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Guilty plea entered in child porn case in area

A Pike County resident is going to prison for child exploitation, announced Attorney General Jim Hood Thursday. John Matherne, 39, of Magnolia pleaded guilty before ... Read more

  1. Circuit clerks file objection to poll book subpoena
  2. Berean Home planning future growth to serve children’s needs in area
  3. Labor Day closings set


Police and Sheriff’s Reports

POLICE DEPARTMENT The Brookhaven Police Department’s report for Wednesday was as follows: • Alarm on Lipsey Street. • Attempted suicide on Highway 51 N. • ... Read more

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Magnolia man pleads guilty to child exploitation

A Pike County resident is going to prison for child exploitation, announced Attorney General Jim Hood Thursday. John Matherne, 39, of Magnolia pleaded guilty before ... Read more

Subpoenas issued for election records in two area counties

Staff and Wire Report Attorneys for Chris McDaniel have issued subpoenas demanding election records from more than half of Mississippi’s counties for a lawsuit that ... Read more

  1. Public hearing sees little activity, quickly adjourns
  2. Lewis heads for national competition
  3. Sheriff’s office seeks suspects in robbery of store at gunpoint
  4. Library sees more than 400 young readers for 2014 summer program
  5. Local campaign stop
  6. Tech training goes into the workplace through new program
  7. Student with local ties picked for medical student scholarship
  8. School board OKs various routine items of business
  9. Fancy Footwork
  10. Local fan gets to meet music star Taylor Swift
  11. City scores show a need for improvement; Cox optimistic
  12. County test scores fare well against state rates


LCHS Lady Cougars blank Wesson

MONTICELLO – Lawrence County handled Wesson 10-0, in six innings, in slow pitch softball action Thursday night, at LCHS. The Lady Cougars took control of ... Read more

  1. Local football action enters Week Two
  2. No. 3 Co-Lin ready to host No. 19 Itawamba
  3. Enterprise Football Senior Photo
  4. Lady Bears edge Bogue Chitto in defensive battle
  5. BA Lady Cougars beat ASC to snap losing skid
  6. Lady Eagles defeats Wesson


Coghlan, Maxie

Dehna Coghlan, of Bogue Chitto, and Shannon Maxie, of Ruth, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. She is the daughter of Bobby and Ellen Martin, ... Read more


Local venue welcomes musicians, old and new customers

Local venue welcomes musicians, old and new customers

Recess 101, located in downtown Brookhaven across from the Lincoln County Government Complex Building, has been providing a venue for local and traveling musicians since ... Read more

Our Opinion

Partnership between business, education builds for our future

The Mississippi Scholars Tech Master Program is getting down to business. Unveiled in January, Tech Master is a parallel offering to Mississippi Scholars. While Mississippi ... Read more


Nothing says home like good cooking

Facebook is better than counting sheep. Since wisely investing in an iPad mini, I’ve found that ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Reflecting on progress made in nine years since Katrina

As the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the progress the state of Mississippi and ... Read more

My Turn

Zoning dispute brings hard questions

One can easily understand the concern of residents in a neighborhood when zoning changes are being considered. Zoning is vital to a community in that ... Read more

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