Good morning! It’s Saturday!

Published 6:55 am Saturday, June 11, 2022

Today brings a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. It will be partly sunny with a high near 90; heat index will be as high as 99. Calm winds will become westerly around 5 mph.

Tonight, skies will become partly cloudy and bring a low of 71. Calm winds will become south-southwest.



7:30 a.m. litter cleanup. Volunteers will meet at A.L. Lott Sportsplex to pick up litter in the community. Bags and grabbers will be provided.

“Down for the Count” will be presented by Bayou Independent Wrestling beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Civic Center. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door for four matches. Tickets available at 601 Sports.

Saturday, June 18

The first Juneteenth Arts & Crafts Community Event will be 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Fannie L. Mullen School. Anyone interested in a free vendor’s booth should call Bernetta Character at 601-757-8094. A limited number of spaces are available.

The Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration will begin with a parade at 10 a.m. $10 entry fee. A youth baseball jamboree will be at 11 a.m., followed by coach and adult softball at 6 p.m. and a firewors show at 8:30 p.m. Bring your tents and grills. For more info, contact Rico Cain at 601-754-9637.

Monday, June 20

The Lincoln County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. in the County Board Room of The Lincoln County/Brookhaven Governmental Complex.

The Lincoln County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Office.

Tuesday, June 21

The Brookhaven Board of Aldermen will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the City Boardroom of The Lincoln County/Brookhaven Governmental Complex. Meetings are streamed live on the city’s Facebook page.

Tuesday, June 28

The Brookhaven School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the Central Office.

Saturday, July 9

New Sight School Reunion will begin at 9 a.m. at the New Sight Baptist Church Family Life Center. Bring a covered dish and any school memorabiia you have. For more info, call 601-757-0488 or 601-833-3680.

Sunday, July 17

The Big Gospel Concert 2022 will begin at 5 p.m. featuring recording artists The Gospel Legends of Columbia, SC; The Swanee Quintet of Augusta, GA; the Echoaires of Memphis; The Veal Brothers of Gloster, MS; The Williams Family of Baton Rouge; and the Jackson Family Singers of Smithdale, MS. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 601-551-9995 or 601-341-3011.