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Trial date set for suspect in child’s murder

A Wesson man charged with second-degree murder made an appearance in Lincoln County Circuit Court Thursday and a trial date was set. John Weathersby, 26, ... Read more

1 day ago by Brett Campbell.

Know your pastor: Priest wants to reach everyone

Years before he became the priest at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Brookhaven, Father Mano Thanugundla was miles away in his homeland of ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Leader Staff.

COVID-19 update: Statewide daily cases dropping

The rate of coronavirus cases appears to be dropping as Mississippi prepares for the fall season. On Friday, the Mississippi Department of Health released the ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Leader Staff.

You asked: Is my hand sanitizer safe for my family to use?

Q: Is my hand sanitizer safe for my family to use? A: Probably so. Is hand sanitizer something everyday people should be concerned about? Well, ... Read more

1 day ago by Brett Campbell.

Log truck wrecks, avoids striking school bus

A potentially deadly crash was averted Thursday afternoon when the driver of a log truck ran off the road intentionally to avoid striking a stopped ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

COVID-19 Update: 1 new death recorded for Lincoln County

Lincoln County had one new COVID-19 death reported Thursday by the Mississippi State Department of Health. The death occurred between Aug. 19 and Sept. 6, ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Joint child endangerment investigation results in multiple arrests, seizures

Multiple arrests have been made in a joint investigation of child endangerment involving drugs in Pike County. Tuesday, agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics ... Read more

4 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Bill advances to rename Brookhaven post office for fallen officers

A bill to rename the post office in downtown Brookhaven passed the U.S. House of Representatives Monday. Congressman Michael Guest (R-MS-03) announced the legislation in ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Coast Guard conducts first Hurricane Sally post-storm overflights along Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights Wednesday along the Eastern Gulf Coast Region for Hurricane Sally post-storm ... Read more

4 days ago by Special Report.

COVID-19 Update: No new cases, deaths in Lincoln County

Lincoln County had no new COVID-19 cases or deaths reported Wednesday, with totals remaining at 1,026 cases and 52 deaths, according to data released from ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

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