By William Moore Daily Journal CORINTH – While law enforcement officers across the region are searching for the man who shot Kevin Parker Jr., the Corinth Police officer is preparing to go home from the hospital. According to Kevin Parker Sr., his son is doing well and was scheduled to be released from the North […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – A driver was robbed at gunpoint on South Lamar Boulevard near the Square in Oxford on Thursday night, according to two Ole Miss students who say they witnessed the incident. The students, Tyler Thomas of New Albany and Will Callaway of Marietta, Georgia, said a vehicle stopped in a space on […]


Daily Journal CORINTH – The continuing investigation into fraud in Alcorn County has landed a Corinth businessman in jail. On Thursday, Doug Essary, owner of Essary Truck Sales & Parts Inc., was indicted on 60 counts by an Alcorn County Grand Jury and taken into custody. Essary was indicted on 56 counts of submitting fraudulent […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times A Nettleton teen died after running off an Itawamba County road Wednesday night. Erica Delashmit, 18, was declared dead after her Toyota sedan struck a tree off Cotton Gin Road in Tremont at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. A dog riding in the car with Delashmit was also killed. According […]

Daily Journal CORINTH – A routine call to remove an unwanted guest turned into felony drug charges Wednesday. According to Darrell Hopkins of the Alcorn Narcotics Unit, the Farmington Police and Alcorn County deputies went to a residence on County Road to help remove a man who was no longer supposed to be living there. […]


By William Moore Daily Journal CORINTH – Law enforcement across Northeast Mississippi is continuing a search for the suspect who shot a Corinth Police officer early Wednesday morning. “We’ve got an army of people up here looking for the suspect,” said Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance. “In addition to us and the Alcorn County Sheriff’s […]

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Three people were arrested on misdemeanor drug charges when police canvassed the area near the Elvis Presley Birthplace after shots were reported fired in the area.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Reports of shots fired on Adams Street led dozens of armed officers to storm an East Tupelo duplex. Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre said a caller reported hearing about five shots around 2 p.m. Wednesday. Tupelo Police, Lee County Sheriff deputies and the Mississippi Highway Patrol all responded. […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – A judge has ruled that an Oxford man charged with shooting and killing his mother and half-brother in November 2013 is competent to stand trial. Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth on Friday declared Regis Mister able to stand trial and able to assist attorneys in his own defense, based on the […]

By William Moore Daily Journal ABERDEEN – A new court date has been set for a former Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper accused of using unnecessary and excessive force. The federal civil case will begin Dec. 7 at 9:30 a.m. in Oxford. John Hawn alleges ex-trooper Christopher Hughes beat him after he failed to stop at […]