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Plantersville ex-chief sues, claims racial bias
A former Plantersville police chief filed suit Wednesday in federal court, alleging he was fired because he is white.
Wed May 22, 2013
Tea Party supporters protest at IRS office in Tupelo
Lynda Turner, from left, Jacqui Letellier and Dr. Ed Holliday walk with signs in front of the Internal Revenue Services building Tuesday at noon on Troy Street.
Tupelo Council delays first step toward railroad 'quiet zone'
Wanting more time to ask questions about an effort to create a "quiet zone" along Tupelo railroad crossings, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to do more research before proceeding.
The interior of the soon-to-open Kermit's Outlaw Kitchen, or KOK.
Post from the Biz Buzz Business Blog ... Remember earlier this year we told you about the Neon Pig owners looking into opening a downtown Tupelo location? Well, work has started on the building at 124 Main Street, and Mitch McCamey and Seth Copeland said the restaurant, dubbed Kermit's Outlaw Kitchen, or simply KOK, is slated to open in mid- to ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Documents: Ricin letters suspect evaded police
The man suspected of sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials appears to have attempted to evade law enforcement just days before his arrest, according to FBI documents made public Thursday.
TNA Impact spoilers for tonight
Tonight's TNA Impact was taped last week in Tupelo, Mississippi. Here the quick spoilers for the show, thanks to Pro Wrestling .com. - Hulk Hogan called out Abyss but gets Joseph Park instead.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mental evaluation ordered over hospital threat
A federal judge has ordered a Tupelo man to undergo a psychiatric evaluation over a threat to shoot people at a local hospital.
Unsealed case reveals more tobacco charges
A July 8 trial date is set for a contraband tobacco case sealed in federal court more than a year.
Tue May 14, 2013
Featured Performer of the Week: Jamey Grisham
BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present its latest feature series: The Performer of the Week! Get to know these amazing talents as they share a bit about themselves, their work and life! He honestly can't remember when he became interested in performance, but by the time he was five, Jamey was taking advantage of every acting opportunity that Tupelo, ... (more)
Tupelo mayoral candidates fight for conservative title
Democrat Jason Shelton, left, and Republican Fred Pitts greet each other after a joint appearance at the Community Development Foundation's First Friday program last month.
Tupelo woman wins $1 million at casino
A weekend trip to Tunica proved to be extremely profitable for a Tupelo woman. Linda Guntharp won $1 million in the Tunica Millionaire Maker drawing.
Tupelo Schools plan teacher training institute
Tupelo teachers will end their school year with personalized training. The city school district is holding its first professional development institute May 28-31. Educators must attend 12 hours of training during the four days, with about 90 different sign-up options available for them to choose.
Mon May 13, 2013
Tupelo: Partial Road Closing - West Jackson Street
The Tupelo Public Works Department will repair a street cut at this section of roadway on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
TNA Impact Wrestling results recap: Monster return of Abyss alongside ...
TNA Impact Wrestling results recap: Monster return of Abyss alongside Sting and Kurt Angle in Mississippi heats up battle at the top We knew going into Impact Wrestling this week that Sting and Kurt Angle would be facing off against Aces & Eights' three biggest stars in the main event of the show - we just didn't know who their partner would be.
Eulaly Johnson: A true and unforgettable childhood
"Kenneth Wayne, Noria Jane, Wanda Sue, Martha Ann - supper's ready!" I can still see my mother, Eulaly Johnson, standing with the screen door ajar, her face flushed from standing over a hot wood stove, and her eyes searching for four kids, probably a few yards away, dirty from playing cowboys and Indians or playhouse.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tupelo resident works for his fun
More than five decades ago, Ridgway built a treehouse with his friends. It was an impressive structure, four stories tall with its own fireplace.
Group studies need for homeless shelter in Oxford
Some community leaders say it's time to consider whether Oxford and Lafayette County should set up a homeless shelter.
Gum Tree 10K 2013: At finish line, they also serve who only stand and wait
Runners settle into their pace in the beginning stretch of the Gum Tree 10K race Saturday morning on Main Street.
Former Agrium fertilizer building could be home to SMC Recycling
SMC Recycling President and owner James Daniel points out where the main office building for the Tupelo branch will be located on the property near U.S. 45 where the company will be building a Tupelo branch.