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 […]

Sentencing for Mississippi man who sent ricin-laced letters to Obama moved to Oxford

May 8, 2014 in News, The Buzz

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — The May 14 sentencing for James Everett Dutschke has been moved to Oxford from Aberdeen. The order was filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court clerk’s […]

National Weather Service confirms 9 tornadoes in Mississippi on Monday

April 30, 2014 in News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At least nine tornadoes struck Mississippi on Monday, including an EF-4 or stronger in Louisville and EF-3 tornadoes in Tupelo and Richland, the National Weather Service […]

Mississippi storm survivors share their stories: ‘We are safe here’

April 29, 2014 in News

The Associated Press A powerful storm system was menacing a large swath of the South early Tuesday, killing more than two dozen people from Arkansas to Alabama over more than […]

Authorities chase leads on suspects \who killed one Tupelo officer, wounded another

December 26, 2013 in News, The Buzz

TUPELO, Mississippi (AP) — Police don’t have a suspect yet in the death of one Tupelo police officer and the wounding of another, but authorities are chasing down leads and […]