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Matt Copley of Fulgham's Inc. sorts the trees by variety before dropping them off with homeowners in the Joyner neighborhood to help replenish the trees lost in last year's tornado.

By Rod Guajardo Daily Journal TUPELO – The sprawling landscape of lush trees was one of the main reasons Matt and Kari Copley moved into the Joyner neighborhood three years ago. So when that landscape was destroyed by the tornado that struck Tupelo last year, Matt and Kari were left devastated. “When we lost so […]

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Tupelo High School students make their way to class on Friday morning following a day off due to ice on Thursday. The delayed start on Friday marked their last day before next week's spring break.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A warm, sunny Friday was just what the doctor ordered for the region. As temperatures rose to the lower 40s, the accumulated ice continued to melt and most roads were dry and clear by Friday afternoon. But motorists still had to look for icy patches. Marshall County Sheriff […]

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Daily Journal TUPELO – Northeast Mississippi woke up to a coating of wintry precipitation Thursday for the third time in as many weeks. This time, it was a mixture of sleet and snow that closed schools and businesses and left dangerous driving conditions across the region. Throughout Thursday, sunshine, warm roads and increased traffic helped […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal For the second time in as many weeks, businesses across Northeast Mississippi had to battle the elements – and in many cases, it was a fight they had to give up. With the roads and bridges made slick by sleet and freezing rain during the overnight hours, many stores and […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – The Salvation Army opened the doors of its community center to anyone hoping to escape the cold and ice on Thursday. Outfitted with cots and mattresses, the overflow space hosted between 16 and 20 people overnight Wednesday into mid-day Thursday. “When the temperature gets below 40 degrees, we […]

Daily Journal Winter weather is once again forcing schools and businesses to close or operate on different hours. Here is a list of closings or delayed-start openings. Check back here for updates. SCHOOL CLOSINGS: • Baldwyn • Benton County • Booneville • Calhoun County • Lafayette County • Lee County • Monroe County • New […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Sunshine, warm roads and increased traffic continue to remove slush and ice from major roads in northeast Mississippi. “Everything south of Tupelo is pretty clear on major roads but the bridges still are icy,” Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Hall said mid-afternoon. “On the south end, things are starting to melt […]

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The view of Tupelo City Hall on Thursday morning before the side streets were cleared of ice.

Daily Journal TUPELO – Northeast Mississippi woke up to a coating of wintry precipitation for the third time in as many weeks. Sleet and snow closed schools and businesses and left dangerous driving conditions across the region. While many streets are passable, officials urge people to stay at home. “Everything in Troop F (which includes […]

Daily Journal Winter weather is once again forcing schools and businesses to close. Here is a list of closings. Check back here for updates. • Aberdeen Schools will be closed on Thursday. • Alcorn County Schools will be closed on Thursday. • Amory Schools will be closed on Thursday • Benton County Schools will be […]