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  1. Crews hired as UM education development officerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Former Daily Journal publisher and public education proponent Billy Crews has joined the University of Mississippi as the new development officer for its Crews' position is a new one, in which he will head fundraising efforts from within the school in collaboration with the "I believe the School of Education is one of the most important units at the university in terms of potential impact on our state," said Crews, an Oxford native. "After 35 years in business, I am committed to a new career focused on supporting public education in Mississippi." 1 comment

  2. Gene Phelps: How does Deflategate stand up to testing?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Everybody knows by now "The Duke" allegedly lost some weight - at least a pound, maybe more - on its recent trip to Foxboro. Super Bowl XLIX and the pending championship game between the New England Patriots and defending world champion Seattle Seahawks is being upstaged this week by "Deflategate."

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  3. Our Opinion: Police headquarters work approaches groundbreakingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    A new, $10 million structure on the site of the Milam Manufacturing Co. building, which was razed to make way for the headquarters, will bring to culmination years of planning and due diligence to gain a replacement for the building at Jefferson and Front streets in use since 1965.

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  4. Newman is the newest entry in House District 17 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Jim Newman has joined Mark Prince as a candidate for open House District 17, which represents the southwest portion of Lee County. Brian Aldridge, a Republican finishing his third term as the District 17 representative, has announced he will not seek re-election. 1 comment

  5. Artist urges students to find voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Asia Rainey - a poet, musician and spoken-word artist from New Orleans - will spend the next two weeks in Tupelo as this year's guest of the annual artist residency program. During that time, she will lead workshops for several groups.

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  6. Tupelo woman inherits love of sharing from her motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newms360.com

    That Kathy Williams Ferris cooks and shares what she makes with people in her community can be traced directly to her mother's influence. "Mother was always taking something to people," said Ferris, who will be 59 on Thursday. 1 comment

  7. Junior Auxiliary members prepare for 52nd Annual Charity BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newms360.com

    If you want a chance to know what it feels like to be treated like a movie star, then put on your dancing shoes. "Lights, Camera, Tupelo," the Junior Auxiliary's 52nd Annual Charity Ball is Friday, Feb. 6, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the BancorpSouth Arena. 1 comment

  8. Our Opinion: Tupelo children await help of intervention staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newms360.com

    The Tupelo Public Schools this week began an aggressive classroom response to help children in kindergarten through fifth-grade schools overcome specific problems they encounter in the learning process. The district has hired and trained 37 intervention teachers who will work in small groups with struggling students and assist regular classroom teachers. 1 comment

  9. Elvis ticketing change gives callers a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newms360.com

    For the first time Tuesday, the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association took Elvis Festival ticket sales for both walk-in and phone orders at the same time, leaving a lot of fans feeling left out in the cold - literally. "You don't get in between an Elvis fan and a ticket," said Victor Armstrong, who was waiting toward the back of the line. 1 comment

  10. More special-needs options emergeRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newms360.com

    On a day that a returning special-needs scholarship bill cleared its first legislative hurdle, Rep. Nick Bain, D-Corinth, introduced another proposal to provide help with the education of special-needs children. Bain said Tuesday his proposal would provide transparency in terms of funding for special education students in the local school districts, would create a statewide autism coordinator and would develop a fund to provide help with therapies, services and equipment for special education students. 1 comment

  11. Two first-half goals, solid defense lift Lady WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newms360.com

    The only statistic that mattered Tuesday night for Tupelo's Lady Wave was the "zero" glowing on the guest side of the scoreboard. Tupelo, sparked by two first-half goals and a stingy defense - lead by Liza Wise, Madeline Harrison and Maura Chiles - defeated visiting Northwest Rankin 2-0 at Renasant Field in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 6A soccer playoffs.

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  12. Panda Express looking to build restaurant in TupeloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Newms360.com

    Another new restaurant is coming to Tupelo, and it's Panda Express , the fast-casual Chinese food chain with some 1,800 locations in the U.S. Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada, Mexico, Dubai and South Korea. Plans show the restaurant will be on the lot south of the entrance to The Shops at Barnes Crossing and across from Logan's. 10 comments

  13. Our Opinion: Special-needs debate requires broader viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Newms360.com

    The 2014 debate was long and at times heated, and the voices and visiting parents of special-needs students added to the emotional tenor. Because of the 2014 stalemate, dissatisfaction with the status quo has deepened, and the debate has reignited even though leaders had earlier indicated it would not be brought back up this year.

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  14. Vehicle in Saltillo strikes pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Newms360.com

    Saltillo police say witnesses report seeing the vehicle's driver trying to avoid the woman, who was attempting to reach her dog. No charges have been filed against the driver, and the woman is currently at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

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  15. Ultimate Elvis tribute tickets on sale todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Newms360.com

    Today is the day, Elvis fans. The 2015 Tupelo Elvis Festival tickets go on-sale at 9 a.m. at the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association on South Broadway.

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  16. Three large Baptist churches seek pastorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Newms360.com

    With the recent announcement of the Rev. Forrest Sheffield's retirement in June from Harrisburg Baptist Church, three of the area's largest Southern Baptist Convention congregations find themselves in various stages of pastoral limbo. 1 comment

  17. Guns vs. Hoses: Tupelo Police, firefighters battle over hot wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Newms360.com

    "Last year, they were struggling with the blazin'. They were struggling," said Ron Rose, emcee during Monday's Guns vs. Hoses event at the eatery.

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  18. Holly Springs Elvis 'museum' auction this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Hundreds of Elvis Presley vinyl singles and albums, a pink Cadillac and the antebellum mansion that became a quirky Elvis shrine will be auctioned Saturday. Everything that was "Graceland Too" and all of owner Paul MacLeod's vehicles will be auctioned Saturday at the mansion in Holly Springs, Attorney Phillip Knecht said.

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  19. Helping family reveals barber's giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Newms360.com

    The owner of Hair Artists Barber/Style Shop was 17 when he volunteered to help a cousin with four young sons. "He couldn't afford to take them to the barber shop, so I started cutting their hair to help," he said.

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  20. Special-needs scholarships back in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Newms360.com

    Both Gov. Phil Bryant and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves are voicing strong support for a program that would provide state funds for parents of special-needs children to pursue education options other than the public schools.

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