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Offices of Brookhaven mayor, city clerk, building inspector closed due to positive COVID-19 case

Beginning Monday, the offices of Brookhaven’s mayor, city clerk and building inspector will be temporarily closed due to a positive COVID-19 case. Sunday evening, Mayor ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:14 pm

Galleries

BPD searching for 3 in connection with Friday homicide

Two men and one woman are wanted for questioning in relation to a homicide on Friday in Brookhaven. Anton Trebien Taylor, Malcolm Jawara Tyler and ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Friday, July 3, 2020 8:15 pm

Obits

Hezekiah Ford Jr.

A committal service in memory of Hezekiah Ford Jr. of Brookhaven, MS will be held 12 p.m. Sunday, July 5, 2020 in Willie Mae Tyler ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:31 pm

News

Longtime educator, coach Myers has retired

Mickey Myers, longtime Lincoln County educator and administrator, has retired after nearly 40 years in the public school system. Myers is transitioning from his job ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:37 pm

News

MHP wants motorists to ‘Drive Right’ this summer

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is asking motorists to have a “Drive Right” mentality this summer, but especially across the Independence Day holiday weekend. MHP will ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:32 pm

Courthouse Records

MHP reports 2 accidents within minutes on I-55 S Wednesday

Mississippi Highway Patrol Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M responded to a single vehicle accident without injuries Wednesday at 12:32 a.m. on I-55 southbound north of ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:30 pm

Courthouse Records

Police report 9 calls for theft, burglary

Police reports The Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Tuesday-Wednesday were as follows: • Theft on Brookway Boulevard • Theft on Choctaw Street • Prowler on ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:28 pm

Crime Reports

Jayess, Brookhaven men arrested for domestic violence

The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Tuesday-Wednesday was as follows: • Michael Bryant, 08/24/1971, 1358 Heucks Retreat Road — arrested for possession of a controlled ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:26 pm

News

MBS to host COVID-19 antibody testing drive July 10

Mississippi Blood Services will host a COVID-19 antibody testing drive at Petsense in the coming week. MBS will be set up at Petsense on Brookway ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:19 pm

Obits

Herschel L. Guess

Herschel L. Guess passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at the age of 88. He was born in Fair River, Mississippi, and was a ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:07 pm

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