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Brett Campbell, Author at Daily Leader

News

Late-night shooting ends in arrest, search

Five men have been involved in a late-night shooting in Brookhaven that has led to one arrest and a search for another suspect. A call ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:24 pm

News

New fire station is complete, crew to move in soon

The North First Street Fire Station is complete. When the Brookhaven Board of Aldermen reconvened its regular June meeting on Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m., ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:37 pm

News

Lincoln County COVID-19 update: Virus not on holiday as cases still climb higher

When planning cookouts, fireworks displays or other get-togethers for this holiday weekend, individuals should remember that viruses and other illnesses don’t take holidays. The Centers ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:35 pm

Opinion

We should get over our discomfort and help others

“When can I get this cast off, Daddy?” my daughter asked me. “Soon,” I answered. “It’s so uncomfortable. It itches and it smells funny,” she ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:22 pm

News

Is Prohibition about to end in Mississippi?

Prohibition is about to come to an end in Mississippi — unless it does not. Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill late Tuesday removing the ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:28 am

News

This state flag is coming down — Legislature sends bill to governor with historic vote to retire 126-year-old banner

Sunday, members of the Mississippi State Legislature took a step that many argue was a long time coming, voting to retire the state flag and ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:17 pm

Galleries

‘Sen. Hudson’ is the face of Life Equality Act

A 2-year-old boy with ties to Lincoln County is the face of the “Human Life Equality Act of 2020,” a bill recently passed by both ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:20 pm

News

Brookhaven School District Board of Trustees addresses grants, ’20-’21 budget

The Brookhaven School District Board of Trustees conducted a series of meetings Tuesday that focused primarily on funding for the upcoming school year. The board ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, June 26, 2020 5:08 pm

News

Lincoln County COVID-19 update: State health officer says virus, precautions ‘not a joke’

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in Lincoln County rose from 384 Tuesday to 413 on Thursday, though the increase is not as ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, June 26, 2020 5:00 pm

Breaking News

Wesson man arrested for brother’s murder

A Wesson man has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of his brother. Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies arrested John W. Smith, 57, ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, June 26, 2020 4:45 pm

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