Queen’s Reward owner Jeri Carter, right, delivers two bottles of hand sanitizer to a Tupelo resident as he and hundreds of others filled the street in front of Tupelo City Hall to purchase bottles of their product.
A homeowner on Robins Street in Tupelo has made their own guitar which has become a common sight around much of the city and has placed words of support for thetown and it's citizens as they follow the mayor's "Shelter-in-place" order.
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 its campuses while the students are on spring break.
Queen's Reward has stopped producing their mead and has started producing hand sanitizer but they are having little fun the labels to remind everyone how to help control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Johnny Cook, a volunteer with Eight Days of Hope, loads one of many pans of chicken strips into the oven as he and other volunteers spend their day preparing a hot meal for those in need on Tuesday. Eight Days of Hope with the help of American Family Association will be delivering boxed dinners for the next two weeks for those in need.
Lucas Smith, the swimming coach at Tupelo High School, talks with Kesha Stribling and her daughter, Keshona Brown, a seventh-grader at Tupelo Middle School, as they arrive at Tupelo High School to pick up a Chromebook recently. The Tupelo Public School District handed out Chromebooks, one per household, for students who don't have a computer in order for them to access classwork.
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 its campuses while students are on spring break.
Makennize Young, 8, prays before receiving Monday’s lunch at Hilldale Apartment complex as part of the Tupelo/Lee County Hunger Coalition response to help feed the children who received free or reduced lunches at their schools.
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.
Main Street in downtown Tupelo bears little traffic as stores have closed due to the coronavirus and restaurants have been confined to curbside pickup. Nearly 90,000 Mississippians have filed for unemployment in the past three weeks.
A lone empty shopping cart sits abandoned at The Mall at Barnes Crossing as the facility was closed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. More than 36,000 Mississippians have filed for unemployment in the past two weeks as a result of businesses closing.
Blue Delta Jean Company employee Fernando Reis begins making stacks of 10 protective masks before others can pack boxes of 400 masks as the company has shifted production from high-end blue jeans to 50,000 masks a week at its facility in the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South.
Tanner Stahl, from left, Andrew Pierce and Terry Pierce are getting used to only having a camera in their sanctuary as they begin streaming their Sunday worship services at Connect Church. Many area churches are turning to virtual worship to stay connected to their congregations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Blue Delta Jean employee Pedro Sanchez and other employees at the company have shifted production from high-end blue jeans to producing 10,000 masks per week at their facility in Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South.
A Tupelo Public School District employee, left, passes off another bag of food as the school district uses its fleet of buses with the help of the Tupelo/Lee County Hunger Coalition to deliver breakfast and lunch to its’ students throughout the city.
Saltillo Police Department public relations officer Deundra Poole looks for a place in the city courtroom to store the newest donation to the food drive to help make sure children have enough to eat during the unexpected vacation from school.
Dr. Richard Price, pastor of North Green Street Church of Christ in Tupelo, and Jhia Horn, Unit director of the Boys & Girls Club Green Street location, help pass out free lunches at the Boys & Girls Club on Green Street in Tupelo on Monday morning for Tupelo Public School District students.
Steve Holland and his son, Mac, wipe down the entrance to Holland Funeral Directors on Thursday with disinfectant. Once customers walk in and out, they are making sure the areas of the business are cleaned and sanitized.
Chris Perkins, an employee at the Salvation Army in Tupelo, passes out to-go lunches Monday since all large gatherings are prohibited due to the coronavirus. Water and hand towelettes were also handed out with the 53 lunches.
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.
Ryan Curry, 10th Grade Assistant Principal at Tupelo High School, checks a students information on his computer as the Tupelo Public School District hands out Chromebooks for students without a computer so they are able to access classwork from home.
Russ and Anna Polsgrove of Tupelo watch their children, from left, Grace, 4, Lucy, 9, and Rivers, 8, play around Christmas inflatables they recently set up in their front yard on Church Street in Tupelo. The family set up the inflatables to spread cheer to those who pass their home during the coronavirus quarantine.
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.
Zoe Phillips, a chasier at Palmer's Shoppers Value Foods in Tupelo, checks customers grocries as she work behind plexiglass barrier at her register on Wednesday. All registers had the barrier i stalled this week as a precaution on spreading the coronavirus.
Queen’s Reward employee Brooks Carter, left, delivers two bottles of hand sanitizer to Buddy Wikle and his wife, Cathy, who rode their bikes to City Hall along with hundreds of other residents who need the product. Queen’s Reward has stopped producing is mead wine and has switched its production to hand sanitizer to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Hannah Williams, of Saltillo, pours tea for her children, Hedi, Phoebe and Owen, during a tea party in their front yard. During the pandemic containment, Hannah she's been trying to find creative things to do with her children.
Hannah Williams sits down with her children, Heidi, Phoebe and Owen, for a tea party in their front yard in Saltillo. During the pandemic containment, Hannah Williams has been trying to find creative things to do with her children.
Jenny Gregory, left, and Deanna Harrington begin to unload bags of lunch for firefighters stationed at Tupelo Fire Department building 3 on Veterans Blvd. Tuesday as 4 Season Equipment and Subway teamed up to provide lunch for firefigthers.
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Tupelo firefighter David Estes, left, and other firefighters across the city received free lunches sponsored by 4 Seasons Equipment and Subway Tuesday that were hand–delivered by Deanna Harrington and Jenny Gregory to the various stations.
Elvis tribute artist Jack Curtis and members of the Tupelo Elvis Fan Club line South Gloster in Tupelo near North Mississippi Medical Center to show their support for the medical staff working during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Elvis tribute artist Jack Curtis and members of the Tupelo Elvis Fan Club line South Gloster Street near North Mississippi Medical Center to show their support for the NMMC staff working during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
Buckets were available for Lee County residents to “Pay it Forward” as they picked up their two free 8-ounce bottles of hand sanitizer that were purchased and donated by Weber Marine of Baton Rouge, La.
Lesley Scott of Saltillo helps pass out free 8-ounce bottle of hand sanitizer from Queen’s Reward Meadery Friday afternoon. The 500 free bottles were purchased by Scott’s fiance’ John Weber, owner of Weber Marine in Baton Rouge, La.
Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton helps hand out 500 bottles of free hand sanitizer produced by Queen’s Reward Meadery in Tupelo. John Weber, owner of Weber Marine in Baton Rouge, La., purchased 1,000 bottles to be given away to surprise his fiancée Lesley Scott of Saltillo. Half were given away Friday and the rest will be given to Lee County emergency personnel and postal carriers.