Lincoln County man charged with second-degree murder
LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A man has been charged with second-degree murder in Lincoln County. The Daily Leader reported Adam McGill, 42, was initially charged with aggravated assault. According to Lincoln County deputies, the victim of the assault arrived at King’s Daughters Medical Center on Thursday, May 25. Police said the assault had occurred […]
Suspect accused of fatally shooting Tangipahoa rapper commits suicide, sheriff’s office says
TANGIPAHOA, La. (WVUE) - A 26-year-old Kentwood man accused of fatally shooting a North Shore rap artist died by self-inflicted gunshot wounds while deputies were trying to bring him under arrest, according to information from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’'s Office. Chief Jimmy Travis said that while deputies attempted to...
Assault charges upgraded to murder for Mississippi man after victim dies in hospital
A Mississippi man has been charged with murder after an assault victim died in a Jackson hospital Thursday. Adam McGill, 42, of Brookhaven, was arrested on May 26 one day after an assault victim was attended to at the King’s Daughters Medical Center emergency room in Brookhaven. Initial information...
Reeves Service Station owner celebrates last day after working 70 years
BROOKHAVEN — Old timey pumps, friendly service and a family tradition of 77 and a half years enters retirement Friday. Keith Reeves said Friday was his last day in business as he plans to retire. He hopped quickly out of his post inside the station when this reporter pulled up and said hello with a […] The post Reeves Service Station owner celebrates last day after working 70 years appeared first on Daily Leader.
84 Chevron changes hands, brand with local family
BROOKHAVEN — Once known as the 84 Chevron, a sign still bore the name above the customer checkout, the gas station located at the intersection of US84 and Cowart Lane Southwest is in new hands and under a new name. Thursday was the first day of business of the new owners of the 76 on […] The post 84 Chevron changes hands, brand with local family appeared first on Daily Leader.
Kentwood Murder Suspect Dies by Suicide Following Standoff with Deputies
Tommie Diamond, a 26-year-old murder suspect from Kentwood, took his own life after a four-hour standoff with Tangipahoa deputies. Diamond was wanted for the second-degree murder of 18-year-old Calvin Felton, who was shot on May 28 in Hammond. Officials managed to track down Diamond due to his involvement in a separate fatal shooting case from 2020, for which he was charged with second-degree murder and required to wear an ankle monitor.
Teenager Fatally Shot in Tangipahoa; Investigation Underway
Tangipahoa Parish detectives are currently investigating the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Calvin Felton. WDSU reports that Felton was discovered in a neighbor's yard, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to the hospital but later succumbed to his injuries.
Three-star wide receiver SanFrisco Magee recaps MVP performance at CN1 7v7, summer plans
Three-star McComb (Miss.) wide receiver SanFrisco Magee dominated at last weekend's CN1 Memorial Day Tournament. He recaps it here. The post Three-star wide receiver SanFrisco Magee recaps MVP performance at CN1 7v7, summer plans appeared first on On3.
Last Call: You still have time to get to Brookhaven Farmer’s Market, shop in the shade
BROOKHAVEN — A cool breeze, shade, blooming magnolias and bustling people set the scene at Railroad Park. Brookhaven Farmers Market, held each Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the summer, offers a variety of vendors and goods. Nekita Jackson with Destiny Delights was selling cakes, cupcakes and all types of treats at the […] The post Last Call: You still have time to get to Brookhaven Farmer’s Market, shop in the shade appeared first on Daily Leader.
Lincoln County Jail docket: Bogue Chitto woman charged with stalking
Lincoln County Jail docket, Wednesday, May 31, 2023 Tommy Bo Dunaway, 08/14/1979, 30 Beartown Road, Jayess — arrested on Justice Court warrant, by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Damien Christopher Accardo, 08/26/1986, 1412 SW Calvary Drive, Bogue Chitto — arrested, charged with trespassing, misdemeanor possession of controlled substance, by LCSO. Troy Lee Ezell Jr., 08/26/1967, […] The post Lincoln County Jail docket: Bogue Chitto woman charged with stalking appeared first on Daily Leader.
Lincoln County Jail earns A rating
BROOKHAVEN — Inmates are eating at an A grade facility in the Lincoln County Jail. The Mississippi Department of Health gave the facility an A rating along with two other establishments Thursday. Two ice plant facilities did not receive any rating with an X demarcated on the MSDH website. Eden Street Ice Houses are found […] The post Lincoln County Jail earns A rating appeared first on Daily Leader.
Mother, baby airlifted after Franklin County crash
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A mother and a one-year-old were airlifted to a Mississippi hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County. The Natchez Democrat reported the crash happened around 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30 at the intersection of U.S. 84 and Highway 33 in Roxie. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP), […]
The top 10 places people in Amite County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Amite County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Tobacco Free Coalition host of Community Health Awareness Fair in Beauregard Saturday
BEAUREGARD — Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition of Copiah and Lincoln Counties will host a Community Health Awareness Fair Saturday in Beauregard. The village is a smoke-free community and will host the fair from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. Health screenings and health professionals will be on hand at the Beauregard Playground at 1012 East Avenue in […] The post Tobacco Free Coalition host of Community Health Awareness Fair in Beauregard Saturday appeared first on Daily Leader.
‘Any way we can help make it better’ — Better Brookhaven aims for just that
It’s been said “you can’t go home again” — the places from your past won’t be the same as they used to be, whether better or worse. That’s what Brookhaven High School alums Emma Devine and Ann Wilson discovered about their hometown when they returned after years elsewhere. The women moved away after graduating in […] The post ‘Any way we can help make it better’ — Better Brookhaven aims for just that appeared first on Daily Leader.
City Council gives the green light to Summit bike trail
The 6-1 vote followed more than four hours of sharply divided testimony at a public hearing where trail opponents outnumberes supporters by more than two to one. Bicycling advocates praised the raised and separated trail as a much-needed safety improvement, opening the Summit Avenue route to bicyclists of all ages. Other cyclists, members of the group Save Our Street and historic preservationists said the plan is flawed and should be revised or discarded.
Westbound lane of US84 impassable in Franklin County
ROXIE — Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol are investigating a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County which has made some lanes of US84 impassable. Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M in Brookhaven reported the closure via social media. The crash is at the intersection of US84 and MS33. Westbound lanes of US84 are currently impassable. MHP […] The post Westbound lane of US84 impassable in Franklin County appeared first on Daily Leader.
Tractor Supply will celebrate grand opening next week with deals, sales
BROOKHAVEN — Tractor Supply will celebrate the grand opening of its new store in Brookhaven on June 3. Customers were able to shop there on its soft opening Friday, May 29, 2023. A garden center and a pet washing station are two features of the store. People might find amusement in the giant chicken yard […] The post Tractor Supply will celebrate grand opening next week with deals, sales appeared first on Daily Leader.
Man dies after driving ATV off Mississippi bridge
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - A man died after driving his ATV off a bridge in Franklin County, Mississippi. The sheriff says it happened around 2 a.m. Sunday morning near Camp Ridge Point. He says 37-year-old Brian Hazel fell about 30 feet. Authorities aren’t sure how he ended up going...
Downtown intersection closed for repairs
The downtown Brookhaven intersection of First Street and East Monticello Street is closed today to through traffic. Crews are replacing a collapsed manhole. Motorists should choose an alternate route. The post Downtown intersection closed for repairs appeared first on Daily Leader.
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