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    By David Wheeler Special to the Journal HATTIESBURG – The Tupelo 49ers and Pontotoc Red Sox were almost on the wrong kind of field on Monday. Posting more of a football score in the championship game of the 2015 Senior American Legion State Baseball Tournament, the 49ers survived the heat and a Red Sox comeback […]

    Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The Ben Howland era at Mississippi State officially gets underway on Nov. 13 when Eastern Washington visits Humphrey Coliseum for the 2015-16 men’s basketball season opener. The Bulldogs’ non-conference slate features 12 games, including six at home. They will also play times at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic, two on the […]

    By Dave Campbell Associated Press MANKATO, Minn. – The Minnesota Vikings acquired Mike Wallace for his speed and his experience at the wide receiver position. The former Ole Miss standout came to training camp with more than that. “I’ve got to take some things from Miami that I don’t think I did as well and […]

    Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas – Alex Rodriguez homered on his 40th birthday, helping the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Monday night. Rodriguez’s solo drive in the sixth off Matt Harrison (1-2) made him only the fourth player in major league history to homer both as a teenager and in his 40s, […]

    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 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 […]

    Monroe Journal An Amory man was arrested on multiple charges. The Amory Police Department arrested Terry Janvard Parham, 54, and charged him with possession of a firearm by a felon, accessory after the fact, and possession of a stolen firearm. Parham is out on bond after Monroe County Justice Court Judge Robert Fowlkes set bond […]