TUPELO - A Guntown man who fled from Tupelo police earlier this month is now wanted by multiple agencies for a handful of felonies.
Calling all Huddle House fans in and around Tupelo, all dine-in purchases at the South Eason Boulevard location this Thursday, June 27, will be 50% off from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Richard Ellis Hacker, 57, of Amory was arrested June 18 and charged with one count of arson of a dwelling. His bond has been set at $20,000, and he is currently being held in Monroe County Detention Center.
In a lawsuit currently taking place in U.S. District Court, the federal government paints a picture of a Mississippi mental health system that bounces patients between state institutions, temporary housing and short-term treatment centers.
TUPELO • A sweeping overhaul of Tupelo’s public transportation service takes cheap, on-demand bus service citywide, but voices are mixed as to whether new transit offerings bring local government into direct competition with private taxi companies.
TUPELO • Fifty years ago in Greenwich, New York, a group of LGBT bar attendees turned into activists as they decided to fight back against police harassment. Those initial Stonewall riots on June 28, 1969 sparked the gay rights movement, and Pride movements sprang up across the country.
TUPELO • For nearly 50 years, Ken Jeter Store Equipment has been quietly successful, installing commercial equipment in restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and service industry businesses.
Last week, Dr. Sherman Hong from Hattiesburg had a fascinating talk at First United Methodist Church in Tupelo about the Delta Chinese in the 20th century Mississippi and their struggle to find a place in society.
Q. My husband and I met a young woman through an outreach program at church. She is a single mother with a small child, and recently she asked us for money so she could buy baby food and diapers. This isn’t the first time she has asked us for money. In the past, she has used money we’ve give…
Tupelo • The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal received 41 awards from the Mississippi Press Association, including the MPA’s highest honor, a first place for General Excellence.
TUPELO • Over fifty people came out on Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth, which started with an 11 a.m. parade at the C.C. Augustus Center, followed by a festival at 1 p.m. in Gumtree Park.
TUPELO • Three churches and a group of passionate cooks will come together this summer to provide monthly community dinners that will not only nourish, but also educate those in need.
OXFORD • Although Ruby Payne has spoken in north Mississippi before and social emotional learning is not a new concept, the poverty expert told 300 area educators in Oxford on Friday how the social and emotional wellness of students correlates to school safety.
TUPELO•County officials have agreed to allow representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to use county office space to allow the federal officials to assess storm damage to the county.
TUPELO • Brian Rigby of Tupelo has watched four juries convict and sentence Curtis Flowers to death for the 1996 killing of his mother and three other people at a Winona furniture store.
HOUSTON • The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a grant in the amount of $150,000 to the city of Houston for renovations to an industrial building on the old Shannon Chair Company campus.
TUPELO • City officials are moving forward with plans to place turf on the city’s baseball and softball fields in an effort to increase the number of people playing sports in town.
The numbers below show how many trips have been recorded on Tupelo Transit vehicles since the beginning of paid services in October. The fixed route will be eliminated in July in favor of offering the door-to-door paratransit service to the general public.
The following candidates have all qualified to seek elected office in Lee County this year. Party primaries will be on August 6, with runoffs following as needed on August 27. The general election will be November 5.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday threw out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could face a seventh trial.
STARKVILLE • The classroom was full and chaotic as college students peered over the shoulders of high school students who tackled complex mathematical equations. Boxes of equipment for physical experiments were strewn around the room and Global Teaching Project instructors and professors obs…
TUPELO • The thunderstorms that rolled through northeast Mississippi Thursday morning downed trees and power lines, closing one of Tupelo’s major thoroughfares during the busy morning commute.
The Republican-led Legislature drew the district in 2012 to protect a powerful money committee chairman
TUPELO • Educators know what their students need and when there are gaps to be filled, teachers and school district employees often step in to make sure their students are fed, clothed and educated sufficiently. Lee County School District was recognized this week for going above and beyond t…
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 involving a former Tupelo High School teacher.
TUPELO • Jeremy Martin, a Republican candidate seeking to be the next Northern District Transportation Commissioner, pledged to supporters at a campaign event on Wednesday that he would revitalize and expand the state’s infrastructure by increasing revenue for the Mississippi Department of T…
Earlier this month Paciolan – a ticketing service provider for college athletics – announced plans to offer contactless tickets for sporting events via Apple Wallets. That means fans would be able to enter a game using just an iPhone or Apple Watch.