Tupelo police investigate shooting

Daily Journal Tupelo Police Department is on the scene of a reported shooting on Beasley Drive. It appears one person was hit, and it was...

Daily Journal A crash on North Eason Boulevard on Thursday afternoon left an expectant mother and her baby dead and two others hospitalized. Casey McMillin, 21, of Tupelo, and her unborn baby died in the crash. Two others in the vehicle are being treated for serious injuries at North Mississippi Medical Center. According to the […]

Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – A man and a woman riding a motorcycle along the Natchez Trace Parkway were killed Wednesday afternoon in a crash. Gerard Nault and Pauline Demeres, both 56, of Sherbrooke, Quebec, were killed in the crash. According to Prentiss County Coroner Greg Sparks, the crash occurred about 4 p.m. near the Pharr […]

Monroe Journal AMORY – An Amory man has been arrested on a cocaine charge. Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested Jeremy O’Bryant Walls, 27. Walls is charged with possession of cocaine. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop on Highway 278. Bond has not been set, and Walls is currently being housed at the […]

Monroe Journal An Illinois woman died Wedesday from injuries suffered in a wreck near Smithville. Le Etta Workman, 68, of Zion, Illinois died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley. Workman was involved in a July 29 automobile accident on Highway 23 just east […]

By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – One of the men charged in a conspiracy to photograph U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s ailing wife pleaded guilty Wednesday, drawing no jail time in a plea agreement in which he pledged to cooperate with prosecutors. John Mary of Hattiesburg pleaded guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal MYRTLE – A Blue Springs woman was killed early Wednesday morning when a train collided with her vehicle at a Myrtle railroad crossing. Nina Lyles, 50, of Blue Springs, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Union County Coroner Pam Bowman. Bowman said the vehicle was not identifiable due […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal SALTILLO – Saltillo Police Chief Grant Bailey wants primary school parents to know they should expect traffic, limited parking and delays Thursday morning when school begins. “There are going to be lots of cars and lots of kids in the parking lot on top of the construction,” he said. “No […]

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A rescued dog's ears are cleaned by veterinarian Reena Geer as Ashley Mauceri with the HSUS looks on.

By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – Sixty-five dogs are being treated in a pop-up emergency animal shelter in Tupelo after the Humane Society of the United States rescued the dogs Monday from what were called deplorable conditions. The national animal rescue group was called when the Tippah County Sheriff’s Office found the dogs living […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal IUKA – Michelle Byrom appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since a rehearing of her case was ordered. Byrom, 57, was convicted of murder in 2000 and sentenced to death, but she narrowly avoided her sentence being carried out when her conviction was thrown out and a rehearing […]