By David Helms Pontotoc Progress Pontotoc County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of an accident involving a school bus. According to Sheriff Leo Mask, a Pontotoc City School bus and a small pickup collided around 4 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Kings Highway and Valley Road in eastern Pontotoc County. Mask said there […]

Monroe Journal AMORY – A Fulton man has been arrrested in connection with the killing of a dog with a bow and arrow. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested James Bradley West, 34, and charged him with animal cruelty. On January 17, deputies received a report from the Amory Humane Society that a dog had […]

Monroe Journal Leia Jeanette Mixon, 22, of Aberdeen, was arrested by Amory Police following a welfare concern call and now faces a drug charge. On Jan. 15, officers located a suspicious vehicle in the area, and narcotics were found. Mixon was charged with possession of methamphetamine. She is currently housed at Monroe County Detention Center. […]

By William Moore Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – The Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man for stealing someone’s dog and charged him with a felony. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said his department arrested Justin Wade Sauls, 29, of Dennis, earlier this week. He was released after posting a $5,000 bond. The investigation is ongoing, […]


By William Moore Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Police are searching for the man who robbed a Starkville convenience store and shot the clerk early Friday morning. Police were dispatched to the B-Quik at 1030 Louisville St. at 12:20 a.m. Officers responding found the store clerk had sustained a gunshot injury. He was transported to the […]

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The husband of a woman killed in a fire in Marshall County has been charged with her death. WREG-TV reports the fire broke out overnight Wednesday at a house on Carey Chapel Road west of State Highway 311. Firefighters found Lisa Holloway inside the house. Jim Holloway is charged with capital […]


By William Moore Daily Journal OXFORD – Rust College and former professor Sylvester Oliver have 13 months to prepare for a civil lawsuit in federal court. Nine women have accused Oliver of sexual misconduct, dating back more than a decade. The Holly Springs college is named as a co-defendant. The trial is set to begin […]

WEST POINT (AP) – A West Point man has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to domestic assault charges. The Daily Times Leader reports that 46-year-old Edward Cox was sentenced Tuesday in Clay County Circuit Court. Prosecutors say Cox pleaded guilty to two counts of domestic aggravated assault involving an […]

By Emily Tubb Monroe Journal AMORY – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Amory Humane Society are asking for help in finding out who shot and killed a dog with a bow and arrow over the weekend. A $3,000 reward on behalf of three private individuals is being offered to anyone who can identify […]