Geyser Falls Water Theme Park 2018 Season!

The 2018 Season for Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is here. The Park starts opening daily on Saturday, May 26. Mississippi’s #1 family attraction, Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is a 23-acre playground with twelve water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, little kids area, Beach Club, and Clearwater Key. With fun slides, white beaches, and more water slides than you know what to do with Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is the perfect place for your family... Read More.

Legislature declares June Access to Justice Month; Courts schedule free family law clinics across the state

The Mississippi Legislature has declared June Access to Justice month.  Free family law legal clinics are being organized in every Chancery Court District in Mississippi to assist those in need of civil legal aid.  The clinics will assist individuals with custody and child support issues, divorces, guardianships, name change matters, emancipations, adoptions and domestic violence protection orders.  Volunteer attorneys will be present to meet with self-represented litigants to provide advice, assistance with forms and pleadings and instructions on how... Read More.

MHP Memorial Day enforcement to begin Friday

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will kick off its Memorial Day weekend enforcement period started at 6:00 pm Friday evening. Troopers will be setting up checkpoints to look for drunk and impaired drivers. They will also be issuing tickets for distracted driving and seat belt violations. This safety initiative is designed to ensure safe travel for motorists while also reminding them of their responsibilities during the busy holiday weekend.

Memorial Day Program – Carthage

American Legion Post 168 will conduct a Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 28 at 11 am on the South lawn of the Carthage Courthouse. In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be moved to the courtroom on the second floor of the courthouse.

Moonshine bust in Leake county

Leake County Sheriff’s Department aided in the arrest of a Leake County man accused for making “moonshine.” A joint search warrant conducted at 691 Hwy 25 South Tuesday morning by Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Leake County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the arrest of 58-year old John Wilkinson of Leake County. Alcoholic Beverage Control Agent in Charge Jason Counts stated, that in addition to finding a moonshine still, law officers found corn mash fermenting in a vat with insects... Read More.

ECCC Warrior Golf Classic Raises Record Funds for Student Scholarships

The Brown Bottling team won the Championship Flight and a record was set in money raised at the 17th Annual East Central Community College Warrior Golf Classic held May 11 at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, located on the Pearl River Resort in Choctaw. Sponsored by the ECCC Alumni Association, the four-person scramble set a new record for revenue to student scholarships, according to event coordinator David LeBlanc, director of alumni relations and the foundation at ECCC in Decatur.... Read More.

Leake County Libraries dial-a-story “The Library Ghost” read by Macy Williams

This week’s Dial-A-Story “The Library Ghost” is read by Macy Williams. Macy is 17 and will be a 2019 senior from Heritage Christian Academy. In her spare time, she likes to draw and write. You can call 601-267-7208 May 17 – May 24, to hear Macy read her book. Call in to find out about the Library Ghost! Also, listen closely to hear the “Secret Word of The Week.”  When you know the “Secret Word of The Week,” go to... Read More.