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    Daily Journal A Myrtle man is being held on charges of child exploitation, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesday. Marvin Lloyd Lemar, 24, was arrested around 4:30 p.m. by investigators with the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children, with assistance from the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Lemar is alleged to have been in […]

    Daily Journal Several weeks after a loaded syringe was discovered by police in his car, a Booneville man faces drug charges. Jackie Sims, 59, was arrested Sunday after being served a warrant during a traffic stop. Police say a search of the vehicle turned up a pipe and a syringe. Sims was served the warrant […]

    By Jim Kuhnhenn Associated Press ATLANTA – Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to world security, President Barack Obama on Tuesday broadly expanded the U.S. response by ordering thousands of troops to the region along with an aggressive effort to train health care workers and build treatment centers. He called on other […]

    By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal HATLEY – A tip to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics led authorities to the discovery of four marijuana plants at least 12 feet tall and three feet in diameter early Tuesday afternoon. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Frank Maxcy, 70, of Hatley is charged with manufacturing of […]

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) – A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff’s investigators, he has decided to present […]

    Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Starkville (7) (3-0) 106 1 2. South Panola (3) (3-0) 100 2 3. Tupelo (4-0) 61 4 4. Oak Grove (2-0) 55 8 (tie) […]

    Daily Journal An Amory man has been arrested on a weapons charge. Erik Walker Burks, 32, was arrested Monday and has been charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Bond has not been set, and Burks is being housed in the Monroe County Detention Center.

    Daily Journal TUPELO – If you have an event or festival for Tupelo that can boost tourism for the city as well as promote Northeast Mississippi, the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau may be able to provide some financial assistance. The Tupelo CVB on Monday announced its matching grant program for event promotion for fiscal […]

    Confirmation on Monday that a restaurant and offices will share a refurbished structure in the West Jackson Street redevelopment in Tupelo’s near west side strengthens optimism that the $2.9 million investment and commitment by the Neighborhood Development Corporation can unfold as envisioned. The private-sector investment will fashion a ground-level restaurant on the site of a […]

    A rising and enterprising international car service finds itself at the intersection of civics and technology. In Mississippi and elsewhere, this means the company has been and continues to be in trouble with the law, too. Now known simply as Uber (German for “over”), the ride-sharing service was cranked up five years ago in San […]