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Suspects in Hazlehurst nightclub shooting surrender to police
Johnathan Miller, 26, was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound around 3:25 a.m. Sunday, according to Copiah County Deputy Coroner Rick Akin.
Brookhaven Police, Lincoln County Sheriff's Office report shoplifting calls; police, sheriff's reports - Daily Leader
Police reportsThe Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Wednesday were as follows:• Alarm on Hampton Drive• Traffic stop on North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive• Traffic stop on Hwy. 51 S• Traffic stop on Hwy. 51 N• Suspicious person on Ingram Street• Traffic stop on South First Street• Residenti
Woodville resident arrested for bringing controlled substance into a jail; arrest reports - Daily Leader
Arrest reportsThe Lincoln County Jail Docket for Thursday was as follows:• Charles Ray Smith, 03/23/1983, 1470 Mission Hill Road, Wesson — arrested for conspiracy to sell controlled substance by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
Mississippi governor issues state of emergency
“Whether you’re a resident of this state or just visiting, you need to stay updated on this evolving tropical system,” said Gov. Bryant. “Coastal and inland flooding could be a serious issue in the coming days. I ask everyone to please make final preparations to your family emergency plan, especiall
Brookhaven man arrested for contempt of court; arrest reports - Daily Leader
Arrest reportsThe Lincoln County Jail Docket for Tuesday was as follows:• Tyrone Calhoun, 12/22/1967, 424 E Cherokee St. — arrested for contempt of court by Brookhaven Police Department.
Eight candidates running for 3rd Congressional District seat
Voters in Mississippi will go to the polls June 5 in Republican and Democratic party primaries to select the parties’ candidates for U.S. House of Representatives 3rd Congressional District seat being vacated by Gregg Harper and the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Roger Wicker will be June 5.The
Family and friends remember victim killed in Hazlehurst mass shooting
HAZLEHURST, Miss. (WJTV) - While Hazlehurst Police and the US Marshall's Office continue to search for two suspects in a fatal mass shooting, the family of victim, Jonathon Miller is remembering him.
Teen mother aims to inspire others with story, scholarships
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - Life very easily could have turned out different - and much worse - forKatrina Frazier, if statistics held true.She got pregnant at 16 in her junior year of high school and potentially faced a future that’s all too common with teenage mothers.“It happened and now my life is set,
Family of inmate: 'He got arrested and died. It's been 2 weeks and that's all we know.'
"It's because of my brother that I love the dogs — Conflict, Oreo and Ears," she said, listing their names, and adding later that sadly, Ears had died. "Those were his babies, basically. He loved his dogs."
Couples face child abuse charges
The parents of a 2-year-old boy who wondered off earlier this month after they were allegedly using drugs and another couple accused of abandoning their two children, forcing them to live in squalor for days on end, are facing felony charges.Pike County chief investigator Chris Bell said Chad and Ch
School board honors six retirees - Daily Leader
The Brookhaven School District Board of Trustees Tuesday night honored six district employees on their retirement.The board recognized Carol Clanton from Brookhaven High School, Morrianne Furr from Alexander Junior High, Annie Henderson from Lipsey School, Leona White and Macie Bateman from Mamie Ma
Give in secret — Let God get the thanks - Daily Leader
“Don’t practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them,” and “whenever you give to the poor, don’t sound a trumpet before you” are instructions from Jesus on how to give. It’s obvious that Jesus called for secret giving, reminding his followers that God always sees the person givin
2 charged in separate Amite County drug cases
A Brookhaven man and a Summit man are facing felony drug charge in Amite County in unrelated cases last week.Pasquale Mazzel, 38, of Brookhaven, faces charges of felony possession of methamphetamine and possession of Suboxone.
Brookhaven Police report 3 calls of discharging a firearm; police, sheriff’s reports
Police reportsThe Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Saturday-Monday were as follows:• Intoxicated subject on S Whitworth Avenue• Narcotics activity suspected on I-55 S• Alarm on Brignall Road• Traffic stop on N Jackson Street• Road hazard on Rogers Circle• Traffic stop on E Monticello Stree
Shooting suspects still at large — 1 dead, 7 injured in Hazlehurst night club violence
A recent $300,000 gift from the estate of a Lincoln County nursing instructor will establish a scholarship to provide financial assistance to nursing students at the University of Mississippi. Hazel Brister O’Flaherty was a Lincoln County native.“Aunt Hazel knew the value of a good education,” said
Brookhaven man arrested for domestic assault, shooting into a dwelling; arrest reports
The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Friday-Sunday was as follows:• Marketta Windham, 05/12/1991, 915 S Egypt Circle, arrested on city warrant by Brookhaven Police Department.• Jason Taylor, 11/01/1975, arrested for disorderly conduct/breaching the peace with a willful want by BPD.
Police still searching for 2 suspects in fatal Hazlehurst club shooting
Hazlehurst, with a population just under 4,000, is not the kind of place where there are usually mass casualty events.
MHP responds to a single vehicle accident on I-55; area reports
King’s Daughters Medical Center Ambulance Service reported 65 calls Friday-Monday. Twenty were transfers, with one in the city, one in the county, one to Zachary, Louisiana, and 17 to Jackson. There were 45 emergency calls; 30 medical, with 18 in the city and 12 in the county; four traumas, with two
Suspects still at large in shooting that killed 1, injured 7
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Truck carrying 34K lbs. of chicken parts flips near Utica
An 18-wheeler carrying 34,000 pounds of chicken parts overturned overnight near Utica, authorities said.