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UPDATE: Mooreville woman charged with murder in man's death

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded Tuesday afternoon to a house on County Road 1451. "The nature of the call was a 911 hang-up call with no further information," the sheriff's department stated. When deputies arrived, they found what appeared to be blood stains outs

WTVA.COM - 2018-01-17 17:25:00

Congratulations to our All-Area athletes and teams

I had the privilege to attend the 2017 Fall Sports All Area Banquet that was hosted by the Daily Journal at First United Methodist Church in Tupelo last Thursday. Union County and New Albany was well represented as we took home 11 awards in individual and team categories. Following the awards presen

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 03:49:00

Mooreville woman charged with fatal shooting

TUPELO - A Mooreville woman has been charged with first-degree murder in what authorities believe was a failed murder-suicide. Judy Smith, 55, of 1830 County Road 1451, Mooreville, is currently in the trauma center in Memphis, recovering from a single gunshot wound to the head. She is accused of kil

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 18:26:00

Silver lining: Will weather closings break flu outbreak?

Concern over dangerous road conditions was the main area students and teachers scored an extended holiday weekend. But school officials are hoping the unexpected vacation breaks the back of flu outbreaks that have been hitting them hard. "It is a silver lining to having these days," said Tupelo Publ

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 07:00:00

Tupelo council to consider pair of state flag actions

TUPELO - Just this far, but no more. The City Council is poised to let stand Mayor Jason Shelton's executive action removing Mississippi's controversial state flag from the Tupelo Police Department's headquarters. Even so, the council plans to consider a municipal ordinance on Thursday night that wo

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 06:15:00

Aberdeen shooting claims life of Tupelo teenager

According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, a Monday night shooting claimed the life of a 16-year-old. Gurley said Rondarrian Ward of Tupelo died of multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities were called at 8:12 p.m. about the shooting, which happened at Ward's grandmother's house at 735 W. Short Str

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 13:11:00

Three charged after shooting in Booneville

BOONEVILLE - Three people have been charged following an early morning shooting that left one person in a Memphis trauma center. Police say the incident happened Jan. 12 in the 100 block of Ledbetter Street around 5 a.m. in southwest Booneville. When the male victim was carried to Baptist Memorial H

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 19:03:00

Weather Related Closings And Delays

AREA WIDE (WCBI) - All weather related closings and delays for Wednesday, January 17 will be posted below. Closed: Amory Schools. Calhoun County Schools. Houston Schools. Itawamba County Schools. Lamar County Schools. Lee County Schools. Monroe County Schools. New Albany Schools. Oak Hill Academy. O

WCBI.COM - 2018-01-16 18:47:11

Car breaks through ice on Lake Champlain, drivers blame GPS directions

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Coast Guard in Burlington tells Local 22 & Local 44 News there is a car stuck in Lake Champlain. The drivers blame it on GPS. On Saturday, a Jeep broke through ice just off the boat ramp near the Coast Guard station. With fresh ice and snow, the car is currently not visible. Ta

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-17 22:38:15

Remembering beloved Middlebury man who froze to death

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (WCAX) Suad Teocanin's was well known in Middlebury. The 42-year-old is said to be from Bosnia. He moved to America decades ago in search of a better life. "One of the favorites amongst staff," said Owner and Manager of Two Brothers Tavern, Holmes Jacobs. At the Middlebury's restaur

WCAX - 2018-01-18 08:30:00

Saranac's Duffield, Woodruff set indoor track school records

Peru's Ella Messner races in the 800-meter relay. PLATTSBURGH - Saranac's Cameron Duffield and Rachael Woodruff both broke school records in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference indoor track and field Wednesday at the Plattsburgh State Field House. Team scores were not provided to the Press-Republic

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-18 04:57:00

City parking ban set to allow snow removal

PLATTSBURGH - A limited snow removal emergency parking ban has been declared for the downtown business district in the City of Plattsburgh for the purpose of street cleanup and snow removal from midnight until 6 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Vehicles left parked in that area during that time may be ticket

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-17 20:22:00

DEC forest rangers evacuate man from stranded vehicle on snowmobile trail

BRASHER FALLS - Two Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers were called to evacuate a man whose vehicle got stuck on a snowmobile trail. According to DEC officials, DEC Ray Brook Dispatch received a transferred call from state police at 3:09 p.m. Jan. 8 concerning a vehicle that was

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-18 00:40:00

Volunteers working to help Northern NY flood evacuees

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Volunteers are working hard to help evacuees in Plattsburgh. All this week, we've told you about severe flooding caused by an ice jam on the Saranac River. Tuesday, all 70 homes at Underwood Estates were evacuated. Now, Clinton County is working with agencies like the Americ

WCAX - 2018-01-18 02:54:00

Floodwaters receding at Plattsburgh mobile home park

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Floodwater has started to recede at a mobile home park in Plattsburgh. Things are looking better at Underwood Estates. That's the good news. But the water is also freezing due to the cold weather. Underwood Ave. has reopened. Measures to protect the mobile home park across t

WCAX - 2018-01-18 02:54:00

Hiker's death to serve as caution to others

SARANAC LAKE - Search and Rescue of the Northern Adirondacks is premiering the Hua Davis Wilderness Scholarship in memory of a hiker who died in the Adirondack Park. On March 4, 2016, Hua Davis, an avid hiker from Wilmington, Del., set out to scale MacNaughton Mountain in the High Peaks Wilderness.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-17 21:19:35

Basketball: Lavaca senior leaves it all on the court

LAVACA - Breanna Dorsey can be the sweetest girl off the basketball court you'll ever meet. But on the basketball court? Not a chance. Toughness seems to give the 5-foot-3 Lavaca guard an edge some players take for granted. "She's friends with everybody, and sometimes I remind her she doesn't have

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-18 06:05:00

Firefighters battle blaze at Arkoma Tag Office

Firefighters with the Pocola Fire Department and medical personnel are responding to a fire inside the Arkoma Tag Office on Wednesday afternoon. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Firefighters with the Pocola Fire Department and medical personnel are responding to a fire insi

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-17 19:14:56

Fort Smith joins opioid lawsuit

Fort Smith is joining other Arkansas cities in a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors after a Tuesday vote by the city's Board of Directors. The city is simultaneously joining the Arkansas' Municipal League's legal defense program. At a cost of $107,761 for a year, the city will hav

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-18 06:01:00

TPS teachers say late start on Mondays poses challenges

Tahlequah Public Schools Board members heard a report from Greenwood Elementary School Principal Nikki Molloy and several teachers concerning the Professional Learning Communities the district implemented in August. Ronda Reed, kindergarten teacher at Greenwood, told the board the PLC time has allow

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-18 08:45:00