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The Clarion-Ledger
Contour Airlines starts strong in Tupelo, aided by low faresMiss. — Bolstered by cut-rate tickets, Tupelo's new airline has been flying lot
Contour Airlines starts strong in Tupelo, aided by low fares
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
Miss. — Bolstered by cut-rate tickets, Tupelo's new airline has been flying lots of passengers. Contour Airlines tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal it has flown more than 600 passengers between Tupelo Regional Airport and Nashville since... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Contour Airlines starts strong in Tupelo, aided by low fares(AP) - Bolstered by cut-rate tickets, Tupelo's new airline has been flying lots
Contour Airlines starts strong in Tupelo, aided by low fares
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) - Bolstered by cut-rate tickets, Tupelo's new airline has been flying lots of passengers. Contour Airlines tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1pWqcw7) it has flown more than 600 passengers between Tupelo Regional... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Contour Airlines starts strong in Tupelo, aided by low fares(AP) - Bolstered by cut-rate tickets, Tupelo's new airline has been flying lots
Contour Airlines starts strong in Tupelo, aided by low fares
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) - Bolstered by cut-rate tickets, Tupelo's new airline has been flying lots of passengers. Contour Airlines tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1pWqcw7) it has flown more than 600 passengers between Tupelo Regional... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
71 Army reservists depart Starkville for Middle East servicebags bound for Sioux City, Iowa. For some reservists, it's their second or thi
71 Army reservists depart Starkville for Middle East service
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
bags bound for Sioux City, Iowa. For some reservists, it's their second or third deployment. Paletha Keaton tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1Te7NlR) that she and her three children will try to keep up with her... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
71 Army reservists depart Starkville for Middle East servicebags bound for Sioux City, Iowa. For some reservists, it's their second or thi
71 Army reservists depart Starkville for Middle East service
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
bags bound for Sioux City, Iowa. For some reservists, it's their second or third deployment. Paletha Keaton tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1Te7NlR) that she and her three children will try to keep up with her... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tupelo schools are told to plan for special-needs studentthe plan, and 60 days to provide teachers with training on how to teach student
Tupelo schools are told to plan for special-needs student
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
the plan, and 60 days to provide teachers with training on how to teach students who have multiple disabilities. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1NGEV9R ) that the Tupelo district is appealing several findings... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Tupelo schools are told to plan for special-needs studentthe plan, and 60 days to provide teachers with training on how to teach student
Tupelo schools are told to plan for special-needs student
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
the plan, and 60 days to provide teachers with training on how to teach students who have multiple disabilities. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1NGEV9R ) that the Tupelo district is appealing several findings... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Mississippi Man, Horse Killed by Lightningman and his horse died after being struck by lightning Wednesday. Itawamba Cou
Mississippi Man, Horse Killed by Lightning
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 5 days ago
man and his horse died after being struck by lightning Wednesday. Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Tim Edge was riding horses with his father Wednesday when lightning struck him and his... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Lightning strike kills Mississippi man, horseItawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily
Lightning strike kills Mississippi man, horse
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal 37-year-old Tim Edge of Mantachie was riding horses with his father Wednesday when lightning struck him and his horse. MANTACHIE, Miss. — Authorities in... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Itawamba deputies investigating deadly ATV crashaccident that claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy in the Peaceful Valley com
Itawamba deputies investigating deadly ATV crash
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
accident that claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy in the Peaceful Valley community. Sheriff Chris Dickinson tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1UiWZs2) the boy was on a four-wheeler on Van Buren Road around 4 p.m.... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Itawamba deputies investigating deadly ATV crashaccident that claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy in the Peaceful Valley com
Itawamba deputies investigating deadly ATV crash
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
accident that claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy in the Peaceful Valley community. Sheriff Chris Dickinson tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1UiWZs2) the boy was on a four-wheeler on Van Buren Road around 4 p.m.... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi man, horse killed by lightning strikea man and the horse he was riding were struck by lightning and killed. Itawamb
Mississippi man, horse killed by lightning strike
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
a man and the horse he was riding were struck by lightning and killed. Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/245lb7f ) 37-year-old Tim Edge of Mantachie was riding horses with his... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Mississippi man, horse killed by lightning strikea man and the horse he was riding were struck by lightning and killed. Itawamb
Mississippi man, horse killed by lightning strike
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
a man and the horse he was riding were struck by lightning and killed. Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/245lb7f ) 37-year-old Tim Edge of Mantachie was riding horses with his... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Mississippi man, horse killed by lightning strikea man and the horse he was riding were struck by lightning and killed. Itawamb
Mississippi man, horse killed by lightning strike
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
a man and the horse he was riding were struck by lightning and killed. Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/245lb7f ) 37-year-old Tim Edge of Mantachie was riding horses with his... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mantachie man, horse killed by lightning strikea 37-year-old Mantachie man is dead after being struck by lightning. Itawamba
Mantachie man, horse killed by lightning strike
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
a 37-year-old Mantachie man is dead after being struck by lightning. Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/245lb7f ) Tim Edge was riding horses with his father Wednesday when... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Nearly 1/3rd of Tupelo's property taxes is up for a votesince then. City officials say they cannot be complacent. Tupelo's property t
Nearly 1/3rd of Tupelo's property taxes is up for a vote
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
since then. City officials say they cannot be complacent. Tupelo's property taxes total 32.47 mills. Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, http://djournal.com Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Nearly 1/3rd of Tupelo's property taxes is up for a votesince then. City officials say they cannot be complacent. Tupelo's property t
