About Brad Locke

I am the online content coordinator for DJournal.com. Previously at the Journal, I covered Mississippi State athletics (2008-13), high schools (2004-08), and was on the copy desk (2002-04). I'm working on a recipe for bacon-flavored coffee, which would solve all the world's problems.

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Health department confirms Zika in Chickasaw County traveler

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal A Chickasaw County resident is among three new travel-associated cases of the Zika virus confirmed by the Mississippi State Department of Health on Monday. The cases in Chickasaw, Hinds and Rankin counties were diagnosed in people who traveled to St. Thomas, Nicaragua and Guatemala, according to a press release. The state […]

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Okolona man charged with assaulting officer

Monroe Journal Christopher L. McIntosh, 24, of Okolona, was arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in Aberdeen on a traffic stop and charged with aggravated assault on an officer. According to Sheriff Cecil Cantrell, the officer is OK. McIntosh is currently being held in the Monroe County Detention Center awaiting arraignment.

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Houston man charged in shooting incident

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal AMORY – A Houston man has been charged with shooting into a dwelling. Manasseh Freeman, 19, of Houston, was arrested in connection to the incident, according to Lt. Andy Long of the Amory Police Department, At approximately 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to Moore Manor for a report of […]

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Hood qualifies for re-election bid

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Attorney General Jim Hood of Chickasaw County, Mississippi’s sole statewide elected Democrat, has confirmed that he has qualified to seek re-election. The qualifying deadline is Feb. 27, and the three-term attorney general has caused some speculation by not committing earlier to a re-election effort. Thus far no […]

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Natchez Trace visitors make big economic impact

Daily Journal TUPELO – Visitors on the Natchez Trace Parkway spent nearly $126 million and help support more than 1,550 jobs, according to a new National Park Service report. The report for 2012 showed that 5.6 million recreational visitors to the Parkway spent more than $22 each, contributing $125.9 million in the communities surrounding the […]

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