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FBI investigates Grove tree threat

University of Mississippi OXFORD – Three days shy of the annual Egg Bowl game, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into a...

Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ricky Wayne Allen, 50, of Aberdeen on Friday. Allen is charged with two counts of breaking and entering of a building. He is accused of breaking into a building on Deer Road earlier this month where several items were taken. Deputies were able to recover […]

Daily Journal A pedestrian who was struck and killed Saturday morning in Union County has yet to be identified. The Mississippi Highway Patrol said that troopers were dispatched to mile marker 57 on Highway 78 at 1:43 a.m., and there they found a pedestrian who it appeared had been walking in the westbound lane when […]

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By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tishomingo County man died as a result of a one-vehicle wreck on the Natchez Trace Parkway in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. According to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green, park rangers responded around 4:15 a.m. to a crash site just north of the Highway 363 intersection in Saltillo. […]

By William Moore Daily Journal SHANNON – A Shannon couple wants to know who gunned down their dog – and why. Tobey was in their front yard Tuesday night when a truck driving by slowed. The driver fired at least five shots from a .40-caliber pistol through the open window, striking the 8-year-old brown boxer […]

Daily Journal CORINTH – Charges have been filed against the owners of what authorities are describing as two large-scale Alcorn County puppy mills raided in late October. Larry and Juanita Meeks and Orville and Gloria Greenhaw were charged Wednesday with misdemeanors. Charges include cruelty, neglect and abuse of animals and livestock in connection with the […]

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By William Moore Daily Journal CORINTH – The man who escaped twice from Alcorn County’s regional jail will spend the rest of his life in the state penitentiary. Garnett Hughes, 27, of Belzoni, pleaded guilty Friday to multiple felony charges that included assaulting an officer, armed robbery, kidnapping, burglary of a dwelling and sexual battery. […]

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Aberdeen police made an arrest last weekend in connection to a stolen car case reported in Tupelo, which followed another case of a stolen vehicle from Aberdeen and recovered in Verona. Officers arrested Cornelius Bean, 17, of Okolona. According to Aberdeen Police Chief Henry Randle, Bean has […]

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By William Moore Daily Journal   CORINTH – The man who escaped twice from the Alcorn County jail will spend the rest of his life in the state penitentiary. Garnett Hughes, 27, of Belzoni, pleaded guilty Friday to multiple felony charges that included assaulting an officer, armed robbery, kidnapping, burglary of a dwelling and sexual […]

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While waiting for a truck to return with more water, Josh Riley of the Union VFD, left, and Plantersville assistant fire chief Robert Andry use the limited pressure to keep fighting the blaze at 133 County Road 1149 on Friday afternoon.

By William Moore Daily Journal PLANTERSVILLE – Plantersville and Union volunteer firemen spent a good deal of Friday dealing with a fire that destroyed a house in the Union community in Lee County. Firemen first responded to 133 County Road 1149 around 7:30 a.m. and had the blaze “knocked down pretty good,” said Plantersville VFD […]