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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.

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

U.S. Supreme Court will not review Tupelo police shooting lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court will not review court decisions dismissing a lawsuit filed over the shooting death of a man by a Tupelo police officer.

Sixth arrest made for Monroe County check scam

A Columbus man marks the sixth forgery arrest made in Monroe County.

Nettleton may switch from elected to appointed police chief

The mayor and aldermen plan to discuss allowing the police chief position to be filled by appointment rather than by holding an election.

UPDATE: Sprinkler malfunction closes Okolona schools

Okolona students did not go to school on Thursday due to a water leak at the elementary school.

Aberdeen man arrested after multi-state chase

An Aberdeen man is charged with leading law enforcement officers on a chase.

Mock drill prepares ICC and Tupelo police for emergencies

Tupelo police and officials with Itawamba Community College participated in a mock drill Friday morning.

Calhoun County newspaper editor passes away

Fifty-eight-year-old Lisa McNeece passed away at her home in Calhoun County Sunday.

Toyota announces sales down in November

Toyota North America is reporting that sales were down this past November.

UPDATE: Man dies in Winston County shooting

A man is dead after being shot in Winston County.

Calhoun County residents seek help solving flooding issues

Some residents in Calhoun County say they will need government help to keep floodwater from continuing to damage their properties.

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