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  1. Land Under First Building Hit on 9/11 Sold - for $9,000 - - World Trade Center Documents at AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... torture was documented ($4,250-5,000) ... - Report of a team of Confederate spies in Elvis Presley's hometown of Tupelo, Miss. ($550-750) ... - Collection of 71 different leaves tracing the evolution of printing from 1465 to 1830. Beginning in the ...

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  2. Lee County Library begins yearlong 75th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... started. The library, as a system, and with its landmark building at the corner of Jefferson and Madison streets in Tupelo, is emblematic of Tupelo/Lee County's progressive spirit. Tupelo, however, had been incorporated for 71 years (1870 to 1941) ... 2 comments

  3. Butterflies lighten load for cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    For a decade, pottery butterflies have been flitting out of the imagination of a Tupelo potter in support of local cancer patients. Since 2007, Jennifer Hankins of Midnite Pottery has created a pottery butterfly and platter annually to benefit the North Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Patient Assistance Fund.

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  4. Outstanding citizen: Johnson honored for service to Salvation ArmyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Longtime Salvation Army volunteer and supporter Jennie Lynn Johnson was named 2016 Outstanding Citizen during the 53rd Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball. As the band played "Tupelo Honey," she walked to the stage to a standing ovation at the BancorpSouth Arena on Friday.

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  5. Wave teams sweep county rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Shannon was coming off a quality win, and Tupelo a crushing loss, but it was the Wave that prevailed Friday in this Lee County rivalry, holding off the Raiders 73-62. "I knew Shannon had played long and hard last night, so I took a chance and opened up the game," said Tupelo head coach Jeff Norwood, knowing Shannon had just defeated Corinth Thursday.

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  6. Manly messiah: Pastors explore elements of masculinity in scriptureRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    ... to your husbands, as is fitting in the lord." The Rev. Meg Dudley, associate pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Tupelo, said verses like this may seem old school and patriarchal now, but that isn't the case. "Verses like this always include the ...

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  7. On the menu 02.05.16: Inspectors serve up three C'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    ... cafes and bars where food is sold. These Northeast Mississippi facilities were inspected between Jan. 29-Feb. 5 . a Tupelo: Marthee Kitchen 507, Sweet Tomato Piza Kitchen, Steele's Restaurant, Barnes & Noble, Sanctuary Hospice, Kroger Bakery (West ... 1 comment

  8. Former Tupelo restaurateur sentenced to 24 years on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    ... John Weddle. "He will still have 15 years hanging over his head." The charges stem from an April 2015 raid of a Tupelo house on Fair Oaks Drive where police and narcotics officers recovered approximately three pounds of marijuana. Bullard was on ... 3 comments

  9. Restaurant confab leads to arrest of 3 accused of planning to kidnap and rob judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABA Journal

    A concerned citizen who called authorities after overheaing a conversation at a Tupelo, Mississippi, restaurant sparked the arrest of three suspects in a claimed plot to rob and kidnap a state-court judge. Further investigation including a review of surveillance footage at the restaurant confirmed the tip that the trio planned to target Circuit Court Judge Paul Funderburk at his home, said Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson.

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  10. What the heart wants: Take steps to reduce your risk of cardiovascular diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    ... "A new study shows if people did these three things, it would prevent 80 percent of cardiovascular disease," said Tupelo cardiologist Dr. Barry Bertolet. "It's a very simple thing that can have a huge impact on folks." A heart-healthy diet focuses ...

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  11. Heartbreaker: Golden Wave boys fall to Jaguars in double overtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    The visiting Jaguars scored on a header off a corner kick with eight minutes remaining in the second overtime to defeat the Golden Wave 2-1 in the MHSAA Class 6A state soccer semifinals at Renasant Field. Tupelo , which suffered its second loss of the season to the Jaguars, saw its season come to an end.

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  12. Buzzworthy: Ryan's in Tupelo among 74 restaurants closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    Ryan's in Tupelo is among 74 restaurants that were closed by parent company Ovation Brands of Greer, South Carolina on Thursday. In a news release issued by Ovation Brands, now a subsidiary of Food Management Partners in San Antonio, 74 under-performing Old Country Buffet, Hometown Buffet, Ryan's, Fire Mountain and Country Buffet restaurants throughout the U.S. were permanently closed. 2 comments

  13. Journal video contest starts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    ... videos will face off each weekday. The first round will come to a close on Friday, February 19. D.J. Swanson, 8, of Tupelo, was the first filmmaker to enter the contest. "Spies" was put together in late 2014 and early 2015, and it was inspired by ... 2 comments

  14. Tupelo air service ready to launch in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    The final pieces are coming together for commercial air service to start again in Tupelo, five months after the last carrier left. Corporate Flight Management, based in Smyrna, Tennessee, is set to begin its Tupelo-Nashville connection late next month, the company's CEO said. 5 comments

  15. McCullough plays key role luring companies to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    ... to Hinds County and Louisiana shipbuilder Chouest (Project Crawfish) to the Port of Gulfport. McCullough, the former Tupelo mayor, was quick to give credit for the economic development projects to the MDA staff, local economic developments and Gov. ...

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  16. Spelling champ: County bee spells first place for WilburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    Jordan Wilburn may not have known what "flotilla" means, but she spelled the word correctly to win the Lee County spelling bee Thursday afternoon. The eighth grader from Tupelo Middle School won the competition in the 18th round, beating five other spellers from Lee County and Tupelo schools for first place.

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  17. Former Betty's restaurant sold; deal on the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    The old Betty's restaurant on South Gloster Street in Tupelo - which is sandwiched between Connie's and Super Hibachi Buffet - has been sold for an undisclosed price. The restaurant has been closed for at least a decade, but apparently it specialized in breakfast and steak . 3 comments

  18. Phelps Dunbar adds partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Mark N. Halbert has joined the Tupelo office of Phelps Dunbar LLP as a partner practicing in the area of litigation with a focus on employment law. 2 comments

  19. After crossing the US border, nothing is certain for Central AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... nation of immigrants." It's a warm day in September, 10 weeks after JesAos and his mother got off a Greyhound bus in Tupelo, Mississippi, and reunited with his father after 13 years apart. Since then, everything has felt exciting but uncertain. An ...

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  20. Screen Scene: 'The Finest Hours' an old-fashioned movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Newms360.com

    ... moment requires, and their story is told in a straightforward, irony-free way. It's showing at the Cinemark in Tupelo, as well as Malcos in Oxford, Corinth and Columbus and Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville. Look for movie reviews in Scene on ...

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