Nearly 1/3rd of Tupelo's property taxes is up for a vote
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
since then. City officials say they cannot be complacent. Tupelo's property taxes total 32.47 mills. Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, http://djournal.com Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Daily Journal retracts Hancock news articleTUPELO – The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal retracts a news article publis
Daily Journal retracts Hancock news article
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
TUPELO – The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal retracts a news article published April 9 titled, “Hancock CEO to get lucrative severance package.” The article reported the amount of a severance compensation package for Hancock Fabrics Chief... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Woman charged with murder gives birth, is now back in jailthe county probably would have tried to find a way to keep Johnson out of custo
Woman charged with murder gives birth, is now back in jail
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
the county probably would have tried to find a way to keep Johnson out of custody during her pregnancy. Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, http://djournal.com Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Woman charged with murder gives birth, is now back in jailthe county probably would have tried to find a way to keep Johnson out of custo
Woman charged with murder gives birth, is now back in jail
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 16 days ago
the county probably would have tried to find a way to keep Johnson out of custody during her pregnancy. Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, http://djournal.com Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Fulton encouraging citizens to pay utility billsare encouraging people to pay any delinquent utility bills before their names a
Fulton encouraging citizens to pay utility bills
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
are encouraging people to pay any delinquent utility bills before their names are turned over to a collection agency. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1VigzWM ) reports that the city is expected to sign a contract with... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Fulton encouraging citizens to pay utility billsare encouraging people to pay any delinquent utility bills before their names a
Fulton encouraging citizens to pay utility bills
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 days ago
are encouraging people to pay any delinquent utility bills before their names are turned over to a collection agency. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1VigzWM ) reports that the city is expected to sign a contract with... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money$84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds comi
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
$84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds coming from the liquidation of its stores. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports unsecured priority creditors next in line are owed nearly $4 million, while... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Police seek identities of bodies found in Okolona motel roomare trying to figure out the identities of two dead people found Friday in a Ch
Police seek identities of bodies found in Okolona motel room
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 24 days ago
are trying to figure out the identities of two dead people found Friday in a Chickasaw County motel room. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1qAoiCh ) reports the bodies were partly decomposed. Okolona Police Chief... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Bodies Found in Okolona Motelare trying to figure out the identities of two dead people found Friday in a Ch
Bodies Found in Okolona Motel
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 24 days ago
are trying to figure out the identities of two dead people found Friday in a Chickasaw County motel room. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the bodies were partly decomposed. Okolona Police Chief Willie Moore says the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Police seek identities of bodies found in Okolona motel roomare trying to figure out the identities of two dead people found Friday in a Ch
Police seek identities of bodies found in Okolona motel room
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 24 days ago
are trying to figure out the identities of two dead people found Friday in a Chickasaw County motel room. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1qAoiCh ) reports the bodies were partly decomposed. Okolona Police Chief... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Hancock creditors hope to recover some moneyThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports unsecured priority creditors ne
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 25 days ago
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports unsecured priority creditors next in line are owed nearly $4 million, while non-priority unsecured claims total more than $26 million. It’s the last group of creditors most likely not to see much, if... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money$84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds comi
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 25 days ago
$84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds coming from the liquidation of its stores. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1TFGIwZ) unsecured priority creditors next in line are owed nearly... Read more
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Island Packet
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money$84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds comi
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money
Island Packet / Posted 26 days ago
$84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds coming from the liquidation of its stores. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1TFGIwZ) unsecured priority creditors next in line are owed nearly... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money$84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds comi
Hancock creditors hope to recover some money
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 26 days ago
$84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds coming from the liquidation of its stores. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1TFGIwZ) unsecured priority creditors next in line are owed nearly... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Boa constrictor missing in Starkvillein Starkville say they are searching for a 7-foot-long boa constrictor that wen
Boa constrictor missing in Starkville
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
in Starkville say they are searching for a 7-foot-long boa constrictor that went missing from an area home. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Starkville police say in a statement that Animal Control officers were notified... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Authorities search for missing boa constrictor in Starkvillein Starkville say they are searching for a 7-foot-long boa constrictor that wen
Authorities search for missing boa constrictor in Starkville
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 27 days ago
in Starkville say they are searching for a 7-foot-long boa constrictor that went missing from an area home. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1qulk2D ) Starkville police say in a statement that Animal Control... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Authorities search for missing boa constrictor in Starkvillein Starkville say they are searching for a 7-foot-long boa constrictor that wen
Authorities search for missing boa constrictor in Starkville
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
