Bond set for man in Elk’s stabbing

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Bond for Brian Blanchard, 32, of Lee County was set at $500,000 on Friday.
Blanchard is charged with aggravated assault for allegedly stabbing a man at the Elks Lodge on Dec. 28.
Dennis Roberson, 35, was stabbed several times in the back and head after an altercation at the Elks, according to authorities. He remains hospitalized in serious condition.