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It has been a long time coming, but it is getting near. Chief Bart Aguirre leaves the Tupelo Police Department on the last day of this month. After 36 years there, he will be spending future days much differently. “My wife and I went to the post office last week and got our passports,” said …

Itawamba Community College’s film students had an opportunity in Clarksdale recently to screen a documentary that has been a year in the making. The screening was presented at a conference entitled “Rolling on the River.” The film, “Flights of the Mississippi June Bugs: A Greater Truth in Mo…

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Logan Tanner hit a three-run homer to cap a six-run second inning and Mississippi State advanced to its third straight College World Series with an 11-7 victory over Notre Dame on Monday night in the Starkville Super Regional.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre has yet to pay back $600,000 in money he received from the state of Mississippi for multiple speaking events he never showed up for, authorities said Tuesday. He promised to pay back the state a year ago, after an audit released in May…

After a year’s hiatus, a decades-long Tupelo tradition returns this weekend. The Gum Tree 10k and 2k fun run, cancelled last year due to coronavirus pandemic concerns, are back on the books. Hundreds of runners, joggers, wheelchairs and walkers will take to the streets of Tupelo for the 6.2-…

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Patricia Wade Connell, age 86, passed away at home surrounded …

Wythel E. Boggs was a lifelong teacher, coach, administrator, …

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