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Pontotoc attorney arrested, charged for contraband

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. WALDO TUPELO - A Pontotoc County attorney is facing felony charges in at least two counties, accused of delivering contraband to inmates. While visiting a client inside the Lee County Jail on Sept. 15, atto

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 22:05:00

Week 6 high school football results

Alcorn Central 43, New Site 0 Biggersville 20, Ashland 8 Calhoun City 62, Bruce 0 Marshall Aca. 21, Winona Christian 14 New Albany 46, East Union 14 North Pontotoc 39, Baldwyn 7 Olive Branch 56, Saltillo 0 Pontotoc 31, Ripley 0 Smithville 34, H.W. Byers 0 South Pontotoc 21, Mooreville 9 Starkville 4

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 02:05:00

Nesco: Not to big, not too small

TUPELO - Bob Gatlin has bought and sold many businesses over the years, but there's one that caught his eye in 2005, and he's held on to it since. Nesco Electrical Distributors in Tupelo is "large enough to serve, small enough to care" the 52-year-old company touts, but it has carved a comfortable n

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 20:37:00

Arc volunteers assist Red Cross

TUPELO - From one Arc to another ARC, volunteers offered the local chapter of the American Red Cross a helping hand on Friday. The Arc of Northeast Mississippi, which helps people with disabilities and their families, gathered to assist the American Red Cross replenish its stock of comfort kits. "We

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

'Namaste': Practice of yoga benefits body, mind and spirit

TUPELO - Yoga pants are the new blue jeans. Maybe it's just a fashion fad, or maybe it's an indication of the growing mainstream popularity of the practice of yoga. Yoga studios are popping up everywhere, offering a wide assortment of classes - like hot yoga, where the temperature is turned up to 10

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 05:15:00

Contour confident in bid to remain Tupelo's air carrier

Contour is one of six airlines bidding to provide service in Tupelo after the current contract expires in March. The U.S. Department of Transportation has set an Oct. 19 deadline for comments to be submitted.daily journal file photo TUPELO - When Contour Airlines made its pitch two years ago to pro

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 05:15:00

Chirps from Cardinallady: Bodock was a wonderful reunion

It was a great family reunion time. I know many of you were out and about this past Friday and Saturday enjoying the festival. Friday morning I started it with our local fire heroes. Y'all know them. They were there pouring up the pancakes and serving up coffee. It was nice to spend time with those

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 08:00:00

Trent Kelly focused on defense spending, tax reform

TUPELO - U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly is touting efforts by Congress to boost military spending and believes legislation to modify the federal tax code should soon emerge as a major priority. Back in Mississippi's 1st Congressional District for a one-week House of Representatives recess, the Republican Kel

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 06:00:00

OUR OPINION: Grant funding application worthwhile for community

In an effort to tackle a serious community issue on the front end, Tupelo leaders hope to receive a national philanthropic grant they will put toward a mentoring program seeking to reach at risk youth. Mayor Jason Shelton's administration is pursuing a highly competitive Bloomberg Philanthropies gra

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 05:15:00

Coke joins Mississippi bicentennial celebration

JACKSON - Coca-Cola, first bottled in Mississippi, is joining the state's celebration of its 200th year of statehood. Gov. Phil Bryant joined Coke officials on the steps on the south side of the Mississippi Capitol Wednesday to announce that a limited-edition commemorative 8-ounce glass bottle of th

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 06:15:00

TPSD crisis management team discusses tweaks

TUPELO - The Tupelo Public School District's crisis management team met Wednesday to discuss changes to its crisis and safety plan and reflect on recent events. At Wednesday's meeting, members of the district's crisis management team discussed active shooter situations and the use of 911 radios duri

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 05:30:00

J.A.K.E.S. event teaches archery, shotgun, rifle basics

Youngsters looking for introductory instruction in hunting, as well as in any and all of the shooting disciplines, may find their start Sept. 30 in Tupelo at the annual J.A.K.E.S. Day, sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation. Similar activities are carried out nationwide through the effort

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 04:45:00

Oxford Stories: Insight Into the Mind of the Mississippian

"Hospitality," "comfort," "home," these are just a few of the things I heard when I asked individuals what Mississippi meant to them. As a young journalist, I took my first steps into the field and led myself forward with positivity and optimism. I wondered out to unfamiliar territory to explore the

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-22 16:53:02

Woman arrested on cocaine charges

HOUSTON - State and local authorities have arrested a Tippah County woman on drug charges following a traffic stop recently. On Friday, Sept. 1, North Mississippi Narcotics, Chickasaw County Sheriff Department and Houston Police Department arrested Leslie Reese on Highway 15 near Highway 8 in Housto

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

Code Pink brings LGBTQ Community Together

Kendrick Wallace dances on stage at Code Pink at Proud Larry's Thursday night. Photo by Walter Lyle Thursday night, Proud Larry's hosted Code Pink, an LGBTQ bar night. The theme was "Thrift Store Scores," where attendees were encouraged to only wear clothes and accessories purchased from Goodwill or

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-22 19:43:12

HottyToddy Happy Hour: The Summit's "Cold Blooded"

As the week ends and 5 o'clock approaches, HottyToddy.com would like to introduce to our readers the HottyToddy Happy Hour! Every Friday we will showcase one bar in town and feature a unique drink from that bar."Cold Blooded" Instagram @the__bartender__life Today's Happy Hour comes from the Summit L

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-22 19:30:45

Ole Miss Bike Sharing Program Attempts to Alleviate Parking Issues

All bikes in the SocBi network share the same Ole Miss look. Photo by Walter Lyle Last week, Ole Miss launched their network of Social Bikes (SocBi for short) on campus. SocBi is a bicycle sharing program that allows students to get from point A to point B quicker. The app uses your phone's location

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-22 15:51:06

Blue Sky Beats the Heat with Fresh Daiquiris

The daiquiri dispensers behind the counter at Blue Sky create a beautiful rainbow of alcoholic slushies. Photo by Walter LyleBlue Sky on the side of Highway 6 (with an actual blue sky behind it). Photo by Walter Lyle If you've been out on Highway 6 towards Batesville, it's hard to miss the countless

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-22 13:55:35

Friday's DeSoto County scores

Horn Lake receiver Kyvontae Boykins looks for running room in the first half of Friday's 33-21 Eagles' victory over South Panola. Bob Bakken|DTT Prep football Grenada 29, Center Hill 7 Tupelo 31, Hernando 0 Columbus 34, DeSoto Central 28 (overtime) Horn Lake 33, South Panola 21 Southaven 23, Oxfor

DESOTO TIMES TODAY - 2017-09-22 23:05:00

Mississippi Quote Of The Day

""A lot of people believe what other people say."--B.B. KingClick the photo above to purchase this book. "The Mississippi Book of Quotations" by David Crews was published by The Nautilus Publishing Company of Oxford, Mississippi, in 2016. From introduction: "Our country's most impoverished state is

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-22 11:59:50