Corinth student facing felony weapons charge

CORINTH – A Corinth High School senior is sitting in the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility after allegedly bringing a gun to...

Daily Journal IUKA – While waiting to be sentenced on a prior felony at the Tishomingo County Courthouse, an Iuka woman was arrested on drug charges. According to Tishomingo County Sheriff John Daugherty, deputies were called to the courthouse Tuesday for a disturbance. They found a man who had been involved sitting outside in a […]

By Kantele Franko Associated Press PIKETON, Ohio – Eight people were found dead Friday at four crime scenes in rural Ohio, and at least most of them were shot to death, authorities said. No arrests had been announced, and it’s unclear if the killer or killers are among the dead. Seven of the victims, including […]

Monroe Journal Three people were injured Thursday as the result of a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Central Grove Road and Highway 45 North, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. A brown 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling north of Highway 45, and a red 2009 Nissan Altima was traveling south. The Altima […]

By William Moore Daily Journal PONTOTOC – Every officer in the Pontotoc Police Department now has a tourniquet, compressed gauze and the knowledge of how to use them to control bleeding in an emergency. The specialized medical kits are provided by the North Mississippi Trauma System and available to any law enforcement agency in North […]

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today A body that was found under an overpass on Shiloh Road in Corinth has been sent to the state medical examiner’s office in Jackson for an autopsy and to be identified, an official said. The body was found around 1 a.m. on Wednesday by someone walking in the area, Corinth […]

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today A 31-year-old woman has been charged with embezzlement, a Corinth Police Department official said Thursday. Valerie Diane Williams-Walker is accused of embezzling approximately $5,700 from a local department store over a period of about five months, according to Capt. Dell Green. Green would not release the name of the department […]

Pontotoc Progress In Pontotoc County Circuit Court last week, Randy Lynn Coker pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter and aggravated assault in connection with a May 3, 2015, incident in which one man was run over and killed and another wounded with a knife. Judge James L. Roberts Jr. sentenced Coker to 20 […]

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A Long Beach man wanted for fraud turned himself in to authorities Thursday. Donald Andrew Crowther, 69, surrendered himself to the Starkville Police Department on a false pretense warrant. Police say the charge stems from an incident at Starkville’s Second Baptist Church. His bond was set at $100,000, and he was […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – A Bolivar County man is behind bars, facing the felony charge of aggravated domestic violence. Oxford Police officers responded to 13 Pea Ridge Road on Tuesday on an unwanted guest call. The female told officers that Demario Martinez Carter, 28, of Cleveland, would not leave her house. She went on to […]