Tupelo, MSwtva.com

Domestic situation led to Tupelo shooting

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police responded to a reported shooting Wednesday evening. According to the Tupelo Police Department, officers responded near Coley Road and Main Street at approximately 6:30. Investigators believe a domestic situation led to the shooting. Police officers detained two individuals and located no shooting victims.
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Aberdeen, MSwtva.com

Aberdeen PD: Two arrested for South Hickory Street murder

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Aberdeen police arrested two men for the murder of 37-year-old George Deon Williams. According to the Aberdeen Police Department, investigators charged George Strong, 63, and Bobby Smith, 64, both of Aberdeen, with the crime. They could face more charges. Williams died from a gunshot wound at...
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Houston, MSwtva.com

Harmon named new Houston chief of police

HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Houston Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to name Adam Harmon the city's new chief of police. He'll officially take office on July 1. He is replacing Billy Voyles who is retiring effective June 30.
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Smithville, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Community service is top priority for Smithville Hardware's new owners

SMITHVILLE – New owners are guiding Smithville Hardware into its next century of serving Monroe County. From the time he was 15, working at an Amoco station for Fowlkes and Fowlkes, the hardware store’s new owner, Tim Coker, knew serving his community would play a definitive role in his life.
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Her mother's legacy: Daughter of Mississippi civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer continues mother's fight

TUPELO • As the youngest daughter of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, Jacqueline Hamer Flakes grew up intimately aware of prejudice and how much her mother struggled against it. Now, as Hamer’s last living daughter, Flakes’ greatest desire is to honor her mother’s work. Flakes will serve as keynote...
Aberdeen, MSwcbi.com

Aberdeen police have arrested two people in connection with murder

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WCBI) – Aberdeen police have arrested two people in connection to a shooting. George Strong and Bobby Smith were arrested and charged with the murder of George Deon Williams. Police were dispatched to 400 South Hickory street for a gunshot victim. Williams was pronounced dead at the scene...
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Monroe County, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

M-Pulse Fiber running ahead of schedule for broadband availability

BECKER – As of last week, 868 customers have been connected to broadband through M-Pulse Fiber since Dec. 21, but a big question lingering for several members of the Monroe County Electric Power Association is, “When will I be hooked up?”. During the June 8 meeting of the Monroe County...
Tupelo, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Argument leads to shots fired in west Tupelo

TUPELO • An apparent domestic situation Wednesday night led to shots being fired in west Tupelo. The spat between the former couple ended with both the 45-year-old New Albany woman and the 33-year-old Aberdeen man arrested on simple domestic violence charges. Both remained in the Lee County Jail Thursday afternoon.
Okolona, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Ain’t no cancel culture here, folks

Recent news item in the Chickasaw Journal: “The Mississippi State Legislature appropriated $250,000 for the City of Okolona to use towards establishing a Welcome Center project at 247 West Main Street on Historic Main Street.”. The official letter confirming the appropriation was presented to Mayor Sherman Carouthers and Okolona Economic...
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Tupelo Salvation Army Officers Heading To New Assignment

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – The area’s only homeless shelter will soon have new leaders. Majors Ray and Whitney Morton have received a new assignment and will be leaving their post at the Tupelo Salvation Army in a few days. When Majors Ray and Whitney Morton came to the Tupelo Salvation...
Amory, MSwtva.com

City of Amory hosts job fair Thursday

AMORY, Miss (WTVA)- The city of Amory will host a job fair Thursday in Amory. The Monroe County Chamber of Commerce is a sponsor. It will be on the stage in Frisco park from 10 am-2 pm. Amory city clerk, Jamie Morgan, said there are lots of employers who need...
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Houston Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Houston: 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: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms
Houston, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Harmon to be first appointed Police Chief of Houston

HOUSTON – Adam Harmon was chosen by the Houston Board of Aldermen to be the next Police Chief of Houston, making him the first appointed chief in Houston. The board voted unanimously to approve Harmon, and he accepted the job. “I am honored,” said Harmon. “Nervous, but honored.”. The board...
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Houston will soon have a new police chief, Voyles retiring

HOUSTON, Miss. (WCBI) – Houston will soon have a new police chief. Billy Voyles will retire on June 30th. He has led the department, as an elected chief, for the past 15 years. Now, town leaders are appointing the chief of police. Alderman recently voted unanimously to hire Adam Harmon...
Tupelo, MSdailymemphian.com

Townhouses with functional art planned for Broad gateway

A developer plans to build 15 townhouses and dual-purpose public art on another acre of Midtown’s abandoned I-40 property. Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.
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