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Brookhaven police respond to two calls of intoxicated subjects; police, sheriff's reports

Police reports The Brookhaven Police Department reports for Tuesday were as follows: Traffic stop on Hwy. 550 Disturbance on East Chickasaw Street Disturbance on Rogers Circle Disturbance on Rogers Circle Residential burglary on Hwy. 51 N Discharging a firearm on South Washington Street Distu

DAILY LEADER - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

'She's a good person, very wise' - Cindy Hyde-Smith supporters tell Gov. Phil Bryant he made a "good choice"

Of the more than 200 people who gathered in downtown Brookhaven at noon Wednesday to see Cindy Hyde-Smith's historic ascension to the U.S. Senate, no one came farther than Stephen Berry, who traveled all the way from Germany. Well, sort of. Berry did come from the old Holy Roman Empire - it was 30 y

DAILY LEADER - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

Silver Creek man arrested in Lincoln County for public drunk; arrest reports

The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Thursday was as follows: Phillip May, 6/17/1985, no address listed - arrested for warrant by Brookhaven Police Department. Ieshia Butler, 1/27/1991, 124 West Enterprise St. - arrested for warrants and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance by BPD. Bruc

DAILY LEADER - 2018-03-23 23:59:59

15-year-old flown to USA Medical Center after being struck by vehicle

Thursday, a 15-year-old male was life flighted to the USA Medical Center in Mobile after being hit by a commercial vehicle in Hancock County. The incident happened around 4 p.m. in the Silver Creek subdivision. Hancock County investigator Don Bass says the male was struck after he ran out in traffic

WLOX - 2018-03-23 02:42:43

School officials promise vigilance - Wesson school, cops hold town hall, but parents absent

Jason Bates got the message like everyone else - poorly. It was Tuesday, Feb. 20, when word started spreading that "something happened" at Wesson Attendance Center. Students came home saying police and men in strange uniforms were at the school. The Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland,

DAILY LEADER - 2018-03-23 23:59:59

Commandments sign to be modified - Brookhaven businessman's religious sign will be reinstalled to comply with city ordinances

The Ten Commandments billboard in Brookhaven will come down - and then go right back up, this time in compliance with the law. Brookhaven businessman Wayne Wallace said he would remove and make modifications to his religious signs at the corner of Hwy. 51 and Industrial Park Road to bring them into


Correction: Ten Commandments-Billboards story

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - In a story March 21 and March 22 about a Ten Commandments billboard, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quote by Wayne Wallace to the mayor, Joe Cox. A corrected story is below. Mississippi man agrees to move Ten Commandments billboard Thou shalt comply with city

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 20:39:41

Mississippi man agrees to move Ten Commandments billboard

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. - A property owner in Brookhaven, Mississippi has learned a lesson: Thou shalt comply with city ordinances. Wayne Wallace avoided a battle of biblical proportions by agreeing to take down billboards he installed without proper permits, showing the Ten Commandments and a flaming Ame


Sam's Club worker pocketed thousands from bogus customer returns, Gulfport police say | The Sun Herald

Sam's Club worker pocketed thousands from bogus customer returns, Gulfport police say A Sam's Club employee who handled the return of merchandise in exchange for cash pocketed a little more than $2,300 in about two weeks, police say. A representative of the members-only warehouse chain reported sus


Police: Man killed in shootout at gas station

NATCHEZ - Police have arrested two people in connection to a shootout that killed one person early Wednesday morning in the parking lot of a local convenience store. The first known homicide within city limits this year reportedly occurred approximately 1 a.m. at Zipy gas station, located on Old Was


Hyde-Smith will accept U.S. Senate appointment at Wednesday ceremony in Brookhaven

State agriculture commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith will become Mississippi's first female U.S. senator Wednesday, accepting the job at a ceremony at the old Brookhaven train depot at noon. Hyde-Smith, a Brookhaven native and former state senator, will fill the vacant term left by the retirement of Sen.


Mississippi agriculture official named to Senate

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - Noon The governor of Mississippi is appointing state Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to succeed fellow Republican Thad Cochran in the U.S. Senate. Hyde-Smith will be the first woman to represent Mississippi in Congress once Cochran resigns April 1. She will immedia


Teen crashes vehicle during road test for driver's license

A 17-year-old driving for her road test crashed into a building Wednesday, police said. The crash happened in Buffalo, Minnesota, at the driver's license exam station. She inadvertently put the vehicle into drive instead of reverse, leading it to lurch forward when she accelerated, police said. It

WAPT - 2018-03-22 23:25:00

Four Angola employees arrested, two sanctioned after investigation into drugs, sexual misconduct at prison

Following investigations into misconduct at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, four officers were arrested and resigned, and two have been administratively sanctioned since Saturday, said Department of Corrections spokesman Ken Pastorick. The four officers were arrested by the West Feliciana S


Kentwood's King breaks facility record at Louisiana Classics

Senior Devin King's record-setting performance in the pole vault headlined another day of high finishes and personal bests for Southeastern Louisiana at the Louisiana Classics Saturday at the UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Track/Soccer Complex. King broke a 20-year-old facility record in winning with a


US Senate appointee in Mississippi pledges to support Trump

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's Republican agriculture commissioner, who served on a farm advisory committee for President Donald Trump, was appointed Wednesday to succeed a veteran U.S. senator who is resigning because of poor health. Cindy Hyde-Smith immediately pledged to support Trump's a


Crash involving vehicle and pedestrian on West Frontage Road in Richland

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) -- Richland authorities are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian injured. Richland officers and firefighters responded to the scene on West Frontage Road involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Drivers should avoid this area until the scene is clear. We along with Richla


Suit settled in death of Anton Yelchin, actor crushed by SUV

AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) - The parents of "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin have reached a settlement with the makers of the SUV that crushed and killed him in his driveway in 2016. The confidential settlement was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. Fiat Chrysler, maker of the Jeep Gr

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 20:19:06

Grand jury indicts 15 'Paid Family' gang members for trafficking drugs through Columbia airport

Attorney General Alan Wilson and Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott say they've brought down a gang known as the "Paid Family." The two were joined by others as they announced indictments against 15 people on Wednesday who says those accused helped bring more than a hundred pounds of marijuana into S


Criticism of Cindy Hyde-Smith appointment to Senate grows, includes White House warning

State Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith will become the first woman to represent Mississippi in the U.S. Senate, Gov. Phil Bryant announced at an event in her hometown of Brookhaven on Wednesday, but her appointment is already drawing concern from in-state Republicans and the White House. "W