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Residents recall Bush's Tupelo visit  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Some north Mississippi residents recall former U.S. President George H.W. Bush had a “zest for living” when Bush visited Tupelo in 1987.

Trump visit recalls last time president came to Tupelo  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Once Air Force One lands on Monday, a sitting U.S. President will be in Tupelo for the first time since Franklin Delano Roosevelt left by train in 1934. During his.

Tupelo teen sentenced in shooting death  WTVA

A teenager finds out his punishment in the shooting death of someone he described as his friend.

How many sitting U.S. presidents have visited Tupelo?  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

President Donald Trump will come to Tupelo on Monday, Nov. 26, for a "Make America Great Again" rally in support of U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.

Tupelo coaching legend Linder dies at 72 | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Mickey Linder, a longtime middle school coach in Tupelo, has died at age 72.

How to get tickets for President Trump's Tupelo rally  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

On Monday morning, tickets for President Trump's 'Make America Great Again' rally in Tupelo were still available at Members of the public ...

Reed's 70th annual Christmas Parade keeps spirits high in low temps  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – After 70 years, the Reed's Christmas Parade is still going strong, and trucks and trailers with musical-themed floats took its well-established route ...

2018 Reed's Tupelo Christmas parade winners  WTVA

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City employee defends mayor over Trump no-show  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The city's Community Outreach Coordinator Marcus Gary has linked Mayor Jason Shelton's no-show at a rally by President Donald Trump with what ...

Griffin pleads to lesser charge of manslaughter  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • A Tupelo teen, charged as an adult, will likely spend the next 10 years in a state prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter.

Tupelo Police open investigation into Tupelo High teacher  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Tupelo Police have opened an investigation into allegations of an improper relationship between a male Tupelo High teacher and a female student.

Tupelo High School teacher accused of sex crime  WTVA

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Community members glimpse construction of Tupelo High's bubble  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • On recent mornings, a pickup truck with muddy tires is parked on the dirt patch that will eventually be Tupelo High's new basketball gym. Earlier this ...

Tupelo High School storm shelter progresses | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – As classes wind down and average temperatures begin to climb north of 80 degrees, nearly six months of construction work at Tupelo High School is ...

Tupelo High students examine surgery up close | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Some Tupelo High School students had broken a wrist on a playing field. Others knew a teammate who needed Tommy John surgery to repair an ...

Cooper Tires visits Tupelo High  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The career and technical center students at Tupelo High School know much more about cars than the average high schooler. Still, the new or ...

UPDATE: Loaded gun found on THS campus, student arrested  WTVA

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A loaded gun was found on the campus of Tupelo High School Wednesday and a student was arrested. The school district sent a ...

Probable cause hearing for Tupelo teacher delayed  WTVA

The hearing was postponed for one week because they wanted the teacher present for the hearing.

Tupelo High bids farewell to Class of 2018 | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Every morning at Tupelo High, Niland Fortenberry read the morning announcements in about two minutes. Alone with a script, she didn't have to look up at ...

Tupelo buys two new cars for driver's ed  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Three student drivers and an instructor fit comfortably in the sport utility vehicles with the Tupelo High School logo painted on each front door.

Tupelo High School Gym Will Double as Tornado Shelter  Jackson Free Press

A high school basketball gym that's being built in Mississippi will do double duty as a tornado shelter.

New Orleans native, Alaskan educator Rob Picou named Tupelo School's new superintendent  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – This past January, Rob Picou's wife and two sons sent him pictures of a rare snowfall in their home of Pass Christian. That night, Picou accidentally ...

Area marching bands prepare for evaluation this weekend  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Thirty-three high school bands from across the region, including some defending state champions, will be performing their shows all day Saturday at ...

Obituary: Shannon Michelle May Williams (11/29/18)  Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Shannon Michelle May Williams, age 50, of Smyrna, Tennesse, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. She was born July 1, 1968 in ...

Tupelo boys win 12th straight swim title | High school sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • At the beginning of Saturday afternoon, the Tupelo High School boys swim team began the championship races by winning the 200 medley relay.

