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Dorothy Owen

TUPELO – Dorothy Jean “”Honey”” Owen, 68, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born in Arkansas. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Coleman Temple in Verona. The Rev. Frederick Adams will officiate. Williams Memorial of Okolona is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include three daughters, […]

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Maxine Murphree

TUPELO – Maxine Linn Murphree, 89, a Houston native, passed away early Sunday morning, Nov. 3, 2013, at AvonLea Assisted Living & Retirement Community in Tupelo. Maxine was born March 6, 1924, the oldest daughter of Emma Boyce and W.J. “”Willie Jim”” Linn and the granddaughter of Nannie Virginia Westbrook and Finus Harris Linn. Maxine […]

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Natural horsemanship promotes leadership

  By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications TUNICA – A decade after watching her first demonstration of Pat Parelli’s natural horsemanship techniques, Katie Cagle was in the arena with her horse for some personal instruction from the world-renowned horseman. Cagle has experienced many equine challenges throughout more than 10 years in 4-H and a lifetime […]

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Ruth McCollum

TUPELO – Ruth Louise Colbert McCollum, 75, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born March 29, 1938 to R. A. Colbert and Lesbya Davis Colbert in Trebloc. She was a graduate of Houston High School. She retired as hotel manager at Holliday Terrace. She loved her pets […]

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Suspects sought in Tupelo Dollar General robbery

TUPELO – Police still are looking for two suspects who robbed the McCullough Boulevard Dollar General at gunpoint Oct. 13. Police said two suspects, described as 5-feet, 10-inch black men entered the store around 9:50 p.m. with a semiautomatic weapon and fired into the store. They left with an undetermined amount of money. Anyone with […]

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Cystic fibrosis fundraiser is Saturday

TUPELO – Great strides have been made in trying to find a cure for cystic fibrosis, but the there is still no cure for a disease that affects over 30,000 Americans and several families across Northeast Mississippi. The CF Foundation will host “Great Strides Tupelo: A Walk to Cure Cystic Fibrosis” at 9 a.m. Saturday […]

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AP Mississippi High School Football Poll: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Oak Grove (11) (7-0) 190 3 2. South Panola (9) (7-1) 182 2 3. Petal (6-1) 152 5 4. Oxford (7-0) 120 4 (tie) Brandon (6-1) […]

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Three charged in connection with Tupelo robbery found in Chickasaw County

TUPELO – Tupelo Police charged three Shannon men with armed robbery in connection with the Tuesday robbery of a Tupelo man on Ruth Street. Martavious Bogan, 18, Christian Hendricks, 32, and Brenzo Gillard, 21, all of Shannon, were charged with armed robbery Tuesday. A Tupelo man reported a vehicle stopped in front of his Ruth […]

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Pamela Thomas

BLUE SPRINGS – Pamela Thomas, 47, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at her residence from complications due to a long battle with cancer. An Okolona native, she was born November 23, 1965, to Davis P. and Barbara Louise Howard Henderson. She was a 1983 graduate of Ingomar High School.  Raised in the Tupelo, Verona […]

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Tupelo Police seek Chickasaw car allegedly involved in armed robbery

TUPELO – Police are searching for a small gray sedan with Chickasaw County license plates and its occupants in connection with a Tuesday afternoon armed robbery in West Tupelo. About 12:20 p.m., a Ruth Street resident was working in his yard when he was called over to speak to the occupants of a car stopped […]

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FOOTBALL: AP Mississippi High School Poll

Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. South Panola (13) (4-0) 139 1 2. Brandon (1) (4-0) 123 2 3. Petal (4-0) 108 3 4. Oak Grove (3-0) 88 5 5. Olive Branch […]

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Sgt. Justin Johnson

TUPELO – Sgt. Justin Daniel Johnson, 27, died suddenly Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at his residence in Starkville. Justin was born July 27, 1986, in Baton Rouge, La., to Danny Johnson and Karen Keith Lampton. He was a 2004 graduate of Tupelo High School. He continued his education at Mississippi State University where he earned […]

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Clara W. Stephens

VERONA – Clara Mae Wood Stephens, 95, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born September 16, 1917, to Charles Franklin Wood and Bertha Long Wood in Iuka. She graduated from Iuka High School in 1936, where she was Valedictorian of her class. After […]

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WEDDING: McNeece – Gammill

Sara Katherine McNeece and Joshua Ellis Gammill were united in marriage on the evening of May 11, 2013 at the Elvis Presley Event Center in Tupelo. The ceremony was officiated by Bro. Gary Smith, pastor of East Fulton Baptist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff McNeece of Fulton. She is […]

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