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Hancock creditors hope to recover some money

TUPELO — Hancock Fabrics owes nearly $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 non-priority unsecured claims total more than $26 million. It’s the last group of creditors most likely ...

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Hancock Fabrics stores to close by July 31

TUPELO — The liquidation of Hancock Fabrics is expected to be completed by July 31. That’s according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday. Great American Group of California is conducting the sale of merchandise — along with furniture, trade fixtures and equipment – at the company’s remaining 185 stores. Last Thursday, Great American’s bid for ...

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Mabus Agency adds 5 to staff

The Mabus Agency in Tupelo recently made five new additions to its staff. Emily Burleson from the Tupelo area joins the agency as a Strategist. She wrote for multiple online publications while pursuing her Master’s degree. As Strategist, Emily will use her communication skills to help clients turn their stories into marketing strategy. Hannah Lipking is from Jackson and joins ...

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Commercial air service returns to Tupelo April 5

TUPELO — City officials and Contour Airlines are giving travelers a sign that commercial air service will soon resume at Tupelo Regional Airport. WTVA-TV reports Contour flew one of its nine-passenger planes in Tuesday for the public to tour. It’s one of two that will be used when flights start April 5 to and from Nashville. Contour Airlines CEO Matt ...

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Air service flying out of Tupelo airport gets name

TUPELO — The company that will be providing air service between Tupelo and Nashville has picked a name and plans to reveal more details of that service later this month. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Corporate Flight Management will be flying its nine-passenger, twin-engine Jetstream planes via its new brand, Contour Airlines, a move that received approval from the ...

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Spring Tupelo Furniture Market kicks off Thursday

TUPELO — The Spring Tupelo Furniture Market starts Thursday, but some transactions have already started as buyers and sellers gather for the 29th consecutive year. Kevin Seddon, president of the Tupelo Furniture Market, tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1WBhcal) 49 new companies have bought space this year. The spring market is later than usual. In the past, it was ...

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Sweet spot: 2nd generation of family runs Rosie’s in Tupelo

TUPELO — Rose McCoy is enjoying a much-deserved retirement. But the bakery shop in Fairpark that bears her name — Rosie’s — is in good hands. Her son, Neal, and his wife, Holly, took over the business from her last fall. The transition has been relatively seamless, just the way Neal and Holly had hoped. And it was all part ...

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JOSH MABUS — A smile remembered, Jack Reed

I didn’t have a deep personal relationship with Jack Reed Sr. Most of my time spent with Mr. Jack was at weddings, community events or quick conversations in restaurants around Tupelo. Through these brief interactions, I have been lucky to observe at least part of an incredibly beautiful life and no doubt absorb a great amount of inspiration. In the ...

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Mississippi’s Hancock Fabrics seeks bankruptcy protection

BALDWYN — Fabric and sewing supply retailer Hancock Fabrics is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in nine years. The company, based in Baldwyn, Miss., made the filing Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. In its filing, Hancock estimates both its assets and its debts at between $100 million and $500 million. In its bankruptcy ...

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