Daily Journal SHANNON – No charges have been filed in connection with a motorist striking and killing an 8-year-old boy in south Lee County Thursday. According to Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Master Sgt. Ray Hall, a southbound 2004 Chevy Impala was traveling south on Highway 245 near County Road 506 south of Shannon. Around 12:15 […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba Times Local investigators believe they have broken up a large theft ring responsible for crimes in both Mississippi and Alabama. Officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department, working in conjunction with law enforcement officials in Monroe County and Alabama’s Franklin and Marion counties, have arrested and charged eight people in connection […]

Daily Journal IUKA – In recent days, the Tishomingo County authorities arrested three men on felony drug charges and jailed another for failing to register as a sex offender. Danny Lane Wilson Jr., 29, of 12 Foot Street, Burnsville, was charged with possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop by Tishomingo County Sheriff’s […]

  Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Police responded to three back-to-back strong-arm robberies in less than an hour Thursday evening. According to Starkville Police spokesman Brandon Lovelady, the first incident happened at 6:48 p.m. and the others followed about 20-30 minutes apart. No weapons were displayed. The incidents occurred at the B-Quick gas station at North […]

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today CORINTH – Corinth Police were led on a vehicle pursuit through the city Wednesday, and a man was charged with felony fleeing and felon in possession of a firearm. Police responded to Corinth Inn & Suites on Highway 72 West in reference to an altercation involving a firearm at about […]

Daily Journal SHANNON – Lee County officials and the Mississippi Highway Patrol are investigating the death of a boy who was hit by a car in Shannon. Around noon Thursday, a car hit an 8-year-old boy on Highway 245 in Shannon. Lee County County Coroner Carolyn Green said the boy was pronounced dead at North […]

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Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre walks through what will soon be the new headquarters for TPD when construction is complete in August. The $10 million facility is located on the corner of Front and Franklin streets.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Motorists on Front Street are starting to get an idea of what the new Tupelo Police Department headquarters will look like when the $10 million facility is complete. The stonework on the exterior of the two-story structure is essentially complete. The recently installed concrete curbing shows the layout […]

Associated Press JACKSON – The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2016 Memorial Day Travel Enforcement Period on Friday at 6 p.m. and conclude Monday at midnight. During this highly traveled period, Captain Johnny Poulos said in a news release Tuesday all available troopers will be assigned saturation patrols in an effort to maximize visibility […]

Corinth Today An Alcorn County grand jury recently indicted two men for first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder, according to the circuit court. Marcus McGaha and Cedric Gunn, both 27, were indicted on a charge of first-degree murder for the April 2015 death of Ahmarius Rakim Swinney, according to the court. They were also […]