New shelter brings peace of mind to THS  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – The Tupelo High basketball teams are already looking forward to 2019. In the new year, they're expecting to play on a state-of-the-art court ...

Tupelo shows its spirit: Community pep rally kicks off home football schedule  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Tupelo hosted its annual community pep rally ahead of tonight's Tupelo High home opener against Corinth. The game will be at 7 p.m. at THS.

Football games moved to Thursday | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Tupelo High School's scheduled football game at DeSoto Central has been moved to Thursday, the schools announced Tuesday morning.

Tupelo teacher accused of having sexual contact with a student faces 7 charges  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A court hearing for a teacher accused of illegal sexual contact with a student has been postponed until Friday.

As summer break winds down, bands prepare to march  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

In the parking lot next to its home field, the Tupelo marching band practices moving in unison. From high up in a perch, assistant director Cliff Moore counts into ...

Tupelo High brings Alcott's 'Little Women' to life  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • This year marks a special one for Louisa May Alcott's coming-of-age tale, “Little Women.”

284 years of experience ring retirement bells from Tupelo schools  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Six days after Tupelo's graduating seniors walked across a stage and into the next chapter of their lives, retiring school district employees did the ...

Tupelo schools adjust handbook to outlaw vaping | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Ahead of the new school year, Tupelo Public School District has altered the “Tobacco Products” section of its handbook to outlaw a way of consuming ...

TPSD to introduce new superintendent Monday  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – The Tupelo Public School District will publicly announce its new superintendent at 4 p.m. Monday, at the Tupelo High School Performing Arts Center.

Goodbye room B119: Tupelo High's longest-serving teacher Ginger Lumsden is retiring  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – The overhead projector that was once a staple of room B119 at Tupelo High School is now stored under a corner table and out of view. Even as.

Marching Band competition sees big wins for several regional bands  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • From all major thoroughfares coming into Tupelo, drivers could see rows of packed school buses and trailers proudly emblazoned with the names of ...

Tupelo schools security evolves to keep watch 24/7 | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Around 7000 students pass through the Tupelo Public School District's doors each morning. After the final bell rings in the afternoon, campuses ...

Mom of Tupelo High School athlete remembered as a supportive parent  WTVA

Less than 24 hours before her death, Erica Walls, the mother of Tupelo High School basketball player Tahj Crump, shared a heartfelt post.

Houston's Gann joins Tupelo baseball staff | High school sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Houston's baseball program is looking for a new head coach.

Tupelo high school gym will also be tornado shelter  WTOK

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - A high school basketball gym that's being built in Mississippi will do double duty as a tornado shelter. A dome was inflated Wednesday at ...

Mississippi Council for Exceptional Children meets in Tupelo  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Special education students used to be secluded from the general student population. They might have interacted upon arrival in the morning, in the ...

How high school football revenue drives local athletic programs  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

PONTOTOC – On the first high school football Friday night of the year, the parking spots along Main Street in Pontotoc were filled an hour before kickoff.

THS shelter on track for January completion | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – The floor inside Tupelo High's newest building is still dirt. Twenty four feet in the air, workers re-enforce the structure with rebar. They stand on cherry ...

Fortune favors the truth in latest production from THS Theatre  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Barry Hollis has a lot going for him. Having recently graduated from Princeton, he's just inherited his father's fortune and – to top it off – he's fallen in ...

Vigil honors mother of Tupelo High School basketball player  WTVA

People gathered at the Orchard in Tupelo to remember Erica Walls.

Fraternity to host free ACT prep class in Tupelo  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Tupelo • While grades and extra-curricular activities matter, the ACT exam is currently the best opportunity for high school students to qualify for and obtain ...

Hearing Delayed for Teacher Accused of Sex With Student  U.S. News & World Report

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A court hearing for a teacher accused of illegal sexual contact with a student has been postponed until Friday.

New tornado shelter coming to Tupelo High School  WTVA

The district says its long-term goal is to have a tornado shelter at all thirteen campuses.

Back in black: THS Vocal Jazz group warms up for weekend performances  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

*Fresh* off their win from Festival Disney, Tupelo High School's Vocal Jazz group is ready to perform with home field advantage.

