Monroe Journal A Hamilton man faces a controlled substance charge. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Tyler Myers, 31, on Saturday. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop on Cockerham Road. Myers is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond has not been set, and Myers is still in custody […]


By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – A Corinth man charged in the deaths of two brothers found in their burned home has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and other charges and was sentenced today to two life sentences. Sirdon Greer, 28, pleaded guilty in the Feb. 13, deaths of James […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – The Mississippi Supreme Court is giving Lee County Justice Court Judge Rickey Thompson more time to respond to the recommendation that he be removed from office. Thompson was slated to file a response this past Friday with the Supreme Court to the recommendation from the state […]

By Errol Castens Daily Journal Oxford Bureau OXFORD – Oxford Police Deputy Chief James Owens said the department is investigating two similar robberies that occurred on Saturday between 10:30 and 11 p.m. One victim reported being struck in the head from behind and having his wallet taken near FNB Bank on North Lamar. A second […]

Monroe Journal AMORY – Two people have been charged with retaliation against a witness. The Amory Police Department arrested Secresha Lana Elliott, 23, and Rycardo Kentrell Morgan, 23, both of Amory. According to reports filed by the APD, the incident in question happened Oct. 13 on F Avenue. Bond for both subjects was set at […]

By Errol Castens Daily Journal OXFORD – There’s no doubting the prodigious production of Lafayette County’s dedicated litter crew. The first week they worked, Solid Waste Director Bobby Jones said the three-man crew picked up more than 1,200 pounds of bottles, cans, paper, plastic – even computers and TVs – along rural roads. After hearing […]

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Gwendolyn Gilliam holds her nephew Danny Moody, Jr., 2, after their family finished walking for him Sunday afternoon during the first annual Buddy Walk at Bailey Branch Park in Oxford.

By Errol Castens Daily Journal OXFORD – The inaugural event for 21 United, North Mississippi’s new Down syndrome support group, packed Bailey Branch Park with people and provided hours of fun and camaraderie. Sunday afternoon’s Buddy Walk had Bailey Branch Park full of folks eager to learn about the genetic condition or, in some cases, […]

By Robbie Ward Daily Journal TUPELO – Voters can decide in two years, eight months and 11 days if occupants of seven seats and the largest office in City Hall passed their test. However, City Council members and Mayor Jason Shelton likely will wait years longer to learn results of their homework due Friday. Their […]

By Errol Castens Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – A shooting on County Road 8051 just outside of Booneville early Sunday afternoon left one person hospitalized and another in jail. Sheriff Randy Tolar, who was out of state when the incident happened shortly before 1 p.m., said one as-yet-unidentified person was arrested but had not been formally […]