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    By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – The family of a Tupelo man who died in an officer-involved shooting and their attorney gathered Monday to demand the police officer be fired and charged criminally, while a Tupelo leader said certain claims against the city and community are “ridiculous” and “inflammatory.” Grenada attorney Carlos Moore, who […]

    By Kyle Alford Special to the Journal OXFORD – Approaching rains didn’t stop Booneville’s Austin Lauderdale from playing the best golf of his life Monday at the Ole Miss Golf Course. The 15-year-old’s final score of 69 placed him first in the boys 14-15 division at the latest Coca-Cola Junior Golf Tour stop. It was […]

    Gov. Phil Bryant has called for a special legislative session so lawmakers can resolve the issues the state is facing in balancing the budget for the current fiscal year. This week on Capitol View, Bobby Harrison looks at what to expect during this session, which begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

    By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – A federal judge ruled Monday that Mississippi clerks cannot cite their own religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves’ ruling blocks the state from enforcing part of a religious objections bill that was supposed to become law […]

    By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – An altercation between two young adults on Saturday escalated into a shooting that sent one to Pioneer Community Hospital, according to Aberdeen Police Chief Henry Randle Tyrone Johnson has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly shot Keon Spratt in one time […]

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The sponsor of a Mississippi abortion law says he thinks it probably will fall, since the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a similar law in Texas. Both laws require doctors who perform abortions to be able to admit patients to a hospital within 30 miles of their clinics. Mississippi’s law is […]

    Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – A Booneville mother is facing serious felony charges after allegedly taking her child to a drug deal. Tracie R. Treece, 36, of Booneville, was arrested June 23 and charged with two counts of the sale of methamphetamine and two counts of child abuse. According to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar, the […]

    Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Starting today, a section of Highway 178 downtown will be closed for utility repairs. A section of Highway 178 is being closed between Camp Avenue and East Main Street, from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily through Thursday. Motorists should find alternate routes through this area during the closure. Work […]

    From educators touring a major manufacturing plant to local citizens being honored for service and dedication, there was plenty of good news last week throughout Northeast Mississippi. Before we prepare for the week ahead, let’s take a look back at some of the highlights from last week: • Northeast Mississippi educators have been touring Toyota […]

    When we look around we not only see good people in the world, we can also learn from the traits that contribute to their goodness. Take Tupelo’s Jennie Lynn Johnson, who recently attended the 44th annual Jefferson Award Foundation National Ceremony in Washington, D.C. She had been nominated for the top award, known as “America’s […]