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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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Government Officials Confiscate “GATHER” Signs From Tupelo Homes

TUPELO- Due to public uncooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic, the local government cracks down on removing anything that encourages social proximity. The main culprit? Home decorations that say the word “gather.” Tupelo officials...

Coronavirus Thwarts Local Man’s Lifelong Dream Of Yelling “Free Bird!” At Lynyrd Skynyrd Concert

TUPELO- Tupelo resident Mel Faggard was not please when he arrived at the BancorpSouth Arena Friday night to see Lynyrd Skynyrd just to find out the the concert wasn’t happening.“I rolled in honking...

Despite Coronavirus Threat, Barnes Crossing Potholes Will Remain Open

TUPELO- Despite precautionary measures being taken on a local level to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, including prolonging Spring Break for schools and event cancellations, the potholes at the Mall at Barnes Crossing will remain open. 

TUPELO TORN OVER 2020 ELECTION BETWEEN PIZZA AND TACOS

TUPELO - The newest controversy in town is over the election between Pizza vs Tacos. Over the past few weeks the polling numbers have indicated that tacos would win. However, after the #tacobowel movement...

Tupelo Woman Manages to Say “Shop Local” And “This Town Needs A Target” In Same Breath

TUPELO — In a stunning display of hypocrisy writ large, a local woman had many people scratching their heads this week when only seconds after propagating the importance of shopping local, she proceeded to complain that Tupelo...

Town Divided Over Name Of Popular Thai Establishment

Tupelo — Long before Tupelo residents were were asked to pit their favorite comfort foods against each other at Pizza Vs Tacos, a quiet civil war has been raging over the name of a local Thai restaurant:...

Heads Explode As Tupelo Motorist Uses Right Lane To Cruise

Tupelo — Pandemonium ensued this Friday when a slow driver made the unprecedented decision to switch to the right lane, marking the first time a Tupelo driver had ever used the right lane to cruise.

Armchair Gnat Named Tupelo Barnes And Noble Employee Of The Month

TUPELO - For the first time since its opening in 2008, Barnes and Noble at the Mall at Barnes Crossing has recognized a gnat as its Employee of the Month. The gnat lives in the...

Tupelo Pole Says It’s A “Strong, Independent Pole That Don’t Need No Flag”

TUPELO - In a rare public address, the Tupelo Pole has declared itself a “strong, independent pole that don’t need no flag.”The Tupelo Pole is a pole standing over 100 feet tall and...

New Year Expected To Be Delayed By Crosstown Train

Tupelo- While the rest of the state is ringing in the new year this Tuesday night through Wednesday morning, Tupelo will have to wait. The arrival of 2020 in Tupelo is expected to be delayed due to...

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Tupelo Transit Driver Tests Positive for Covid-19

PRESS RELEASEContact Information:Lucia Randle, Communications DirectorCity of Tupelo662.841.6525lucia.randle@tupeloms.govTUPELO TRANSIT CLOSING UNTIL APRIL 7,...

The Rundown 3/31/2020

Good morning, Tupelo and beyond. It’s Tuesday, March 31st and it's the 91st day of the year. On...

7: Catch a Tiger By The Toe

This episode covers the none other than the Tiger King! Why on earth did I get sucked into this new show on Netflix? My...

The Rundown 3/30/2020

Good morning, Tupelo and beyond. It’s Monday, March 30th and it's the 90th day of the year. On...

17: Episode 17: Mermaids Are Just Juicy Manatees

*Warning: Explicit language and content*In episode 17, April has her husband on the show to discuss Cryptozoology!Host: April SimmonsGuest Co-host: James SimmonsTheme + Editing...