Lee County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death tollRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... Mississippi when her car either hydroplaned or was blown off a road during the storm in Verona, south of Tupelo, Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine Green said. One of the seven victims in Winston County was a woman who died in the day care center ...

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  2. Tupelo, Lee County schools closed todayRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Schools in Tupelo and Lee County are closed today, as residents begin to heal from a tornado that ripped through the city, as well as the Auburn community.

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  3. Our Opinion: Governor's signature ensures Cooper aidRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... in the 2014 legislative session that involved the Community Development Foundation, local governments and the Lee County legislative delegation. It was not an easy task to secure the state help for Cooper, which combined with $18 million from Lee ...

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  4. Memorial wall honors Tupelo police officerRead the original story

    May 1, 2010 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... Memorial in Jackson. Sergeant Stauffer was shot and killed last December by a man who robbed a Tupelo bank. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson, who helped fight to get the wall, says it's good for families of these officers to know that while they are ...

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  5. Governor signs bond bill for CooperRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... with $18 million in local property tax breaks over a 10-year period, will entice Cooper to expend those funds in Lee County. David Rumbarger, chief executive officer for the Lee County-based Community Development Foundation, said the state, local ...

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  6. Pam EasleyRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Times Post

    ... 47, died Saturday April 19, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born June 5, 1966, in Lee County to Harold Easley and Glenda Hamby Easley. Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Chris ...

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  7. High-speed chase leads to arrests, robbery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... and arrest Saturday after a pursuit in Pontotoc County. Pontotoc County Sheriff's deputies, U.S. Marshals, Lee County Sheriff's deputies and Tupelo Police officers all assisted in the arrest of the two. Pontotoc deputies attempted to take Poe and ...

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  8. Some businesses closed, many more stay openRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | Times Post

    ... to spend the night at the main unit again tonight if they need to. But some of NMHS's clinics outside of Lee County were affected a little more by the weather. Twelve of the system's 34 clinics or satellite offices were closed Tuesday, while the ...

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  9. Authorities search for driver of drug carRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | Times Post

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office took possession of a large quantity of high-grade marijuana, uncut cocaine and crack cocaine during a traffic stop Tuesday.

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  10. Tupelo man dead after house fireRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green said he woke his wife up and she was able to exit the home but he was not.

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  11. Sheriff's office searching for drug suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | Newms360.com

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office took possession of a large quantity of high-grade marijuana, uncut cocaine and crack cocaine during a traffic stop Tuesday.

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  12. Dancing with the King: Inaugural dance event set for next weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... show like "Dancing With the Stars." There will be awards for judges' choice and people's choice, and folks like Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson and the Mayor's Youth Council will give awards for their favorites, too. Greg Pirkle, who won the first ...

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  13. Renasant Bank buys naming rights to Tupelo High football fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... and happy to be a part of this announcement," Hosch said. "We're the largest bank by market share in Tupelo and Lee County, and we think it's appropriate to have this partnership with the largest high school in the state of Mississippi. "We know it ...

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  14. Nettleton officer kills man who allegedly shot two others deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Mississippi town. One man pulled a gun, shot two others and ended up shot dead by a Nettleton police officer, Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said late Wednesday. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said the three victims and the vehicle's driver, ...

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  15. 3 dead in Nettleton shooting: Altercation at plant leads to street gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | Times Post

    ... downtown and one pronounced dead at North Mississippi Medical Center after being transported by helicopter. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said four people were in a car leaving United Furniture on Main Street in Nettleton where some of them were ...

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  16. Officer kills man who allegedly shot 2 others deadRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | SFGate

    ... town. One man pulled a gun, shooting two others, and ended up shot dead by a Nettleton police officer, Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said late Wednesday. The incident started just before noon when, according to a witness, a silver Chevrolet ...

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  17. Three dead in Nettleton shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said four people were in a car leaving United Furniture on Main Street in Nettleton where some of them were previously engaged in an altercation.

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  18. 2 men killed in Nettleton; police shoot, kill alleged shooterRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says four people were in a sports utility vehicle leaving the plant Wednesday.

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  19. Some businesses closed, many more stay openRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | Times Post

    ... to spend the night at the main unit again tonight if they need to. But some of NMHS's clinics outside of Lee County were affected a little more by the weather. Twelve of the system's 34 clinics or satellite offices were closed Tuesday, while the ...

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  20. Saltillo man pleads guilty to child porn chargesRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Saltillo entered the plea Monday in U. S. District Court in Aberdeen. Crisostomo was arrested last August after Lee County deputies say he sent inappropriate pictures and messages to two 12-year-old girls. The federal indictment says he used a ...

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