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Elvis Presley’s boyhood home goes on the auction block

TUPELO, Miss. - It’s not quite the Heartbreak Hotel, but a piece of Elvis Presley's history is up for bids, starting at $25,000. Chicago-based Rockhurst Auctions will put the legend’s abandoned childhood home for auction, which will open up to bidders in August. Auctioneers said the home —...
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#HSFT22 STOP #1 — Okolona Chieftains

There’s a new face at the helm of Okolona football. Head coach Anthony Watt left his assistant job at West Point for the opportunity. His dream was to coach at his alma mater, East Oktibbeha, but it consolidated with Starkville High School. “I feel like this program was the...
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Lee County School Board to redraw district lines

TUPELO • Lee County School District officials plan to redraw district lines after census data revealed significant population changes in its current districts. The Lee County School Board will hold a public hearing at 5 p.m. on Thursday at the school district office to discuss proposed changes to its voting map. District officials will present the maps along with census data during the meeting.
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Hands-on learning: TPSD's Camp Opportunity wraps up successful return

TUPELO • Tupelo gifted education teacher Dana Maharrey believes there’s a lot to love about her school district’s annual summer camp … particularly the name. “I love the name Camp Opportunity because the kids have the opportunity to uncover a life-long hobby here,” said Maharrey, who served as director of this year’s program. “There is a lot of art and creativity in these summer camps. It's the highest degree of hands-on learning.”
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#HSFT22 – Stop #2 Hatley Tigers

When the Hatley Tigers take the field this fall, they won’t be the same team they were a year ago. First-year head coach Seth Lee is making sure of that. “It’s a completely clean slate,” Lee said. “It’s a new coaching staff. We’re starting completely over. And that’s kind of what we wanted to do coming in.”
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Tupelo police arrest three in connection with catalytic converter thefts

TUPELO • Three men have been charged with coming to Lee County to steal catalytic converters. Tupelo police were called to Popeye’s at 1701 South Gloster Street on Thursday, June 16, at 1:30 a.m. for a suspicious vehicle call. Officers responded, and then located and detained three suspects. Police say the search of the vehicle revealed burglary tools and stolen catalytic converters.
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