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West Point shooting wounded one individual

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - West Point police continue to investigate a shooting that happened Sunday evening at the Timberlane Apartments. According to the West Point Police Department, someone shot a Black male who was later discharged from the hospital in Tupelo. Investigators did identify persons of interest. As of...
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McKinney named Saltillo police chief

SALTILLO, Miss. (WTVA) - On Monday the Saltillo Board of Aldermen approved the appointment of Daniel McKinney as chief of police. The Board also approved Jeff Brown as assistant chief of police. McKinney fills the vacancy previously held by Grant Bailey who resigned in May. - Saltillo police chief leaving...
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Rooster Run proceeds benefit Crosswind Ministries

The Rooster Run and Festival returned to Gift Bottom in Alcorn County on Saturday. “We started discussing it in December,” said Rooster Run Board President Vivian Moss. “We were just hoping we could do it and everything would come together.”. The Sixth Annual Rooster Run raised money for Crosswind Ministries,...
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21-year-old killed in Union County collision

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - A collision Sunday afternoon in Union County killed a 21-year-old from New Albany. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP), the two-vehicle collision happened at approximately 2:21 on Mississippi Highway 15. The two vehicles, an 18-wheeler and car, collided at the intersection of Highway 15...
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JASON SHELTON: We are all on the same team in Tupelo

On July 1, a new mayor and council will be sworn in for the city of Tupelo. For the next four years, these elected officials will be representing our citizens and making decisions for the betterment of our city. Their responsibilities are many, and their work is time consuming and difficult.
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Elvis Presley’s Long-Time Girlfriend Linda Thompson Says the King ‘Loved’ His Impersonators: Here’s Why

Linda Thompson, the longtime girlfriend of the “King of Rock and Roll” Elvis Presley, recently shared why the musician actually loved his impersonators. During the annual Elvis Festival at his birthplace, Tupelo, Mississippi, Linda spoke about how Elvis would be absolutely amazed to see the impersonators, also known as Elvis Tribute Artists (ETAs). The musician also would be “staggered by how incredibly generous” his fans have been to his memory. “[Elvis] loved the ETAs even when he was alive,” Thompson recalls. “He would see people growing sideburns or dressing like him and he would say, ‘Honey look at that guy over there, I wonder if he thinks he is me?’”
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Community turns out for free vaccination clinic

About 15 Alcorn County residents on Saturday rolled up their sleeves at a Community Vaccination Clinic under the Corinth Housing Authority pavilion on Mitchell Street. “This was the perfect day to do this,” said event co-chair and Nehemiah Project representative Rebecca Spence. “It is Juneteenth. It is the perfect day to free yourself from the possibility of passing (COVID-19) onto family and friends.”
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Tupelo Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Tupelo: Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, June 24: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Friday, June 25: Chance of showers
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Tupelo diesel prices: Comparison reveals $0.21 savings at cheapest station

(TUPELO, MS) The price of diesel varies by as much as $0.21 in the greater Tupelo area, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Tupelo area on Tuesday, found that Walmart Neighborhood Market at 318 S Gloster Sthad the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $2.79 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Kirby's at 1074 N Eason Blvd, which listed a per-gallon price of $3.0.
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Corinth

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Corinth: Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, June 24: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Friday, June 25: Chance of Showers
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WTVA staff honored with two 2021 EMMY® Awards

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - WTVA chief meteorologist Matt Laubhan, meteorologist John Dolusic and anchor Emily Leonard are recipients of a 2021 Southeast EMMY® for their coverage of the EF1 tornado that swept through Tishomingo in March 2020. Laubhan was also honored as “Best Weather Anchor” in the 2021 Southeast Regional...
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