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Brett Campbell, Author at Daily Leader

Opinion

Love one another while we can, where we are

Twelve-year-old Chanler Smith, from my wife’s hometown of Hurley, died this week in a four-wheeler accident. My deepest sympathies go out to his family.  I ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:10 pm

News

Brookhaven man killed in explosion accident

An accident at Southern Electric Works in Brookhaven Thursday claimed the life of employee Mark Fuller. Fuller, 46, received multiple blunt injuries when an oven ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, July 31, 2020 10:29 am

News

Attorneys for convicted murderer petition court for new trial

The Lincoln County Circuit Court made no ruling Wednesday on motions presented by attorneys for convicted murderer Willie Cory Godbolt to be granted a new ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:04 pm

News

BLT gets arts grant, launches funding campaign

Brookhaven Little Theatre has been awarded a Mississippi Arts Commission grant and has also launched a campaign to raise still-needed funding. MAC awarded a $14,900 ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:55 pm

News

Fewer Lincoln Countians without jobs in June

The number of unemployed persons in Lincoln County dropped for June and the labor force has risen. Lincoln County had a work force of 13,810 ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:39 pm

Opinion

Stubborn, headstrong and determined not to stink

I am a stubborn, headstrong person. But I also love to learn things. If you try to teach me “the best way” to do something, ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, July 24, 2020 9:47 am

News

Senate special election candidate deadline approaching

A special election to fill the recently vacated Senate seat for District 39 will take place Sept. 22. The D-39 seat was previously held by ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:28 pm

News

COVID-19 Update: With 1,635 cases, state hits new 1-day record

Mississippi has hit a record number of COVID-19 cases in one day, as the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,635 new cases of the ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:13 pm

News

Monticello votes against mandatory masks

Monticello’s mayor says she is disappointed with the outcome of Monday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting. Earlier Monday, Mayor Martha Watts announced via her personal ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:18 am

Galleries

Head Start centers have new administration, same mission

Head Start in Lincoln County will be provided by a new administrative group this fall, but its mission of providing school readiness for children from ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, July 17, 2020 12:39 pm

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