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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.

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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

Okolona looks to restore old swimming pool

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

Okolona begins spraying for mosquitoes

Recent rains have increased the chances that mosquitoes will be a big problem this year.

Monroe County inmates take anger management training

Several inmates at the Monroe County Detention Center are learning to deal with anger and find ways to resolve their problems.

Firefighters respond to Houston manufacturing plant

Firefighters responded to a fire at a Houston manufacturing plant early Wednesday morning.

Memorial Day Safety: This weekend kicks off boating season

The Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of the summer season, which means boating and water activities.

Investigation continues into Monroe County plane crash

The investigation continues into Friday’s plane crash in Monroe County.

Monroe County drug raid lands three people in jail

A drug raid in Monroe County sent three people to jail.

Goat Island residents still recovering from tornado

Some residents in Tishomingo County said they have weathered the storm but continue to recover from a tornado earlier this month.

Tupelo business hopes to educate about CBD

A local business is hoping to educate the public about the legal uses of cannabidiol or CBD.

Community leader, pastor passes away

Family, friends and officials in Tupelo are mourning the death of Rev. Robert Jamison.

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