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Victim in Wednesday shooting has died

The victim in a midweek shooting in Brookhaven has died. Police Chief Kenneth Collins said Darreyun James Pendleton died sometime Wednesday evening. At 5:38 a.m. ... Read more

6 days ago by Brett Campbell.

MHP enters 8th annual Best Looking Cruiser Contest

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is asking for support in the eighth annual Best Looking Cruiser Contest. The contest, sponsored by American Association of State Troopers, ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Guilty verdict for man accused in 2018 shooting of Brookhaven chef

A jury has found Jesse Scott Smith guilty of first-degree murder in the 2018 shooting death of Brookhaven chef John Ashley Bennett. Bennett, 42, was ... Read more

7 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Police investigating early Wednesday shooting

Brookhaven police are working an early-morning shooting that took place Wednesday in the Cloverdale housing division. At 5:38 a.m. police responded to calls of shots ... Read more

7 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Lincoln County schools: Masks not required, but testing provided

No masks are required for public school students in the upcoming school year, but in-school testing will be available at county schools. The Lincoln County ... Read more

7 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Brookstock Music Festival makes return

Like many classic Brookhaven events, Brookstock is making its return to the annual calendar. On Saturday, July 24, Brookstock will make its return at the ... Read more

7 days ago by Emmaline Wolfe.

City board hires attorney, puts off judge, prosecutor appointments

A city attorney has been hired by the Brookhaven Board of Aldermen and appointments for city judge and city prosecutor were postponed once again. During ... Read more

7 days ago by Brett Campbell.

County schools get $40K resource officers grant

Lincoln County schools hope to see placement of school resource officers at campuses during the 2021-2022 school year. Superintendent Dr. David Martin told the county ... Read more

7 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Family-owned pharmacy closes after 67 years in Brookhaven

Bane Drugs is closing its doors after 67 years of service. C.E. Bane opened Bane Drugs in 1954 after moving from Pennsylvania to look for ... Read more

7 days ago by Emmaline Wolfe.

UPDATE: 15-year-old missing since Sunday located, safe

UPDATE: The Endangered/Missing Child Alert issued for Alexia Kira Henry has been canceled. She has been located and is safe. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Leader Staff.

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