• 73°

News

Latest News

Murder suspect surrenders to police

A suspect in the July 21 shooting death of Darreyun James Pendleton has surrendered to the Brookhaven Police Department. At approximately 2 p.m. Monday, Armone ... Read more

10 hours ago by Brett Campbell.

Brookhaven native, author pens new ‘success’ book

A Brookhaven native believes he knows what it takes to be successful and wants to share that information with others. Darius Burage, who lives and ... Read more

1 day ago by Brett Campbell.

Brookhaven Regional Arts Guild names July Artist of the Month

Brookhaven Regional Arts Guild’s July Artist of the Month is Gloria Sweatman, selected for her colored pencil work, “Little Sassy!!” above. Other entries included works ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Co-Lin hosts school attendance officers conference

School attendance officers from across the state were in Wesson Tuesday-Thursday for a back-to-school conference. Dr. LaRenda J. Harrison, Bureau Director II of the Mississippi ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Oaks are down around city, county offices, courthouse

With authorization from the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors, AJ’s Tree Service began removing the oak trees around the Lincoln County/Brookhaven Governmental Complex building Wednesday ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Governor calls CDC mask recommendation ‘foolish’

While local medical personnel stress vaccinations and wearing masks due to rising COVID cases, and school districts are reassessing back-to-school guidelines, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves ... Read more

3 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Weather Service warns of ‘significant risk’ of heat stroke

Lincoln County and much of Mississippi are under a “significant risk” of heat stress and stroke, according to the National Weather Service in Jackson. Saturday ... Read more

3 days ago by Brett Campbell.

18-wheeler knocks out power to Brookhaven neighborhood

A Brookhaven police officer sits at an intersection to intercept through-traffic after an 18-wheeler struck power lines on Dianne Street just before noon Friday, knocking ... Read more

3 days ago by Emmaline Wolfe.

Jail docket: 2 arrested for DUI, reckless or careless driving

Lincoln County Jail docket, Tuesday-Thursday: • Jennifer Smith, 06/06/1983, 2031 Topisaw Drive — arrested on bench warrant, by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.  • Timothy ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Brookhaven schools to require masks

Brookhaven School District’s superintendent Dr. Rod Henderson said the district’s schools will require masks to be worn on campuses as the school year begins. “The ... Read more

3 days ago by Brett Campbell.

| Older >