Amory Police search for robbery suspect

Daily Journal AMORY – Police are on the lookout for a black male who robbed an Amory hotel Wednesday. Officials say the suspect entered...

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Aberdeen police made an arrest last weekend in connection to a stolen car case reported in Tupelo, which followed another case of a stolen vehicle from Aberdeen and recovered in Verona. Officers arrested Cornelius Bean, 17, of Okolona. According to Aberdeen Police Chief Henry Randle, Bean has […]


By William Moore Daily Journal   CORINTH – The man who escaped twice from the Alcorn County jail will spend the rest of his life in the state penitentiary. Garnett Hughes, 27, of Belzoni, pleaded guilty Friday to multiple felony charges that included assaulting an officer, armed robbery, kidnapping, burglary of a dwelling and sexual […]

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While waiting for a truck to return with more water, Josh Riley of the Union VFD, left, and Plantersville assistant fire chief Robert Andry use the limited pressure to keep fighting the blaze at 133 County Road 1149 on Friday afternoon.

By William Moore Daily Journal PLANTERSVILLE – Plantersville and Union volunteer firemen spent a good deal of Friday dealing with a fire that destroyed a house in the Union community in Lee County. Firemen first responded to 133 County Road 1149 around 7:30 a.m. and had the blaze “knocked down pretty good,” said Plantersville VFD […]


By William Moore Daily Journal OXFORD – A man accused of killing two motorcyclists on the Natchez Trace Parkway in August pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday. Donnie William Sartain, 50, of Tishomingo, was set to go to trial in late October when he accepted a plea deal from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Instead of […]

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Daily Journal TUPELO – An active police investigation temporarily delayed the dismissal of students from Milam Elementary School on Thursday. According to a Tupelo Public School District spokesman, Milam issued a partial lockdown around 3 p.m. Thursday after the Tupelo Police Department alerted school officials that officers were investigating a incident in the area. Since […]

JACKSON (AP) – The fire that destroyed three buildings at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum started by accident. That’s according to Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney, who is also the state fire marshal. Chaney said Thursday that investigators believe the Nov. 13 fire started because hay was stacked too close to wall-mounted light fixtures on […]

Monroe Journal An Aberdeen man has been charged with child molestation. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jamie Bailey, 22. Due to the sensitive nature of the investigation, no further information about the incident will be released, according to a press release from the MCSO. Bailey is currently housed at Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. Bond […]


Daily Journal Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan confirms two 18-wheelers hit head-on on Highway 341 south of Vardaman. Deputies and Mississippi Highway Patrol are on the scene. According to medics, trauma units are responding. Further details are not yet available.

Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man has been brought back from Nevada to face sexual battery and vehicle theft charges. Stephen Paul Miller, 35, was arrested in Las Vegas on Oct. 29 and extradited to Tupelo on Nov. 18. He has been charged with sexual battery of a child under 14 and with motor […]