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2022 Copiah-Lincoln CC Homecoming Court

Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward a small commission – at no extra cost to you. HOMECOMING COURT- Copiah-Lincoln Community College is pleased to announce 2022 Homecoming Queen Ty’China Byrd of Brookhaven and her court. From left, freshman maids Marley Lott of Magee, Carmen Verser of Natchez, Kaytlin Humphreys of Brookhaven, Madelyn Barrentine of Crystal Springs; Queen Ty’China Byrd; sophomore maids Hayley Freeny of Brookhaven, Cassie Whatley of McComb, Mercy Bishop of Magee, and Alexis Woods of Natchez.
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Some Mississippi communities still working on pushback to medical marijuana opt outs

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - We’re looking at the status of local efforts to opt back in on medical marijuana after some leaders chose to block the businesses. The law spells out the timelines for opting in or out of medical marijuana. Cities and counties had 90 days to opt-out. They can opt back in at any time. But the people who live there have another way to have their voices heard.
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Here are the upcoming Halloween events in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – With the Halloween season quickly approaching, many cities and organizations across the Jackson-metro are and the Pine Belt plan to host events. Here are some of the events that you can look forward to in 2022. Central Mississippi: Krew of Boo Spooky Parade – Downtown Bolton, Oct. 1 starting at 5 […]

New King's Daughters Medical Center Chief

Scott Christensen has joined Brookhaven-based King’s Daughters Medical Center as Chief Executive Officer after serving Delta Health System at Greenville, Mississippi, in a similar position since 2014, leading the growth of the region’s only Level 3 trauma center into a four-hospital system with multiple outpatient sites. After completing...

Lincoln County man killed in possible domestic fight

LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Lincoln County deputies are investigating after a man was killed during a possible domestic fight. The Daily Leader reported the shooting happened just before 2:00 p.m. at a home on Johnson Grove Road on Tuesday, September 20. Investigators said the victim had been shot by a woman. He died at […]

Memphis man killed in crash in Lawrence County

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Memphis man was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Lawrence County on Tuesday, September 20. Officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) said Gregory Millican, 40, of Memphis, was driving south on MS 27 around 4:30 p.m. in a 2010 Ford Fusion. He collided with a northbound 2020 Hyundai […]

Man killed in crash involving 3 vehicles

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Miss. — A Memphis man was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Lawrence County. The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to the wreck on MS 27, which involved a 2010 Ford Fusion, a 2024 Peterbilt and a 2020 Hyundai Elantra. The Ford Fusion...
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Other Editors: Money saved or cost shifted?

Mississippi’s Republican leaders like to brag about how much more efficient they have made state government and the jobs they have cut in the process. What they fail to mention is how sometimes their efficiencies are really just shifting the cost to local governments. A case in point comes...

Colonels route Cougars on Homecoming

In one of the oldest rivalries in the MAIS, the Copiah Academy Colonels took care of the visiting Brookhaven Academy Cougars 48-6 on Homecoming night in Gallman. Copiah dominated the game offensively and made a couple of big plays early in the game defensively to secure a commanding 35-6 lead at half time. The Colonels then punched in a touchdown of their first drive of the second half to take the lead to 41-6 and incite the 35-point running clock rule.

Wesson shuts out Lumberton

Wesson quarterback Will Loy had four touchdowns in the Cobras’ defeat of Lumberton by a score of 40-0 on Sept. 16. (Photo by Lisa Earls) Wesson took a 200-mile round trip Friday night over to Lumberton and took care of business as they shut out the Panthers 40-0 in a non-district match-up. The Cobras got on the scoreboard early on their first drive and did not look back all night as the offense and defense were in unison, both performing well.

47th Annual Ole Brook Festival

The 47th Annual Ole Brook Festival, held in downtown Brookhaven, will be September 30 & October 1. This is our biggest event of the year and will be fun for the whole family! The festival will include a car show, 5k, kid zone with awesome inflatables, live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, promo vendors and food vendors. You don’t want to miss this annual event!

Polly’s Garden

Brittney Warren, third grade teacher at Wesson Attendance Center, recently requested assistance from the Wesson Garden Club to help in beautifying a space outside her classroom. The request resulted in the creation of a pollinator garden known as Polly’s Garden. Polly has become the mascot of the Wesson Garden Club. Mrs. Warren, also a member of the Wesson Garden Club has been instrumental in getting the students involved in taking care of the garden.