You Asked: What’s all the orange about?

You Asked: What’s all the orange about?

A Daily Leader recently asked what was the reason for the orange flags and spray paint in right-of-way areas and storm drains throughout the city. ... Read more

Latest news

Sales tax holiday is this weekend

The annual sales tax holiday is this weekend in Mississippi. The 2014 back-to-school tax-free event is the fifth annual back-to-school tax holiday in the state. ... Read more

  1. Brookhaven Magazine arrives Friday in home-delivery papers
  2. BLT Drama Camp numbers up; the big show begins tonight
  3. Construction worker dies after falling from tower


Arrest Report

 The Lincoln County jail docket for Wednesday was as follows: • James C. Brister, 1015 Estate Drive, 01-09-1994 – arrested by Brookhaven Police Department for ... Read more

  1. Police and Sheriff’s Reports
  2. Police and Sheriff’s Reports
  3. Arrest Report
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More news

Lady Panther softball alums taking to the field again

On Saturday, there will be a new game in town. And it will feature women of ages 18 to mid-30s and possibly older playing a ... Read more

Worker involved in accident at water tower

Late Wednesday morning, a construction worker was involved in an accident at the water tower on Ingram Street near Mamie Martin Elementary School. The man ... Read more

Snakes Alive! : Kids get to visit with live reptiles at the library

The Snake Man unleashed his collection of live reptiles in front of a packed roomful of children at the Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library Thursday. Terry Vandeventer, ... Read more

  1. Alexander alumni selected as hall of honor inductees
  2. Officials get ready for new school year
  3. Quality Enhancement: Plan Co-Lin is working on ‘Write Path’
  4. More Pictures From Brookstock
  5. Let The Music Play
  6. Local is one of only eight women senators
  7. Board eyes proposed dangerous dog ordinance for county at Monday meeting
  8. KDMC employees helping area children’s hospital
  9. Two suspects sought in area credit card fraud ring
  10. Ruth mother, child die in accident
  11. Local artist’s debut album is doing well on iTunes charts
  12. Teens rock out at The Haven


Brookhaven Academy softball season start Friday

Brookhaven Academy softball season start Friday

Softball season has arrived for the Brookhaven Academy Lady Cougars. They make their 2014 fastpitch debut Friday, hosting the Simpson County Lady Cougars. A junior ... Read more

  1. Ferguson’s Instant Hot Shots tennis program
  2. Lincoln Co., Franklin Co. magical season comes to an end
  3. Lewis changes his mind, wants to explore his options
  4. Dr. Lott Pony League Tournament action
  5. 16-under secures senior scramble
  6. Lincoln Co. blanks Moss Point, advances to the final four


Lincoln County’s Miss Hospitality heads to state

Lincoln County’s Miss Hospitality heads to state

“Quick, close your eyes and think of a happy place,” Lincoln County’s Miss Hospitality Jessie Henning says at the beginning of her 20-second commercial. “You’re ... Read more


Reed’s Metals donates to Dickerson Place

Reed’s Metals donates to Dickerson Place

Reed’s Metals Inc. of Brookhaven recently donated metal for a new equipment shed at Baptist Children’s Village’s Dickerson Place in Brookhaven. The project was a ... Read more

Our Opinion

Volunteers: let’s give them a hand

The two scenes provide quite a contrast. At one end of town there is a nail salon like so many others, filled with chatty women ... Read more


The patron saint on the laundromat

It’s the same every week; I lug a huge pile of dirty clothes to the laundromat ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Appreciation for utility workers

Dear Editor: I watched the electric power people last week; these are very skilled people with modern equipment. They are really heroes, when you realize ... Read more

My Turn

Amendment needed to correct underfunding

When is a promise not a promise? And when do we get to pick and choose which promise we keep? Seventeen years ago, the Mississippi ... Read more

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