Tupelo

Tornado aftermath in Tupelo

Cleanup continues over in Tupelo after a tornado touched down in several parts of the city Sunday night. The tornado hit Tupelo around 10 p.m., downing powerlines and trees while causing significant damage to some homes. Several homes along…

Tornadoes cause damage in Mississippi; Tupelo hit at night

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — Multiple tornadoes have caused damage across Mississippi, destroying homes and uprooting trees. But no injuries have been reported. A line of severe storms rolled through the state Sunday. Meteorologists declared a “tornado emergency” for Tupelo…

Hot air balloon festival takes to the skies over Tupelo, Mississippi

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – Hot air balloon pilots from across the southeast spent their Labor Day weekend in the All America City for a high flying festival. Before the balloons take flight, crew members unfurl the balloon, also called an envelope, , attach the wicker basket, with propane canisters, and fill the balloon with cool […]

High School Baseball: Gulfport vs. Tupelo

If there’s a high school baseball team that knows how to win a one run game, it’s the Gulfport Admirals. Aside from a game two South State loss to Oak Grove, they’re a perfect 13-0 in that department. Or at…

High School Softball: Harrison Central vs. Tupelo

When the Harrison Central softball team lost game one of South State, the Red Rebelettes bounced back to beat Brandon in games two and three to advance to state. Today, they were faced with the same predicament after losing to…

High School Softball: Tupelo vs. Harrison County

Before today, the Harrison Central softball team hadn’t allowed more than seven runs in a game all season long. That changed in game one of the 6A championship series versus Tupelo. The Red Rebelettes are looking for their fourth consecutive…

Battle at the Beach: Pascagoula vs. Tupelo

With 30 high school baseball teams taking over the Gulf Coast for Battle at the Beach, some of them had to wait their turn. Pascagoula and Harrison Central didn’t play their first games until today. The Panthers took on Tupelo…

No State Flag at Tupelo Police Building

The Mississippi flag will not fly outside the new Tupelo Police Department building at least for a year. The City Council voted to fly a state bicentennial banner rather than the state flag. The City Council objected to the state…

Tupelo Officer not Indicted

A prosecutor says a Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict a Tupelo police officer in a June 18th shooting that left a man dead. District Attorney John Weddle said Monday that Lee County grand jurors cleared Officer Tyler Cook,…

Coroner Releases Names of Crash Victims

The identities of the four people killed in a Tupelo plane crash have now been identified. The Lee County coroner has confirmed Henry L. Jackson, his wife Gwynn Groggle, Dr. Charles Torti and Carrie Torti died in yesterday’s plane crash.…

Four Killed in Plane Crash in Tupelo

A plane crash killed four people in Northern Mississippi this morning. A Mississippi coroner says she will use DNA to identify the people killed in a plane crash near Tupelo Regional Airport this morning. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green says…

Four Dead In Small Plane Crash

Four people are dead after a plane crash this morning in Tupelo. Officials say the small private plane was headed for Virginia and fell from the sky shortly after taking off from the tupelo airport. A total of four people…

Interracial Couple Evicted in Tupelo

A Northeast Mississippi woman claims she was evicted from a local RV park because her husband is African American. WCBI’s Allie Martin talked with the woman making the claims and a Civil Rights group, which is launching a full investigation.…