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Books donated to the library offer glimpse of long-ago time

A turn-of-the-20th century murder and subsequent local trial are central events in a book recently donated to the Lincoln County Public Library by the wife ... Read more

  1. Missing girl found OK after amber alert
  2. Officials: Unclaimed property awaiting area residents
  3. Aggravated assault is charged in local wreck


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The Lincoln County Jail docket for Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday was as follows: • Joshua M. Banks, 12-8-1977, of 912 Forest Trail – Charged ... Read more

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A Big Job For A Big Tree

Wayne Smith Tree Service utilized a 50-ton crane, two Bobcat dozers and a five-man team Tuesday and Wednesday to remove a huge oak tree that ... Read more

Projects under way at county schools

“There’s quite a bit of refurbishing going on at Loyd Star,” Brister said. Architect Johnny Waycaster, AIA of Natchez is presenting the district with new ... Read more

City School Board: Cox eyes GED program changes

At Tuesday night’s city school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Ben Cox discussed moving the Brookhaven School District’s GED program in-house. “The GED program will not ... Read more

  1. Spring Fair shaping up with array of events
  2. Local doctor recaps 150 years of area, U.S. medical history
  3. Spring Fling coming up in city Saturday
  4. Springtime in the Park: Gardening Extravaganza coming up this Saturday
  5. Police still investigating Hwy. 51 wreck
  6. Motorcycle rider dies of injuries
  7. Sweet Treats
  8. Celebrating Easter: Local tradition also includes Seder feast
  9. Lincoln County accident sends one to UMC
  10. Absentee voting to begin on Monday
  11. Supervisor switches to the Republican Party
  12. Police: Accident, not chase


Lawrence Co. archery wins back-to-back state championships

Lawrence Co. archery wins back-to-back state championships

JACKSON – The Lawrence County High School is the home of the back-to-back 4A state champions in high school archery. The Archery in Mississippi Schools ... Read more

  1. BC Bobcats roast South Pike Eagles
  2. LCHS Cougars roar past Hazlehurst
  3. Rangers comeback sinks Wolves
  4. DYB Majors kick off season
  5. Bogue Chitto surpasses Enterprise
  6. Wolfpack capture third at MACJC State Championship


Not just on Easter: Dickerson Place offers hope of new beginnings all year long

Not just on Easter: Dickerson Place offers hope of new beginnings all year long

It’s calm right now in the O’Neal Home, a ranch-style one story on the grounds of Dickerson Place. The kitchen is empty and a long ... Read more


Reed’s Metals has expansion in works

Reed’s Metals has expansion in works

Reed’s Metals Inc. opened in Brookhaven in 1998, but since 2010 they have been growing rapidly with four new locations, said owner Bernie Reed. The ... Read more

Our Opinion

Happy Easter: He Is Risen!

Today is Easter – the holiest day in the Christian’s calendar. In churches throughout our area, the message will ring out in word and song: ... Read more


The way we worked (then retired)

My dad jokingly refers to them as “The Board,” a group of coffee-drinking, sunrise-welcoming regulars at ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Failure of bill a shame

Dear Editor: Late last Wednesday night (April 2), House Bill 484, which would have made it illegal for any driver to text and drive, died ... Read more

My Turn

Stronger buildings equal safer citizens

This week Mississippi will celebrate a major victory in policymaking by the Mississippi Legislature with the enactment of Senate Bill 2378, which strengthens the state’s ... Read more

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