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Arrests made for Tupelo school threats  WTVA

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection to threatening messages received at two Tupelo schools.

Local-state partnership brings special needs job training program to Tupelo  Mississippi Business Journal

TUPELO • Nine Tupelo High School special education students will have a new classroom this year at North Mississippi Medical Center. The students will spend ...

2022 RHP McClain Ray Commits to Dream School, Mississippi State  247Sports

Tupelo (MS) High School class of 2022 right-handed pitcher McClain Ray has grown up cheering for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Like most kids who play ...

Ready to roll: Tupelo High graduates look toward future  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Emmalee Blaylock was not going to let an injury prevent her from attending her high school graduation.

Multi-year renovations to Tupelo schools finally see completion  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Upgrades to several Tupelo schools have been deemed complete by the district, with one major construction project not part of the original bond for ...

UPDATE: Tupelo High School teacher under investigation  WTVA

A Tupelo High School teacher is under investigation.

Former Tupelo teacher indicted on sex charges | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • A Lee County grand jury has indicted former Tupelo High School teacher Braden Bishop on sex charges relating to a 10-month inappropriate ...

Tupelo High School teacher investigated for improper relationship with student  WLBT

TUPELO, MS (WLBT) - Lee County prosecutor James Moore says he is moving forward with the case against a Tupelo High School teacher. Moore has ...

Here's the schedule for area high school graduations  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

High School graduation ceremonies will kick off throughout Northeast Mississippi this weekend and will pick up again next week. So before you start planning ...

TPSD celebrates 345 years of combined retiree experience at convocation  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Teachers green and fully-fledged, those who will continue with the district and those poised for new adventures, came together for the annual ...

Murders, Tupelo teacher on next Lee County trial docket  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • When the next term of Circuit Court kicks off in August, it will be filled with murder, attempted murder, manslaughter and one high-profile case ...

TPSD welcomes new principals at middle, elementary schools  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Three administrators within Tupelo Public School District have been promoted, and a middle and elementary school will have new principals in the ...

'Dethroned' Synergy performance reigns supreme at THS | Arts & Entertainment  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Hear ye, hear ye. Members of Tupelo High School's show choir, Synergy, have three major performances they're gearing up for over the next couple ...

Tupelo High's Jordan Graham alternative path to teaching  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • When Jordan Graham was in the same seat as his current students, teaching was not part of the plan.

Area 11 Special Olympics brings more athletes, more activities to Tupelo  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The Area 11 Special Olympics at Tupelo High School was an opportunity for students with physical and mental challenges to compete in athletics, but ...

TPSD names new assistant superintendent | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Brock English, principal of Tupelo Middle School, has been named assistant superintendent of Tupelo Public School District.

UPDATE: Former Tupelo teacher arrested, charged  WTVA

Update 11/09/18 1:20 p.m.. According to the Lee County jail docket, Braden Bishop was released on bond. See the original post below. TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) ...

Tupelo teacher indicted on sex-with-student charges  Leecountycourier

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A former teacher accused of illegal sexual contact with a student has been indicted. Former Tupelo High School teacher Braden Bishop ...

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.

JASON SHELTON: Success of Tupelo, TPSD closely intertwined  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

The future of the city of Tupelo and the future of the Tupelo Public School District (TPSD) are one and the same. The success of one is dependent upon the.

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 ...

Special Olympics held at Tupelo High School  WTVA

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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 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.

Two principals, director of instructional technology named at TPSD board meeting  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Two principals and a new director of instructional technology were announced at a special called school board meeting Friday afternoon.

Ye olde Singe Feaste begins next week in Tupelo  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • It's safe to say that the choral department at Tupelo High School probably starts celebrating the Christmas season long before anyone else in ...

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.”

Tupelo FCCLA club wins state competition and four students head to nationals  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Four students involved in the early childhood education program through the Career and Technical Center at Tupelo High School have placed first in ...

Storms spark power outages, road closure | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The thunderstorms that rolled through northeast Mississippi Thursday morning downed trees and power lines, closing one of Tupelo's major ...

Storm damage closes portion of Cliff Gookin | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO - Thursday morning storms downed power lines, closing one of Tupelo's major thoroughfares during the busy morning commute time.

AEE luncheon grants funding toward Tupelo teachers' projects  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Media specialist Laura Sheffield brought an array of colorful and fully functional electronic devices to the Association for Excellence in Education ...

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 ...

MDE leads career tech education town hall Tupelo High  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Led by new director of Career and Technical Education Tom Wallace, the state department of education is currently touring the state on a “Mississippi Succeeds ...

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.

Here's where area high schools are ranked according to U.S. News & World Report  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Public high school rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out. Lewisburg High School in Desoto County topped Mississippi's statewide rankings.

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 ...

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

The matter has been referred to the Tupelo Police Department.

Rotary Club honors best and brightest | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The Rotary Club of Tupelo took time Monday to honor the top academic performers in the Tupelo Public School District.

Coroner: Tupelo body believed to be that of missing woman  WTVA

Updated Article - The body found along the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tupelo is believed to be that of a missing woman.

Tupelo long snapper Hammond commits to Ole Miss  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Tupelo High School long snapper Hayes Hammond has given a verbal committment to Ole Miss as a preferred walk-on for the Class of 2020.

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 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 ...

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 native a familiar face in Hollywood TV and film  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

LOS ANGELES • Flipping through networks like ABC, NBC, FX and Fox, you might see Ashley Dulaney's face pop up fairly regularly.

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.

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.

Mississippi graduation rates hit all-time high | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

On Thursday afternoon, the Mississippi Department of Education announced that the high school graduation rates for the 2017-18 school year reached an ...

