Man charged with stealing batteries

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times Local authorities have arrested a man they believe stole several batteries. Investigators with the...

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – National Guard recruiting stations reopened across the state Monday after a brief hiatus in response to the assault on a Marine recruiting office in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The closings were purposed with a re-assessment of the security measures in place at storefront offices, 10 in total across Mississippi. “Now […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man and a 17-year-old male are in custody after a pursuit in north Tupelo Saturday night. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said around 11:30 Saturday night, deputies spotted a vehicle reported stolen days before in Mooreville. When deputies tried to stop the maroon Jeep on Barnes […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – The Boys & Girls Clubs not only met a pair of challenge grants last week, they exceeded them. “We ended up getting a second challenge and ended up raising about $30,000 last week,” said marketing and special events director Evie Storey. Last Monday, an anonymous donor agreed to […]

Daily Journal The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued an excessive heat advisory for Northeast Mississippi from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with heat index reading between 105 and 110 degrees expected. Air temperatures are expected in the high 90s. Heat advisories will likely be needed or expanded through Wednesday, the NWS reported. […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo woman is behind bars after being charged with endangering the life of her small child. According to Tupelo Police detective Lt. Jerry Davis, officers arrested Abigail N. Kimrel, 20, of Tupelo, and charged her with felony abuse of a child under the age of 1. The child has been […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – A man wanted for a Tupelo shooting was arrested in Memphis and returned to face charges. Police responded July 23 to the Hilda Street area for a shooting. The shots missed the intended victim but did strike an occupied dwelling. Steven L. Sherron, 49, of Tupelo, was arrested without incident in […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Twenty-nine days after a stroke, Lee County Administrator Sean Thompson is headed into intensive therapeutic rehab with an optimistic outlook. Doctors have been very encouraging, his wife Jodie Thompson posted on the public Team Thompson Facebook page. “(One of the doctors) felt with some intense rehab, Sean […]

By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – Second-term Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering is defending his campaign spending on travel, vehicles and a garage door. Pickering told The Associated Press on Friday that he believes his Republican primary opponent, Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler, is trying to mislead people about his record before the Aug. […]

JACKSON (AP) – Health officials in Mississippi say the state’s second West Nile virus case for 2015 has been reported in Adams County. The state health department said Monday in a news release that one other case of the mosquito-borne virus was reported last week in Hinds County. Symptoms resulting from a West Nile infection […]