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No injuries in Tupelo wreck

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.learning more about a wreck in tupelo we first reported on wtva 9 news today this morning.... a spokesperson for the city of tupelo says no one was injure

WTVA.COM - 2018-08-17 18:40:19

Tupelo roars back to stun Meridian

“The first half we were turning the ball over and had a ton of penalties,” said Tupelo coach Trent Hammond. “We just weren't doing the things that we've got to do to be successful. Once we did, we were able to be us.”

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 03:34:00

Tupelo's SPAFER hosts Jesus Seminar on the Road in September

TUPELO – On September 28 and 29, the Tupelo chapter of SPAFER – the Southern Progressive Alliance For Exploring Religion – will host the Jesus Seminar on the Road.The seminar introduces the Gospel of Thomas, examines its vision of Jesus, and asks how Thomas challenges our understanding of the histor

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 05:15:00

Tupelo opens season at dangerous Meridian

Tupelo has a difficult challenge in front of it to start the season.The Golden Wave make the long trek down to Ray Stadium tonight to take on one of the best teams in the state, the Meridian Wildcats, in a premier Class 6A showdown.Tupelo has won 25 straight regular-season games, but that streak is

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 05:00:00

Lawsuit filed against Tupelo and suspect following January pursuit

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Tupelo has become the target of a lawsuit after a woman’s vehicle was hit by a man evading police.Donna Brooks has filed a suit against the city of Tupelo, the man who hit her vehicle and an insurance company.- Advertisement -


Tupelo airport sees increase in passengers boarding flights

The Northeast MississippiDaily Journalreports that for the third consecutive month, boardings at Tupelo Regional Airport topped 1,000.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-08-18 16:12:37

Attorney general offers statewide message in Tupelo stop

TUPELO – Attorney General Jim Hood sounded very much like a candidate for governor during a stop in Tupelo on Thursday, delivering a message that touted pragmatic policy-making and decried corporate influence over state government.Speaking to the Tupelo Civitan Club, the fourth-term attorney general

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 05:30:00

Paden man charged with manslaughter

IUKA - A Tishomingo County man has been charged with manslaughter for a incident that happened 15 months ago.Officials have formally charged Keith Anthony Letson, 38, of 15 Railroad Ave,, Tishomingo, with manslaughter in the May 2017 death of Sgt. Harry Rodman Thomas, 28.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 21:47:00

Locals Team Up To Get Service Dog For Veteran - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – A Gulf War veteran who battles PTSD and other service related illnesses gets a service dog, because of several Northeast Mississippi residents.

WCBI.COM - 2018-08-17 23:15:17

Chase suspect arrested in Tupelo

here at the lee county sheriffs department and after speaking with sheriff jim johnson we now know the name of that man.... 39 year-old marshall owens. im told by sheriff johnson, a narcotics agent attempted im told by sheriff johnson, a narcotics agent attempted to pull owens over near eason blvd t


Women charged after pursuit at lake

Tabitha Cantell, 43, of 401 County Road 1282, Tupelo, was charged with felony fleeing, disorderly conduct, drinking in public, false ID, possession of paraphernalia, reckless driving and unauthorized use of a vehicle. The 43-year-old passenger was charged with possession of paraphernalia and disorde


Tupelo police sued after police pursuit ends with crash

TUPELO – A Lee County woman said she is owed up to a half-million dollars after her vehicle was hit by a man fleeing Tupelo police in January.Donna Brooks filed the lawsuit in Lee County Circuit Court in late July. She names the city of Tupelo, unnamed Tupelo Police Department officers, Bart Franks


Tupelo's transit system unveils next week - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI)- Exciting news in the All America City. The city’s pilot public transportation system is almost ready to take off.On August 22nd the transit system will debut to folks at 1:30 p.m. that Wednesday afternoon.- Advertisement -A logo and routes were approved by the Tupelo Transit Co


Hungry hawk causes power outages in Tupelo

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Many people in Tupelo were without power Thursday afternoon after a hawk flew into a nearby substation.Tupelo Water & Light Department went to their Facebook page to post a picture of the dead hawk. The department says the bird was carrying a squirrel when it flew into the sub


Crews continue work after train cars derail in Guntown

crews are still working to clear the scene of a train derailment in guntown... officials say the tracks came out from underneath the train in between towery street and main street wednesday morning... at the time of the derailment the two train cars were carrying corn... officials say no one was inj


Hawk carrying squirrel knocks out power in parts of South Tupelo

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Wondering what was up with the short power outage in Tupelo Thursday afternoon? We promise you, you’ll be shocked.Tupelo Water & Light posted the above image on their Facebook detailing the ‘one-two punch’ that knocked out power for some in South Tupelo.- Advertisement -


Chase through Tupelo ends in arrest

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson confirms a chase through Tupelo Tuesday afternoon led to the arrest of the driver.A narcotics officer attempted to pull over a vehicle Tuesday after it left an area the sheriff's department was montitoring for potential drug activity, says Jo


Two women charged, arrested after chase through Lee Co. campground

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks conservation officer performing routine patrols was lead on a chase through Elvis Presley State Lake on Wednesday.The officer noticed suspicious activity near a bathhouse according to Major Chris Reed with the MDWFP.


Tate Graduate Forecasts Career In Television Weather

Cantonment native Alexandra Kent is forecasting a career as a television meteorologist.Kent was the featured weather personality Wednesday afternoon on WTVA TV in Tupelo, MS. She has interned at the station this summer as she works toward her meteorology degree at Mississippi State.She will graduate


Tupelo Transit System On the Way

folks in tupelo are excited about the city's public transit system. and now its just a matter of time before the buses and vans start rolling. wayne hereford talked with several people about why they are excited. ." standup.."this is the c.c. augustus center here on north green street it will be a h