Wayne Hereford

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982. During his tenure he's done everything from operate floor cameras to anchor the weekend news.

Title: Reporter
whereford@wtva.com

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982. During his tenure he's done everything from operate floor cameras to anchor the weekend news.

After leaving the business, Wayne returned in 1998 as a reporter/photographer. He graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.A. in Communications in 1981.

"I've always enjoyed meeting the people and doing something different every day," says the Tupelo native. "In this business there's never a dull moment—I like that."

Wayne has been married to his wife Pauline since 1985. He has a daughter, Stephanie, and a son, David.

Recent Posts by Wayne Hereford

Tupelo police investigate machete assault

Witnesses said a man pulled a machete on another person at a Kroger store in Tupelo.

What does Monroe County say about sheriff's race?

Some say Cantrell the cause of his loss

New Albany quick-change artist may be part of international group

The man who confused a bank teller and walked away with almost $2,000 may be part of an international scam ring.

Father, son killed in ATV accident laid to rest

Cletus and Adian Pannell were killed last month in Chickasaw County.

5 in custody for storage unit burglaries in Lee County

Five people are in custody for more than 40 break-ins of storage units in Lee County.

Chief: Not enough water pressure in hydrant as firefighters battled blaze

No one is claiming ownership of a fire hydrant which did not have enough pressure to help put out an early-morning house fire in Lee County.

City of Tupelo spending about $2.5 million on turf

Project will help prevent rainouts on baseball and softball fields

What Is Fentanyl? A look at a deadly drug

Five overdoses in Booneville linked to the deadly drug have officials and others worried

State investigates overdose deaths in Booneville

Booneville police have released a statement stating that five overdose victims all used drugs containing fentanyl and acetyl fentanyl.

Okolona looks to restore old swimming pool

A popular venue to hang out and keep cool in Okolona may soon be back in operation.

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