By Tina Meadows Southern Sentinel SPOUT SPRINGS – A fifth suspect is in custody and charged in the death of Robert Joseph “Bobby” Hoose of the Spout Springs community. Brandon Grace of Hattiesburg was arraigned in Oxford on Thursday. A $500,000 bond has been set. Grace, along with Kimberly Glisson, 30, of Tippah County; Anna […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man was in custody shortly after he allegedly robbed a South Gloster Street convenience store Thursday evening. Tupelo police responded to 361 B South Gloster (Speedy Gonzalez) around 6:20 p.m. for a strong-arm robbery. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash from the clerk. No one was hurt […]

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Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – The investigation into a Jan. 5 assault in Booneville has led to the arrest of six people, with more arrests expected. According to the Booneville Police Department, investigators are still looking into the alleged aggravated assault at 203 McClamroch. Corey Shane Eaton, 20, of Booneville, is charged with aggravated assault. He […]

Daily Journal IUKA – Fighting in a car led to the arrest of a Tishomingo couple on felony drug charges. Tishomingo County deputies stopped a vehicle Wednesday on County Road 958 after they noticed the occupants fighting. Neither person had a license, but Tabitha Grey had an outstanding warrant from Plantersville. Billy Joe Thornton, the […]

JACKSON (AP) – A businessman who had contracts with the Mississippi prison system was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison in a bribery scheme involving the state’s former corrections commissioner. The Clarion-Ledger reports U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate handed down the sentence to Sam Waggoner, 62, of Carthage, which also included two years […]

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By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal WREN – The body of 27-year-old Justin Humble, a Nettleton man missing since Dec. 27, was located Thursday night. “I was called to the scene at 10 p.m.,”said Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley. “The body was found floating up in a pond at 30340 Little Coontail Road. The Monroe […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Police are looking for an 18-year-old man wanted in connection with a Monday morning car burglary. Matthew Calise, of Tupelo, was arrested on Dec. 28, 2016 and charged with car burglary. He was later released on a $3,500 bond. Calise is now a suspect in a Jan. 16 case in the […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The state crime lab said the body found in an unoccupied Tupelo house two weeks ago was a 31-year-old Tupelo man. Police found the decomposed remains around 4 p.m. on Dec. 7 in a house at the corner of Smith and Main streets. The victim has been identified as Kwatavian Walker […]

Southern Sentinel MITCHELL – A Mitchell man was shot and killed late Wednesday in Tippah County . The Tippah County Sheriff’s Department responded to a domestic altercation call around 5:15 p.m. on County Road 611 Wednesday between Ronnie Brock, his estranged wife and one of her co-workers. Shots were exchanged, leaving Brock, who was in […]