Gabe Massengill, 11, of Baldwyn walks to the storage building at his aunt's home that was pushed backwards from the roots of a large tree fell on their Cox Street home during a tornado in Baldwyn early Saturday morning.
Gabe Massengill, 11, of Baldwyn gathers some items within his reach from his cousin Chloe Harper's room after a large tree fell on their Cox Street home during a tornado in Baldwyn early Saturday morning.
Pastor Eddie Rester speaks during a church service at Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford, Miss. on Sunday, March 15, 2020. The church held its services online with no members attending except for those involved with two previously scheduled baptisms. (Bruce Newman)
The collection baskets at St. John the Evangelist Church are placed in the back of the church for donations during Mass in Oxford, Miss. on Sunday, March 15, 2020. The baskets are normally passed through the congregation following the homily, but the process was changed due to the coronavirus. (Bruce Newman)
Kawana Bell, Jaeven Dixon's mother, is handed a gift from Sadie Richburg and other members of the Tupelo Middle School FCA, after a celebration of life ceremony for Jaeven was held Thursday morning at the Tupelo Civic Auditorium.
Workers with Shaw Turf, out of Calhoun Georgia, subcontracted under Stewart Environmental Construction of Tupelo, unroll turf for the infield of one of 5 baseball fields as part of phase 1 at Ballard Park in Tupelo on Tuesday morning.
Christel Dancer, left, leans on a family member Monday night as friends, family and other supporters gather at Gum Tree park to hold a candlelight vigil for her daughter, Tiara, who was killed a week ago in a shooting.
Blue Delta Jean Company employee Fernando Reis begins making stacks of 10 before others can pack boxes of 400 masks as the company has shifted production from high-end blue jeans to producing 50,000 masks a week at their facility in Verona.
Al Black, an insurance adjuster with Sedgwick Insurance Company, steps over the blocks that were once the front wall of the Dollar General in Tishomingo on Wednesday morning, as he surveys the damage to the store caused by Tuesday afternoon tornado.
Josh Moore, of Tupelo, walks with his dog, Luna, in Ballard Park on Monday afternoon passing one of the many signs that are posted in all parks with playgrounds in the city listing them as closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus.
A closed sign is taped to the door of Reed's department store in downtown Tupelo. Many businesses have been forced to close at least temporarily due to the coronavirus, and nearly 90,000 Mississippians have filed for unemployment in the past three weeks.
Abby Grant holds a a sign as she stands outside of the Family Life Center at First Baptist Church of New Albany to make the public aware of the sack lunches available inside for students that may not have a meal due to local schools being closed due to the Coronavirus.
Ayana Westmoreland, left, gets ready to put two full bags of food into the rear gate of an SUV at First United Methodist Church iin Tupelo Thursday as parents of children who receives free or reduced lunches stopped by to their childrens meals.
Servepro employee Joseph Felks cleans chairs and other items at Joyner Elementary School Wednesday afternoon as the Tupelo Public School District conducts a cleaning of all it's campuses while the students as on spring break.
Tupelo High School teacher Anna Garner who lives in Pontotoc has to find nearby parking lots where her cell phone can provide her service so to use the hotspot feature to access the internet from her laptop.
Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton helps hand out 500 bottles of free hand sanitzer produced by Queen's Reward in Tupelo. John Weber owner of Weber Marine in Baton Rouge La., purchased 1,000 bottles to be given away to surpirse his fiance Lesley Scott of Saltillo. 500 were given away Friday and the rest will be given to Lee County Emergency perosnal and postal carriers.
Elvis tribute artist jack Curtis and members of the Tupelo Elvis Fan Club line South Gloster in Tupelo near the North Mississippi Medical Center to show their support for all the medical staff atthe hospital that are working during COVID-19 outbreak.
Members of the Mississippi Army National Guard and The University of Mississippi Medical Center, conduct free Covid-19 testing on a local resident at a drive through testing site at the Chickasaw County Agri Center in Houston on Tuesday.
Members of the Mississippi Army National Guard and The University of Mississippi Medical Center, conduct free Covid-19 testing on a local resident at a drive through testing site set up at the Chickasaw County Agri Center in Houston on Tuesday. Appointments were made through the C Spire App for those who show symptoms of experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath.
Members of the Mississippi Army National Guard and The University of Mississippi Medical Center, remove a test tube packet from a cars wiper blade as it is parked in the hot spot while receiving free Covid-19 testing on Tuesday at the Chickasaw County Agri Center in Houston.
