Daily Journal OXFORD – Police are seeking information on a weekend burglary. On Friday at 6:58 a.m., Oxford Police responded to a burglary at B & B Concrete on University Avenue. One or more perpetrators entered through a window and made off with an amount of office petit cash. Anyone with information regarding this crime […]

IUKA (AP) – Death row inmate Michelle Byrom has been moved to the Tishomingo County jail where she will await a new trial. No trial date has been announced. The Mississippi Department of Corrections says Byrom was moved Saturday to the jail in Iuka. The state Supreme Court in March threw out Byrom’s capital murder […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal HOLLY SPRINGS – Three men were shot in a Holly Springs parking lot Saturday night. Police received a call at about 8:53 p.m. to find three men with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a gas station on the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, according to […]

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Mississippi has no law requiring property owners to clean homes where drugs have been actively made or used, like this South Madison Street house that was raided in 2007. Homeowners using a Realtor are required to disclose if a home has been the site of a meth-cooking operation but beyond the disclosure, no remediation is required.

By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – When a Realtor in Northeast Mississippi found drug paraphernalia in a house he was trying to sell he called Certified Industrial Hygienist Joe Drapala of Hazclean to inspect the home for methamphetamine contamination. Mississippi has seen a dramatic dip in the number of active and obvious meth labs […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – Natchez Trace Parkway officials are looking for a man who threatened two runners at gunpoint Wednesday night. Chief Ranger Sarah Davis said two teenage girls were running the Blackland Prairie Trail, just north of the Chickasaw Village site, along the Natchez Trace around 8:25 p.m. when they saw […]

Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – On Tuesday, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested William Clovis “Bubba” Cantrell, 24, of Becker. Cantrell is charged with burglary of a commercial building. The arrest was the result of an investigation into a burglary of a business on Highway 8 in Hamilton, where approximately $1,000 worth of consumable goods were […]

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Cam Rogers takes a picture as Paul McLeod shows off some of his collection at Graceland Too in Holly Springs in 2010.

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal HOLLY SPRINGS – Paul McLeod has at least one thing in common with his idol, Elvis Presley: people will be talking about him for years to come. McLeod, who was found dead Thursday morning less than two days after fatally shooting an intruder, owned Graceland Too – part- tourist attraction, […]


By JB Clark Daily Journal HOLLY SPRINGS – Less than two days after fatally shooting a man at his door, Graceland Too owner Paul McLeod was found dead Thursday on the front porch of his home. No foul play is suspected. There were no obvious signs of trauma, according to Marshall County Coroner Richard Anderson. […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal CORINTH – Alcorn County’s purchasing clerk was charged Thursday with hindering an investigation after representatives of the state auditor’s office allege he shared documents with an elected official who is being investigated for embezzlement. During an unofficial information meeting before the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors, State Auditor Stacey Pickering […]