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Columbus-Tupelo-West Point, Mississippi News

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Coroner releases name of Verona shooting victim Daily Journal VERONA A Thursday evening shooting in north Verona left a 21-year-old man dead and the suspected shooter in jail. Coroner Carolyn Green said Bryson Heard of Verona was killed in the shooting. Verona Police have a suspect in custody but are n
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Video games used to encourage reading By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO By reading more books, members of one Tupelo Boys & Girls Club will get to play more video games. The Haven Acres clubhouse will be participating in Game on for Literacy, the platform of Miss New South Hannah Whit
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Bill for elected superintendents advances Associated Press JACKSON Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to eliminate the election of school superintendents an issue that has been debated for many years. The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would let 55 elected superintendents
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House votes to name building after former Speaker Ford By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON The tenure of four-term House Speaker Tim Ford ended more than 12 years ago, but that doesnt mean he stopped being involved in the chambers day-to-day activities. Current Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinto
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Museum honors Fosters Scouting history By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO A February confluence convinced officials at the Oren Dunn City Museum to celebrate Palmer Fosters service to Tupelo. Its Black History Month, and the Boy Scouts of America was founded on Feb. 8, 1910. He was the fi
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Advocates push for teen tanning bed ban By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal JACKSON Health advocates are looking to turn out the lights on teen tanning bed use. A coalition of Mississippi health advocates gathered Thursday to support a bill introduced earlier this week to prohibit those und
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One dead in Verona shooting VERONA A Thursday evening shooting in north Verona left one man dead and police searching for the shooter. We had a shooting inside the house at 106 Brevard Place, said Verona Police Chief J.B. Long. One male is deceased and were are still searching for t
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Late sheriffs daughter pleads guilty to felony By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – The daughter of a late Lee County sheriff pleaded guilty to a felony charge Thursday morning and will spend the next two years in prison. Jada Presley Harrington, 37, the daughter of late sheriff Harold Ray Pr
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Curry named TPSD director of federal programs By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO – Current Lawhon Elementary principal Corlis Curry has been named the next director of federal programs for the Tupelo Public School District. Curry will replace Anna Guntharp, who was recently named an ass
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Oxford PD charges two with credit card fraud OXFORD – Two Tennessee men were arrested in Oxford after fraudulently using credit cards at three businesses. Deon Darden, 26, and Daniel Jackson, 27, both of Memphis, were arrested Monday after a short investigation. The Olive Branch detectives ale
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