UPDATE: Missing juvenile found

UPDATE: Tupelo Police say Terrell Jones has been found and is at home, according to his mother. Original story below. ––––– The...

Monroe Journal A Hamilton woman was arrested on a meth charge last week. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on June 13, an Amory Police Department officer stopped a vehicle for an expired tag. While the officer was talking to the individual, he noticed the driver acting suspicious over a pill bottle in her possession. The officer […]

By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – The investigation into the infamous slayings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi is finally closed, the state’s attorney general said Monday, 52 years almost to the day after the young men disappeared during “Freedom Summer.” The decision “closes a chapter” in the state’s divisive civil rights history, […]

Oxford Citizen Members of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department are currently investigating two deaths. One of the deceased is being ruled as a murder. Both bodies are in Jackson at the state’s medical examiner undergoing an autopsy. More information is expected in the open investigation once that information is made available. According to the police […]

By Eric Tucker and Mike Schneider Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando gunman Omar Mateen spoke in Arabic to a 911 dispatcher, identified himself an Islamic soldier and demanded to a crisis negotiator that the U.S. “stop bombing Syria and Iraq,” according to transcripts released by the FBI on Monday. The partial, printed transcripts were […]

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today A man was airlifted after a mobile home exploded Sunday morning in Alcorn County, according to an official. The explosion occurred northeast of Kossuth at 353 County Road 632. The Kossuth Volunteer Fire Department was paged out at 5:25 a.m., said Chief Adron Hodum. The cause of the explosion is […]


Daily Journal TUPELO – Law enforcement officials are investigating a routine traffic stop that turned violent and left a Tupelo Police officer and K-9 unit injured Saturday night. At approximately 10 p.m. Saturday, the TPD officer made a traffic stop in the Lee Acres neighborhood when Antwun Shumpert, 37, from Tupelo, fled the vehicle he […]

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today CORINTH – There was a fatal stabbing early Saturday at Oakdale Trailer Park on Fulton Drive, according to Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones. The victim, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene, Jones said. He was a black male. The body will be transferred to […]

By William Moore Daily Journal IUKA – Tishomingo County authorities have arrested a Belmont man in connection with a Thursday night shooting in the middle portion of the county. Michael Allen Barnes, 38, of 713 County Road 993, Belmont, was charged Friday afternoon with possession of a firearm by a felon and aggravated assault – […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Even though Carolyn Green has been the Lee County Coroner for 12 years, telling someone their loved one has died has not gotten any easier. The process of locating a family member can take several hours, even if the deceased person lived just two counties away. It took […]