Monroe Journal Deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Amory Police Department executed a search warrant on K. Avenue in Amory on Friday and arrested five subjects. Garrick L. Miller, 44, of Okolona; Lance Montrell Pack, 32, of Amory; Alaina Joziet Nicole Griggs, 22, of Amory; and Brian Scott Wiggington, 48, of Smithville, […]

Daily Journal A Memphis teenager died after a one-vehicle wreck in Tippah County on Sunday. The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the crash on US 72 near Walnut at 4:42 p.m. It appeared that Mexwayne E. Williams, 31, of Memphis, was traveling west on 72 when he lost control of his Chevrolet Tahoe. The vehicle […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A civil lawsuit alleging a Baldwyn Police officer beat a handcuffed man has been settled, without going to trial. This is the second civil lawsuit against former Baldwyn Police Officer Greg Elder to be settled out of court. A third lawsuit claims Elder threw a handcuffed man to […]

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A traffic stop late Thursday evening landed a man in jail on felony drug charges. Around 11:40 p.m., Starkville Police stopped Deangelo Dewayne Manning, 20, of Starkville. He was charged with felony possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, DUI other, driving without a license, no proof of insurance and improper turn. […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel RIPLEY – An apparent armed robbery attempt near Ripley Middle School and Ripley High School caused a brief lockdown of the two schools Friday morning. Just after 9 a.m., Investigator Scott Watson, the Ripley Police Department, Mississippi Highway and Tippah County Sheriff Department responded to Kids World Park, just behind […]


By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal An Amory man died following a house fire overnight, according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley. Monroe County 911 was notified of a house fire at 712 Martin Luther King Dr. in Amory. When firefighters arrived, they found the body of Andrew Lloyd Rye, 24, in a back bedroom. […]

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal PRAIRIE – A single-vehicle accident Wednesday night is under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol after the driver crashed into Prairie United Methodist Church. According to Prairie-Darracott Volunteer Fire Department Chief Carl Stahl, the vehicle was fully involved when his department arrived. Prairie-Darracott VFD and Cedar Creek VFD battled […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba Times FULTON – Itawamba County’s sheriff is contemplating the purchase of some equipment that will allow his department to track suspects through their phones. Whether or not he purchases it all comes down to finances. The equipment and software the sheriff’s eyeing allows law enforcement to retrieve phone information and track […]

WEST POINT (AP) – West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley says fake guns that look authentic are creating a safety problem in east Mississippi’s Golden Triangle. The Commercial Dispatch reports West Point officers have been confiscating air pistols, shotguns and rifles that look real. Brinkley says the fakes must be taken seriously by officers approaching […]