By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Christopher H. Livingston, 22, was arrested a County Road 1015 residence, east of Plantersville, by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and North Mississippi Narcotics Unit. Livingston’s bond was set at $50,000 in […]

WEST POINT (AP) – A West Point woman has been charged with capital murder after authorities discovered her 2-month-old son died from a codeine overdose. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott says 24-year-old Brittania Smith was arrested this week. Scott says a report Monday from the Mississippi Crime Lab determined Brittania’s son, Brinston Smith, died from […]

Monroe Journal An Amory man is facing a meth charge. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit arrested Michael Brown, 45, on Tuesday. The arrest came as the result of a traffic stop on Highway 25 North. Brown is charged with possession of meth. Bond has not been set, and Brown is currently being held […]

Alex Hribal, the suspect in the stabbings at the Franklin Regional High School near Pittsburgh, is taken from a district magistrate after he was arraigned on charges in the attack on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

By Kevin Begos and Joe Mandak Associated Press MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a “blank expression” stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him. At least five students were […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal BENTON COUNTY – A Walnut woman died after crashing her vehicle into a tractor trailer on Highway 72 on Tuesday night. Jennifer D. Hopkins, 43, was traveling west on Highway 72 when Highway Patrol investigators say it appears she lost control of her 1999 Chevrolet Blazer and crossed the median, […]


By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – The lawsuit filed by two Alcorn County teachers against former Alcorn Central Middle School principal Dan Burcham has been dismissed in U.S. District Court after a settlement was reached. Court records show Janet Walls Holley and Stephanie Leigh Eaton’s lawsuit was dismissed by U.S. District Judge […]

Daily Journal IUKA – The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department is making inroads into local drug trafficking with several recent drug arrests, said Sheriff Glenn Whitlock. • Ollie Lovelace, 48, of Tishomingo, was arrested March 11, and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. She is out on bond. • Daniel Schwartz, […]

Monroe Journal AMORY – An Amory man has been arrested after allegedly being found with morphine. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit arrested Kevin Douglas Rye, 58, on Tuesday. The arrest came after an ongoing investigation by Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit. Rye is charged with possession of morphine. He is currently being […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal OXFORD – James Everett Dutschke will have until April 22 to file objections to federal prosecutors’ pre-sentencing investigation report. U.S. District Court Judge Sharion Aycock granted the extension Tuesday after Dustchke asked for it Friday. The request is so Dutschke, 42, and his counsel can research their response and file […]