By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man and a 17-year-old male are in custody after a pursuit in north Tupelo Saturday night. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said around 11:30 Saturday night, deputies spotted a vehicle reported stolen days before in Mooreville. When deputies tried to stop the maroon Jeep on Barnes […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo woman is behind bars after being charged with endangering the life of her small child. According to Tupelo Police detective Lt. Jerry Davis, officers arrested Abigail N. Kimrel, 20, of Tupelo, and charged her with felony abuse of a child under the age of 1. The child has been […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – A man wanted for a Tupelo shooting was arrested in Memphis and returned to face charges. Police responded July 23 to the Hilda Street area for a shooting. The shots missed the intended victim but did strike an occupied dwelling. Steven L. Sherron, 49, of Tupelo, was arrested without incident in […]

Monroe Journal An Amory man was arrested on multiple charges. The Amory Police Department arrested Terry Janvard Parham, 54, and charged him with possession of a firearm by a felon, accessory after the fact, and possession of a stolen firearm. Parham is out on bond after Monroe County Justice Court Judge Robert Fowlkes set bond […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – An Oxford woman was arrested Friday and charged with embezzlement. According to Oxford Police, the owner of Chaney’s Pharmacy filed charges against Carrie Cowart, 25. During her initial court appearance, bond was set at $25,000.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Sheriff’s elections traditionally gather a lot of interest – and a lot of candidates. More than 60 candidates are vying for the top lawman position in the 16 Northeast Mississippi counties covered by the Daily Journal. Only Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson and Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson […]

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After taking down the armed “shooter,” an officer slowly approaches during a training scenario Friday afternoon at the Tupelo Middle School.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Armed police officers roamed the halls of Tupelo Middle School on Friday afternoon in search of an armed man who had shot at least one person. While the scenario could have been real, it was only a drill that instructors ran over and over for law enforcement officers […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Eleven people are running for four Lee County constable positions in the upcoming elections. Two of the races will be settled in the Republican primary, possibly through a runoff. The two races on the south end of the county will have to wait for the November general election […]

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – BestColleges.com recently ranked Mississippi State University the no. 12 safest college campus in the country on its list of the 50 safest college campuses. The website compiled the list using the latest information from the IPEDS and College Navigator databases, which are sources maintained by the National Center for Education Statistics. […]