Lady Warriors Win Big Over Lady Trojans

The East Central Community Collage Lady Warriors playing softball this afternoon at the Softball Complex in Decatur hosting the Mississippi Delta Community College Lady Trojans from Moorehead. The Lady Warriors entered today’s games 27-9 overall and 14-8 in conference while the Lady Trojans entered 2-26 overall and 2-18 in conference. Two games between the teams will be played this afternoon however only the first game will be broadcast. In game one, the Lady Trojans were unable to score a... Read More.

Vivians picked eighth in WNBA Draft by Indiana Fever

After re-writing the Mississippi State record books, Victoria Vivians is taking her talents to the WNBA. Vivians was taken eighth overall by the Indiana Fever in the 2018 WNBA Draft Thursday night in New York City. The Carthage, Miss., native becomes the sixth Bulldog taken in the WNBA Draft and the first since 2010. She is State’s highest selection since Tan White was picked second overall by the Fever in 2005. “This has been such an amazing night, and... Read More.

Sunshine Medical Clinic holds grand opening

The Main Street Chamber of Leake County held a ribbon cutting for Sunshine Medical Clinic on Wednesday, April 11. Sunshine Medical Clinic is located at 1010 Highway 16 East in Carthage. For more information contact Russell Baty at the Main Street Chamber of Leake County at 601-267-6764.

Governor closes 83 state bridges – two in Leake County

Republican Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday ordered the Mississippi Department of Transportation to immediately close 83 locally maintained bridges that the federal government says are in bad shape. “These bridges have been deemed unsafe for the traveling public,” Bryant said in a statement. “Keeping them open constitutes an unnecessary risk to public safety, violates the corrective action plan agreed upon by the state and federal government and jeopardizes federal infrastructure funds Mississippi receives.” Bryant issued the order five days... 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.

Carthage PD looking for suspect in car theft

Carthage Police Department is looking for Christopher Taylor who is wanted in connection with a stolen vehicle. On Monday, April 9, 2018 at approximately 2:38 pm Carthage Police Department received a call that a Blue 2012 Nissan Maxima was swollen from the parking lot of the Shell gas station located on Highway 16 East. License plate number LJQ408. Anyone with information that could help locate an lead to the arrest would be eligible for a reward. Please call Crime... Read More.

AWOL Drug Court offender back in jail

Drug Court puts another probation violator back in jail.  Jacory Eirby was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Eirby was also wanted under an active warrant for a felony drug possession charge in Scott County in which the 8th District Drug Court had ordered two years ago when Eirby violated the terms of probation. Eirby is in custody at the Scott County Jail. He will go before the Circuit Judge for his termination hearing where his sentencing for felony... Read More.