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    By Makenzie Hawkins Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Players from several states have been playing in the Cotton States Baseball League this summer. The wooden-bat collegiate league’s season will be wrapping up with playoffs this weekend. Hill County Generals players Drew Carter from Amory and Tyler Dowdy from New Albany are just a few local […]

    Daily Journal Tupelo’s Chris Stratton, the former first-round draft pick out of Mississippi State, picked up his first Triple-A victory on Monday. Stratton (1-3) pitched a seven-inning complete game in Sacramento’s 10-1 victory at Albuquerque. He gave up one run on three hits, striking out four against two walks and also helped his cause by […]

    Associated Press NEW YORK – Noah Syndergaard retired his first 18 batters in the rookie’s latest overpowering performance, and the New York Mets got two-run homers from Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson to beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 Tuesday night. Firing his fastball up to 98 mph, Syndergaard (5-5) struck out nine, walked none […]

    By Ralph D. Russo Associated Press The quarterback is usually the face of a football team. During conference media days, those faces are often difficult to find. No Christian Hackenberg for Penn State. No Deshaun Watson for Clemson. No Anu Solomon for Arizona. Neither Cardale Jones nor J.T. Barrett for Ohio State. Cautious coaches tend […]

    By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – With a swift flick of the wrist Tuesday afternoon, Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau committee members and Mayor Jason Shelton unveiled the 11th historic marker as part of the Heritage Trails Enrichment Program at First Baptist Church. Serving as a field hospital during the Battle of Tupelo/Harrisburg, the […]

    Daily Journal TUPELO – The Tupelo Buffalo Park gained a new set of stripes sometime Tuesday morning with the birth of a baby zebra. The mother is still too protective for park workers to assess the gender of the newborn, but the park will hold its customary naming contest over the next few weeks. Zebras […]

    By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times Local authorities have arrested a man they believe stole several batteries. Investigators with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department say they’ve captured Jeff Lesley, 54, of 7338 Highway 371, Mooreville, and charged him in connection with a string of battery thefts from across the county. Lesley is accused of stealing […]

    CORINTH (AP) – An Alcorn County judge has ordered a former county supervisor held without bond as he awaits trial on an embezzlement charge. According to multiple media reports, prosecutors sought to revoke the bond of Jimmy “Dal” Nelms in the embezzlement case after Nelms was arrested last week for grand larceny. Nelms has been […]

    Daily Journal High temperatures in the middle and upper 90s and high humidity will produce dangerous heat indices up to 110 degrees through Wednesday, the National Weather Service in Memphis said late Tuesday morning. A heat advisory has been extended though Wednesday, which is expected to be the most dangerous day in the current heat […]

    Daily Journal ABERDEEN – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men Sunday afternoon following a traffic stop. After stopping Zachary Morris Leach, 23, of Doss Drive, Aberdeen, and Justin Wayne Bryant, 21, of Parham Store Road, Smithville, officers discovered a large amount of methamphetamine in the car. Both have been charged with felony possession […]