Preserving downtown’s history

Preserving downtown’s history

By KAITLIN MULLINS AND NATHANIEL WEATHERSBY Brookhaven’s downtown area may soon receive another boost to help continue recent growth. According to Karen Sullivan, alderman-at-large for ... Read more

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2 prepare for judge, post 2 campaign

Each county in Mississippi elects between two and five justice court judges, determined by the county’s population. This is also called the “people’s court,” since ... Read more

  2. Pastors’ breakfast to promote dialogue about community’s needs
  3. Fire Training


Arrest Reports

The Lincoln County jail docket for Thursday was as follows: • Christopher J. Nunn, 10-17-84, of 14501 Empanada Drive, Houston, Texas – arrested for possession ... Read more

  1. Police and Sheriff Report
  2. Arrest Reports
  3. Police and Sheriff Reports
  4. Arrest Reports

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Last chance for Dumpster Days

By NATHANIEL WEATHERSBY DAILY LEADER Staff Writer There’s one more chance for Lincoln County residents to finish their spring cleaning with the last weekend of ... Read more

Church plans recognition for ‘comfort heroes’

During times of grief, funeral homes are often an unappreciated service. A Brookhaven church is hoping to change that. Grace Community Church will host a ... Read more

Youth group raises money for mission trip through rummage sale

For many, spring is a chance to clean out the old and bring in the new. Faith Presbyterian Church will host a rummage sale Saturday ... Read more

  1. 2015′s Republican of the Year
  2. Citizens can help improve pound conditions
  3. Group to honor young women
  4. Reproducing the greats
  5. Bikers gear up for Gran Prix
  6. New public housing opens
  7. New policy introduced for weather closings
  8. Local cub scout pack ‘grows young men’
  9. NAACP’s mother queen
  10. Remembering Maxwell
  11. BRAG promotes local collecting
  12. Group prepares for annual day of prayer


Yarborough leads Hornets past Pisgah

Yarborough leads Hornets past Pisgah

Loyd Star’s senior pitcher Caleb Yarborough single handedly dominated the Pisgah Dragons Friday night as the Hornets blanked the Dragons 10-0 to win game three ... Read more

  1. Wesson eliminates Forest from postseason
  2. Nanih Waiya beats Bogue Chitto
  3. SE Lauderdale defeats Franklin County
  4. Stuart, Haley leads two man scramble at Wolf Hollow
  5. Hole-in-One at Wolf Hollow
  6. Lady Hornets sweep Enterprise-Clark to advance to South State


Herbs: plants with countless benefits and uses

Herbs: plants with countless benefits and uses

As we continue the planting season, be mindful of the rewards of growing herbs. These wonderful plants pull double duty in our gardens, giving not ... Read more


Watch out for crape myrtle scale

A new scale infesting crape myrtles has made its way into Mississippi.  Crape myrtle bark scale is a relatively new insect pest that was first ... Read more

Our Opinion

Transparency remains important for public officials

Brookhaven officials may have had valid concerns when it came to C Spire’s proposal to bring its ultra-fast, fiber Internet to residences. But since the ... Read more


Gas tax increase could help correct road issues

Hiking the state’s gasoline tax won’t be easy or popular, but it probably is necessary. Take ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Consider vegan alternatives this Earth Day

Dear Editor, Just in time for the 45th anniversary of Earth Day this Wednesday, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has made it official: consumption ... Read more

My Turn

City releases information about C Spire negotiations

We feel that a recent letter to The Daily Leader does not present a true picture of the negotiations between C Spire and the Mayor ... Read more