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Charlie Langford is the general manager of the Monroe Journal.

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Otis Bass identified as Nettleton shooter

By JB Clark Daily Journal NETTLETON – The three men killed in a shootout on Main Street have been identified as two brothers and an acquaintance. Otis Eugene Bass, 49, and Joseph Bass, 44, both of Shannon died at the scene and Jamie Guin, 33, of Mantachie, died at North Mississippi Medical Center, according to […]

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Shannon woman charged after running over husband

By JB Clark Daily Journal SHANNON – A Shannon woman was arrested on aggravated assault charges Tuesday after police put out word last week they were searching for her. Karissa Hill, 25, of Shannon, was charged with aggravated assault and domestic violence after police allege she hit her husband Demetrius Hill with her vehicle on […]

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Local youth group, inmate minister join forces

For the Monroe Journal What does an inmate serving a life sentence in a maximum security prison in Louisiana and a group of middle school, high school and college students from Mississippi have in common? In this case, a common desire to spread the word of God to the least of his flock. And that […]

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MDOT advises motorists to use caution when driving

WHAT:   The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) advises motorists in north Mississippi to use caution when traveling in the counties affected by winter weather conditions. WHERE: MDOT crews report ice on bridges and roadways in the following counties: Alcorn, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Coahoma, DeSoto, Holmes, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, […]

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Here’s a chance to win Grizzlies tickets

Hey Monroe, renew your subscription or start one and you could win two tickets to the Memphis Grizzlies-Indiana Pacers game March 22. Text your name and address to 662.597.1381 to place your order and get entered into the drawing. These are floor seats valued at $332 each.  

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Rebels’ Ward pleads guilty to DUI charge

For the Monroe Journal AMORY – Ole Miss football player Channing Ward has pleaded guilty to a DUI charge. Ward, 21, of Aberdeen, was arrested Jan. 19 by the Mississippi Highway Patrol, and in court on Wednesday he entered a plea of guilty to DUI other substance and to no proof of liability insurance. He […]

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OK Monroe, here’s your chance to vote for the best of the best

When I first started working out of our Monroe County offices almost six years ago, I learned one thing very quickly about the county’s residents – they are very opinionated. Regularly, my phone lights up with someone wanting to share an opinion about the issues of the day. Being a general manager of a weekly […]

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Angst – perhaps the world has been turned upside down

I read with great interest in Saturday’s Daily Journal the rosters for the Senior Bowl. Don’t ask me why I was interested in the Senior Bowl rosters. The only slightly local connection was Mississippi State’s offensive lineman Gabe Jackson. Anyway, I was thumbing through the Sports section and the rosters were on page 4B so […]

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