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Thomas Wells | Buy at photos.djournal.com Verona police offcers monitor the progress of removing an overturned tanker truck on Palmetto Road on Wednesday. No one was injured in the accident.

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Verona police offcers monitor the progress of removing an overturned tanker truck on Palmetto Road on Wednesday. No one was injured in the accident.

Classic car enthusiasts from all over descended on Tupelo this weekend to show off their cars, hear good music and just hang out.

Bright colors abounded across the BancorpSouth Arena parking lot on Saturday, the second day of the Blue Suede Cruise, a Tupelo fixture for 12 years.

The event’s organizers made two adjustments so as not to get in the way of tornado cleanup – the poker run and Saturday morning parade were canceled.

But there were plenty of folks out enjoying the cars and the fellowship. Check out the photo gallery below.

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TUPELO – Mayor Jason Shelton had some destructive fun on Wednesday.

Shelton helped Tupelo Public Works tear down a house on West Jackson Street, spending a few minutes in the cab of an excavator and working the knobs. The city had voted the house to be a public safety concern.

In the picture below, Tupelo Public Works employee Johnny Miles keeps a close eye on Shelton.

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BALDWYN – Sophomore running back Duke Upshaw has battled a stomach virus since Tuesday and was still laying on the locker room floor Friday before he rushed for 159 yards on 23 carries and two touchdowns in a 31-14 Class 2A quarterfinal playoff win over Eupora.

Baldwyn (11-3) looked ready for basketball season early on, but the winners of nine straight will now host Calhoun City for the North title next week.

Read more in Saturday’s Journal.

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Thomas Wells | Daily Journal The driver of a Ford truck gathers himself after he lost control of the vehicle and hit into the outside of Social Security office on South Green Street early Tuesday morning.

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The driver of a Ford truck gathers himself after he lost control of the vehicle and hit into the outside of Social Security office on South Green Street early Tuesday morning.