10 hrs ago
City Council support expands youth work program
Plant A Seed, a city program designed to blend mentorship with summer employment and job skills, will grow a little more.
14 hrs ago
Tupelo holds teacher send-off
Retiring Tupelo High School science teacher Bea Ford fought tears on Thursday morning as she recalled her 33-year career as an educator.
Thu May 23, 2013
Whitt's counsel asks court to delay trial
Attorneys for Blake Whitt, a former Lee County Schools substitute teacher, say they're trying to work out a plea deal for him and ask the federal court to delay his June 10 trial.
The Daily Sentinel Star
Grenada Lion added to Hall of Fame
By GALEN HOLLEY Staff Writer A Grenadian and decorated war veteran has received a unique honor for his participation in a public service organization.
Best Bets May 27, 2013
Catch Dead Gaze live Oxford's own Dead Gaze has a gig tonight at Proud Larry's. A self-titled compilation of the best tracks from his back catalogue was released earlier this year on FatCat Records.
Reeves makes visit to Tupelo to back Pitts in mayoral election
Carol Pitts, from left, Fred Pitts, State Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Ed Holliday chat at Park Heights restaurant in Tupelo on Wednesday for a campaign event for Fred Pitts.
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.