Tupelo administrator named principal at Thomas Street Elementary  WTVA

Candi Moore-Robertson has been named principal of Thomas Street Elementary in Tupelo.

ACT provides pathway to scholarships | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Last school year, Mississippi was one of 17 states in which 100 percent of high school students took the ACT. Since 2015, the state pays for every ...

Middle men: Middle school coaches lay foundation for varsity programs  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Sam McRae does not operate on an island. McRae has been at Tupelo Middle School since 2005, and he's been head football coach since 2008. He and his ...

Tupelo High's 'Beauty Pageant' takes on farce and fable  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – As far as making a quick buck goes, running off with contestants' entry money to a beauty pageant seems like a fool-proof plan.

New TPSD leader seeks to harness energy | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Rob Picou knows Main and Gloster streets already. While meeting with school district personnel, buying some furniture and speaking with leaders ...

School board approves $92 million budget for Tupelo schools  WTVA

The school board for the Tupelo Public School District unanimously approved a $92443198 budget for the current school year.

Our Artworks gains an outpost in Mill Village  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Our Artworks is expanding its base. The non-profit organization that offers arts programs for the disabled is working to convert an unused, overgrown lot on ...

Retail development coming to Tupelo  WTVA

Workers have cleared the site of some former businesses and homes to bring more retail development on West Main Street in Tupelo.

Shots fired call under investigation in Tupelo  WTVA

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police responded to a shots fired call Wednesday night at the North Gloster Street Walmart. Captain Chuck McDougald with the ...

Honor across generations: Tupelo Veterans Day ceremony recognizes those who have served  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Under overcast skies, citizens and city officials from across Northeast Mississippi gathered at Veterans Park in Tupelo on Sunday afternoon to honor ...

Tupelo teacher takes on additional role as church choirmaster  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Taylor Sparks seems right at home in the gently lit choir loft of All Saints' Episcopal Church, where he began serving as choirmaster earlier in June.

Tupelo's Standifer out for senior season with injury  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Tay Standifer is going to miss his senior season of football at Tupelo High School.

TPSD teachers get leadership advice at convocation | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – To show appreciation to Tupelo Public School District parents, Superintendent Rob Picou walked on stage and called a parent over speakerphone to ...

At Tupelo schools job fair, everyone tries to stand out  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – When the Tupelo Public School District opened the doors to its annual employee recruitment fair, 15 hopefuls were already waiting outside. Once the ...

Likely name selected for Tupelo transit program | Local News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – A public transportation system in the city will likely be dubbed simply the “Tupelo Spirit.”

A Tupelo High School Athlete Recovers From A Car That Leaves His Mother Dead  WCBI

KILMICHAEL, Miss. (WCBI) – A Tupelo High School basketball player is in the hospital recovering from a crash that left his mother dead. Tupelo High School ...

Some area high school football games moved to Thursday  WTVA

Several games are moving from Friday to Thursday.

Mom of Tupelo basketball player laid to rest in Amory  WTVA

The mother of Tupelo basketball senior Tahj Crump was laid to rest at St. James United Methodist Church in Amory.

UPDATE: Missing Tupelo teen found | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO - The Tupelo Police Department reports that a 15-year-old girl who ran away from home has been found safe and sound.

NMMC to end school nurse program | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Citing dropping federal reimbursements, North Mississippi Medical Center will end its school nurse program this year.

Tupelo Reads welcomes Rick Bragg this week  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The Tupelo Reads program aims to promote literacy and lifelong learning while uniting the city and surrounding counties through books.

Former Corinth coach Mitchell dies at 68 | High school sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Jimmy Mitchell, who spent most of his 40-year football coaching career in Northeast Mississippi, died on Wednesday. He was 68.

Former Tupelo Public School District Superintendent Mike Vinson dies  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

BRANDON – A former Tupelo Public School District administrator and leader in the Tupelo community died Saturday.

AEE hands out $75,000 in teacher grants | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Earlier this spring, Carver Elementary School students were ready to harvest the carrots and kale they had been growing in a garden provided by grants from the ...

Dobbs named principal of Tupelo High | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – With the hire of Art Dobbs as principal, Tupelo High School will soon be led by one of its own.

