kicks off with a wedding.
Nunnelee returns home for recovery
U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee, R-Miss., announced Friday he is returning to Mississippi for the first time since early summer when he suffered a stroke while having brain surgery.
State ed chief: Foundation can aid pre-K expansion
During her first year leading Mississippi's school system, Carey Wright has spoken often about the need to expand early-childhood education in the state.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo outlines its services
The Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo on Thursday officially kicked off another school year of serving students in Tupelo and Lee County.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
St. Paul's UMC joins Festival on the Field
It's not every day a hot-air balloon touches down in Robins Field, but when it does, it's at the Festival on the Field.
Standoff suspects could face multiple charges
A standoff that ensued after two men barricaded themselves inside a home at New Road and Highway 371 Wednesday ended peacefully at approximately 5:30 p.m. and resulted in three arrests.
Father of West Point beating victim voices support for PD
The father of a man involved in a weekend beating that has brought national attention to West Point is voicing his support for the town's police department.
Jackson country-rock band to play Tupelo
The band's members, lead singer Charles Derrick, guitarist Lukas Elijah, bass player Griffin Hardy and drummer Chas Henry started working their twang-with-an-edge originals into their setlist.
Our Opinion: Tupelo's Ward 3 gears up for special election
Voters in Tupelo's Ward 3 go to the polls a week from today - Sept. 4 - to elect a new member of the City Council to fulfill the unexpired term of Jim Newell, who resigned this summer when he moved to Saltillo.
Tupelo welcomes ideas for dog park
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Supervisors discuss ambulance service
Chickasaw County is glad to answer a call for help, but supervisors have asked the local ambulance service to make sure Chickasaw taxpayers are covered first.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
SeaPort to provide air service; could begin next month
As expected, the U.S. Department of Transportation selected SeaPort Airlines to provide air service for Tupelo, following recommendations by the city and airport officials.
Health exchange premiums will drop
Premiums for Magnolia Health, which offers the only plans available for Northeast Mississippi counties except for Alcorn and Tishomingo, are expected to go down by about 25 percent, according to a report in the Mississippi Business Journal.