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Traffic stops lead to drug charges in Prentiss County

Deputies responded to a report of a man passed out in a truck on County Road 5111 on the night of Aug. 13. In addition to the driver, deputies discovered Xanax, Viagra and methamphetamine in the vehicle. Christopher Guy Adams, 49, of Baldwyn, was charged with both felony and misdemeanor charges for

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 22:07:00

UPDATE: Fleeing suspect arrested in Booneville case

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A Booneville man is now in custody for a weekend pursuit that injured a police officer.The suspect is identified as Tony Eugene Owens, 32.

WTVA.COM - 2018-08-20 16:11:00

Pain pills, weapons seized during Booneville arrest

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Law enforcement in Booneville arrest a man accused of having pain pills and planning to sell them.Johnny Dale Murphy Junior, 32, was arrested at his home on Lovers Lane Friday morning.

WTVA.COM - 2018-08-20 12:42:00

Holly Springs Town Hall Meeting Address High Utility Bills

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) -Over the past few months, taxpayers have received high utility bills with no explanation other than the bills needed to be paid. For weeks people in Holly Springs, Mississippi have demanded answers. On Monday at a town hall meeting was held in conjunction with the H

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2018-08-21 03:17:47

Severe weather brings damage throughout North Mississippi

The storm passed near Tula, Toccopola, and Springville bringing high winds and even reports of funnel clouds.

WCBI.COM - 2018-08-21 11:02:16

Driver of church van hits parked car in Mississippi, returns to say he didn't do it

Cordova woman yelled racial slurs at officer, punched him in face, police say7 dead, 3 others shot since Friday morning, victims identifiedColorado father charged with killing pregnant wife, two daughters, says wife killed childrenPHOTOS: Mid-South's Most Wanted Fugitives

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-08-21 04:18:29

Pharmacy First-Years Receive White Coats - Ole Miss News

OXFORD, Miss. – Some 105 first-year student pharmacists received their white coats Friday (Aug. 17), at a ceremony conducted by the University of MississippiSchool of Pharmacy.

OLEMISS.EDU - 2018-08-20 19:48:46

Tishomingo County deputies charge two with drugs

IUKA – Two men are facing felony drug charges after separate but similar traffic stops in Tishomingo County.On Saturday, deputies were conducting a safety checkpoint on County Road 992 in the Iuka area when a pickup truck approached with a crack pipe allegedly in plain view. When deputies confronted

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 21:50:00

How many bridges are closed in Tippah County?

There are currently 542 locally owned bridges closed across Mississippi. Two of those bridges are located in Tippah County.CR 200 over Walnut CreekCR 18 over Clear CreekBelow is a map of all of the closed bridges throughout the 15 county coverage area of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. To s


Four face child neglect charges in New Albany

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - Several children recently tested positive for drugs in New Albany, leading to several arrests.Robert Simmons and Sherry Darlean Simmons are charged with child neglect after their 11-year-old grandchild tested positive for meth.


Officer sent to hospital after wreck during pursuit

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A Booneville police officer was transported to the hospital after an accident near the Prentiss Tippah county line.Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey says it happened during a pursuit Saturday.Ramey says it started around 2:45 a.m. as officers responded to a domestic di


New Albany thunders past Baldwyn in soggy opener

NEW ALBANY – Neither stormy weather nor the Baldwyn Bearcats could stop the New Albany Bulldogs from notching their first win of the season by a final of 27-0.The Bulldogs scored on their second possession of the game with Bryson Prather rambling for a 31-yard touchdown with 6:20 left in the quarter


Bike race benefiting Regional Rehab takes over downtown New Albany

NEW ALBANY – Early on a rainy Saturday morning, a mix of more than 100 experienced and amateur cyclists convened at the start of the Tanglefoot Trailhead in downtown New Albany. Their goal? To complete one of three strenuous distances in order to benefit Regional Rehabilitation Center in Tupelo.“Thi


East Union edges Falkner in wild one

FALKNER – East Union coach Kevin Walton didn’t want to risk his kicker, Joel Wilkinson, missing a game-tying extra point in the final minutes of Friday’s season-opening 33-32 win against Falkner.Instead, following a five-yard penalty against his team, Walton turned to Wilkinson to attempt an 8-yard


Accident on Hwy. 15 Wed. injures two

INGOMAR – Two people were transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County with non-life threatening injuries following a two-vehicle crash on Miss. 15 south of New Albany early Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 15, New Albany Fire Chief Steve Coker said.New Albany Fire/ Rescue and Ingomar volunteer


In year three of the MAAP, most of Mississippi's test scores continue to rise

Cindy Wilkins, an Algebra 1 teacher at Guntown Middle School, helps eighth grade students Jalen Priest, Brik Griggs and Luke Timmons with their exponents as the class moves to different stations for their Thursday morning class work.Adam Robison | BUY AT PHOTOS.DJOURNAL.COM


Crews continue work after train cars derail in Guntown

crews are still working to clear the scene of a train derailment in guntown... officials say the tracks came out from underneath the train in between towery street and main street wednesday morning... at the time of the derailment the two train cars were carrying corn... officials say no one was inj


No injuries in Tupelo wreck

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.learning more about a wreck in tupelo we first reported on wtva 9 news today this morning.... a spokesperson for the city of tupelo says no one was injure


Man dies when car explodes

A 29 year-old Olive Branch died when his vehicle careened off a rural DeSoto County road and struck a tree, instantly causing the vehicle to explode in flames.DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco said Friday that Jamaurio Taplin, 29, died in the single-car accident which occurred near the intersection o


Man Indicted For Murder In Shooting Deaths Of Two Teens

Antonio Turner is being held without bond in the deaths of Nicholas Millican, 18, and Audrea Reed, 17, who were shot multiple times on the afternoon of Feb. 9 this year while walking in the 3800 block of Macon Road near Maria Street.