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EC Warriors Split Basketball Doubleheader in Decatur

The East Central Community College basketball teams were in action in Decatur tonight. The Lady Warriors played the Lady Tigers of Coahoma Community College from Clarksdale in the opening contest. The Lady Warriors enjoyed a two point lead after the opening quarter but would... Read More.

Golden Egg Tour 2022

  Pearl River Resort is proud to be part of the Golden Egg Tour 2022.  Mississippi State Bulldog fans can view and photograph the coveted Egg Bowl trophy at Pearl River Resort, in Choctaw, MS.   Where: Silver Star Casino Promenade When: Wednesday, December 7th Time: 11:30 am until... Read More.

Disturbances in Leake

Thursday, December 1, 2022 9:30 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting a domestic disturbance in progress at a residence at E Franklin St near Arbor Acres Rd. 1:06 p.m. - Deputies responded to a disturbance on Wilcher Road. 6:39 p.m. - Deputies... Read More.

One Dead, Two Wounded in Carthage Shootings

One man is dead and two other people are hospitalized tonight after shootings in Carthage which may have stemmed from a domestic dispute.   It happened just as the city's Christmas parade was getting underway nearby.  Leake County Sheriff Randy Atkinson says a man was... Read More.

Happening Today: Carthage Christmas Parade, “Christmas in the Country”

The Christmas parade in Carthage is tonight, and the theme is "Christmas in the Country". The parade will include floats, bands, dance teams, vehicles, horses, ATVs, tractors, etc. Participants will begin lining up at 5 pm and the parade begins at 6 pm.

NWS: Eight Tornadoes Confirmed, Storm Surveys Continue

The local area was spared as at least eight tornadoes touched down in Mississippi Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.  The closest touchdown to us was the EF-1 tornado which was on the ground for about five miles from Winston County northwest of Louisville... Read More.

NWS: A Close Call for Kosciusko Tuesday Night

A week after Thanksgiving, Kosciusko should still be counting its blessings.   The National Weather Service says a thunderstorm supercell which moved across the city Tuesday night had the potential to produce a strong tornado—in the EF-2 to EF-3 range—had it touched down. “That storm as... Read More.

Carthage Police Department Collecting Dog Food Donations for Local Animal Rescue

The Carthage Police Department has partnered with Remo’s Rescue, a local nonprofit animal rescue, to collect dog food for the many animals in their care. “All you have to do is buy the dog food and drop it off at Carthage Police Department. We’ll make... Read More.

Kicks Picks 2022 Season Winner Announced

Another exciting and competitive season of Kicks Picks has come to an end, and now it is time to announce our grand prize winner for this year. Gerald Thomas of Carthage has won the grand prize of a Bayou Classic Ceramic Grill presented by... Read More.

Early Morning Disturbances in Leake County

On Wednesday at 2:07am, CPD was requested to a residence on Graham Street where the caller said two people were fighting in the bedroom. At 3:21am, officers were requested to a residence on Highway 35 North for a disturbance where the caller advised that the... Read More.

Walnut Grove Community Christmas Parade is Friday

The Town of Walnut Grove and the Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Department will host the first ever Walnut Grove Community Christmas Parade this year. The theme is “The Spirit of Christmas” and the date for the parade is set for Friday, December 2nd at 6... Read More.

Damage Reported After Tornadoes Hit Mississippi

Severe storms including tornadoes swept across Mississippi last night damaging homes in several counties and knocking out power to more than 11,000 customers.  The National Weather Service says Lowndes County was among the hardest-hit areas with a grocery store and church damaged north of... Read More.

AAA: Gas Averaging Less Than $3 in MS

For the first time since January, the average price for gas in Mississippi is less than $3 a gallon.  AAA says it dipped to $2.99 this morning continuing a price decline that began about three weeks ago.   While several stations in Carthage and Philadelphia... Read More.

Accidents on Laurel Hill Road, Highway 35, and Highway 16

On Tuesday at 12:07pm, Leake deputy reported a two-car MVA, with one leaving the scene, on Laurel Hill Road close to the intersection of Madden Road. At 3:13pm, there was a report of an accident blocking the road on Highway 35 North at North Pearl... Read More.

POSTPONED – Sebastopol Christmas Parade

Sebastopol's annual Christmas Parade that was scheduled for today, November 29th at 6 pm has been postponed due to inclement weather. The new date has not been announced.

Today in Carthage: Baptist-Leake hosts “Medicare 101” Informational Session

Baptist Memorial Hospital Leake invites the public to an informational session called Medicare 101. This will take place at the Old Elementary in Carthage today, November 29th at 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm.

Leake Academy to dismiss early due to weather

Leake Academy is releasing classes early today due to weather. Kindergarten classes will be let out at 11:50 am. Elementary car riders will release at noon. Elementary bus riders and 7th - 12th grade classes will release at at 12:30. Additionally, all after school/extracurricular activities are cancelled. Information on... Read More.

Malicious Mischief Sends Subject to ER

On Tuesday at 12:10am, Leake County Deputies were requested to Dogwood Lane off of Red Dog Rd where the caller said someone was busting windows out of a residence there.  While investigating on scene, deputies advised the ER to be on the lookout for... Read More.

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