Daily Journal TUPELO – A two-car wreck on Cliff Gookin Boulevard claimed the life of one driver Wednesday afternoon. According to Tupelo Police, around 4:45 p.m., a Chevrolet Corvette and a Chevrolet Camaro collided about a quarter-mile east of the intersection of Cliff Gookin and South Thomas Street. One driver was killed. The other driver […]

By William Moore Daily Journal ABERDEEN – United States District Court Chief Judge Sharion Aycock upheld a jury verdict against the Corinth School District for discriminating a former employee. Alfred L. Newcomb, 60, had worked for the district as a maintenance man and bus driver for about five years when he was terminated in 2010. […]

By Lynn West New Albany Gazette A Senatobia man remains jailed in Union County after a brief high-speed chase and manhunt Friday night. Charged with three felonies, felony fleeing, felony shoplifting and felony possession of cocaine, is James D. Bush, 44, of 535 Country Club Rd., Senatobia. Police investigators Bing Wildman and Jeff Chism said […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – The Mississippi Senate concluded the 2015 session Wednesday, but the House will return for at least one more day. The House must deal with legislation that would impose penalties on school administrators if their schools cheat on standardized tests and a bill that would remove civil […]

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal AMORY – A Houston man has been charged with shooting into a dwelling. Manasseh Freeman, 19, of Houston, was arrested in connection to the incident, according to Lt. Andy Long of the Amory Police Department, At approximately 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to Moore Manor for a report of […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Todd’s Big Star has been an independently owned grocery store for more than 60 years, and Bob Knight has been a part of it for more than half that time. And the secret to the store’s success is quite simple, he said. “If you come in here, I […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Police charged two men and a juvenile in connection with a recent burglary in Tupelo. Devonte Hampton, 21, and Jarkevious Roberts, 18, were arrested Tuesday in connection with the March 21 burglary in the Garfield Street area. “The investigation led us to get a search warrant where were recovered a good […]

By Rod Guajardo Daily Journal TUPELO – What started as a head count of which City Council members wanted to attend a national event in Colorado later this year unraveled into a broader discussion of the council’s higher-than-expected travel expenses. While inquiring about which council members were interested in attending the All-America City Awards events […]


By William Moore Daily Journal AMORY – Monroe County citizens over the age of 60 could receive a free weather alert radio thanks to a state grant. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department applied for a grant through the Mississippi Leadership Council on Aging for weather alert radios to be distributed by the SALT Council (Seniors […]