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Dragon Axes is city’s newest entertainment

Dragon Axes is officially open for business. The ax bar opened its doors at the beginning of July. Missouri native Kevin Grubb thought it would ... Read more

2 days ago by Emmaline Wolfe.

In-city lightning strike causes scare, some damage

Lightning struck a power pole in Brookhaven Tuesday, causing fallen lines to trap a woman in her vehicle. Around 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, a ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Courthouse trees coming down today

Oak trees around the Lincoln County/Brookhaven Governmental Complex have begun to come down. Workers from AJ’s Tree Service were busy cutting limbs and removing debris ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

You asked: How safe is mosquito spraying in the city?

Summertime in Mississippi means many things — heat and humidity, fun times at parks and the lake, vacation Bible schools, cookouts and mosquitoes. Spraying for ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Jail docket: Wesson man arrested for DUI, felony fleeing

Lincoln County Jail docket, Friday-Monday. • Troy Lynn Dickerson, 08/05/1968, East Lincoln Road, Monticello — arrested for simple assault by menace or fear x2, by ... Read more

3 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Trees to come down at Lincoln County courthouse

Oak trees around the Lincoln County/Brookhaven Governmental Complex will begin to come down this week. The 10 large shade trees have become a safety issue ... Read more

3 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Capital murder defendant makes court appearance

A man accused of capital murder in the deaths of two Brookhaven police officers made a status appearance in Lincoln County Circuit Court Monday. Defense ... Read more

4 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Hazlehurst banker elected president of Mississippi Young Bankers

Rebecca Barrentine, of Copiah Bank, Hazlehurst, has been elected to serve as president of Mississippi Young Bankers, a section of the Mississippi Bankers Association. Since ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Families United Training Center gets $1K grant

Families United Training Center has received a $1,000 community grant from Walmart Distribution Center for FUTC’s Life Skills Training Program. The program is designed to ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Wesson Garden Club hosts kids’ day camp

After a year of isolation and “butterbeaning” only in our imaginations, Wesson’s Youth Garden Club (The Butterbeans) kicked off summer with an exciting, action-packed day ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

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