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Bond set at $500,000 for Corinth shooting suspect

Daily Journal CORINTH – The suspect held in a Wednesday night shooting and charged with murder was arraigned in Corinth municipal court...

Daily Journal TUPELO – Two streets downtown will be partially closed this weekend for a Tupelo Film Commission project. Main Street will be closed from Front to Spring streets, while Front Street will be closed from Main to Court Street. The closures will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. All […]

RIPLEY (AP) – Barefoot Carriers is expanding its operations in Ripley. Officials say in a news release Thursday that the project represents a $2 million corporate investment and will create 25 new jobs. The expansion involves the addition of 12 trucks and trailers, new equipment, and the extension of the company’s truck and trailer parking […]

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By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Amy Denise Towles, 46, of Corinth, was convicted Thursday in the Alcorn County circuit court on a charge of aggravated assault and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Towles will serve five years after Judge Thomas Gardner suspended 15 years of the sentence, and ordered five […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – A 17-year-old suspect is in custody in the Wednesday evening shooting death of a Baldwyn man. Police have identified the victim as 19-year-old Anthony Beene of 860 County Road 511, Baldwyn. Beene died of multiple gunshot wounds, said Corinth police Capt. Ralph Dance. Witnesses told police […]

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Daily Journal TUPELO – A Lee County man was charged with possession of meth on Monday. Edward G. Glass, 39, of Lee County, was charged with possession of 12 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Glass was taken into custody by Lee County Sheriff’s deputies after the drugs were allegedly found during a traffic […]

By Aomar Ouali Associated Press ALGIERS, Algeria – An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane’s owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso. Nearly half of the passengers were French. Air […]

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Crews begin putting a coat of paint on the new bridge crossing the Natchez Trace Parkway on Wednesday as part of the newest portion of the Northern Loop in Tupelo.

By Joe Rutherford Daily Journal Two major Northeast Mississippi transportation developments become accessible this week – the long-anticipated opening of new Highway 6/U.S. 278 and part of the Northern Loop project of the Tupelo Major Thoroughfare Program. The 10-mile Highway 6 section will open at 11 a.m. today, and Barnes Crossing Road West – the […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal A little more than a week before schools reopen, retailers and shoppers are gearing up for the fifth annual back-to-school sales tax holiday. Mississippi’s sales tax holiday starts Friday at 12:01 a.m. and ends Saturday at midnight. The sales tax break will help shoppers on clothing and shoes that are […]

By Robbie Ward Daily Journal TUPELO – The army of debris removal trucks packed into the city months ago has diminished to a fraction compared to peak operation one week after the April 28 tornado. As Saturday’s deadline nears for pickup in Tupelo of eligible materials, the presence of both trucks and debris dwindles. Long […]