The Blake Burgess Memorial Highway sign unveiling is today in Carthage. The ceremony will honor the life and legacy of Blake Burgess, who died last February. We reached out to his Mom, Robin Burgess, who said "today, November 24, 2020 would have been Blake's... Read More.
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A Leake County tractor was vandalized back in late September resulting in $4400 in window breakage damage. According to the Leake County Sheriff's Office, the crime is still unsolved. A $1000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction... Read More.
Open Arms food distribution drive thru continues today. However, food will now be available from 3:45-5:15 pm due to daylight savings time. Also, Open Arms is still receiving donations as well. If you would like to donate or become a volunteer call 601-663-8505 or... Read More.
Leake County offices will be closed this thursday and friday. According to Leake County Administrator Corey Wooten the offices will be closed for Thanksgiving Holidays. Offices will open again on monday.
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 24, the 329th day of 2020. There are 37 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 24, 1859, British naturalist Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species," which explained his theory of evolution by means of... Read More.
The Carthage Mayor's Youth Council is distributing food packages ahead of Thanksgiving. In addition to food, masks, sanitizer, and personal hygiene products are being provided for the disabled and elderly. Distributions will continue until all items run out. If you need items or would... Read More.
The Leake County School District will transition to virtual distance learning starting November 30th. District Superintendent Yvette Young announced that the decision was made due to Covid-19 case increase in the region. She went on to say "in an attempt to do our part... Read More.
Larrenzo Cooper was found dead last week. Sheriff Randy Atkinson confirmed that the death was being investigated as a homicide after Mr. Cooper was discovered in a home on Laurel Hill Road. We followed up with the Leake County Sheriff's office. No additional details... Read More.
Choctaw Tribal Schools Virtual Learning Continues. According to school officials, "distance learning will now continue through December 18th." CTS also said "that students with specialized services such as speech, physical, occupational therapy and 504 services will continue to report to the school for... Read More.