Tuesday shooting under investigation
Brookhaven Police officers are currently working the scene of a shooting in east Brookhaven. According to Chief of Police Kenneth Collins, a shooting occurred early Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Marr and East Cherokee streets. The victim was transported to King’s Daughters Medical Center by privately owned vehicle. “This is currently under investigation,” Collins […] The post Tuesday shooting under investigation appeared first on Daily Leader.
Alert issued for missing Mississippi teen last seen wearing full-body skeleton suit. Have you seen her?
An endangered/missing child alert has been issued for a 17-year-old Mississippi girl. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 17-year-old Lea Nykole Hunt of Sandy Hook, Walthall County, Mississippi. Lea Nykole Hunt is described as a white female, five foot nine inches tall, weighing 120...
Rain in the forecast, fire risk stays high
BROOKHAVEN — A chance of rain is finally in the forecast all be it very small. Thursday night and Friday could have rain for a portion of the county according to the National Weather Service in Jackson. The small chance of rain Thursday night is technically Friday morning after 1 a.m. 20 percent of the […] The post Rain in the forecast, fire risk stays high appeared first on Daily Leader.
Driver receives sentence for fatal crash in Simpson County involving two teenagers
A devastating car crash in Simpson County claims the lives of two teenagers. The driver responsible for the tragedy has been sentenced. Tune in to learn about the court's decision and how this incident has impacted the local community.
Police chief calls for unity, ‘with love and respect’
The Brookhaven chief of police issued a statement Tuesday calling for unity in leadership for the sake of the city and its residents. “Brookhaven’s mayor, the board of aldermen, and the chief of police and his officers were all put in place by the grace of God,” said Chief of Police Kenneth Collins. “We should […] The post Police chief calls for unity, ‘with love and respect’ appeared first on Daily Leader.
Late McComb celebrity Will Price would be out of a job now. Here is why
Will Price, we no longer need your services. Price was a native of McComb who taught Hollywood actors and actresses how to speak Southern as needed for their films, including “Gone With the Wind.”. He must’ve had an awful time teaching his wife to talk like us. She was...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in tylertown, MS
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around tylertown..
Community members can help fight crime with technology
Www.wcbi.com – Shawanda Jones – 2023-10-02 19:17:23. SUMMARY: Police in the Golden Triangle area of Mississippi are urging residents to use technology to prevent crime. They recommend using phones as police scanners and security camera monitors. West Point Police Chief Avery Cook emphasizes that crime can be prevented and encourages citizens to report anything suspicious they see, even if they want to remain anonymous. There are apps available that provide information on sex offenders' locations, neighborhood watch groups, and real-time crime reports. Cook suggests downloading these apps to be more vigilant in watching for criminal activity and reporting it to the authorities.
Powerball jackpot rises to $1.2B after another drawing without a big winner
Www.wcbi.com – Associated Press – 2023-10-03 10:21:41. SUMMARY: The Powerball jackpot has reached an estimated $1.2 billion after no one won the previous drawing. The upcoming drawing on Wednesday night will be one of the largest lottery prizes ever. The jackpot has grown so large because there have been 33 consecutive drawings without a winner. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. The winner of the $1.2 billion jackpot can choose to receive the winnings in annual annuity payments over 30 years or opt for the cash option, which would be an estimated $551 million.
Planning Ahead: Supervisors review options if city leaves Courthouse
BROOKHAVEN — Outgoing Lincoln County Board of Supervisor Eddie Brown placed an item discussing how to plan ahead on the agenda during a regularly scheduled meeting Monday. He said the city was thinking about a potential move out of the Lincoln County Courthouse and wanted to explore what options they have if it happens. Brookhaven […] The post Planning Ahead: Supervisors review options if city leaves Courthouse appeared first on Daily Leader.
Mississippi teen missing
A Mississippi community is searching for a missing 16-year-old. The Brookhaven Police Department has asked for the public’s help in finding Kiera Blackman. Blackman was last seen around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near her home. She is described as a black female, 5-feet 8-inches tall, and approximately 140 pounds. Anyone...
Trust and obedience are expected from us. by James Davis
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. The Scriptural passage for today is found in Psalm 103:17: “From everlasting to everlasting, the Lord’s love is with those who fear Him, and His righteousness with their children’s children.” The psalmist knew directly of God’s boundless love and never once feared God might withdraw it from him. As the father loves his children, so is it with God and His love toward us, His children. Trust and obedience are expected from us, and God’s righteousness will, as a direct result, be poured out upon us in a limitless supply. Thank you, Lord, for Your unmerited favor. Amen!
Pet of the Week
Shelby is available for adoption from Paws of Love in Monticello. This pretty girl is a 3-year-old mountain cur mix. Shelby is super sweet with people and is good with other dogs. She is heartworm negative, fully vaccinated, current on heartworm and flea/tick preventative, and like all our girls, will be spayed before she leaves our care. Shelby will fill your heart. For more information or to make arrangements to meet Shelby, please call 601-870-7400 or contact Paws of Love on Facebook.
Board of Supervisors – October 2, 2023
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. The Simpson County Board of Supervisors met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, October 2, 2023. The first order of...
Gridders are eyeing national ranking
At the Wesson Lions Club a few weeks ago, Co-Lin Head Football Coach Glenn Davis looked back at last season,. saying that had some close games gone the Wolves’ way, a 5-4 season could have been 8-1 and his team nationally ranked, and suggested maybe that could happen this year.
Jefferson Davis County takes on Seminary in thrilling match on 09/29
Catch the thrilling highlights from the 09/29 match between Jefferson Davis County and Seminary. Experience the adrenaline rush, the strategic plays, and the unforgettable moments that defined this epic showdown. Don't miss out on this exciting recap!
Lawrence County takes on Sumrall in 09/29 match
Catch the thrilling highlights from the 09/29 match between Lawrence County and Sumrall. Experience the adrenaline rush, the strategic plays, and the unforgettable moments that defined this epic showdown. Don't miss out on this exciting recap!
Wesson Attendance Center presents its 2023 Homecoming Court
The Wesson High School Cobras will celebrate homecoming on Friday, Oct. 6. Presentation of 2023 Homecoming Queen Stevie Westrope and her court will begin at 6:20 p.m. with kickoff against the Port Gibson Blue Waves at 7 p.m. The post Wesson Attendance Center presents its 2023 Homecoming Court appeared first on Daily Leader.
Burn ban, fire danger persist
BROOKHAVEN — After a slow week, firefighters with the Lincoln County Volunteer Fire Departments responded to multiple grass fires this weekend. One of those fires grew out of control for a moment. Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency Director Chris Reid said a fire on China Grove Drive burned five acres before becoming contained Sunday afternoon. […] The post Burn ban, fire danger persist appeared first on Daily Leader.
Supervisors face options for AirEvac services
BROOKHAVEN — David Clanton with the Global Medical Response presented a proposal to the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors in a regularly scheduled meeting Monday. Clanton is the second representative to present Air Medical Evacuation services to the board since September. Brian Taylor with PHI Air Medical spoke to the board in a meeting on […] The post Supervisors face options for AirEvac services appeared first on Daily Leader.