After many decades of planning, the leadership of the Tupelo-Lee Humane Society has announced that construction of a new animal shelter could begin as early as next month.
Local government reporter Caleb Bedillion (11:05) joins Derek and guest co-host Leslie Criss on today’s episode to talk about the latest plans for the shelter.
The new shelter will replace the current building that is crammed and suffers from electrical problems. It will triple the amount of space to almost 18,000 square feet.
Fundraising for the shelter began a decade ago. It will be constructed off of Cliff Gookin Boulevard on property dedicated to the Humane Society.
Also on today’s episode, business editor Dennis Seid (17:02) talks about the longevity of Tupelo’s Bonanza restaurant. The eatery opened in 1973 and is now one of only 12 remaining Bonanza restaurants in the country.
M. Scott Morris (30:31) reviews “Office Christmas Party,” and Derek (35:37) has the highlights of the weekend entertainment scene.