Stephanie Rebman


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By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal As a former Army combat engineer who would run into enemy fire to fix a tank that had been struck, heading up 444 miles of IT services for the Natchez Trace Parkway is a little less intimidating for Marcus Foster. Foster, 52, has served as the parkway’s information technology administrator […]

Monroe Journal SMITHVILLE – According to Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Public Relations Officer Tanya Willems, an Amber Alert issued Wednesday afternoon for a missing 9-year-old has been canceled. The boy, 9-year-old Eli Moreland, was spotted just before 6:30 p.m. near Mt. Zion and Donnie Carter roads where he had last been seen by a motorist […]

Daily Journal BIG CREEK – Two Calhoun County residents were killed Saturday night in a one-car crash involving a deer in Calhoun County. According to Sheriff Greg Pollan, around 8:20 p.m., seven residents were riding in a Chevy Tahoe when it struck a deer on County Road 308 near County Road 327 near Big Creek. […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A kerosene heater is being blamed for a fire that claimed the life of a Tupelo woman Wednesday. Firefighters responded around 11:30 a.m. to a fire at 210 Nanny St. “The fire was actually small and contained to a single room, but there was a lot of heavy […]

By William Moore Daily Journal   NETTLETON – A disturbance call on Maple Street Tuesday night led to a two-hour standoff that ended with a Lee County deputy shooting the suspect. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has not released the name of the suspect or the deputy involved. Investigator Scotty Reedy said more information should […]

Associated Press JACKSON – Lynn Posey said Tuesday that he won’t seek a third term as the central district member of the Mississippi Public Service Commission. Posey, of Union Church, was elected to the three-person utility regulation board in 2007 and 2011. He served 20 years in the state Senate, chairing the Wildlife Committee 16 […]

Daily Journal JACKSON – Democrat Brandon Presley said late Tuesday he is running for a third term as Northern District Public Service Commissioner. Presley, a Nettleton resident, said people from across the political spectrum encouraged him to run for governor or other offices in 2015, but said he wants to serve another four years as […]

By JACK ELLIOTT Jr. Associated Press COLUMBIA – Power companies managed to restore electricity to thousands of people in Mississippi on Wednesday, a day after a powerful storm swept through the southeastern U.S. and killed four people. About 6,000 people were without power after the storm Tuesday but most had service restored or were expected […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tishomingo County man died as a result of a one-vehicle wreck on the Natchez Trace Parkway in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. According to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green, park rangers responded around 4:15 a.m. to a crash site just north of the Highway 363 intersection in Saltillo. […]

By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal TUPELO – Last weekend’s rains stripped trees of their leaves, giving Tupelo residents and the city one more item for their chore list. Tupelo Public Works Director Chuck Williams said crews spent Monday sweeping streets and pulling leaves out of drains in the gutters. “We have been tasked with picking […]