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Ben Thompson

Tupelo Elvis tribute artist winner in Top 10 in Memphis

From the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association: The Tupelo Elvis Festival named Ben Thompson of London, England the 2014 Tupelo Elvis Tribute Artist Winner at the festival this past June. As the winner of the Tupelo competition, Thompson represented Tupelo in round one of the Elvis Presley Enterprises Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition Tuesday in Memphis. […]

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Suspicious Minds: Priscilla Presley asks fans to calm down about planes

From the Associated Press: Priscilla Presley is asking fans of her late ex-husband, Elvis Presley, to “please calm down” after a report that two jets once owned by the singer could be removed from Graceland. Fans have posted critical comments on Facebook since The Associated Press reported last week that Elvis Presley Enterprises informed the […]

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All Shook Up: Elvis’ planes to be removed from Graceland

One sure way to tick off Elvis fans – remove or change something that belonged to The King. Apparently, Graceland – or more specifically, Elvis Presley Enterprises – is going to test out that theory when it moves two planes that belonged to him. From the Associated Press we have this: For 30 years, tourists from […]

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Food Truck-Apalooza

Don’t forget – it’s Food Truck-Apalooza today

It’s usually Food Truck Friday in Fairpark, but today it’s kicked up a notch.  Today is the long-awaited Food Truck-Apalooza! As a reminder, it’s in the parking lot of the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau,  rain or shine. All three food trucks – Local Mobile, Memphis Style BBQ on Wheels and Two Dudes Mexican Foods– will be there, along with additional vendors, […]

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Bids opened for Elvis Presley trail work in Tupelo

As the annual Tupelo Elvis Festival gets set to start tonight, a project connected to the King’s birthplace took an important step today. Two bids were submitted to work on the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail: Century Construction: $12,362,726.74 Key LLC: $11,528,115.04 The next step is for the bids to be reviewed by the Major Thoroughfare Committee, the City […]

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Tupelo Elvis Festival Carnival to set up Thursday

The Tupelo Elvis Festival is this weekend,  June 5-8 in Downtown Tupelo.  Along with all the festivities is the Elvis Festival Carnival, which will run from Thursday to Saturday. In a change from past years, the carnival will set up in the northwest corner of the BancorpSouth Arena parking lot. Hours of the carnival are: Thursday: […]

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Miss. Hills National Heritage Area planning framework available

The draft management plan – also known as the planning framework – for the Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area is now available on the National Park Service’s PEPC (Planning, Environment & Public Comment) website.  Now through June 12, 2014, the public may review the draft plan and post comments. The plan can be found by clicking here. […]

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