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  1. Tupelo mayor recounts city's successesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Newms360.com

    In his State of the City address Monday afternoon, Mayor Jason Shelton recollected high points from the last year, praised members of his administration and urged the city on to further success. "The state of our city is strong, the state of our city is unified and the state of our city is growing," Shelton told a crowd of local officials and community members. 12 comments

  2. Our Opinion: Recognitions, donations top good news in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Newms360.com

    From a dedicated community volunteer receiving recognition to a group of law enforcement officers getting a well deserved piece of equipment, there was plenty of good news happening last week throughout Northeast Mississippi. Before we prepare for the week ahead, let's take a look back at some of the highlights from last week: a Longtime Salvation Army volunteer and supporter Jennie Lynn Johnson was named 2016 Outstanding Citizen during the 53rd Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball. 9 comments

  3. 'I Love the '90s' tour a unique draw for the BCS ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Newms360.com

    Stop, collaborate and listen, a lineup of classic '90s-era pop acts including Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Salt-N-Pepa, Tone Loc and more will take the stage at the BancorpSouth Arena April 16 as part of the "I Love the '90s" tour. "We heard of them playing a venue in Texas, and that it was doing well, so we went after it," said arena executive director Todd Hunt.

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  4. Pontotoc native takes helm of Tupelo Boys & Girls ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Newms360.com

    Since mid-November, Parrish has been the unit director for the Haven Acres Boys & Girls Club in Tupelo. A 2009 graduate of South Pontotoc High School, Parrish graduated from the University of Mississippi and received her masters degree in counseling last summer. 14 comments

  5. Shepherd's Center nears 25th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Newms360.com

    One Sunday afternoon three years ago when Jack Price, retired police officer, was driving along Thomas Street, he nearly hit a cyclist riding along underneath the shade of a tree. "When I was on the police department, I had run across so many older people that did not need to be driving," he said.

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  6. Economic development projects provide concernRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Newms360.com

    While an incentive package, which included the state incurring $254 million in bond debt and providing multiple tax breaks, for two economic development projects overwhelmingly passed the Legislature on Thursday, some lawmakers still lamented the cost to the taxpayers. Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, questioned the wisdom of providing the litany of tax breaks, including the state returning 3.5 percent of the payroll taxes paid by the new manufacturers' employees to the company for 25 years. 8 comments

  7. Planet Fitness hosts grand opening eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Newms360.com

    Planet Fitness recently opened its Tupelo location at 1800 North Gloster St. and will celebrate its grand opening through Feb. 12. Through Tuesday, the public can enter to win a workout with 2013 Biggest Loser winner Dani Allen at the grand opening celebration on Wednesday. Up to 10 winners will be selected.

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  8. Dennis Seid: Hancock Fabrics sits at a crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Newms360.com

    Last week's Chapter 11 filing by Hancock Fabrics was not a big surprise, given that the company has struggled to turn a profit since 2008. The number of stores the Baldwyn-based fabrics and craft retailer has maintained since then has been relatively stable - about 260.

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  9. Sweet spot: A second generation of family runs Rosie's in TupeloRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Newms360.com

    But the bakery shop in Fairpark that bears her name - Rosie's - is in good hands. Her son, Neal, and his wife, Holly, took over the business from her last fall. 5 comments

  10. All-America quilt to be on displayRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Newms360.com

    Literally. Byrd, the city's Code Enforcement Manager, has twice now created a quilt square to commemorate Tupelo's recognition as an All-America City. 4 comments

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

    Saturday Feb 6 | 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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  12. Outstanding citizen: Johnson honored for service to Salvation ArmyRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | 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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  13. Wave teams sweep county rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | 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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  14. Manly messiah: Pastors explore elements of masculinity in scriptureRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Newms360.com

    Cecco del Caravaggio's "Christ expulses the money changers out of the temple" Jesus' anger in driving the money changers out of the temple is often pointed to by those seeking to paint Jesus as assertive, tough and masculine. Though the discussion of "muscular Christianity" has been going since the Victorian period, pastors say that scripture's insight into gender roles are more nuanced than they are often credited.

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

    Friday Feb 5 | Newms360.com

    The word Inspection on a checklist attached to a clipboard, and words for the question Will You Pass? and a checkbox with red check mark indicating you have been approved or accepted or passed a test while the inspector was there was "management awareness policy present" and "proper use of report restriction exclusion," both of which fall under the heading of Employee Health. Also : "management awareness policy present;" "proper use of report restriction exclusion; "adequate hand washing facilities supplied accessible;" "food separated and protected;" "proper reheating procedure for hot holding" and "proper hot holding temperatures." 1 comment

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

    Friday Feb 5 | Newms360.com

    A local man who has had run-ins with the law, both in person and on social media, will spend the next 24 years in a state prison. Nathan Bullard, 37, pleaded guilty Friday morning in Lee County Circuit Court to four separate charges - felony malicious mischief , two counts of the sale of marijuana, and possession of more than a kilogram of marijuana with intent to deliver. 4 comments

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

    Friday Feb 5 | Newms360.com

    Even small changes can make a big difference in your heart attack risk. Healthy eating, regular exercise and quitting smoking can deliver tremendous gains. 3 comments

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

    Friday Feb 5 | 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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  19. Buzzworthy: Ryan's in Tupelo among 74 restaurants closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | 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. 6 comments

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

    Friday Feb 5 | Newms360.com

    In late 2015, the call went out for people to submit their home movies. They could be elaborately plotted stories or quick snippets of real life. 6 comments

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