Tupelo Schools Superintendent Dr. Gearl Loden to retire  WTVA

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – Tupelo Public School District Superintendent Dr. Gearl Loden has announced his retirement. His announcement came at the ...

Tupelo's Cook signs with Jacksonville State track and field  WTVA

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Three NEMISS districts earn 'A' ratings, Tupelo, Lee County districts rated 'B'  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Only three of Northeast Mississippi's 29 public school districts earned an “A” rating from the Mississippi Department of Education for 2017.

Tupelo High graduates class of 2017 | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Standing backstage at the BancorpSouth Arena Friday evening in her blue cap and gown, Dannika Townes felt like she had finally made it.

TPSD hosts farewell reception for Loden | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – With state testing underway and graduations looming, the Tupelo Public School District is working through one of its busiest stretches of the year.

COOK OF THE WEEK:Tupelo woman shows love by cooking for family  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Lisa Brown has one joy in life – taking care of her family. And she does that by cooking for them.

Xavier Harris  WTVA

Xavier Harris is a reporter for WTVA 9 News. He comes to Tupelo from Troy University.

Union County Band performs music from far-away galaxy  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

The Union County School marching band is entertaining crowds with show from a far-away galaxy this year.

TPSD school board awards bids for final bond projects  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – The Tupelo Public School District school board awarded bids for its final major bond-funded projects at a meeting on Friday afternoon.

In the limelight: Season previews offer something for everyone in local arts scene  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

As summer winds down and school ramps up, so do the offerings of arts and entertainment in Northeast Mississippi.

NMHS-Humana dispute to impact 8500 with Medicare Advantage  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Seniors who rely on Humana Medicare Advantage plans and North Mississippi Health Services hospitals and clinics will have to choose.

Teacher shortage: MDE lists over 2000 job openings across state  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

On Thursday morning, the Mississippi Department of Education had 2120 job openings listed on its website. A day later, five more had been added across the ...

From trash to treasure, 'Blessing Boxes' provide supplies for those in need  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – A few months ago, the city charged a group of four Tupelo High School seniors to repurpose recycled objects that could serve a need in the ...

Tipler hired as new Pontotoc boys coach | High school sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Pontotoc has found its new boys basketball coach. Rolley Tipler, who has dominated Class 1A at Ashland, is taking over for the Warriors. He is replacing Chris ...

Tupelo volleyball hosts Clinton tonight | High school sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

The Tupelo Lady Wave volleyball team is ready to host Clinton tonight in the second round of the MHSAA playoffs.

Former Tupelo High School student honored with park bench  WTVA

Sydney Alford had a park bench dedicated in her name.

Tupelo keeps Columbus winless  The Commercial Dispatch

The Columbus High School football team will have to wait at least one more week to return to the win column. A sterling defensive effort wasn't enough as ...

Hunger Coalition hosts major food packaging event to benefit area children  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Jolie Reid sees hungry children every day at her school.

At Lee County Library, Tupelo Reads builds community through literary discussion  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

The ground floor of the Lee County Library is a small slice of Tupelo. In one corner, young children flip through picture books and sound out words. At desks ...

With coach still sidelined, Booneville romps | High school sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

BOONEVILLE – Booneville head coach Mike Mattox was sidelined again Friday night, but his Blue Devils keep on winning.

MSU Notebook: Tupelo snapper Baldwin earns scholarship | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead summoned long snapper Joel Baldwin to his office earlier this week.

Local theater organizations host multiple productions this weekend  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Theatrics will be in full effect this weekend in the area, as three local organizations will take to their respective stages.

A new Wave: Tupelo High School band prepares for upcoming season  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Daily Journal. TUPELO – When Parker Gailor, senior baritone saxophone player in the Tupelo High School band, wakes up in the morning for band camp, ...

Tupelo student receives $50,000 donation to get van  WTVA

A large donation was given to the family of a Tupelo Middle School student who was shot last year.

Tupelo Buffalo Park welcomes new animals  WTVA

The Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo has welcomed several new animals.

Tupelo players bond with Ole Miss coaches | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – For Tay Standifer and Jordan Jernigan, the rationale was the same.

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