By William Moore Daily Journal GUNTOWN – Motorists traveling U.S. Highway 45 in north Lee County recently have encountered a pair of enormous six-shooters high above Guntown. City leaders decided to put the pair of revolvers on the new 250,000-gallon water tank at the intersection on U.S. 45 and state Highway 348. “We got a […]

By Rod Guajardo Daily Journal TUPELO – Thomas Street neighborhood residents are mulling over implementing an overlay district in certain parts of the neighborhood. During a meeting of the Thomas Street Neighborhood Association last week, residents heard from members of the city’s Department of Development Services office who presented a draft of what an overlay […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times FULTON – Fulton police now have step-by-step guidelines in place for dealing with an active shooter. Voted into place recently by the city board, the Fulton Police Department’s new active shooter policy should help guide first responders in a situation where a suspect is brandishing a firearm. Chief of […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – The Alcorn County supervisor facing public corruption charges returned to Alcorn County circuit court on Friday with an attorney. District 2 Supervisor Jimmy Dallan “Dal” Nelms, 42, of Glen, will be represented by Booneville attorney Ronald Michael as he faces 156 criminal counts. Indictments were filed […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Today is the deadline for voters to register and still be eligible to vote in the April 28 special school bond election in the Tupelo Public School District. The election is for those who live in the Tupelo School District. Residents may register to vote between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. […]

By Rod Guajardo Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo’s recent sales tax revenues marked a significant milestone for the city. The city received more than $2 million in sales tax revenue for the month of December. That’s the most that’s ever been collected for any month in the city’s history. The state disperses cities’ share of […]

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Motorist still are dealing with with traffic delays because work is taking longer than expected on a bridge along the Natchez Trace Parkway between Highway 78 and the new Northern Loop to Barnes Crossing Road.

By Joe Rutherford Daily Journal TUPELO – Significant damage to the north abutment of the Natchez Trace Bridge crossing Town Creek north of the U.S. 78 interchange near Tupelo will indefinitely delay completion of a repair project. That project involves one-lane traffic north and south of the bridge and crossing it. The project began in […]

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal TUPELO – The road toward the Tupelo Public School District’s latest bond referendum began with a request district officials made to voters 25 years earlier. In 1990, 87 percent of those voters supported an appeal to issue $17 million in new bonds. At the time, it was the largest single […]

By Rod Guajardo Daily Journal TUPELO – The All-American City should have an All-American animal shelter. That was the logic representatives of the Tupelo-Lee Humane Society gave Tuesday evening to the City Council as they requested $500,000 from the city as part of an effort to build a new $2.5 million facility on Cliff Gookin […]