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Daily Journal JACKSON – The State Court of Appeals denied the request by Ryan McClendon for a new trial. A Lee County jury found McClendon guilty of an armed robbery in November 2010 on Jackson Street in Tupelo. The victim, several witnesses and even acquaintances of McClendon testified at the February 2013 trail. He was […]

Monroe Journal The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Darrell Ray Robbins, 28, of Hamilton on May 11. Robbins was charged with two counts of burglary of a dwelling (capias warrants). Bond was set at $20,000 for each count. Robbins is currently being housed at Monroe County Detention Center.

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Daily Journal WEST POINT – The Clay County Sheriff’s Officer is investigating a shooting that left one man dead. According to Clay County Coroner Alvin Carter, James White, 38, of Houston, died from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities were called around 10:30 p.m. to a mobile home on Dixie Road, in the western section of […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A former Lee County deputy found himself in jail Friday afternoon, after he was arrested and charged with assaulting an inmate. Jerrod Davis, 38, of Saltillo, is accused of hitting, choking and punching a restrained prisoner on May 7. After an internal investigation, Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson […]

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – A fiery, three-vehicle accident just north of the Highway 15 intersection with Wesley Chapel in Chickasaw County has killed a man and sent two other men to the hospital. Chickasaw County Coroner Andy Harmon said the accident occurred about 12:10 p.m. when a pickup truck allegedly clipped a […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A former Lee County deputy found himself in jail Friday afternoon, after he was arrested and charged with assaulting an inmate. Jerrod Davis is accused of hitting, choking and punching a restrained prisoner on May 7. After an internal investigation, Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson fired Davis on […]

By Denise Lavoie AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON – A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a “kid” who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. Tsarnaev, 21, stood with his hands folded upon learning his fate, decided after 14 […]

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WALNUT – The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating a Thursday afternoon crash in Tippah County that claimed the life of a Walnut resident. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Ray Hall said troopers responded to the crash at 4:35 p.m. on Highway 15 near Walnut. Timothy W, Jones, 57, of Walnut, was traveling northbound in a […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo City Hall and the Lee County Courthouse will be illuminated in blue today as a memorial to police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Sgt. Gale Stauffer, who was shot and killed in the line of duty on Dec. 23, 2013, is the first […]