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Tishomingo County opens jail doors to other agencies

IUKA - Jail overcrowding might be a problem at some county jails around the region, but it has been a boon for the Tishomingo County Jail. When the Mississippi Department of Corrections pulled the state inmates out of the regional jail in 2016, it cut off a source of revenue. The state was paying $2

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 06:00:00

Woman arrested on cocaine charges

HOUSTON - State and local authorities have arrested a Tippah County woman on drug charges following a traffic stop recently. On Friday, Sept. 1, North Mississippi Narcotics, Chickasaw County Sheriff Department and Houston Police Department arrested Leslie Reese on Highway 15 near Highway 8 in Housto

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

Community yard sale benefits museum efforts

The spring Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale featured more than 35 individual yard sales on the grounds of the Corinth Depot. The fall version is set for Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. / Staff photo by Zack Steen The fall version of the Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale is shaping up to be a g

DAILY CORINTHIAN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Ride for Wreaths to honor fallen heroes

Get the steel horses ready for the fifth annual Ride for Wreaths taking place Saturday. The annual Ride for Wreaths will line up at McPeters, Inc. Funeral Directors, located at 1951 East Third Street, in Corinth. Registration will be at 10 a.m. and kick stands will go up at 11 a.m. The cost is $15

DAILY CORINTHIAN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Accidental shooting leads to felony arrest

A 40-year-old Hammond, La., man faces two felony charges after what turned out to be an accidental shooting over the weekend. Corinth Police Department Detective Heather Russell told the Daily Corinthian the suspect was Bernard Tillman of 1326 Estate Circle in Hammond, who was served the warrants s

DAILY CORINTHIAN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

LCHAP hopes to expand school food pantries

TUPELO - The Lee County Hunger Assistance Program (LCHAP) has quietly been helping feed Shannon Elementary School students through a well-stocked food pantry in the corner of an empty classroom. Now, a month after opening the Shannon pantry, LCHAP advisory member Nicole McLaughlin said the organizat

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 06:45:00

Coke joins Mississippi bicentennial celebration

JACKSON - Coca-Cola, first bottled in Mississippi, is joining the state's celebration of its 200th year of statehood. Gov. Phil Bryant joined Coke officials on the steps on the south side of the Mississippi Capitol Wednesday to announce that a limited-edition commemorative 8-ounce glass bottle of th

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 06:15:00

J.A.K.E.S. event teaches archery, shotgun, rifle basics

Youngsters looking for introductory instruction in hunting, as well as in any and all of the shooting disciplines, may find their start Sept. 30 in Tupelo at the annual J.A.K.E.S. Day, sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation. Similar activities are carried out nationwide through the effort

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 04:45:00

Trent Kelly focused on defense spending, tax reform

TUPELO - U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly is touting efforts by Congress to boost military spending and believes legislation to modify the federal tax code should soon emerge as a major priority. Back in Mississippi's 1st Congressional District for a one-week House of Representatives recess, the Republican Kel

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 06:00:00

OUR OPINION: Grant funding application worthwhile for community

In an effort to tackle a serious community issue on the front end, Tupelo leaders hope to receive a national philanthropic grant they will put toward a mentoring program seeking to reach at risk youth. Mayor Jason Shelton's administration is pursuing a highly competitive Bloomberg Philanthropies gra

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 05:15:00

ICC, MUW sign articulation agreement

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. MUW President Dr. Jim Borsig, left, and Itawamba Community College President Dr. Jay Allen shake hands after signing the 2+2 agreement Wednesday at the ICC Tupelo Campus. Lee Adams | ICC TUPELO - An articu

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Employers, job hunters connect at job fair

TUPELO - Lacey Stinson was one of the first people to walk through the doors of the inaugural Mega Job Fair on Tuesday, and she was among the first to leave with a job. "They told me to take a drug test, fill out paperwork and start this weekend," she said. "I only went to two stations, and got a jo

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 06:15:00

TPSD crisis management team discusses tweaks

TUPELO - The Tupelo Public School District's crisis management team met Wednesday to discuss changes to its crisis and safety plan and reflect on recent events. At Wednesday's meeting, members of the district's crisis management team discussed active shooter situations and the use of 911 radios duri

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 05:30:00

City Council approves new rental inspection failure fees

TUPELO - The city of Tupelo will now charge a $50 fee after rental properties fail mandatory property inspections. The seven-member council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve changes to the city's rental ordinances as recommended by Mayor Jason Shelton's administration. The changes won't aff

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 06:15:00

Tupelo lines up debt for new projects

TUPELO - The Tupelo City Council has approved Mayor Jason Shelton's administration to issue the bonds necessary to finance the city's assistance of new commercial development within the Fairpark district, among other projects. All in all, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to offer final aut

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 06:15:00

Judge denies youthful offender request

FLORENCE - A request by a 20-year-old former Lauderdale County man charged with rape and sodomy to be tried as a youthful offender was denied Wednesday morning. After reading a report from the probation office and hearing the alleged rape and sodomy charges against Dylan Bevis began when the victim

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

2 young children found living in filthy house packed with trash on Detroit's west side

DETROIT - Two young children were found on Detroit's west side in a house packed from basement to the second floor with filthy garbage. The house is on Woodbine Street, just south of McNichols Road. Investigators said it's one of the worst things they've ever seen. The home on Detroit's west side

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-20 22:48:12

1 person fatally shot near Mack and Van Dyke on Detroit's east side

DETROIT - At least one person was killed Thursday in a shooting near Mack Avenue and Van Dyke Street on Detroit's east side. Family members said the victim is a 19- or 20-year-old man. They're not sure what he was doing on the block. Officials said multiple people have been shot, but only one vict

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-21 22:07:46

Severe thunderstorm warning canceled for southern Genesee County until 6:30 p.m.

GENESEE COUNTY, Mich. - A severe thunderstorm warning for southern Genesee County has been canceled, the National Weather Service announced. The warning was originally schledued to expire at 6:30 p.m., but it has ended early. Stay with ClickOnDetroit.com for weather updates. Here's the latest upd

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-21 22:03:13

Judge tosses 1 of 2 'halal pepperoni' lawsuits against Little Caesars

Halal is the Muslim equivalent of Judaism's kosher and requires that meat be prepared according to Islamic guidelines, such as reciting a prayer while the animal is cut. Wochit A Wayne County judge today tossed out the initial lawsuit filed against Little Caesars Pizza alleging that pork was sold a

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 21:42:42