Monroe Journal A Shannon man has been charged with failure to register as a sex offender. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tommy Gonzales Jordan, 49, on Friday. Jordan is currently being housed at Monroe County Detention Center. Bond was set at $5,000 by Monroe County Justice Court Judge Robert Fowlkes.

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By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau IUKA – The Walmart store in Iuka will reopen at 8 a.m. today, after a police incident inside the store caused a shutdown Sunday evening. Associates were in the store Monday assessing what needs to be done in preparation for that reopening, said Walmart spokesman Aaron Mullins. He […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Senior Connectors, a group of senior citizens who meet monthly at a local restaurant, heard a presentation last week from Police Chief Ralph Dance, who warned of various scams that have been reported in the city. “There’s nothing new,” said the chief, who has 20 years […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – The fourth annual Silence Hides Violence 5k run/walk will step off in Ballard Park on Saturday, Feb. 21. “February is National Dating Violence Awareness Month and the run is a way to get the public more aware of dating violence and what we do here at S.A.F.E.,” said […]

Daily Journal A man is dead after a shooting at the Iuka Walmart on Sunday. Howard Brent Means Jr., 34, of Tishomingo, was fatally shot in Walmart by an Iuka Police officer. Another officer, Joseph Marlar, was grazed by a bullet during the incident. He has been treated and released from the hospital. According to […]

Daily Journal and wire reports A federal jury in Dallas on Friday concluded a former financial adviser to former Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford must return nearly $800,000 in fees and expenses paid to him before Stanford’s multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme collapsed in 2009. The jury also concluded that Peter Romero may keep the $300,000 in […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal CORINTH – Alcorn County narcotics investigators made two drug arrests last week in unrelated incidents. Danika Collins, 22, of Corinth, was arrested Thursday about 4:30 p.m. after the sheriff’s office received a complaint call that a white GMC Jimmy vehicle was parked on private property on County Road 500 in […]

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By William Moore Daily Journal OXFORD – A Tishomingo man will have to wait another month to find out his sentence for the deaths of two motorcyclists on the Natchez Trace Parkway last August. Donnie William Sartain, 50, of Tishomingo, accepted a plea deal from the U.S. Attorney’s Office and pleaded guilty in late November […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times Investigators with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department have arrested a Golden man and charged him in a commercial building break-in. J.C. Sonny Johnson, 45, of 525 Stateline Road, Golden, was arrested Tuesday and charged with burglary of a commercial building near his home. According to investigators, security cameras at […]