Daily Leader Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live


Mississippi oil executive: Pipeline cyberattack a bigger supply than price concern

Should Mississippi drivers be concerned about the supply of gasoline or the price of gasoline after a weekend cyberextortion attempt on a vital U.S. pipeline? ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Monday, May 10, 2021 3:24 pm


‘If you’ll let God do it, He’ll do it’ — Mother reflects on her foster family journey

Deedee Henning loves to talk about her children — all six of them. She and husband Paul are Lincoln County natives who started expanding their ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Saturday, May 8, 2021 6:55 am


Jobs, jobs everywhere but … who wants to work?

“Looking for 4 grill cooks and 10 servers.” The Facebook plea from the Brookhaven manager of Cracker Barrel Restaurant and Old Country Store included a ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:06 am


Quick thinking saves man’s life after shooting puts 1 in hospital, 1 in jail

Officials say the quick response of a deputy saved a Mississippi man’s life after a Monday shooting. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office say the quick ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:02 am


89-year-old Mississippi man killed in Sunday wreck

A 89-year-old Mississippi man was killed in a Sunday morning wreck. Felix Woody Brown, 89, was killed in a one-vehicle wreck on East Monticello Street ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:03 am


One hook, two fish — Mississippi youngster makes rare catch

When there is a Waylon, there is a “Way, Way.” A Mississippi youngster accomplished a rare feat many fishermen dream about. Four-year-old Waylon “Way Way”  Richardson, ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Sunday, April 11, 2021 6:57 am


Mississippi man sentenced to life — times 3 — as violent habitual offender

A Monticello man was sentenced Thursday to three life sentences without the possibility of parole. Douglas McCarty, 52, was found guilty by a Lawrence County ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:27 am


‘This doesn’t define Kalli’s life’ — Mississippi family wants daughter’s drug addiction battle to help educate others

Even in the midst of her daughter’s battle with drug addiction, Kim Case always thought her 19-year-old daughter would win the fight. Just three days ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Monday, March 15, 2021 7:48 am


Suspect dies after leading officers on high-speed chase on Mississippi interstate

A suspect died while in custody after he led officers on a high-speed chase on a Mississippi interstate Friday afternoon. Mississippi Highway Patrol officials report ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:47 am


Trial date set for man accused in capital murder of two Brookhaven police officers

Jury selection has been scheduled for the upcoming trial of the man accused of killing Brookhaven police officers Zach Moak and James White in 2018. ... Read more

by Daily Leader Staff, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:07 pm

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