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  1. Tagert leads in contributions; Pirkle has most cashRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert was the top fund-raiser of the 13 candidates vying in the 1st District special congressional election during the first quarter of the year. While Tagert raised the largest amount from contributors - $246,750 - Tupelo attorney Greg Pirkle has cash on hand of $244,753, compared to $161,206 for Tagert for the campaign's stretch run. 2 comments

  2. Legislators appeal circuit court judge's initiative decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves are appealing a Hinds County Circuit Court judge's ruling that rewrote the language of a legislative alternative to a citizen-sponsored initiative on school funding.

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  3. McCullough emerges as possible MDA headRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Former Tupelo mayor and Tennessee Valley Authority chairman Glenn McCullough Jr. has emerged as a leading contender for Mississippi's top economic development post, but a spokesman for Gov. Phil Bryant says no decision has been made. The Jackson-based Mississippi Business Journal reported late Thursday afternoon that Bryant had offered McCullough the post of executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority.

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  4. Primary colors: Basic lure set depends on forage, locationRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Bass lure options come in a kaleidoscope of colors, plenty and more to fill any tackle box, but outfitting the basic starter pack begins with a few simple questions and need not cost a fortune. "The first thing you need to do is figure out the forage where you're fishing," Clay Coleman, of Clay's Bait and Tackle, in Tupelo, said.

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  5. Tupelo chosen to host state swim tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Tupelo has won bids to host the Mississippi High School Activities Association High School state championship swim meet in 2015 and the Mississippi Swimming, Inc. State Championships Short Course and Long Course swim meets in 2016. Combined, these events will bring more than 1,200 swimmers and their families to compete at the Tupelo Aquatic Center.

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  6. Tupelo woman charged in death of infant childRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    A 22-year-old Tupelo woman was jailed this week in connection with the death of an infant in late 2014. "The case was taken before the grand jury, and they handed down the indictment," said Tupelo Police Lt.

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  7. Legislative leaders appealing decision of Hinds County judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves say they are appealing to the Mississippi Supreme Court the decision of Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd to rewrite the language that will appear on the November election ballot as a legislative alternative to the citizen-sponsored education funding initiative.

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  8. McCullough mentioned for state's economic development postRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    The Jackson-based Mississippi Business Journal is reporting former Tupelo Mayor Glenn McCullough Jr. "has been offered" the post of executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority by Gov. Phil Bryant. But late Thursday, Nicole Webb, a spokesman for Bryant, said, "the governor has not made a decision" on the vacancy. 2 comments

  9. Sid Salter: Tax day brings home contradictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    Among the many lessons I learned from my all-too-brief time with the late broadcaster Jack Cristil was his pointed, rather surprising take on paying his taxes. For the fame and recognition he attained, Jack was a frugal man who lived simply.

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  10. Bryant has 'sense of urgency' about MDA postRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    "He does have a sense of urgency about it," said spokeswoman Nicole Webb. "But at the same time he wants to be deliberative and make sure he gets the right person."

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  11. Pontotoc food drive boosts pantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    Murray Collum, who teaches fifth-grade English and social studies at Pontotoc Middle School, said his Feed Pontotoc food drive started because of the children he sees every day in school. "I've seen myself that some of them only get the meals that the schools provide at lunch and breakfast," he said. 1 comment

  12. Tupelo Police Department takes tickets into digital ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    People getting a traffic citation in Tupelo might not have noticed the difference, but the Tupelo Police Department loves its electronic ticketing system. E-tickets speed up the time it takes to fill out the citation, in turn reducing the amount of time an officer is standing on the side of the road in possible harm's way. 2 comments

  13. Keep the Kleenex close: Rain's not the only thing dripping in Northeast MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    "In this region, we're so prone to having high pollen counts, it doesn't matter what the weather does," said Tupelo allergist Dr. Matt Oswalt. "The season tends to last longer."

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  14. Wave tennis players qualify for stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    Hogan Harrington and Eric Huey, Tupelo High's No. 2 doubles team, defeated the Golden Wave's No.

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  15. Our Opinion: Major Thoroughfare plan remains open discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newms360.com

    Tupelo's Major Thoroughfare Program started with a remarkable measure of voters' confidence in 1991, with subsequent landslide reaffirmations continuing the special 10-mill property tax in five-year increments. Discussions this week focused on the priorities to be set for the next MTP referendum in May 2016, the sixth phase of the exceptionally successful local initiative.

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  16. Pedestrian plan, Barnes Crossing traffic flow on public's mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newms360.com

    Thinking outside the box of just big-ticket infrastructure projects will help Tupelo establish a direction for its roadways in the coming years. Dabbs works with Civil Link, an engineering surveying firm that's completing a comprehensive transportation plan that will show needed development for vehicular traffic as well as alternative modes of transportation including bicycles, pedestrians and public transportation. 2 comments

  17. Three Rivers' Kelley saluted for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newms360.com

    Buy at photos.djournal.com Itawamba Community College President Mike Eaton, from left, and state Rep. Steve Holland share a laugh with Three Rivers Executive Director Randy Kelley before Kelley was recognized with the first Red Rasberry Humanitarian Award on Tuesday. The event was on track to raise more than $50,000 for the Tupelo center, which provides physical, occupational and speech therapy services free of charge. 1 comment

  18. Tupelo, airport still negotiating TPD leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newms360.com

    While the framework is in place for a lease between the city of Tupelo and the Tupelo Airport Authority for the police department's move to airport-owned property, the two sides are hammering out a few details. Earlier this month, most of the Tupelo Police Department began moving from its mold-infested building on Front Street to the old Army Aviation Support Facility at the airport. 1 comment

  19. Indians' playoff chances take a hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newms360.com

    Entering last weekend in seventh place, which was good for one of the eight MACJC playoff spots, the Indians are now on the outside looking in after getting swept by the East Mississippi Lions Tuesday. East won Game 1, then came from behind to take Game 2 9-6.

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  20. Wreck backs up Tupelo trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Newms360.com

    According to Tupelo Police Sgt. Brett Moyer, there were only minor injuries in the wreck between a car and an 18-wheeler.

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