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By William Moore Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Three people are facing drug trafficking charges after a traffic stop early Wednesday morning on Interstate 22. “Deputies stopped the vehicle a little east of New Albany around 1:30 a.m.,” said Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards. “While conducting the roadside interview, the occupants were acting suspicious to […]

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The Starkville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving an aggravated assault in early March. Police were called to an apartment at 305 Everglade Avenue around 2 p.m. on March 12. The victim – whose name, sex and age have not been released – suffered serious injuries to […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Paradox Escape Rooms has partnered with Specialty Orthopedic Group to create a fun fundraiser to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi. When either of the North Gloster Street business’s two big escape rooms are booked next week (March 26-31), the Boys & Girls Clubs will […]

Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – A Prentiss County woman has been charged with shooting her husband in the face last week. The Prentiss County Sheriff’s Department responded to a reported shooting at a County Road 4001 Marietta home March 16. When deputies arrived, they found a man who had been shot in the face. He was […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – By Veterans Day this fall, there will be a smaller version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Tupelo. Following the ceremonial groundbreaking Monday morning, the actual work is set to begin today. “We’ll actually start turning dirt this week, probably Tuesday,” said Tupelo Parks & Recreation Department director […]

Daily Journal IUKA – A Pearl River County man is facing new charges after a weekend shakedown found five homemade knives in his bed. According to Tishomingo County Sheriff John Daugherty, a recent shakedown uncovered a host of small contraband items. The search of Michael Dakota Lumkin’s cell revealed five knives, known as shanks, hidden […]

Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Three people are facing felony drug charges, with two accused of bringing drugs into the jail. Charles Thompson Jr., 22, of County Road 3020, Booneville, was stopped at a safety checkpoint Sunday night and arrested on several misdemeanor traffic offenses. Following his arrest, deputies found methamphetamine on him. When he was […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Lee County couple learned that the Good Book is not a good place to hide drugs, especially if you are trying to sneak them into a jail. Courtney Ford, 30, of Nettleton, is accused of hiding methamphetamine in the binding of a Holy Bible and dropping it […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A man wandering around a North Thomas Street neighborhood in his underwear Thursday night was tased by police when he resisted arrest. Tupelo Police Department spokesman Capt. Chuck McDougald said officers responded to North Thomas Street near the entrance to Winfield at 7:16 p.m. following a report of […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Frank Russell’s former courtroom at the Lee County Justice Center was packed Thursday night as family, friends and colleagues gathered to remember the late circuit court judge. “This is a loving manifestation of your friendship, love and admiration of Frank,” former law partner Tom Childs said looking over […]