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Grace Bishop Treadaway Martin, 96

January 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Grace Bishop Treadaway Martin August 6, 1921 – January 5, 2018 Tupelo—Grace Bishop Treadaway Martin finished the race of this life on Friday, January 5, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born August 6, 1921, in Arkansas to Vernon and Varah Foster Bishop. She was a member of Harrisburg Baptist [Continue Reading]

Velcie Lee Rhudy Sullivan, 98

March 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Velcie Sullivan (June 20, 1918 – March 8, 2017) Tupelo – Velcie Lee Rhudy Sullivan, 98, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at North Mississippi Medical Center – Inpatient Hospice in Tupelo. She was born on June 20, 1918 in Sulligent, Lamar County, Alabama to George Carlos Rhudy and Lula Jane [Continue Reading]

Annual Dancing with The King weekend begins March 24

March 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

The annual Dancing With The King weekend will be held at The Summit Center in Tupelo, March 24-26. Elvis tour, sock hop, amateur and professional competitions to Elvis tunes, ballroom dancing, etc. all come together for a weekend of fun and dance. Professionals will be Dancing with The King in competition at Saturday [Continue Reading]

Ivy Howard, 84

January 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ivy Howard Tupelo, MS – Ivy Leach Howard, 84, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. He was born May 17, 1932 in New Albany to the late Booth and Jessie Goode Howard. He retired as chef for Natchez Trace Inn in 1973. He was self-employed and the owner of Howard Maintenance. He was a [Continue Reading]

Main Street Association hears praise, gives service awards/UPDATED

October 5, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- UPDATED: 10-6-2016 3:00 PM Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton spoke at the annual meeting of the New Albany Main Street Association. Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton spoke to about 150 people today, Oct. 6, at the annual membership meeting of the New Albany Main Street Association. Shelton praised the efforts of [Continue Reading]

MS Center for Public Policy to meet in Tupelo

May 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tupelo BOA Meeting –PLEASE SAVE THE DATE!! We are excited to be back in Tupelo for our next BOA meeting on Tuesday, May 24 at the First United Methodist Church on Main Street. We hope you will mark your calendar, bring a friend, and make plans to join us. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program will be from [Continue Reading]

Third annual “Dancing With the King” pairs Elvis & show dance

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dancing With The King, presented by the Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club, is a perfect event for Tupelo’s festival season. Dancing With The King, now in its third year, is slated for April 22 – 24. The event is designed to pay tribute to Elvis’ musical legacy through dance. Call Charlise Latour at (662) [Continue Reading]

Jack Reed, Sr., 1924-2016

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Many have observed that the best, most qualified people don’t run for top public offices. A look at the field of Democrat and Republican pygmies squabbling and preening in this year’s presidential race seems ample proof of that opinion. I am only one of thousands of Americans to complain during the last 30 [Continue Reading]