Monroe Journal Two Aberdeen men have been arrested in separate incidents. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Brewer, 36, of Aberdeen. He was charged with motor vehicle theft. Brewer’s bond was set for $25,000, and he is currently being held in the Monroe County Detention Center. In a separate case, the MCSO arrested Dustin […]

Monroe Journal The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the theft of a white 1988 Ford F-250 stolen from a farmer’s shop June 12 at the intersection of Highway 25 and Homestead Road between Aberdeen and Muldon. In a separate case, the MCSO is seeking information regarding the theft of a 16-foot trailer […]

By Caleb Bedillion Daily Journal TUPELO – Messages, text messages mostly, have been circulating this week: “Are you ready to go back?” It’s a joke, said Melinda Tidwell, but nonetheless, these messages have served to mark one year’s time since a team of community leaders, nonprofit representatives and elected officials traveled to Denver and came […]

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Search crews pack up after recovering a body from the lake at Tombigbee State Park on Wednesday afternoon.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – An elderly Lowndes County man drowned in the lake at Tombigbee State Park Wednesday afternoon. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said the death appears to be an accident. Foul play is not suspected. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the man Wednesday night as Robert Wigley, 69, of […]

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today CORINTH – A Corinth woman who was a corrections officer in Alcorn County allegedly worked with an inmate to bring contraband into the correctional facility and was arrested Tuesday, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Tonya Lynn Seago, 43, had been employed with the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility since January. She […]

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It was a gruesome looking wreck, but no one was seriously injured. A log truck and red Dodge pickup collided on Highway 8 west of Houston about 1 p.m. Wednesday, and while the accident heavily damaged both vehicles, authorities said neither driver was seriously hurt. “It appears they […]

By Patsy R. Brumfield Mississippi Today JACKSON – Mississippi’s Parole Board is preparing for more than 1,000 inmate requests for freedom after a state Court of Appeals decision Tuesday affecting parole eligibility for non-violent drug offenses. The court, in a one-page letter, said it will not reconsider its April decision that inmate Nathan Sinko is […]

STARKVILLE – The Starkville Police Department is encouraging a wanted man to turn himself in to authorities. Andre Taylor, 29, of Brooksville, is wanted on multiple felony charges after running away from police last weekend. Taylor was a passenger in a car stopped June 11 for going the wrong way down a one-way street. He […]

By Ray Van Monroe Journal AMORY – Three family members of the late Ricky Keeton, who was shot and killed by Monroe County deputies at his residence on Sizemore Road last October, filed a lawsuit June 6 against Monroe County and former Monroe County narcotics officer Eric Sloan which seeks actual damages against the county […]