National report: State still ranks No. 50 for child wellbeing

National report: State still ranks No. 50 for child wellbeing

A national study by Kids Count was released this week that places Mississippi at the bottom of the barrel for overall child wellbeing. For the ... Read more

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  1. Loving A Parade
  2. Marriage seminar coming up in area
  3. One man dead after shooting, another charged with murder


Police and Sheriff’s Report

POLICE DEPARTMENT The Brookhaven Police Department’s report for Friday was as follows: • Public assistance on Bryant Street. • Public assistance on Congress Street. • ... Read more

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Movie shoot moves downtown

The Hollars, a film directed by John Krasinski, will feature King’s Daughters Medical Center locations in the final cut of the movie, according to film ... Read more

Co-Lin, MUW partnering to offer four-year culinary arts degree

WESSON – Copiah-Lincoln Community College has teamed up with Mississippi University for Women to offer Co-Lin students a way to earn a four-year degree in ... Read more

Faith and Values: Local native gives back by helping area’s needy

A Brookhaven native is returning to town this weekend in an effort to give back to her community. Vanzetta Bridgemon has begun Healing the Heart ... Read more

  1. Alexander High Reunion underway this weekend
  2. OSHA reviews water tower site where worker died
  3. Sales tax holiday is this weekend
  4. You Asked: What’s all the orange about?
  5. Brookhaven Magazine arrives Friday in home-delivery papers
  6. BLT Drama Camp numbers up; the big show begins tonight
  7. Construction worker dies after falling from tower
  8. Lady Panther softball alums taking to the field again
  9. Worker involved in accident at water tower
  10. Snakes Alive! : Kids get to visit with live reptiles at the library
  11. Alexander alumni selected as hall of honor inductees
  12. Officials get ready for new school year


BA opens season with win over Simpson

BA opens season with win over Simpson

The Brookhaven Lady Cougars opened their 2014 fastpitch softball season with a bang Friday night with a 9-8 come-from-behind victory over the Simpson Academy Lady ... Read more

  1. Collins ready for second season as a Patriot
  2. Five former Co-Lin Wolves in the NFL
  3. Alumni Softball Action
  4. 15-under captures BCC Sr. scramble
  5. Holloway leads in Wolf Hollow championship meet
  6. Dr. Lott awards presentation Aug. 2


Alexander High School Legacy Hall of Honor

Alexander High School Legacy Hall of Honor

Twenty-four Alexander graduates were inducted into the 2014 Hall of Honor Friday morning during the AHS reunion festivities. This year’s inductees have distinguished themselves and ... Read more


Trustmark banker joins 40 year club

Trustmark banker joins 40 year club

The Mississippi Bankers Association annually honors Mississippians with an astounding 40 years of service to the banking profession. At its 2014 Annual Convention, the Mississippi ... Read more

Our Opinion

Movie brings dash of of excitement to town

A drive around town will quickly show something’s going on. First there was an industial-size crane carrying a huge spotlight setting up in the King’s ... Read more


If you can read this, thank a teacher

Hot summer, leisurely days doing pretty much what you want are about to end for students ... 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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