AEE education grant awards to kick off next week  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Tupelo-based organization the Association for Excellence in Education is holding its annual grant awards luncheon Friday at Pierce Street ...

Area Scores (February 28, 2019)  WTVA

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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.

SEC Legend Boyd finds love for coaching | Ole Miss  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Teneeshia Boyd has long been an SEC legend. Now, it's official.

Divine Design reveals purpose for budding Tupelo entrepreneur  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The Reed's T-shirt is synonymous with the 114-year-old department store, and the retailer also carries other popular brands.

Special Olympics gives local children chance to compete  WTVA

Children from all across Mississippi gathered at Tupelo High School for various athletic events.

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.

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 ...

Tupelo teen sentenced in shooting death  WTVA

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

Tupelo park is dealing with sick fish  WTVA

Approximately 1700 sick catfish were put in Veterans Park Lake on April 17 for the annual fishing rodeo.

Tupelo High School's Theatre department celebrates 30th anniversary  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Daily Journal. TUPELO – Walk around any high school in the nation and you'll probably see the same thing posted on different, thumb tack-punctured cork ...

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 High School student's artwork takes home gold  WTVA

A Tupelo High School student took home the gold out of 340000 works of art.

'Spanish flavor' lends itself to Tupelo Ballet's 'Don Quixote'  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • As soon as Tupelo Ballet's annual production of “The Nutcracker” ballet ends each year, director Sharon Long is already two steps ahead for the ...

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 ...

Downtown Tupelo poised to grow in 2019 | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • After a year that saw several retailers open shop in downtown Tupelo, several murals painted to beautify its buildings, and the beginning of ...

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 ...

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 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.

New MS basketball gym will double as a tornado shelter  WMC Action News 5

Tupelo High School's new basketball gym is being built to double as a tornado shelter.

Tupelo High School graduates 418 | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Daily Journal. TUPELO – Members of Tupelo High School's class of 2016 will walk into the next chapter of their lives as graduates, ready to take on the new ...

Tupelo's Kohlheim signs with Lawson State basketball  WTVA

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo High School's Jalancia Kohlheim signed with Lawson State (Ala.) Community College's women's basketball program on ...

Residents recall Bush's Tupelo visit | News  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.

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.

Tupelo school district replaces nurse positions cut by NMMC  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – The Tupelo Public School Board announced this week that it has approved three nurse positions for the upcoming school year. In February, North ...

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.

Yzaguirre takes reigns of Civic Ballet's 'Cinderella' performance  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Thom Yzaguirre has been logging a lot of miles with Contour Airlines.

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.

Redshirt year rewarding for MSU's Johnson | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

STARKVILLE • The two tackles Jett Johnson made at Mississippi State last season were a far cry from the 421 stops he accumulated during a storied prep career ...

'Nutcracker' at 36: Tupelo Ballet's signature production returns for the holidays  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

As traditions go, Tupelo Ballet's annual performance of “The Nutcracker” is right up there with leaving milk and cookies out for Santa.

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 ...

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.

TCT Off-Broadway presents "The Odd Couple, Female Version"  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The genders may be swapped, but the main characters of “The Odd Couple – Female Version” are no different than their male counterparts in the ...

| Newsmakers | | Business |  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Zeb Atkinson recently was named president of Reed Manufacturing Co.

President Trump visits Tupelo  WTVA

His stop in the All America City was the first of two stops in support of interim U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.

Tupelo Campus and Community About to get a Little Safer  WCBI

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – This weekend marks five years since an EF 3 tornado touched down in parts of Northeast Mississippi. The City of Tupelo took a direct ...

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.

COOK OF THE WEEK: Family recipes make up retired teacher's repertoire  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

PALMETTO • Alisa Sides' earliest memories of cooking are standing in a chair to stir whatever needed stirring. By the time she was 10, she and her sister had ...

Security changes coming to all Tupelo public schools  WTVA

A change in security measures for all Tupelo public schools will start next school year.

Tupelo's O'Daniel, Boyd sign with ICC soccer  WTVA

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo High School midfielders Carson O'Daniel and Jalin Boyd signed with Itawamba Community College's men's soccer program on ...

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 ...

2018 Reed's Tupelo Christmas parade winners  WTVA

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Kelly Mims sworn in as newest circuit court judge  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Kelly Mims was officially sworn into office Friday afternoon at the Lee County Justice Center.

Tupelo has annual band night | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Daily Journal. TUPELO – The annual Band Night was hosted Thursday at Tupelo High School, bringing together the bands at Milam, Tupelo Middle School and ...

Tupelo administrator named principal at Thomas Street Elementary  WTVA

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

OFF to feature Mississippi native's debut film | Lifestyle |  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

LOS ANGELES • Will Stewart had two goals in mind when he wrapped shooting his short film “All We Are.”

Regional Rehab to honor Hassell Franklin April 23 | Local News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Hassell Franklin is best known for decades of furniture manufacturing, but later this month he will be honored for building up the region.

Former Tupelo High School student honored with park bench  WTVA

Sydney Alford had a park bench dedicated in her name.

Tupelo's Jaycob Horn commits to Ole Miss  WTVA

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Parents of Football players mourn the loss of Greenville High School player  WJTV

People all over the state are mourning the loss of Greenville High School football player Jeremiah Williams.

Griffin pleads to lesser charge of manslaughter | News  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.

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 ...

Pirouettes and philanthropy: Hope for the Holidays aids St. Jude in sixth year  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • More than 80 kids from across Northeast Mississippi will gather Sunday afternoon in the name of a good cause.

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