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Summer reading program continues at Lincoln County Public Library

The Lincoln County Library is offering its annual summer reading program in an alternative way. This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story,” and will last ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Lincoln County COVID-19 update: 21 new cases of virus in county, 2 new deaths

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in Lincoln County rose from 413 Thursday to 434 Tuesday. The county’s coronavirus-related deaths have risen by ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

‘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

4 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Take note of Independence Day closings

In observance of Independence Day, The Daily Leader office will be closed Friday, July 3. The newspaper will publish its weekend edition July 3. The ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Governor extends Safe Return Order to protect public health amid rising cases

Friday, Gov. Tate Reeves extended his Safe Return order an additional week to protect Mississippians and limit transmission as cases rise in the state. Consulting ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

GP donates $19K to Lawrence County schools

Georgia-Pacific Monticello recently announced a donation of $19,000 to the Lawrence County School District. The contribution was made to support several education initiatives. It will ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Leader Staff.

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

1 week ago by Brett Campbell.

Union Hall Baptist Church gets a facelift

A local church’s original sanctuary has recently gotten a major facelift. Nick Hodges has been the pastor at Union Hall Baptist Church for four years ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Leader Staff.

WWII veteran celebrated at age 95

A World War II veteran recently celebrated turning 95 with a surprise birthday parade from the community. Arthur King, a resident at The Aspen of ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Leader Staff.

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

1 week ago by Brett Campbell.

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