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Summit man arrested on 3 counts of assault - Daily Leader

The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Thursday was as follows:• Daniel Thames, 10/01/1982, 220 Lambert Road, Ruth — arrested for probation violation by Mississippi Department of Corrections.• Joshua Banks, 12/08/1977, 912 Forest Trail — arrested on indictment by MDOC.

DAILY LEADER - 2018-08-18 02:30:20

Magnolia budget to feature 5-mill hike

With a budget hearing approaching, there’s bad blood at Magnolia city hall over a proposed tax millage increase, and it might get uglier.The 2018-19 budget will raise millage from 36 to 41. With Magnolia’s median property value at $80,400, it means about a $40 increase for single-family residential

ENTERPRISE-JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 13:00:00

ATV thieves hit Road and Track, one captured - Daily Leader

Sometimes, even the cops have to wait their turn.Brookhaven Police Capt. Clint Earls said he is waiting in a long line of law enforcement agencies for the chance to interview Theodore Dewayne Charles, 39, of D’Iberville, who is charged with uttering forgery for allegedly writing bogus checks to make

DAILY LEADER - 2018-08-18 02:47:30

Man indicted in New Year’s Eve killing

Michael Bloomer, 31, 903 Third St., McComb, was indicted for allegedly shooting Prentiss Pounds, 33, McComb, with a semi-automatic assault rifle during a break-in at the home of Ella Ellzey on Dec. 31, 2017.


LCSO, BPD report 5 calls of shots fired Thursday - Daily Leader

Police reportsThe Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Thursday were:• Alarm on Brookway Boulevard• Traffic accident on East Manufacturers Boulevard• Vehicle burglary on West Minnesota Street• Alarm on Hwy. 51 N• Vehicle burglary on South Cleveland Avenue• Animal control on Noble Drive• Vehicl

DAILY LEADER - 2018-08-18 02:29:10

Brookhaven Fire Dept. reports a trailer fire Thursday - Daily Leader

King’s Daughters Medical Center Ambulance Service reported 20 calls Thursday. There were six transfers, with three in the city, one to Lawrence County and two to Jackson. There were 14 emergency calls; 11 medical, with seven in the city and four in the county; one trauma in the county; and two MVAs

DAILY LEADER - 2018-08-18 02:27:48

It's Panthers vs. Pirates Friday night - Daily Leader

Tucker Peavey and Brookhaven High School football fit together like a hand and a glove. A former state champion coach in his previous stint at Brookhaven from 2002-2010, Peavey and his Panthers face a tough task tonight in their season opener. Brookhaven travels to Pearl for a 7 p.m. showdown with t

DAILY LEADER - 2018-08-17 02:07:02

Man booked in Brookhaven armed robbery, pursuit

A Jackson man faces multiple felony charges after an armed robbery and prolonged pursuit through Brookhaven on Tuesday.Jimmy Burks, 26, was charged with armed robbery, felony fleeing and two counts of assault on a police officer, according to a report from the Daily Leader.Burks reportedly robbed an


Brookhaven man arrested for public drunk - Daily Leader

The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Tuesday was as follows:• Catarid Haywood, 03/05/1993, 2272 Pipeline Lane, Sontag — arrested on city warrant by Brookhaven Police Department.


Summit makes move to proceed with annexation

Summit’s aspirations to annex land west of Interstate 55 gained momentum Tuesday night when the town council agreed to hire a consultant who pledged to help guide officials through the process.The council agreed to enter into a contract worth up to $8,000 with Oxford-based Slaughter & Associates.Mik


Monticello Man Charged with Armed Robbery

Josia Badon, 24, of 1190 Western Avenue, is charged with public drunk and a count of armed robbery after brandishing a knife and attempting to take the car keys of a nearby relative.


'Mississippi's Exiled Daughter' recalls civil rights push

Her memoir, "Mississippi's Exiled Daughter: How My Civil Rights Baptism Under Fire Shaped My Life," came out this summer from New South Books.


Police bag grocery robber hiding next to ice machine in Summit - Daily Leader

SUMMIT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man accused of armed robbery tried to play it cool, but the heat found him anyway.Patrick James Burns, 42, was arrested hiding next to an ice machine Saturday while trying to rob the Piggly Wiggly in Summit at gunpoint.Summit Police Officer William Harris was on pa


Accused shoplifter leads police on chase - Daily Leader

A Brookhaven man suspected of shoplifting led police officers on a chase at elevated speeds through Brookhaven Monday night that included sheriff’s deputies and troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol.Jimmy Townes, 46, of SE Greenwood Lane, was charged with felony fleeing or eluding police in a


Van donated to women’s shelter

A new minivan, donated by a Columbia man, will help WINGS continue its mission helping abused women.

COLUMBIANPROGRESS.COM - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Guilty Plea Entered in Embezzlement Case

According to court records, Tina King, 49, of Jayess, pled guilty August 1 in Lawrence County Circuit Court to a charge of grand larceny.


Police arrest 12 in street-crime roundup

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Unique sentence given in DUI death

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MAAP results show majority of Brookhaven, Lincoln County students are passing or proficient in English, math - Daily Leader

Loyd Star, Enterprise eighth-graders struggle in math while West Lincoln excelsStudent assessments released today at noon by the department of education show the highest percentage of students in the Brookhaven and Lincoln County school districts possess at least a general mastery of English and mat


Suspect accused of armed robbery at Walmart caught after ramming police truck - Daily Leader

Brookhaven Police Chief Kenneth Collins said the suspect, who has not been identified, is believed to have robbed the woman around 3 p.m. He was spotted driving through Brookhaven soon after and a chase by police began. Collins said the suspect attempted to run over an officer and then rammed a poli