By Adam Armour Itawamba Times Four Golden residents have been arrested in connection with the burglary of a home, also in Golden. On Friday, deputies with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department arrested Jeremy Dulaney, 39, Matthew Gasaway, 33, Amanda Hughes, 34, and Brittany Whitten, 24, all of Golden, and charged each with burglary of a […]

Daily Journal JACKSON – The Mississippi Court of Appeals will not rehear the case of a Lafayette County man sentenced to life in prison. The Court of Appeals denied without comment the motion for rehearing by James Ray Sanders, 38. Sanders was indicted for capital murder in May 1999. He eventually pleaded guilty to the […]

By Errol Castens Oxford Citizen OXFORD – An Oxford nonprofit director’s experiment with teaching creative writing to inmates at Parchman Penitentiary has expanded to another prison and two new inmate populations. Louis Bourgeois, executive director of VOX Press, is in his third year of teaching the Prison Writes Initiative course at Parchman, the state’s oldest […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – A boy died Monday afternoon of injuries from a four-wheeler wreck in the Auburn community. “The boy left his house on County Road 1560 around 3 p.m. riding a four-wheeler,” said Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson. “When he didn’t come back, his dad went looking for him around 3:45 and found […]

Monroe Journal An Amory man is facing a drug charge. Tyler Bailey, 21, was arrested in Amory on Friday by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and charged with conspiracy to sell a controlled substance. He is currently being held in the Monroe County Detention Center awaiting arraignment.

Daily Journal One man is dead after an accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck. The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the wreck around 9 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 45 Alternate in Clay County, near Oaks Lane. A 2002 Yamaha motorcyle driven by Clinton Phillip Wright, 31, of West Point, was traveling north at […]

Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal HAMILTON – A man wanted in connection to several breaking and entering cases in Monroe and Itawamba counties died Sunday afternoon as the result of a wreck, according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley. Joseph Michael Keller, 34, of Amory was spotted by a citizen in a cemetery on Winders […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo woman was formally charged with capital murder Friday morning for the May killing of her boyfriend. Leah Bishop, 45, was arraigned in Lee County Circuit Court on the indictment handed down by the grand jury on Sept. 25. Bishop did not speak to Judge Paul Funderburk […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Rust College paid an undisclosed sum to settle a sexual misconduct case brought by three former students at the Holly Springs campus. By settling the civil case, the college, president David Beckley and former professor Sylvester Oliver avoided what could have been an intensive trial. “The case has […]