A story in Monday's Daily Journal about Lee County contained incorrect information about a grant the Cultural Alliance of Tupelo/Lee County is seeking. CAT/L has applied for a $500,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission for building funds for the arts.
The Daily Journal tries to correct any error in fact or clarify any misleading information in news articles as promptly as possible. To report any error or need for clarification, please call 842-2612.
Ross & Yerger will host a fund-raiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at 204 S. Broadway in Tupelo. Items for sale include sausage biscuits, muffins, cookies, homemade breads, pies, cakes, hot cider, hot chocolate and coffee.
North Mississippi Medical Center's Behavioral Health Center and Work Link, NMMC's occupational medicine program, will host the Department of Transportation supervisor training in "Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Drug and Alcohol Abuse" from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 21 of NMMC's East Tower Education Center. The fee is $50 per participant. Companies who are clients of Work Link or NMMC's Employee Assistance Program may send representatives at no charge. To register, call Work Link at 841-4297 or (888) 297-5565.
The annual Celebrate Life Survivor Luncheon will be at noon Thursday at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Tupelo.
The luncheon will be sponsored and catered by Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar. Seating is limited, so advance registration is required.
The event is free for breast cancer survivors. Guest tickets will be available at the door for $10. The event is offered each year as part of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's Tupelo Race for the Cure. To make reservations, call 841-4903 or (800) 843-3375.
The Families and Communities Together Conference will be Thursday at the Northeast Mississippi Community College Student Union. Speakers include Attorney General Mike Moore and Al Durham of Columbia, Md. For more information, call Lynn Sewell at 728-8020.
The New Albany Main Street Association will host Trick or Treat Down the Street from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in downtown New Albany.
Activities include: trick or treating from 6 to 7 p.m.; a costume contest for ages birth-2 and 3-6 at 6:30 p.m.; concessions; a Haunted Trail Through the Park Along the River from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with admission $2 for adults and $1 for children 10 and under; hay rides at the library parking lot; Pumpkin Alley from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with prizes awarded for painted or carved pumpkins; face painting for $1; photographs on Main Street for $3; hair painting for $2; drawings for shopping sprees; apple bobbing; Pumpkin Walk at the Union County Heritage Museum; and fire truck and ambulance displays.
For more information, call 534-3438.
The following people were arrested on felony charges during a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail
- No felonies were reported.
Verona City Jail
- No felonies were reported.
The following reports were filed Monday with the Tupelo Police Department and the Lee County Sheriff's Department.
Tupelo police reported the following complaints:
- Malicious mischief on North Green Street.
- An accident on Front Street.
- Trespassing on Ida Street.
- Motor vehicle theft on North Hillsdale Drive.
- Harassing phone calls on West Jefferson Street.
- A break-in and the theft of electronics and recording equipment on Winter Valley Drive.
- Recovered property on Lumpkin Avenue.
- False pretense on Post Street.
- An accident on Industrial Avenue and West Main Street.
- A break-in and the theft of electronics, a handbag and credit cards on Winchester Circle.
- Property damage on South Gloster Street.
- DUI on Front and Franklin streets.
- The theft of computer hardware and software on North Gloster Street.
- Trespassing, a break-in and possession of burglary tools on South Gloster Street.
- A Road 2538 resident reported the theft of a satellite card.
- A Mooreville resident reported a gunshot wound to a dog.
- A West Garrison resident reported the theft of a firearm.
- BP No. 15 of Verona reported a gas drive-off.
- A Plantersville resident reported stalking.
- A Guntown resident reported the theft of change and jewelry.
- A Nettleton resident reported simple assault.
- A Mooreville resident reported a missing dog.
- A Mooreville resident reported domestic violence.
- A Saltillo resident reported phone harassment.
- A County Road 2878 resident reported the unauthorized use of a vehicle.