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Greatest fear comes true: Family remembers Bogue Chitto man who gave his life in Vietnam

“I woke up first. When I answered the door I knew what happened,” Geneva Arnold said about the morning her family first received the news ... Read more

  1. Campaigns heat up ahead of August primaries
  2. Math, science school has 3 local grads
  3. Closing a chapter


Arrest Reports

The Lincoln County jail docket for Thursday and Friday was as follows: • Joshua D. Rains, 3-19-85, of 536 Mary Street, Monticello – arrested for ... Read more

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Christmas Eve shooting suspect pleads not guilty

A Brookhaven man on Thursday pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in a fatal Christmas Eve shooting. Yaquilla Washington, the man involved in the Dec. ... Read more

BHS, Enterprise, Bogue Chitto prepare for graduation

Students from three area schools will celebrate their last milestone in grade school Friday as they prepare for the future.  Friday at 6:30 p.m. at ... Read more

Officials: C Spire refused to negotiate

C Spire offered Brookhaven an exciting opportunity with its Fiber to the Home Internet service program that would increase web speed and capacity. The advantageous ... Read more

  1. Pentecost Sunday celebrates Holy Spirit
  2. Lincoln Co. man threatens girlfriend
  3. 99 area graduates celebrate Thursday
  4. Downtown building gets facelift
  5. Lawrence Co. prepares for annual music festival
  6. Co-Lin administrator prepares for retirement
  7. City OKs $2.25m paving plan
  8. West Lincoln produces highest scores in county
  9. Kisses for charity
  10. Teen runs original jewelry business
  11. 41 graduate from BA; 32 with honors
  12. Habitat opens newest home


  1. Edrick Alsworth commits to Hinds
  2. Co-Lin’s Lee signs golf scholarship with Blue Mountain College
  3. Seven Co-Lin baseball players garner postseason accolades
  4. Crum and Brashier honored with postseason awards
  5. Co-Lin baseball camp set for June 15-18
  6. Lady Wolves softball camp June 15-17


Carnival Fun: BES event kicks off summer, raises funds

Carnival Fun: BES event kicks off summer, raises funds

The squeals and laughs of the crowd of children relishing the end of the school year could be heard down Chippewa and Chickasaw streets and ... Read more


Periodical cicadas have emerged

Have you seen and heard our 13-year visitors? An emergence of periodical cicadas is one of the rarest and most amazing natural phenomena in the ... Read more

Our Opinion

How can we give thanks for the ultimate sacrifice

How do you say thank you to those who’ve paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedom? On this day set aside to honor those who’ve ... Read more


Home-grown tomatoes bring joy

”Well, there ain’t nothin’ in the world that I like better Than bacon and lettuce and ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Though I am in Ridgeland now at The Orchard, I still think of and pray for matters of Brookhaven – the town I ... Read more

My Turn

What’s the next step?

Several weeks ago in an op-ed piece in this newspaper regarding the importance of ultra high-speed fiber optic service to the future economic development of ... Read more