TUPELO • While Sept. 22 may just be another ordinary day for most people, it’s now one of purpose and service for Dan Johnson and others involved with veterans’ organizations.
Americans’ household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March. Yet the gains flowed mainly to the most affluent households even as tens of millions of people endured job losses and shrunken incomes.
Lucien Smith on Monday announced he’s stepping down as Mississippi Republican Party chairman, with Gov. Tate Reeves backing Coast businessman Frank Bordeaux to replace him.
A Pontotoc County man died Sunday (Sept. 20) from injuries he had received early that morning in a fire that destroyed his home on Cooke Road in southern Pontotoc County, according to Pontotoc County Fire Investigator Scott Gregory.
According to the Amory Police Department, Sam A. Thomas, 29, of Aberdeen was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Monroe County Justice Court Judge Brandon Davis set bond, and the subject was turned over to the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
According to court records, Jeffery Dewayne Kennedy, 55, of Amory pleaded guilty to the murder of William E. “Pops” Phillips of Amory, who was first reported missing June 8, 2011.
ABERDEEN – One Aberdeen High School student was confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19, while 25 other students who were known to be in close contact with the individual are on quarantine.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in identifying a person suspected of a series of break-ins in the Greenwood Springs area.
Wicker's position stands in contrast to what he said in 2016, when Democratic President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to the court.
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Jackson • A federal investigation into allegations of corruption at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility has led to the removal of 10 employees.
TUPELO • A year after successfully winning an elected post in county government in his first political foray, Todd Jordan says he will enter the race to become the City of Tupelo’s next mayor.
I have been writing my investment column for almost 30 years. It wasn’t long after I started it that I wrote my first column on the fact that how you give to charity can make a big difference in how much money you actually spend. Since that first column I guess I have written about that subj…
Maternal fetal medicine specialist Justin Brewer, M.D., will see high risk maternity patients at North Mississippi Medical Center Gilmore-Amory the second Thursday of each month beginning Oct. 8.
TUPELO • Since 1991, the Major Thoroughfare Program has remade the city’s transportation infrastructure. Now plans are underway to answer a key question: what’s next?
TUPELO • Mike Espy, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, hosted an in-person campaign event Saturday in Tupelo and pledged that, if elected, he would always make himself available to constituents and help find solutions to what he described as Mississippi’s dire health care issues.
Tupelo • CARF International recently announced that North Mississippi Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Institute has been accredited for a period of three years for its Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs-Hospital (Adult) and Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs-Hospital: Stroke Specialty Program …
VERONA • Lee County authorities are looking for a pair of Black men in connection with a Thursday night shooting in Verona that left two people dead.
WASHINGTON • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
TUPELO • Retired Air Force Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris went to American Legion Post 49 in Tupelo Friday afternoon for MIA/POW Recognition day. Instead of a program remembering and honoring those missing in action and prisoners of war, the ceremony was actually to dedicate a “homecoming room…
NETTLETON • Nettleton High School students will be back in the classroom on Monday after a potential COVID-19 outbreak pushed district officials to suspend in-person classes for a week.
Tupelo Public School District reported nine new positive COVID-19 cases among students during the fifth week back to school, in an update shared Friday afternoon.
DES MOINES, Iowa • The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk and meat because of the coronavirus pandemic.
JACKSON • The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday ruled that not all voters at a higher risk from COVID-19 due to pre-existing health conditions can vote by an absentee ballot in the upcoming November election.
TUPELO • The Lee County Jail started the week with 41 felony inmates waiting to be shipped to the state prison system. It ended the week with 49, and that was after the state hauled off nine men Tuesday.
Construction contractors or anyone interested in starting or expanding their business are encouraged to participate in the Mississippi Development Authority’s free Virtual Model Contractor Development Program. The program kicks off on Tuesday, Sept .22, at 6 p.m.
SHANNON • Friends, coworkers and students of Shannon special education teacher Summer Bradley, who died Saturday at the age of 34, held a candlelight vigil in her honor, Thursday night.
BALDWYN • City leaders in Baldwyn recognized the artistic contributions of two Baldwyn natives Thursday by unveiling historical markers for George Wardlaw and Elijah Pierce.
TUPELO • After issuing a subpoena directed against AT&T last week, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley now says the telecommunications company will supply him with additional information about its use of federal funds intended for the expansion of rural broadband service.