Man sentenced for overdue support

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – A Tupelo man was sentenced Tuesday for failure to support his child, Attorney General Jim Hood said.
Barrett Bishop, 36, of 149 Road 1560, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Jimmy Roberts for failure to pay his court-ordered child support.
Roberts ordered Bishop to pay $2,000 Tuesday and sentenced him to five years, suspended, and post-release supervision.
Bishop also was ordered to pay an additional $200 a month on top of his regular child support payments until the overdue $18,000 is paid in full.