Monroe Journal An Amory man has been arrested in connection to a break-in. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nathan Blake Phillips, 28, on Tuesday. Phillips is charged with breaking and entering of a dwelling. According to MCSO Investigator Brandon Davis, Phillips is accused of breaking into a residence on Chapman Road early Tuesday morning. […]

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal AMORY – Amory Police Department officers responded to Amory High School at approximately 11:49 a.m. Tuesday for an altercation. According to Lt. Andy Long, officers attempted to detain a juvenile for the safety of the juvenile and bystanders. The juvenile began to fight officers. The officers were able to […]

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Tupelo firefighter Corey Shouse eats the first basket of hot wings as he and his team compete against the Tupelo Police Department in the Blazin Relay to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club.

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – They say mango sauce is just a half step down from the “blazin’” sauce at Buffalo Wild Wings. “Last year, they were struggling with the blazin’. They were struggling,” said Ron Rose, emcee during Monday’s Guns vs. Hoses event at the eatery. In honor of its third […]

Daily Journal SALTILLO – A woman was struck by a Toyota Camry on Monday afternoon as she was crossing the street. Saltillo police say witnesses report seeing the vehicle’s driver trying to avoid the woman, who was attempting to reach her dog. No charges have been filed against the driver, and the woman is currently […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Authorities have identified the woman they say hosted a Mooreville weekend party that housed more than 70 underage individuals and the presence of drugs and alcohol. Angie Floyd, 47, was arrested and charged with violation of the Social Hosting Law. She is free on $6,000 bond. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson […]

Monroe Journal A Hamilton woman has been arrested in connection to a meth lab. The Monroe County Sheriff Department Narcotics Unit arrested Samantha Jane Davis Ferraro, 35, on Friday. The arrest stemmed from an ongoing investigation of a meth lab at a residence on McDuffie Cemetary Road. Ferraro is charged with possession of two or […]

JACKSON (AP) – Former State Sen. Tommy Robertson of Moss Point has been indicted on five counts of embezzlement. The former chairman of the Senate Finance Committee is accused of embezzling $484,092 of loan proceeds from Singing River Federal Credit Union. State Auditor Stacy Pickering says Robertson was holding the loan proceeds in trust for […]

JACKSON (AP) – The Mississippi Supreme Court has again ruled a pardon by the governor does not wipe out a criminal record. Katherine Robertson pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in 2006. In 2012, Gov. Haley Barbour pardoned Robertson, and she filed a motion in Madison County Circuit Court to have her record expunged. The circuit […]


By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – The Friday night raid of a party in Mooreville uncovered more than 70 underage individuals, the presence of drugs and alcohol, and led to the arrest of both adults and minors. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said his office first learned of the party from callers who alerted […]