On September 12th at 1:22 a.m., Philadelphia Police responded to reports of shots fired at Spaceway on Pecan Avenue. When officers arrived they were met by the shooter, 33 year old Allen Easley of Preston, MS. Easley was taken into custody without further incident. The victim of the... Read More.
The Carthage Farmers Market is opening back up on Tuesday September 21st. It will be held every other Tuesday in McMillan Park from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Things you can expect to see at the farmers market: Fresh veggies such as collards, turnips, mustards, sweet potatoes, etc. Fresh baked goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, etc. Canned jellies and jams Local honey Homemade soaps Arts & Crafts Handmade jewelry ... Read More.
Three men were arrested in Carthage Saturday September 11th. The three were attempting to sneak contraband into the Leake County Correctional Facility by throwing it over the fence that joins McMillan Park and the yard of the jail. They were spotted on camera by Investigator Taylor Parker. The men had wrapped packages of what is believed to be tobacco and marijuana in burlap and tape and were attempting to throw it over the fence into the yard. Some of the packages... Read More.
Beginning Monday September 13th, GA Carmichael Family Health Center will begin setting up in Carthage parks. They will be in McMillan Park on Hwy 16 on Mondays 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Frank L. Matlock Park on Hayes St. on Thursdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Some services they will be providing at these parks include: COVID testing COVID vaccines WIC Hypertension Diabetes Pediatrics Family Medicine Click here for more information.
Sheriff Eric Clark of Neshoba County has released this statement regarding the death of an inmate. On September 11, 2021, inmate Piotr James Gullett (27) of Starkville MS, was pronounced dead at Neshoba County Detention Center. Gullett was observed to be unresponsive in his cell at 6:37 pm. Correctional officers called EMS and immediately... Read More.
Dakota Killingsworth, Main Street Chamber of Leake County Director, invites YOU to the 49th annual Oktoberfest in Carthage! The Oktoberfest is Friday October 1st 12pm - 6pm and Saturday October 2nd 8am-3pm. The Oktoberfest is something Leake County residents look forward to each year. There will be food, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and more! You will find a vendor with just about anything you might be shopping for. You can find woodwork, homemade jams & jellies, clothing, jewelry, and so... Read More.
12:17 a.m. – Attala County Deputies were called to the area of Highway 35 North near Hesterville when a car struck a deer. No one was injured. 10:51 a.m. – Kosciusko Police were called to Dollar General on Veterans Memorial Drive when a wallet was reported stolen there. 12:31 p.m. – Kosciusko Fire Department dispatched to a residence on Love Road where a shed was fully engulfed in flames. Fire Fighters worked quickly to extinguish the flames. No one was injured. 1:07... Read More.
Library Card Sign Up Month has been held each September since 1987 to mark the beginning of the school year. Having a library card now gives you access to books, resources, technology, and so much more. Your local library may have more to offer than you realize! Visit your library online or in person today and learn about all the things you have access to. And celebrate Library Card Sign Up Month now by getting your very own library card. Click