Pastor Deon Triplett, leads his Mount Zion Baptist Church congregation, in drive-in worship on Sunday in Hamilton. The church started the drive-in service on the last weekend of March so they can meet and still keep a distance during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Nurses make their way past all the medical equipment in the corridor as they treat Covid-19 patients at the North Mississippi Medical Center. The equipment is paced in the corridor so the nurses can change IV’s and other items without having to enter the rooms thus limiting their exposure.
Nancy Weaver, one of the house keepers at the Tippah County Hospital, wipes down the hand rails, along with any and everything that gets human contact, with disinfectant on Thursday. The house keeping staff stays on constant rotation keeping the hospital cleaned.
Anna Bullard, a chasier at Palmer's Shoppers Value Foods in Tupelo, cleans the plexiglass barrier at her register on Wednesday. All registers had the barrier i stalled this week as a precaution on spreading the coronavirus.
Jayant Dey, of Tupelo, records video of his son, Rahul, dressed in his cap and gown, while fireworks light up the sky over city hall at Fairpark in Tupelo on Friday night. Dey was one of many seniors from Tupelo High School arrived at Fairpark to celebrate graduation. The Tupelo Public School District celebrated the seniors by lighting up Blue and gold across the city at schools, parks and city building with fireworks at 8:05.
Shannon High School teacher Melvin Morgan congratulates their seniors as they get a drive through candlelight celebration Saturday night on what would have been their day for graduation. The school graduated over 130 students each senior had a candlelight bag with his or her name on it to celebrate their hard work.
A Lee County resident enters the Lee County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon in Tupelo. Entry into the courthouse requires customers to wear a mask and to be prepared to pay by card or check, no cash accepted. The new houses are Monday-Friday 8AM-4:55PM and closed each day for sanitizing from 1-2 PM and only 10 people at a time are allowed inside the building.
Meaghan Lindey stands in the small box to place her order so keep the social distancing as she gets her lunch at McAlister's Deli in Tupelo Thursday as reatuarants can begin to open their dinning rooms.
Steve Parker, left, his wife, Kimberly, and son Case, 10, enjoy a lunch at McAlister's Deli Thursday as restaurants in Tupelo can begin opening their dinning rooms to customers after being closed for over a month.
Lee and Michael Herman walk with their son John Michael, a graduating senior from Tupelo Hugh School, as they arrive for their time to walk across the stage at Lawhon Elementary School on Wednesday morning in Tupelo.
Zackary Alexander and his familt begin to make thier way into Milam Elemetary School for his graduation ceremony Wednesday as Tupelo Public School District will spread out it's ceremony over 3 days and five facilities.
Neighbors and friends of Spencer Kirkpatrick walk and drive in their cars and golf carts on Country Club Road for a parade to celebrate his graduation from Mississippi State University on Friday afternoon in Tupelo.
Spencer Kirkpatrick points and waves to his neighbors and friends as they drive past his house on Friday afternoon in Tupelo for a parade celebrating his graduation from Mississippi State University. The parade was led by the Tupelo Fire Department followed by a dozen golf carts and cars.
Milo Westmoreland, a Tupelo High School Senior, receives his graduation cap and gown from Wesley Hartlein with Herff Jones, as he and his mother Tamicka Martin drive through the school's parking lot on Thursday.
Tupelo City Councilwoman Nettie Davis, left, helps Leesha Faulkner fold the State Flag of Mississippi as the City of Tupelo takes it down and presents it to Faulkner to be place in the city's Oren Dunn Museum.
Terry Ledbetter, Senior Pastor at Northstar Church in Saltillo, welcomes his congregation back to the auditorium for the first time since closeing in March due to the coronavirus. Hugs and handshakes were exchanged for smiles and waves with the auditorium seating spaced to promote social distancing.
Mallory Roberts, of Baldwyn, chants No Justice No Peace, as she holds her fist in the air while holding her George Floyd sign during a peaceful protest Saturday afternoon for the Unity March and Listening Session at Fairpark.
WIth supporters behind him holding signs and chanting Black Lives Matter and No Justice No Peace, Juan Carruthers holds up his phone while streaming Facebook live as he voices the Unity March on Saturday afternoon on Jefferson Street in front of the Lee County Justice Center. The March started att he Justice Center and ended at Fairpark with a community listening session.