Stephanie Rebman


Stories Written by Stephanie Rebman

By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal one-vehicle crash in Union County from Thursday. According to officials, the crash was about 10:30 a.m. on Highway 30 West. Cole Porter, 28, of New Albany, was an unrestrained driver of an SUV. He was flown from the scene to Tupelo’s North […]

By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal A Belmont man was killed in a work-related accident in Golden Friday afternoon. According to Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon, Chester Marsh, 46, died about 3 p.m. in an explosion at Parkers Tire store. He said Marsh was mounting a tractor tire on a rim when the inner tube burst […]

By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal TUPELO – The Tupelo-Lee Humane Society’s annual art fundraiser is right around the corner. The nonprofit hosts two major fundraisers each year, Putts 4 Mutts in the spring and Art for Animals in the fall. All proceeds of this year’s Sept. 18 art event will go into the capital campaign […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal CORINTH – An Alcorn County teenager has died from injuries he suffered in an Aug. 3, accident in Corinth. Austin Digby, 17, remained in critical condition at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee until he died Tuesday, said Corinth police Chief David Lancaster. Digby was injured when he was […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal CORINTH – The body of a 16-year-old teen from Ripley was recovered Wednesday afternoon after he apparently drowned in Hurricane Creek at the western edge of Alcorn County. Brandon Wayne Davis, of 121 C.R. 259, Ripley, was out swimming with his brother Black Davis, 18, said Sheriff Charles Rinehart. After […]

By LAUREN WALCK Sun Herald BILOXI – Locals lined the walls of Mary Mahoney’s restaurant Wednesday to shake the hand of New Jersey governor and GOP leader Chris Christie. He stopped by to thank South Mississippi first responders who helped after Hurricane Sandy. The stop is one of many in a cross-country tour in support […]

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON – In a move that’s more symbolic than substantial, same-sex couples in seven Mississippi counties were allowed to file out-of-state marriage licenses into chancery court land records Wednesday, while couples were barred from filing documents in one coastal county. Couples said filing the papers does not overturn Mississippi’s […]

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON – Mississippi is asking a federal appeals court to uphold a 2012 state law requiring abortion clinic doctors to obtain hospital admitting privileges. In late July, a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that the law is unconstitutional because it would close Mississippi’s […]

  FALKNER – The Tippah County Sheriff’s Office continues investigation of an early afternoon suspected accidental shooting on County Road 412 that involved two teenagers and a handgun.   Sheriff Karl Gaillard said a 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old female apparently were handling a small caliber pistol when it went off and the young female […]

Daily Journal A fatal accident occurred in Calhoun County this morning around 7 a.m. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a black 2009 Honda Accord traveling north on Highway 9 near the intersection of Highway 331 left the roadway and collided with a tree. The driver, 48-year-old Ruthie Williams of Bruce was pronounced dead at […]