Bishop faces death penalty in May killing

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo woman was formally charged with capital murder Friday morning for the May killing of...


Daily Journal JACKSON – The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office arrested a Bruce man and charged him with possession of counterfeit goods with the intent to sell. Henry Davis, 49, was recently arrested following a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection Division and the Pontotoc Police Department. A tip from a concerned citizen […]


Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – One person died Monday morning in a two-vehicle wreck in Prentiss County. Troopers responded to the intersection of County Road 5031 and Highway 30, just south of Booneville, at approximately 9 a.m. Deanna C. Leslie, 25, of Booneville, was traveling north on County Road 5031 in a 1988 Chevrolet when she […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man was arrested Sunday after allegedly breaking into a car in Colonial Estates. According to the Tupelo Police, Gilliam Riley Ross, 20, of Tupelo was arrested on the scene after he was discovered burglarizing a vehicle on Fair Oaks Drive. Ross, who is currently on probation for vehicle burglary, […]

Daily Journal An Okolona man is dead after a two-vehicle accident in Chickasaw County on Monday. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the wreck happened around 6 a.m. on Highway 245, about a mile south of the Lee County line. A Chevrolet Silverado truck driven by William Ogg, 21, of Shannon, was traveling south on […]

Monroe Journal An Amory man is facing multiple charges. The Amory Police Department arrested Tommie G Jordan, 50. He was charged with burglary of a residence, strong arm robbery and failure of a sex offender to register. Bond for the burglary and robbery was set at $30,000 by Monroe County Justice Court Judge Robert Fowlkes. […]

Monroe Journal A Hamilton man has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gary Helton, 59, of Hamilton Saturday. He is charged with domestic violence-aggravated assault. Helton is being held in the Monroe County Detention Center awaiting arraignment.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Gun owners in Lee and Itawamba counties, especially rural areas, are being encouraged to make sure they lock up their houses and their guns. “We have had an extraordinary amount of residential burglaries where weapons were stolen,” said Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson. “In some cases, it was […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba Times A Fulton man has reportedly confessed to multiple burglaries, including one at a church. Timothy C. Summers, 31, of Fulton, was arrested on Monday and initially charged with burglary of a church. He was later given additional charges of burglary of a dwelling and possession of a firearm by a […]

By J. Lynn West New Albany Gazette The Union County Board of Supervisors voted this week to regulate the sale of some powdered caffeine in the county. The action came after a Water Valley woman told of her son’s death from a heart attack after taking a couple of the caffeine capsules widely available to […]