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  1. Tupelo man camping out at mall for veteransRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    He's collected about $151,000 over the past nine years, and he wants to add to the total during the 10th year of 7 Days for the Troops. Injuries might be easy to live with when veterans leave the service, but they can worsen over time, said Burns, who had his left leg amputated years after completing his military service. 1 comment

  2. Woodruff getting adjusted to Double-ARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 |

    On May 14, Brandon Woodruff stood on the mound in Dunedin, Florida, having struck out 10 batters through 6 1/3 innings. It was one of a string of strong starts the former Wheeler and Mississippi State standout pitcher had enjoyed this season for the Brevard County Manatees, a Single-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.


  3. Mayor: Greener fuel will save Booneville green down the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 |

    Booneville already has 14 vehicles using compressed natural gas, and the city is waiting to convert the 15th over to the dual fuel system. The engines crank using gasoline, but once the engine warms up, it switches over to natural gas.


  4. Rain causes delay of West Jackson redevelopment workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 |

    Dry weather means a faster pace along the West Jackson Street redevelopment corridor, but completion of work by mid-July looks increasingly unrealistic. "They are doing pretty good right now," said Duke Loden, with the Neighborhood Development Corporation. 6 comments

  5. Booneville man pleads guilty to murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 |

    James Erik Robinson, 27, pleaded guilty last week in Prentiss County Circuit Court to second degree murder in the death of Andrea Nicole Fleming. Circuit Judge James Pounds sentenced him to 35 years, which must be served day-for-day, in the state penitentiary.


  6. Jim Olive: Cartwright inspired many as an educatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 |

    As the son of a public school teacher in Mississippi, it is always a joy for me to see one of my former teachers honored for their contribution to the area. Recently, my former vocational agriculture teacher, Merril T. Cartwright, was so honored through the naming of Merril T. Cartwright Hall on the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College.


  7. Safety checkpoints lead to four drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 |

    A car with three people inside rolled up to a road block on just west of the Booneville city limits on West Chambers Drive on May 25. Inside the car, deputies discovered 6 ounces of crystal methamphetamine and arrested Grady Suitor, 43, of Corinth; Kayla Cartwright, 25, of Booneville; and John Casey Crow, 31, of Corinth. All three were charged with possession of controlled substance. 6 comments

  8. Prentiss County deputies make burglary arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 |

    When deputy Jeremy Pace spotted one of the suspects, Britt Adam Wheeler, 29, of Booneville, and attempted to stop him, Wheeler tried to flee. The deputy noticed a small child in the vehicle and discontinued the pursuit.


  9. Deaconesses: Francis commissions study on female deaconsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 |

    Earlier this month, Pope Francis announced his intention to order an official commission to investigate the prospect of allowing female deacons, or "deaconesses," in the Catholic Church. Though the move falls far short of ordaining women as priests, a prospect Francis has emphatically announced he will not pursue in his papacy, it does call into question long-held ideas of the place of women in the church and in ministry.


  10. Facebook post leads to Prentiss County arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 |

    Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar posted a report on Facebook about a May 6 burglary where four guns were stolen, including an uncommon Beretta 12 gauge Ducks Unlimited shotgun. A concerned citizen saw the post and realized he had bought three of the guns.


  11. Oxford looks to replace Caterpillar with more jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 |

    "Project Butterfly," a play on the departing manufacturer's name, is what the Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation calls its effort. "It's a mission to the Caterpillar facility as rapidly as possible," Jon Maynard, president and chief executive of the foundation, said in an interview Thursday.


  12. Northeast Mississippi high school graduation rates climbRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 |

    Data released by the Mississippi Department of Education this week reveals Mississippi graduation rates have increased steadily over the past five years, but most of the numbers still aren't where area educators want them to be. The data released this week by the MDE reflects students who enrolled as freshmen in the fall of 2010 and graduated in May 2014.


  13. Man charged with string of church burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 |

    A Prentiss County man has been charged with a string of church burglaries that date all the way back to last summer. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said deputies arrested Monte Deshaud Cox, 19, of Booneville, and charged him with four counts of burglary.


  14. The Taste has soft opening; Wine Downtown tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 |

    A new restaurant, The Taste, is having a soft opening today. It is located in what was most recently Gabriel's on Gloster location at 7041 N. Gloster Street, Suite B, across from Woody's.


  15. A musical life: Professional guitarist shares what he's learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 |

    Dean Koon has a book in mind that he wants to publish. It'll be a compilation of weird, wacky stuff musicians experience. 2 comments

  16. Hills Chapel School helps roll out 'Ninja' fitness curriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 |

    Students at Hills Chapel School were the first to see some of the exercises in a new physical education curriculum inspired by the television show "American Ninja Warrior." One of the show's contestants himself, Dorian Cedars, was at the school Friday afternoon to show off his own exercises and introduce the ones he helped develop for the curriculum. 1 comment

  17. Three charged in multi-county burglary ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 |

    Investigators arrested three Prentiss County men in connection with a series of burglaries over several months in Prentiss and Itawamba counties. When Prentiss County deputies went to arrest Bradley Russell Wilson, 33, of Brewer Street, Booneville, on a burglary charge form Itawamba, they noticed items similar to ones stolen locally. 1 comment

  18. Booneville man charged with Friday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 |

    Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said his office got a call around 5 p.m. on April 1 from an eyewitness that there had been a shooting at the intersection of Old Highway 30 and Highway 364. A short time later, the victim showed up at the sheriff's office reporting the same thing and naming the shooter. 1 comment

  19. Area students compete at regional science fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 |

    Anyone wondering if fruits and vegetables can power a digital clock could have gotten answers to that question and more from the students at the MSEF Region IV Science Fair Tuesday morning. Kindergarten through sixth-grade students from across the region brought their projects to the competition at Northeast Mississippi Community College.


  20. Tigers earn two key division winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 |

    Less than artful offense was still good enough as the Northeast baseball team grabbed two key MACJC division wins over rival Itawamba, 7-4 and 3-1. "You take a win any way you can get it," Northeast coach Richy Harrelson said.


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