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    Daily Journal IUKA – A Friday welfare check led the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Officer to arrest a Burnsville man. Deputies went with social workers to a County Road 260 home to check out reports of drug abuse around children. Inside the residence, deputies discovered evidence of drug use and the sale of narcotics. Agents found […]

    Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man has been arrested for a hit-and-run incident that injured a pedestrian. The Tupelo Police Department arrested Antonio L. Russell, 48, and charged him with leaving the scene of an accident. The felony charges stem from a Feb. 2 incident at the intersection of South Gloster and Garfield streets […]

    Daily Journal Oxford School District Superintendent Brian Harvey released a statement Friday morning stating that PowerSchool and Schoology, two of the school district’s computer programs, have been restored after a criminal crypto-ransomware attack that began Sunday morning. The district will continue to work to get all servers and programs back up and running, although according […]

    Daily Journal A Nettleton man was killed in a one-vehicle crash early this morning. Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers responded to MS Highway 6 at County Road 830 near Plantersville around midnight. It appeared that Perry Edwards, 55, was traveling east in a Toyota Corolla when he lost control of the car, which turned over several […]

    Daily Journal A Saltillo woman has been sentenced for felony exploitation of a vulnerable person, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday. Demetria Hooper Donelson, 45, entered an open plea for the charge before Lee County Circuit Court Judge James L. Roberts Jr. on Thursday. An open plea means the defendant refuses to accept the state’s […]

    If your 6-year-old seat cushions are victims of saggy-sofa syndrome, make them look brand new with a box of Poly-Fil and a bag of Poly-Fil Quilt Batting for less than $30. Have a conspicuous, unsightly router? Hide it inside a large book. Cut the book’s pages, leaving about an inch at the top and bottom […]

    With extremely warm weather in the fall and so far this winter, many of our flowering landscape plants are really confused. I’ve seen fantastic spring displays of color in December and January. This weather pattern creates a few problems, none of which we can solve as gardeners. We can’t control the weather, like the cold […]

    Seeing the yellow blooms on the cascading branches of forsythia is a sure sign spring has arrived. These eye-catching shrubs add exciting color to any yard after a long winter. Temperatures in the 60s are needed for the flowers to show off their color for about two to three weeks. The border forsythia is a […]

    Bomb threats against schools – elementary through college – are disturbingly common and have persisted over decades in varying social-political situations. Public schools in Tishomingo County dismissed classes for part of a day this week, the second time since the first of the year a threat has caused a search of schools, lost classroom time […]

    In a day when the most innocuous thing can quickly become political, a Doritos Super Bowl commercial has upset some people who want abortion to be an unrestricted right. For those taking a bathroom break or watching “Downton Abbey” instead of the football game, here’s the scenario. A pregnant woman is receiving a sonogram in […]