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    Monroe Journal A Nettleton man has been charged with stealing from a business. The Amory Police Department arrested James Matthew Long, 28, on the charges of grand larceny and burglary of a commercial building. Bond was set at $25,000 by Monroe County Justice Court Judge Adrian Haynes, and Long is being held at the Amory […]

    Tupelo, Lee County and Itawamba County today commemorate the first anniversary of an EF-3 tornado that tore a long, damaging path across Northeast Mississippi. It was not the first major tornado to hit the area, and if weather patterns remain as they are, it won’t be the last one. Every Mississippi community is susceptible to […]

    Former Gov. Haley Barbour, whose pristine pedigree in Republican America is unmatched, inspired a headline a few of weeks ago with a speech on Mike Espy Scholars Day at Jackson’s historically black Tougaloo College. Mississippi, Barbour said, would benefit from two “salt and pepper” political parties. Former U.S. Rep. Mike Espy, a Democrat who is […]

    In April of 1936, Tupelo experienced one of the single worst tornados for loss of human life in U.S. history. In April of 2014, Tupelo was once again the epicenter for a major tornadic event, with a much reduced mortality rate (thanks Matt Laubhan) but no less destructive than the 1936 event. It is cliché […]

    UM Reports The University of Mississippi honored an Amory native on Monday with the first named department on the school’s Oxford campus. UM leaders announced the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History as a tribute to the late businessman and civic leader. Martha Dowd Dalrymple, his daughter and business partner, joined Chancellor Dan Jones to […]

    Daily Journal reports BOONEVILLE – Brenda Mayes is coming back home. The former Biggersville standout, a high school coaching legend in Alabama, has been named the new women’s basketball coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College, where she played in the 1981-83 seasons. The school made the announcement on Monday afternoon. A formal introduction is scheduled […]

    Associated Press BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Orioles’ home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, at the stadium for a previously planned visit, said Tuesday night’s game between the Orioles and […]

    By David Wheeler Special to the Journal TUPELO – “Play ball” will sound very sweet to the Tupelo Golden wave today. After a seven-day layoff, a reward for winning the Division 2-6A regular title, the Wave are set to host the Clinton Arrows in Game 1 of the first round of the Class 6A playoffs […]

    By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal NETTLETON – The Nettleton Tigers found themselves eyeing elimination Monday in their Class 3A baseball Game 3 against Alcorn Central before they pulled off some magic. Down 6-5, Ben Rogers broke up a potential game-ending double play, and the ball sailed over the Nettleton dugout for a walkoff 7-6 win. […]

    Daily Journal reports Hamilton’s record doesn’t have to impress you. The Lions are moving on in the Class 1A playoffs. The three-seed won 8-4 on Monday at Pine Grove behind three hits each from Alan Baty and Wesley Fikes. Hamilton is now 7-11 on the season and next faces St. Joe. “Our record is 2-1 […]