House committee to meet tomorrow on election challenge

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – A special committee formed to hear the election challenge of Republican...


Daily Journal WEST POINT – A Clay County man was killed early Thanksgiving morning after stepping into traffic. Clarence D. Chandler, 65, was struck by a vehicle just north of the Mitchell Buick Auto Sales on US Highway 45A. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle said she was traveling […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – Police formally charged a Memphis woman Monday morning in connection with a fatal wreck on Thanksgiving. The Oxford Police Department charged Patricia Guy, 62 of Memphis, Tennessee, with one count of aggravated DUI. Her bond was set at $50,000. Officers responded to a two-car wreck on Highway 6 east of Old […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The Lighting of the Museum at Ballard Park has been rescheduled for Thursday due to inclement weather. The event will begin at 6 p.m. It was originally scheduled for tonight. Due to a scheduling conflict, the Grinch will not make an appearance Thursday as planned. Meet & Greet the Grinch has […]

By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal OXFORD – Incoming University of Mississippi chancellor Jeff Vitter is already making the position his own. Vitter is the first Ole Miss chancellor to ever have a Twitter account, making him more accessible to the Ole Miss community, particularly students. It was announced Monday that Vitter joined Twitter, and […]

JACKSON (AP) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol ended its Thanksgiving enforcement period Sunday night. Capt. Johnny Poulos said in a news release troopers issued 6,198 citations with 121 DUI arrests. Poulos says troopers investigated 221 vehicle accidents. He says four people were killed and 73 injured on state, federal highways, and interstates. He says the […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times FULTON – A pair of ships that first set sail in the 1400s docked in Fulton last week. Replicas of two of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus’ ships, the Nina and Pinta, will be docked at Midway Marina through Dec. 2. The ships are owned and operated by British education […]

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – His law enforcement career is based solely in Chickasaw County and he has a college degree, but Sheriff-elect James Meyers says he doesn’t know everything and is asking the community to call him with their concerns and information. Meyers, 55, will be Chickasaw County’s first new sheriff in […]

By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – Roughly 20 percent of Mississippi legislative seats will turn over to a different person when the four-year term begins in January, with new members bringing fresh perspectives. Here are five things to know about the incoming group of senators and representatives, with a quick disclaimer – because […]

By Errol Castens Oxford Citizen Years after developers’ boasts fizzled out about the new city they would build between Abbeville and Oxford, a new set of landowners are considering the possibilities for an expansive development. “Lamar Adams and Patrick Sans are the two gentlemen who have purchased that 2,300 acres,” architect Corey Alger told members […]