Sheriff: Woman tried to smuggle meth to inmate in Bible

March 21, 2017 in News, Religion

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – Today’s Bible lesson: It’s a bad idea to use the good book to smuggle drugs into jail. A Mississippi sheriff says the jail’s property officer noticed […]

Mississippi boy, 13, charged as adult in fatal shooting

October 4, 2015 in News

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy accused of shooting another boy in Tupelo has been charged as an adult. Police were called to a residence after the shooting on […]

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June 15, 2015 in News

STRIPPER DISMEMBERED-TRIAL Trial set for man accused of killing and dismembering dancer GRETNA, La. (AP) – Trial is set to open Monday for a man accused of killing a New […]

Frozen sandwich maker to hire 200 for plant near Tupelo

January 8, 2015 in Business

SHANNON, Mississippi (AP) — A California company will soon be making sandwiches in a former meat processing factory near Tupelo. Raybern Foods plans to invest more than $10 million and […]

Tupelo’s John Servati, Alabama swimmer who died saving girlfriend in story, to receive NCAA’s Award of Valor

November 14, 2014 in Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama (AP) — The NCAA is honoring a University of Alabama swimmer who was killed while saving his girlfriend during a storm in Tuscaloosa earlier this year. The NCAA […]

Phillips Lighting expanding, adding 50 jobs in Tupelo

August 8, 2014 in Business

TUPELO, Mississippi (AP) — Philips Lighting Co. will add 50 new jobs in a $2 million expansion of operations at its facility in Tupelo. The company says in a news […]

FEMA provides tornado relief money to Mississippi

August 7, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $2.43 million in Disaster Relief Fund grants to support debris removal and utility repairs in Northeast Mississippi from […]

Tupelo man gets 25 years in prison for sending poisonous letters to Obama, others

May 20, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi man who pleaded guilty to sending letters dusted with the poison ricin to President Barack Obama and other officials was sentenced Monday to 25 […]