Oxford police charge man with stolen weapon

OXFORD – A drug sweep in downtown Oxford led to the arrest of a Taylor man on a weapons charge. According to Oxford Police Maj. Jeff...

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Jounral ABERDEEN – Six individuals have been booked on various charges in relation to a breaking and entering case in August in Smithville. Billy “BJ” Harmon, 24, of Nettleton was arrested Aug. 21, and charged with possession of precursors and possession of a controlled substance. His bond was set at […]

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Bond has been denied for the suspect in the stabbing death of an elderly Fairview woman. On Monday, Itawamba County Justice Court Judge Barry Davis said the charge against 52-year-old Jimmy Dean Carpenter of Fairview – 1st degree murder enhanced due to the age and disability of the victim – was too severe to grant […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times Bond has been denied for the suspect in the stabbing death of an elderly Fairview woman. On Monday, Itawamba County Justice Court Judge Barry Davis said the charge against 52-year-old Jimmy Dean Carpenter of Fairview — 1st degree murder enhanced due to the age and disability of the victim […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Law enforcement officers are hitting the streets with a heightened sense of their surroundings following several officer shootings around the region and around the country. As a result, citizens might see some changes in the way officers respond to even the most mundane situations. “You never know what […]

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal TUPELO – During Thursday’s shooting scare on Mississippi State University’s campus, the university’s emergency alert system, Maroon Alert, played a crucial role in keeping students and faculty safe and informed. Thursday morning, MSU freshman Phu-Qui Cong “Bill” Nguyen, 20, a computer science major from Madison, threatened to shoot himself and […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba Times The suspect in a Thursday night stabbing death in Itawamba County has been charged with murder. Jimmy Carpenter, 52, is charged in the stabbing death of 65-year-old Sharon R. Johnson of Fairview. His charges are enhanced due to the victim’s age and disability. Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson said his […]

Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – A wreck in front of Thrasher Attendance Center landed a Prentiss County man in jail on felony drug charges. Emergency responders were called to a single-vehicle wreck on County Road 1040 around 1 p.m. Thursday and found a white sedan had toppled the brick sign in front of the school. The […]

Daily Journal A Senatobia woman is facing charges she took controlled substances away from patients, Attorney General Jim Hood announced today. Samantha Livingston, 27, allegedly committed the crimes while working as a nurse at a rehab facility in Byhalia. She turned herself into authorities today and was indicted by a Marshall County Grand Jury on […]

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe County Journal MONROE – Out of 899 miles of paved roads in Monroe County, there are miles of open road opportunities for drivers to see what the “old gal” can do to get them there quicker. To discourage some drivers’ need for speed, the county recently purchased a digital speed […]