Driver charged in fatal DUI crash in Lincoln County
LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A 20-year-old has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal DUI crash, according to Lincoln County authorities. The Daily Leader reported the crash happened around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 18 on Pricedale Road. According to investigators, a 2007 GMC truck ran off of the road and struck […]
Man airlifted after log truck overturns on Mississippi highway
COPIAH CO., Miss. (WLBT) - A man is injured after a vehicle crash in Copiah County. It happened near Brushy Creek Road on Monday. A press release says that 48-year-old Stanton Hux of Brookhaven was traveling south on MS-27 in a log truck when the vehicle collided with a tree and overturned onto the shoulder.
A cross at the crossroads: 150-ft. structure to go up near Hwy. 84, I-55
A new structure is beginning to take shape near the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 84 and Interstate 55 in Brookhaven. Starting with prayer and a groundbreaking Monday morning around 8 a.m., crews are now working daily to erect a 150-foot-tall cross on the property of Easthaven Baptist Church. The project is all about a verse […] The post A cross at the crossroads: 150-ft. structure to go up near Hwy. 84, I-55 appeared first on Daily Leader.
Sunday afternoon fire destroys Brignall home
At approximately 12:45 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, the Brookhaven Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on Brignall Road. When firefighters arrived at 1331 Brignall, they found the wood framed home ablaze, and immediately began to extinguish the fire. After just more than an hour, the fire and hot spots were completely out. No […] The post Sunday afternoon fire destroys Brignall home appeared first on Daily Leader.
Approximately 1,800 Entergy customers without power Tuesday
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Some 1,800 customers are without power Tuesday morning, with the majority of those reported in Pike County. According to the Entergy Mississippi website, 1,287 customers in Pike County were in the dark. Another 432 were without power in Warren County, while 80 were without power in...
Gusty winds in Thursday forecast, look out for dead pine trees
BROOKHAVEN — National Weather Service in Jackson warns of strong and gusty winds at the end of this week. While temperatures will be in the 70s and the sun will be shining there is a threat of wind. Lincoln County and the NWS Jackson warning area are all placed under limited risk of possible strong […] The post Gusty winds in Thursday forecast, look out for dead pine trees appeared first on Daily Leader.
ThaCookie Man continues to sell cookies, hopes to take business to next level
BROOKHAVEN — Joe Campbell, also known as ThaCookie Man, announced last week he would no longer be selling his homemade cookies on Brookway Boulevard. He said Monday he was staying on the move and selling cookies at different locations and doing delivery. His business, Tha Cookie Trap, was known for setting up shop in front […] The post ThaCookie Man continues to sell cookies, hopes to take business to next level appeared first on Daily Leader.
Lincoln County will celebrate ribbon cutting before monthly school board meeting
BROOKHAVEN — Lincoln County School District will celebrate its new central office home at Linbrook Business Park with a ribbon cutting Tuesday. Following the ribbon cutting, the School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce states the ribbon cutting will be at 5 p.m. on 702 New Saints Trail NW. School […] The post Lincoln County will celebrate ribbon cutting before monthly school board meeting appeared first on Daily Leader.
Lincoln County Jail docket: Brookhaven man charged with felony drug possession
Lincoln County Jail docket, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024: Joseph E. Montgomery, 10/25/1975, 1935 Oakwood Lane — arrested, charged with DUI first, by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Byron Richardson, 01/17/1982, 82 LL Coon Road, Jayess — arrested, charged with DUI first, misdemeanor possession of controlled substance, no/expired tag, no auto insurance, no driver license, no seatbelt, […] The post Lincoln County Jail docket: Brookhaven man charged with felony drug possession appeared first on Daily Leader.
ThaCookie Man no longer selling on Brookway Boulevard, plans to stay in business
BROOKHAVEN — Joe Campbell, known as ThaCookie Man, announced to the public he would no longer conduct business on Brookway Boulevard. He is known for his business Tha Cookie Trap’s fresh baked cookies, which are addictive. Campbell started the business in 2020 to create generational wealth for his daughters and as a way to reinvent […] The post ThaCookie Man no longer selling on Brookway Boulevard, plans to stay in business appeared first on Daily Leader.
Valentine’s Day jackpot of more than $116K won in Copiah County
Two $1,000 wins came from ticket purchases in Brookhaven A Mississippi Lottery player won a Valentine’s Day jackpot in the Wednesday, Feb. 14, Mississippi Match 5 drawing. The player matched all five numbers and won $116,403. The ticket was purchased from JP Quick Stop in Crystal Springs, Copiah County. Among other recent winners of […] The post Valentine’s Day jackpot of more than $116K won in Copiah County appeared first on Daily Leader.
The Dart: Woman has grown up working for local business
BROOKHAVEN — Jody McCullough started working at Gregg Office Machine Company when she was in high school close to where The Dart landed Friday. She is still working there nearly 36 years later. McCullough said her family is from Brookhaven but she lived in Denham Springs for the first part of her life. Her dad […] The post The Dart: Woman has grown up working for local business appeared first on Daily Leader.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.79 and $2.99 in Brookhaven as of 2024-02-18. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.279, a week ago the price is $3.189 , according to AAA.
McComb, February 20 High School Baseball⚾ Game Notice
The Jim Hill High School baseball team will have a game with McComb High School on February 20, 2024, 17:00:00 CST.
You asked: Have the Caseyville remains been identified?
JACKSON — Readers continue to ask if human remains found by a hunter near Caseyville in northwest Lincoln County on Nov. 25, 2023 have been identified yet. The latest questions were in response to a Magnolia State Live article about remains found under a mobile home near Vicksburg in December. Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing […] The post You asked: Have the Caseyville remains been identified? appeared first on Daily Leader.
Drought officially ends in Lincoln County, more rain on the way
BROOKHAVEN — Lincoln County is officially out of a drought according to the US National Drought Monitor in Lincoln, Nebraska. According to the National Weather Service office in Jackson, nearly 5 inches of rain have fallen this February and 12.57 inches of rain have fallen since January 1, 2024. For the third weekend in a […] The post Drought officially ends in Lincoln County, more rain on the way appeared first on Daily Leader.
Silver Creek man sentenced to 25 years for domestic violence with deadly weapon
MONTICELLO, Miss. (WDAM) - A Silver Creek man received the maximum sentence allowed by law Friday after being found guilty of aggravated assault/domestic violence with a deadly weapon. Fifteenth Circuit District Attorney Hal Kittrell announced Friday that James Stanley Roberts, 55, was sentenced in Jefferson Davis County Circuit Court by...
Horseback-Riding Couple Struck By Truck While Searching for Missing Boy
The Boyds' horses died in the crash, while the couple sustained serious injuries
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Visit Delis in Brookhaven
This article presents a delightful tour of three distinguished delicatessens in Brookhaven. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Lincoln County, MS High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 16
If your plans today include tracking the local high school basketball games in Lincoln County, Mississippi, then there is some important info you need to know. Find out how to watch or stream today's high-school action in the piece below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network!...