in Starkville say they are searching for a 7-foot-long boa constrictor that went missing from an area home. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1qulk2D ) Starkville police say in a statement that Animal Control... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Appeals court refuses to rehear 2 Lee County casesMiss. (AP) - The Mississippi Court of Appeals denied motions for re-hearings in
Appeals court refuses to rehear 2 Lee County cases
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 27 days ago
Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Court of Appeals denied motions for re-hearings in two separate Lee County cases. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1UVtDB3) 30-year-old Travon Brown, of Tupelo, was sentenced to two... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Appeals court refuses to rehear 2 Lee County casesMiss. (AP) - The Mississippi Court of Appeals denied motions for re-hearings in
Appeals court refuses to rehear 2 Lee County cases
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Court of Appeals denied motions for re-hearings in two separate Lee County cases. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1UVtDB3) 30-year-old Travon Brown, of Tupelo, was sentenced to two... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31already liquidating another 70 stores identified as underperforming during Hanc
Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 28 days ago
already liquidating another 70 stores identified as underperforming during Hancock’s Chapter 11 filing in February. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the SEC filing reveals that Hancock will receive a guaranteed amount of at least... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31already liquidating another 70 stores identified as underperforming during Hanc
Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 28 days ago
already liquidating another 70 stores identified as underperforming during Hancock's Chapter 11 filing in February. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1V6vwuf) the SEC filing reveals that Hancock will receive a... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31already liquidating another 70 stores identified as underperforming during Hanc
Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 28 days ago
already liquidating another 70 stores identified as underperforming during Hancock's Chapter 11 filing in February. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1V6vwuf) the SEC filing reveals that Hancock will receive a... Read more
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Island Packet
Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31already liquidating another 70 stores identified as underperforming during Hanc
Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31
Island Packet / Posted 29 days ago
already liquidating another 70 stores identified as underperforming during Hancock's Chapter 11 filing in February. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1V6vwuf) the SEC filing reveals that Hancock will receive a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining storesclose, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded in T
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining stores
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded in Tupelo, Miss., in 1957. On Thursday, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/236qAa8) the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware approved the sale... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Tupelo officials discuss Youth Court overcrowdingbut he also acts as Youth Court judge. Court officials say the case load he cu
Tupelo officials discuss Youth Court overcrowding
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 29 days ago
but he also acts as Youth Court judge. Court officials say the case load he currently hears is not sustainable. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1RIeAVj) county supervisors are backing state legislation to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tupelo officials discuss Youth Court overcrowdingbut he also acts as Youth Court judge. Court officials say the case load he cu
Tupelo officials discuss Youth Court overcrowding
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
but he also acts as Youth Court judge. Court officials say the case load he currently hears is not sustainable. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1RIeAVj) county supervisors are backing state legislation to... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Bill Crawford: House leadership playing loose with rights and rulesRecently, the Speaker decided one of his rulings could not be challenged. Long
Bill Crawford: House leadership playing loose with rights and rules
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted a month ago
Recently, the Speaker decided one of his rulings could not be challenged. Longtime capitol reporter Bobby Harrison of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal took exception to this. "The bottom line is that in a deliberative, legislative body,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining storeswill close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining stores
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted a month ago
will close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded in Tupelo in 1957. On Thursday, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware approved the sale of the stores to Great... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Community donates medic kits to Tishomingo deputiesJohn Daugherty says the community has provided 15 medical bags for deputies to
Community donates medic kits to Tishomingo deputies
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted a month ago
John Daugherty says the community has provided 15 medical bags for deputies to carry in their vehicles. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1oqQEgD ) reports the need for officers to have basic medical knowledge... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Community donates medic kits to Tishomingo deputiesJohn Daugherty says the community has provided 15 medical bags for deputies to
Community donates medic kits to Tishomingo deputies
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted a month ago
John Daugherty says the community has provided 15 medical bags for deputies to carry in their vehicles. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1oqQEgD ) reports the need for officers to have basic medical knowledge... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining storeswill close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining stores
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
will close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded in Tupelo in 1957. On Thursday, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/236qAa8) the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware approved the sale... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining storesThe remaining 185 stores of Hancock Fabrics will close, according to Dennis Sei
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining stores
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 1 months ago
The remaining 185 stores of Hancock Fabrics will close, according to Dennis Seid of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded in Tupelo in 1957. On Thursday, the U.S. Bankruptcy... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining storeswill close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining stores
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 1 months ago
will close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded in Tupelo in 1957. On Thursday, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/236qAa8) the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware approved the sale... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining storeswill close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded
Hancock Fabrics to close remaining stores
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
will close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded in Tupelo in 1957. On Thursday, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/236qAa8) the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware approved the sale... Read more
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