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Family lost Lee County home in overnight fire

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A family lost their home during an overnight fire in the Auburn community of Lee County. Mooreville-Eggville Fire Chief Ron Witte said the house is on County Road 1067. He said the fire happened at approximately 3 a.m. on Thursday, June 30. Witte said the family...
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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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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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AT&T feature to help 911 dispatchers pinpoint locations

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Being able to track 911 calls is very important for dispatchers. They now have an easier way to find out where a caller is calling from, thanks to AT&T's Locate Before Route feature. The technology uses GPS instead of cell towers to give a more precise...
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Tupelo woman charged with child neglect

TUPELO • A Lee County woman was charged with child endangerment after two children in her care tested positive for illegal drugs. Tupelo police were notified by Child Protective Services June 22 about two children who had tested positive for illegal narcotics. The preliminary investigation led officers to arrest Lakenya Donelson, 32, of Tupelo.
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Volunteer fire chief asks for drinking water donations

Firefighters not only need water to put out fires, they need water to drink while they put the fires out as well. The Union Volunteer Fire Department just south of Plantersville here in Lee County is where the Chief Steve Cagle, said he wants to do something not just for his department but for all volunteer fire departments in the county.
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