By William Moore Daily Journal ABERDEEN – Federal prosecutors say former Booneville attorney Joey Langston is trying to cheat the system to have his conviction for conspiring to bribe a judge thrown out and his record cleared. U.S. Attorney Felicia Adams says that Langston waited until the statute of limitations ran out before filing his […]

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – The state has said it will pull all inmates from county jails in August leaving both a hole in the county’s budget and a hole in the county’s work crews. Chickasaw County supervisors agreed to take a wait-and-see approach as Department of Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher said earlier […]

CORINTH (AP) – Alcorn County Sheriff Charles Rinehart has pleaded not guilty to five counts related to a bid-rigging scheme. The Daily Corinthian reports that Rinehart, 73, waived a formal reading of the indictment this week in circuit court. He pleaded not guilty to five counts of fraudulently obtaining public funds and five counts of […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Laboratory tests show mold at Tupelo Police Department offices on Court Street, Front Street and the airport poses no general health threats. City officials released on Thursday three studies conducted by Enviropro Testing in Memphis on April 7, June 5 and June 22. “The mold levels are significantly […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Chris Cosner had been out of prison for less than three weeks when he allegedly robbed the First American National Bank in Saltillo on Wednesday morning. He was arraigned on two charges Thursday afternoon and is being held on $550,000 bond. Officials say many more charges are coming. […]

HOLLY SPRINGS (AP) – Officials say a north Mississippi man has been indicted on five counts of aggravated DUI in a crash that killed two high school students from Memphis, Tennessee, and injured three others in their vehicle. Melandus Penson of Belden remains jailed under $3 million bond in Marshall County. He was arrested after […]

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Two men were arrested after police say they found a felony amount of marijuana in their possession. Joseph Casity Hoffman, 23, and his roommate Robert David Echols, 23, were both arrested Wednesday on charges of felony possession of marijuana. Hoffman is also charged with five counts of the sale of a […]

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A Starkville man was arrested Tuesday after police say it was discovered he was growing marijuana at his house. A citizen told police that Kevin Matthew Howe, 31, was growing marijuana on his porch. An investigation led to the arrest of Howe and the seizure of a marijuana plant. Howe is […]

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Daily Journal OXFORD – The Oxford Police Department has charged three 18-year-old Oxford men for a string of auto burglaries in mid-June. According to Maj. Jeff McCutchen, investigators were able to recover surveillance video showing several individuals breaking into cars at an apartment complex on June 17. Police were able to identify the people in […]