Stephanie Rebman


Stories Written by Stephanie Rebman

Daily Journal BIG CREEK – Two Calhoun County residents were killed Saturday night in a one-car crash involving a deer in Calhoun County. According to Sheriff Greg Pollan, around 8:20 p.m., seven residents were riding in a Chevy Tahoe when it struck a deer on County Road 308 near County Road 327 near Big Creek. […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A kerosene heater is being blamed for a fire that claimed the life of a Tupelo woman Wednesday. Firefighters responded around 11:30 a.m. to a fire at 210 Nanny St. “The fire was actually small and contained to a single room, but there was a lot of heavy […]

By William Moore Daily Journal   NETTLETON – A disturbance call on Maple Street Tuesday night led to a two-hour standoff that ended with a Lee County deputy shooting the suspect. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has not released the name of the suspect or the deputy involved. Investigator Scotty Reedy said more information should […]

Associated Press JACKSON – Lynn Posey said Tuesday that he won’t seek a third term as the central district member of the Mississippi Public Service Commission. Posey, of Union Church, was elected to the three-person utility regulation board in 2007 and 2011. He served 20 years in the state Senate, chairing the Wildlife Committee 16 […]

Daily Journal JACKSON – Democrat Brandon Presley said late Tuesday he is running for a third term as Northern District Public Service Commissioner. Presley, a Nettleton resident, said people from across the political spectrum encouraged him to run for governor or other offices in 2015, but said he wants to serve another four years as […]

By JACK ELLIOTT Jr. Associated Press COLUMBIA – Power companies managed to restore electricity to thousands of people in Mississippi on Wednesday, a day after a powerful storm swept through the southeastern U.S. and killed four people. About 6,000 people were without power after the storm Tuesday but most had service restored or were expected […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tishomingo County man died as a result of a one-vehicle wreck on the Natchez Trace Parkway in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. According to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green, park rangers responded around 4:15 a.m. to a crash site just north of the Highway 363 intersection in Saltillo. […]

By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal TUPELO – Last weekend’s rains stripped trees of their leaves, giving Tupelo residents and the city one more item for their chore list. Tupelo Public Works Director Chuck Williams said crews spent Monday sweeping streets and pulling leaves out of drains in the gutters. “We have been tasked with picking […]

Daily Journal Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan confirms two 18-wheelers hit head-on on Highway 341 south of Vardaman. Deputies and Mississippi Highway Patrol are on the scene. According to medics, trauma units are responding. Further details are not yet available.

By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal TUPELO – Marla Elmore retired from nursing, but she has not stopped taking care of everyone in her path. The self-described “worker bee” retired after 38 years as a nurse in 2012 and threw herself into service with the Tupelo Luncheon Civitan Club. Currently Elmore, 64, puts up flags around […]