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  1. Mr. deejay: 'Roadkill' reaches out on the radioRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    "Roadkill" Bill Hughes says small-town radio has to be community oriented, but who's going to take the word of a guy named "Roadkill?" In this case, he probably knows what he's talking about. He started as a part-time deejay at a small station in Arkansas in 1990, and has worked in Memphis, Jackson and Tupelo since then.

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  2. Our Opinion: Speaker Tim Ford led with focus, persuasionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Former Mississippi House of Representatives Speaker Tim Ford, who died unexpectedly Friday night, was a transformative legislative leader who helped eradicate vestiges of racism in the House, downplayed the politics of personality and empowered committee chairs to work legislation through the process, Ford, 63, died in Oxford, where he owned a weekend residence. He had been speaker from 1988 to 2004, the second-longest tenure in Mississippi history. 1 comment

  3. Leslie Criss: New puppy better than near-record Tupelo snowRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    As the snow started sifting from the sky around lunchtime Wednesday, several texts popped up from folks telling me I ought to write a retraction to last Sunday's column. In that column I announced that my lifelong love of winter, cold and snow has turned to apathy bordering on an unequivocol loathing. 1 comment

  4. Our Opinion: Another example of effective responseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Any little bit of snow or ice tends to bring things to a standstill in our mild-weather region, so when the second largest snowfall in recorded history hit Tupelo and the region last week, daily life pretty much froze in place for 24 hours or so. In Tupelo, this notable "winter weather event" offered another opportunity to see the efficiencies of a smoothly functioning city in operation.

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  5. Scott Reed: Rule No. 32: This ain't rocket scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    I have been in the financial industry a long time and it seems to me that a lot of investors think that they have to be smarter than everyone else in order to win. They forget that investing isn't a game against everyone else.

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  6. 3Qs: Donna Jarrell, Tupelo-Lee Humane Society executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    As spring approaches, animals will begin to enter the reproductive season, making it more important for people to make sure their pets are spayed or neutered. The Daily Journal's William Moore talked with Tupelo-Lee Humane Society Executive Director Donna Jarrell about the reasons people should have their pets fixed.

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  7. Tva Ceo touts utility's success, plansRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    The Tennessee Valley Authority is on track to meet its three-year goal of saving $500 million, and its chief executive said the utility will continue to emphasize its goal to serve the public. In a wide-ranging interview with the Daily Journal on Friday TVA CEO Bill Johnson also noted that Northeast Mississippi has a special relationship with the nation's largest public power provider. 1 comment

  8. Birthplace, Veterans Park bonds alive in LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Legislation is alive to provide $1 million to continue upgrades at the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum and to provide $655,000 to aid with construction of Vietnam Veterans Wall and other displays at Veterans Park. The two projects, officials say, will strengthen Tupelo's efforts to attract tourists to spend more time and thus more money in Lee County. 1 comment

  9. Two dead in Calhoun County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    According to Sheriff Greg Pollan, around 8:20 p.m. seven residents ranging in age from 16 to 20 were riding in a Tahoe when it struck a deer on County Road 308 near County Road 327 near Big Creek. Pollan said the driver lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road and a witness said the car flipped end over end 10 times.

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  10. Snow plows kept Tupelo streets clearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newms360.com

    Three days after a near-record snowfall brought Northeast Mississippi to a standstill, roads are clear and dry, most of the snow has melted and nearly all power has been restored. While the sun and higher temperatures helped, Tupelo streets got a huge assist from the city's Public Works department and its snow plows. 2 comments

  11. THS at home todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newms360.com

    There is an elephant in the gym for the Tupelo Lady Wave - they've lost their first game in North state postseason play for four straight years. Lady Wave coach Matt Justice feels he has the seniors to kick the elephant out of the gym today as Tupelo hosts Horn Lake at 4 p.m. "We haven't been able to get over that hump," Justice said.

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  12. Former Mississippi House Speaker Tim Ford diesRead the original story

    Friday | Newms360.com

    Former Mississippi Speaker of the House Tim Ford, a Lee County native who served 16 years as one of the state's most powerful political figures, died Friday night. Ford, 63, a Jackson resident and attorney, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack at a home he owned in Oxford, where he and his wife had come to spend the weekend, several sources confirmed.

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  13. Our Opinion: Heavy dose of politics awaits voters this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newms360.com

    It's the qualifying deadline for candidates in every state, district and county election from governor to constable. Every sheriff, supervisor and legislator - among others - has to go before the voters again.

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  14. More candidates announce for US House raceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Newms360.com

    District Attorney Trent Kelly of Saltillo on Thursday became the latest elected official to announce his intention to seek the seat. Oxford attorney Quentin Whitwell, who previously served on the City Council in Jackson, also announced he is running.

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  15. Stock your live well with what the fish are looking forRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Newms360.com

    There may be as many different lure options on the market as there are fish in the sea and a well-stocked tackle box should hold a good sample of them all. But when it comes to reliably provoking lots of strikes and keeping the reels in action, nothing beats live bait.

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  16. Tupelo thaws out baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newms360.com

    Head coach Gary Enis has to find bodies to plug into many positions from last year's squad that went 24-10, and was a series away from playing for a state championship. The Wave get the chance to show off their new 2015 edition the next two days hosting five games in the Tupelo Classic.

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  17. MUW presidential search committee namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Newms360.com

    The state College Board has announced a three-member committee that will undertake the search for a new president at Mississippi University for Women. Board president Aubrey Patterson says C. D. Smith Jr. of Meridian, Shane Hooper of Tupelo and Christy Pickering of Biloxi will conduct the search. 1 comment

  18. Snow total just short of all-time recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Newms360.com

    Many areas reported 8-9 inches of accumulation, but the official total according to the National Weather Service was 7.3 inches in Tupelo. The all-time record for snowfall in a 24-hour period in Tupelo is 8 inches on Jan. 24, 1940. 1 comment

  19. Kelly running in congressional electionRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Newms360.com

    District Attorney Trent Kelly of Saltillo has become the latest elected official to announce his intention to seek the 1st District U.S. House seat. "My top priority is a continued focus on jobs and building a strong economy that encourages small business development in Mississippi," said Kelly, an Iraq War veteran.

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  20. Collins enters 1st District raceRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Newms360.com

    State Sen. Nancy Collins, R-Tupelo, has become the second state legislator in as many days to announce her candidacy for the 1st District U.S. House post. Collins will be vying in a May 12 special election to succeed Alan Nunnelee, a Tupelo Republican, who died after a battle with cancer on Feb. 6, early in his third term as the 1st District congressmen. 1 comment

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