Mantachie, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Duthu leaves his mark on Mantachie High School

Alex Duthu’s May graduation from Mantachie High School brought an exceptional prep career to a close. The middle Duthu brother made a name for himself on the basketball court and in the high jump. The honor roll student spent his elementary and part of his junior high years living and...
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Fulton, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Former IAHS track member, chasing new dream in music

As a student at Itawamba Agricultural High School, Anthony Ashby’s focus was primarily on athletics. As a member of the soccer and tennis teams, in addition to participating in track and field, Ashby learned that hard work and determination pays off come game time. These days, Ashby is flexing more creative muscles and hoping that the same work ethic that got him through games will get him to the next level in his music career.
New Albany, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Presley to hold town hall meeting in New Albany

NEW ALBANY • Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will address the citizens in the New Albany area on Tuesday, June 22, at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Union County Courthouse located at 114 East Bankhead Street in New Albany. The purpose of this meeting with Commissioner Presley is to discuss public utility service, high-speed internet service, cellular phone service, among other issues.
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Tupelo, MS: The Small Town With A Big Appetite

You know the saying “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Well, in Tupelo, Mississippi, the same philosophy applies to every single meal. Have a chat with any local, and you’ll pick up on how proud they are of the innovative chefs around town who are putting a spin on classic Southern fare.
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New Albany, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Redesigning Women is a staple of downtown New Albany

NEW ALBANY • Brenda Smith, owner of Redesigning Women in downtown New Albany, said the work ethic she learned growing up on a farm in Union Country helped build the business she has today. Located at 120 W. Main St., Redesigning Women has been open for 15 years. For about...
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Iuka Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Iuka: Wednesday, June 16: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, June 17: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, June 18: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, June 19: Mostly sunny then
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Tupelo airport boardings continue upward trend

TUPELO • For the third consecutive month, passenger boardings at Tupelo Regional Airport topped 1,000, a feat that hasn’t happened since the COVID-19 pandemic all but stopped air travel. In May, Contour Airlines reported 1,197 boardings, nearly 900 more than a year ago. Last year’s totals were skewed by months...
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Tupelo City Council confirms Jackie Clayton as interim TPD chief

TUPELO • The Tupelo City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to confirm Jackie Clayton as the interim chief of the Tupelo Police Department. Clayton, currently a deputy chief at the department, will replace outgoing Chief Bart Aguirre, who announced last month that he would retire from the department on June 30. Clayton’s interim position is effective July 1.
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Northeast to host high school softball All-Star Game

BOONEVILLE — Northeast Mississippi Community College is proud to serve as the host for the 2021 Northeast Mississippi Softball Coaches Association all-star games. There will be two games on Wednesday, June 16 from the state-of-the-art Northeast Softball Complex. The Class 1A-3A game begins at 5 p.m. with the Class 4A-6A game to follow.
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HANK WIESNER: Even one rolling drunk on area roads is one too many

If you don’t drink, you don’t get it, he thought to himself. The first couple drinks are like life itself: Pleasing, smooth, bubbly and harsh. He knew, as any bone-deep alcoholic does, that the greatest pleasure comes long before you get drunk. After the first couple of drinks, the pleasure goes away, and then it’s just addiction.
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Deputy Chief Jackie Clayton to serve as Tupelo Interim Police Chief

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The Tupelo City Council voted to appoint someone from within the police department to temporarily serve as chief of police, this after Chief Bart Aguirre announced that he will retire at the end of the month. The council approved Deputy Chief Jackie Clayton's appointment as interim...
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