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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.

Davidson leaves Tupelo for Stonewall gig  Theadanews

New Stonewall softball coach Shanna Davidson encourages one of her players during summer league action at Byng High School last Friday.

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.

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.

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 ...

Tupelo High marks end of Black History month with school celebration  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • After a rousing gospel performance by the Tupelo Voices choir, which is comprised of Tupelo High School students, the high school's celebratory ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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) ...

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 ...

Cooper Tire conducts tire safety checks on Tupelo High teachers' cars  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • More than a dozen volunteers from the Cooper Tire & Rubber plant fanned out across the campus of Tupelo High School on Wednesday to conduct ...

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.

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 ...

THS Vocal Jazz offers 'new rules' in concert form  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Tupelo High School's Vocal Jazz ensemble has a lot to celebrate.

'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 ...

Special Olympics held at Tupelo High School  WTVA

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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.

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 ...

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 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 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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

The matter has been referred to the Tupelo Police Department.

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 ...

THS Theatre offers complete works of the Bard, abridged  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

How many Shakespeare comedies can you name?

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 Scores (February 28, 2019)  WTVA

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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 couple support theater, each other on and off stage  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • To say that Liz and Dave Dawson have chemistry would be an understatement.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Tupelo teen sentenced in shooting death  WTVA

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

Tupelo honors SEC legend Jones-Boyd  WTVA

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Long before coaching track and field and cross country at Tupelo High School, Nettleton native Teneeshia Jones-Boyd became an ...

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 administrator named principal at Thomas Street Elementary  WTVA

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

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 ...

Security changes coming to all Tupelo public schools  WTVA

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

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.

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 ...

Alcorn State University choir concert celebrates Black History Month  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Alcorn State University is hosting a public choir concert celebrating Black History Month at the Tupelo Civic Auditorium Saturday at 6:30 p.m..

'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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

'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.

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.

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.

Some area high school football games moved to Thursday  WTVA

Several games are moving from Friday to Thursday.

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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Tupelo leaders review costs of President Trump's visit  WTVA

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Tupelo city leaders are reviewing the costs the city is paying for services provided during President Donald Trump's stop in the ...

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.

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.

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.”

TPSD to introduce new superintendent Monday | News  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.

Special Olympics gives local children chance to compete  WTVA

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

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 ...

Sacred Traditions: NMSO utilizes harmony with choral backings  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Choirs from the Tupelo First United Methodist and First Presbyterian churches will aid the Northeast Mississippi Symphony Orchestra in sounding like ...

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.

Exchange student from Tupelo safe after Nairobi terror attack  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Tupelo native Warner Wills King proclaimed her safety on Facebook Tuesday before official news broke of a terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya.

Alley project takes shape in downtown Tupelo | Local News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • For a dozen years now, the team at the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association has had a pipe dream of improving the alleyways in downtown ...

State College Board president giving up Tupelo city job  WTVA

The president of the state College Board is leaving his job with the city of Tupelo.

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 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 ...

Do-it-all TPSD volunteer Kim Hopkins named congressional district parent of the year  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – The work of three-time Tupelo Schools Parent of the Year Kim Hopkins is well-known inside her home district. Now her influence has been ...

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