Argument leads to woman shot in the head
HAZLEHURST, Miss. — One woman is dead after a shooting in Hazlehurst. Police said Clavarzea Thomas, 25, of Hazlehurst, and Lexus Ball, 26, of Pinola, got into an argument at a home on Beasley Road around 6:30 a.m. on Monday. As the altercation escalated, police said Thomas shot Ball...
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.
Copiah County man accused of killing brother over cell phone charger
COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Copiah County deputies arrested a man accused of killing his brother during an argument over a cell phone charger. The shooting happened on Sunday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. on Sardis Road. Investigators said the suspect, 21-year-old Larry Thrasher, was arrested near the scene. The victim, 25-year-old Kawalarius Thrasher, was […]
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Brookhaven, 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 Brookhaven.
Large wildfire breaks out near Terry High School
TERRY, Miss. — A large wildfire broke out in Terry Wednesday afternoon. Flames burned through the brush off Interstate 55 Frontage Road across from Terry High School. Multiple fire crews responded to put the fire out. Officials said they believe the fire started from sparks created by a van...
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.
Ironton roundabout project begins transition to next phase
A major construction project in Lawrence County is preparing to enter a new phase. State Route 9 at the U.S. 52 roundabout in Ironton will now be open to traffic.
3 area residents bag $10K in lottery winnings
Three area residents have bagged a total of $10,000 in Mississippi Lottery winnings. Darlene N. of Bogue Chitto was out shopping when she decided to take a break. She bought a Breaking the Bank scratch-off game from Keith’s Super Store in Columbia and won $5,000. Charles H. of Jayess won $2,000 from a Triple 7s […] The post 3 area residents bag $10K in lottery winnings 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...
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.
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...
Weekly Safety Report: Missing Teen and Fatal Roof Fall in Copiah County, Mississippi
This week in Copiah County, Mississippi, two incidents occurred that are of concern for public safety. The first incident involves a missing teenager, Mishayla Jackson, who was last seen in Hazlehurst. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for her. The second incident resulted in the death of a man who fell off a roof while pressure washing a house in Crystal Springs. He was impaled by a sharp object and died as a result.
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.
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.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.19 and $3.29 in Hazlehurst as of 2023-09-19. 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 Tuesday is $3.880, a week ago the price is $3.836 , according to AAA.
Lady Flashes shutout Copiah Academy 7-0 on Tuesday
St. Aloysius girl’s soccer team defeated Copiah Academy 7-0 on Tuesday night. Lili Perniciaro and Grace Windham both had three goals each while Mallory Hobson and Megan Theriot each scored one. Sarah Smith had another shutout performance as she came up with two saves. Assistant Coach Maurice Gilliam led...
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.
Brookhaven Technical Center students learn fire safety from BFD
Firefighters with the Brookhaven Fire Department gave a fire safety demonstration to students at Brookhaven Technical Center Thursday. Several students had the opportunity to put fire extinguisher knowledge to the test. The post Brookhaven Technical Center students learn fire safety from BFD appeared first on Daily Leader.
Annual Poker Ride will raise funds for the fallen
The 5th Annual Warriors of the Badge Poker Ride will be Saturday, Oct. 28. The ride, open to all types of vehicles, is to honor fallen law enforcement officers and their families. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Lincoln Civic Center, 1096 Belt Line Drive, Brookhaven. The ride begins at 10 a.m. Cost […] The post Annual Poker Ride will raise funds for the fallen appeared first on Daily Leader.
Basket maker left his treasures
Throughout Copiah County, people still have the beautiful crafts of Sanders Weathersby, a talented third generation African American basket maker born in 1914, who learned his art from his grandfather, Joe Weathersby when he was eight years old. Keasie, Weathersby’s father, also made baskets, which he sold at Skinny Taylor’s...