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No Comments - TUPELO, Miss. (Global Newswire) — Virginia Isby, 62, purchased a 38-year-old house in Tupelo, Mississippi — the only one she could afford on her fixed income from disability. But five years later, the roof was falling apart and the cost of the repairs was more than she could afford. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

MS Ethics board: Text messages are public records - TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Public officials' text messages about government business are public records, the Mississippi Ethics Commission says. The commission's first opinion on the matter was unanimous, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/RjB86B) reported. The opinion arrived Monday in a dispute between the newspaper and the city ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

BancorpSouth to Acquire Knox Insurance Assets - Analyst Blog - On Wednesday, BancorpSouth, Inc. ( BXS ), a bank holding company headquartered in Tupelo, MS, announced the inking of an acquisition deal through its subsidiary, BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc. ('BXSI'). As per the announcement, BancorpSouth Insurance Services - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

BancorpSouth to Acquire Knox Insurance Assets - On Wednesday, BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) announced the inking of an acquisition deal through its subsidiary, BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc. - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Tupelo Community Theatre Holding Auditions for Summer Youth Theatre Production of Fame Jr. - Loading Map.... 34.2616169 -88.7004521 Tupelo Community Theatre Holding Auditions for Summer Youth Theatre Production of Fame Jr. Date/Time Date(s) - 04/13/2014-04/14/20146:00 pm Location Tupelo Community Thetre Category(ies) Entertainment: Concerts & […] - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

3 dead in Nettleton shooting identified - The Miss. Department of Public Safety says that two of the individuals died at the scene and a third died from his wounds at a Tupelo hospital. The shooting happened on Main Street in Nettleton near the intersection of Mullins Street. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Dodge's launches latest store concept with new Gulfport site - A company that has been serving up hot and fresh fried chicken for more than a century said the secret to its success is keeping up with the times. Dodge's Chicken is about to open a brand new store in Gulfport. Thursday there was a party for special guests at the Highway 49 location which officials say is the first of its kind for the company. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Elephant wounded in drive-by shooting returns to circus - Carol the Elephant is back in North Mississippi Thursday almost exactly one year after she was wounded in a drive-by shooting that was never solved. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

American Family Association's AFA Journal Profiles Jonas Family’s Faith & Business, Goat Milk Stuff - Jonas family builds seamless life of school, business & faith. (PRWeb April 01, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/AFA_Journal/Family/prweb11718057.htm - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

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Tupelo Marine killed by accidental shot Tuesday at NC base - Jackson Clarion Ledger - The twin 21-year-old Marines from a family of 10 children were once Tupelo High School students. "Me and him were crazy. We took a 50-passenger van and put it on two wheels in the parking lot," Mike Boterf said. "We were the daredevil guys. We thought ... - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Three men killed in Nettleton shootout identified - Jackson Clarion Ledger - Guin, who was shot in the chest, fell out of the vehicle and was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, where he died. Guin was apparently not related to the Basses. "He's got a different last name, so we're assuming he was just the ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Editorial: Do you need a license to thrive? - OCRegister - The hearing included testimony from business owners like Melony Armstrong, an African-style hair braider from Tupelo, Miss., who successfully fought to exempt hair braiders from cosmetology license requirements that include 300 hours of training ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Spring fever: Northeast Mississippi has busy festival season - The Republic - TUPELO, Mississippi — As winter shuffles away, Northeast Mississippi is finding plenty of reasons to celebrate, from cars to music to movies to the King of Rock 'n' Roll. A few festivals have already happened, including Oxford and Starkville's film ... - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

Event to look at 'The Road Ahead' for manufacturing sector - Mississippi Business Journal (blog) - Alan Nunnelee of Tupelo and Mississippi Department of Transportation's Northern District Commissioner Mike Tagert of Starkville. MSU president Mark E. Keenum and institute director Bill Martin will also speak during the morning sessions. “In today's ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Woman convicted of murder in fatal West Point stabbing - Daily Journal - WEST POINT, Mississippi — A Columbus woman has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the stabbing death of a West Point in 2012. Clay County District Attorney Lindsey Clemons tells the Daily Times Leader (http ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Tallahatchie General's listing on auditor's 'watchline' an image set back, CEO ... - Mississippi Business Journal (blog) - Pickering's report “The Financial Health of Publicly Owned Rural Mississippi Hospitals” ranked 15 of the hospitals as performing above national standards, six as meeting the standards and four as falling short of them. ... hospitals, Tippah County ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

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