A Tupelo man has been arrested on charges he had inappropriate contact with a minor. Tupelo police arrested Lawrence Taylor, 24, on Sunday, WTVA said.
He is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old.
Taylor is formally charged with statutory rape and is being held in the Lee County Adult Detention Center on an $80,000 bond
North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo plans to open a dedicated inpatient hospice wing this month.
Hospital officials tell the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that the new 10-bed hospice which will serve terminally ill patients who need a higher level of care to remain comfortable.
WTVA is reporting that two people were killed following an accident on Highway 6 early Sunday morning, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
Jeremy Rosamond, 27, of Ackerman, and Royce Thompson, Jr., 24, of Randolph died as a result of injuries sustained in the wreck, which took place about 12:45 a.m. Both were driving separate vehicles.