Loyd Star home consumed by fire
LOYD STAR — Lincoln County Volunteer Firefighters spent over two hours suppressing a house fire at 968 Macedonia Road. No one is believed to have been in the home at the time of the fire. 11 trucks arrived on scene including four tankers. Heucks Retreat, Loyd Star, New Site, Bogue Chitto, Hog Chain and Zetus […] The post Loyd Star home consumed by fire appeared first on Daily Leader.
Multiple Volunteer Fire Departments fighting inferno on Macedonia
LOYD STAR — Fire fighters are actively suppressing a house fire on Macedonia Road. They are about an hour and a half into battling the blaze The fire is at a home on 968 Macedonia Road. No one is believed to be in the home at the time of the fire. 10 trucks are on […] The post Multiple Volunteer Fire Departments fighting inferno on Macedonia appeared first on Daily Leader.
Error in judgement caused Loyd Star fire
LOYD STAR — A wildfire in Loyd Star community near California Road and Jackson Liberty Monday afternoon was caused by human error in judgment. It quickly got out of control and burned 30 acres. The fire was the third wildfire in Lincoln County over the past week. Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency Director Chris Reid […] The post Error in judgement caused Loyd Star fire appeared first on Daily Leader.
Road work in progress
BROOKHAVEN — Ryan Holmes, Lincoln County Engineer, told the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors that paving projects were moving along at a regularly scheduled meeting Monday. He additionally gave updates on bridge work and projects to come. Dickerson and Bowen have completed a lot of work lately but still have a few more roads to […] The post Road work in progress appeared first on Daily Leader.
General Election absentee voting begins Monday
In-person absentee voting for the 2023 General Election begins Monday, Sept. 25. Anyone eligible to vote absentee can do so in the office of Circuit Clerk Dustin Bairfield, Room 205 in the Lincoln County/Brookhaven Government Complex at 301 South First St. Those who are eligible to vote absentee are any qualified voters who will be […] The post General Election absentee voting begins Monday appeared first on Daily Leader.
Lincoln County Jail docket: 2 Bude residents charged with drug possession
Lincoln County Jail reports, Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 18-19, 2023: Odarius Black, 12/25/1996, 523 Turner St. — arrested on MDOC warrant, by Mississippi Department of Corrections. Joshua Rashun Brown, 01/09/1985, 109 N Massengill St., Hazlehurst — sentenced, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Joshua Michael Walters, 05/28/1981, 1522 NE Honeydo Trail — arrested, charged with simple assault domestic violence, […] The post Lincoln County Jail docket: 2 Bude residents charged with drug possession appeared first on Daily Leader.
Mississippi High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Lincoln County This Week
Lincoln County, Mississippi has high school football games on the docket this week, and info on how to stream them is available below. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:00 PM CT on...
Wildfire started by mower is contained
Watch the above video for a view of the East Lincoln Wildfire taken by the Mississippi Forestry Commission Saturday. EAST LINCOLN — A wildfire in East Lincoln this weekend burned over 400 acres according to Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency Director Chris Reid. The fire has now been contained after crews from Lincoln County Volunteer Fire […] The post Wildfire started by mower is contained appeared first on Daily Leader.
Fire departments battling grass fire in Loyd Star
LOYD STAR — Lincoln County Volunteer Fire Departments are fighting a wildfire in the Loyd Star community. A grass fire near California and Jackson Liberty Road is burning according to Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency Director Chris Reid. Mississippi Forestry Commission is on scene with the volunteer fire departments to fight and contain the blaze. […] The post Fire departments battling grass fire in Loyd Star appeared first on Daily Leader.
Supervisors, ADSI plan to work through rough patch
BROOKHAVEN — Lincoln County Supervisor Doug Falvey said this weekend was the best one he has had in a while. He said he received one phone call complaining about trash pickup over the weekend during Monday’s regularly scheduled board meeting. Complaints of trash pickup, or lack thereof by Arrow Disposal Services Incorporated, have been an […] The post Supervisors, ADSI plan to work through rough patch appeared first on Daily Leader.
Mississippi wildfire grows to 300 acres
Fire fighters are working to contain a wildfire in Lincoln County Sunday. Mississippi Forestry Commission said the fire has grown, but fire fighters are closer to having it contained. Smoke from a wildfire burning in East Lincoln near the community of Ruth could be seen from Jayess Saturday. The fire...
Only time will tell if drought effects squirrel season
LOYD STAR — Grass is brown, pine trees are dropping needles and leaves are falling off the trees. A dry August and September are speeding up the fall process of autumn and revealing a scarce mast crop ahead of squirrel season. While the lack of rain could be a...
World Missions Celebration coming to churches in Lincoln County
Christian missionaries from North America and across the world will be in Lincoln County Sept. 21-24 for a World Missions Celebration. “The purpose of the weekend is awareness of mission opportunities, mission mobilization, and to get folks to really examine the call of God on their lives,” Lincoln County Baptist Associational Missionary David Williams said. […] The post World Missions Celebration coming to churches in Lincoln County appeared first on Daily Leader.
Fire in East Lincoln flares up
EAST LINCOLN — A fire in East Lincoln which has consumed 400 acres remains alive. Mississippi Forestry Commission had contained the fire but it appears to have jumped fire breaks. Wind gusts, low humidity and dry conditions have made the risk of fires spreading quickly increase. Crews had contained...
Lincoln County Jail docket: Brookhaven woman charged with multiple driving offenses, drug charge
Lincoln County Jail docket, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023 Elijah Miqual Wilcher, 04/21/2004, 923 Ballard Lane — arrested, charged with business burglary, by LCSO. Billy Parkman, 12/09/1994, 6899 Coleman Ave., Walls — arrested on Justice Court warrant (probation violation), by LCSO. Terrell Benson, 12/16/1996, 115 Lockspur St., McComb — arrested on indictment, by LCSO. Dutchess Brown, […] The post Lincoln County Jail docket: Brookhaven woman charged with multiple driving offenses, drug charge appeared first on Daily Leader.
Wildfire blazes in East Lincoln
EAST LINCOLN — A wildlife is burning in Lincoln County according to Emergency Management Agency Director Chris Reid. The fire is the third wildfire this week in Lincoln and Lawerence Counties. Mississippi Forestry Commission and Volunteer Fire Departments are on scene on Garnett Trail fighting the flames. Fire could spread quickly with dry conditions and […] The post Wildfire blazes in East Lincoln appeared first on Daily Leader.
Lincoln County woman killed in crash
LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Lincoln County woman was killed in a crash on Tuesday, September 12. The Daily Leader reported Melissa Allred, 36, was killed during the single-vehicle crash on Montgomery Road around 8:00 p.m. Authorities said her vehicle left the road, struck a ditch and then struck a tree. They said she […]