Home Lost in Leake County Due to Late Night Fire

On Sunday, June 12th, 2022 just before midnight, Carthage Fire Department and Barnes Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to Wilders Lane off Pleasant Grove Road regarding a mobile home fire. Firefighters arrived on scene to a home fully engulfed in flames. A relative of the... Read More.

Mississippi Lions All-State Band to Perform in Kosciusko

The Mississippi Lions All-State Band will be performing LIVE at the Skipworth Performing Arts Center located at 317 East Jefferson Street in Kosciusko (old Kosciusko High School auditorium). The Mississippi Lions All-State Band is the state's premier honor band. Each year, over 100 high school... Read More.

Attempted Break-In in Lena

Friday, June 3rd, 3033 5:55 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were called to a residence on Pepper Ridge Lane in Lena when they were notified of an individual that attempted to break into a vehicle there. 8:27 p.m. – Carthage Police responded to reports of... Read More.

Vehicle Stolen and Sold for Scrap in Leake

On Saturday, May 28th, 2022 at approximately 8:47 a.m., Leake County Deputies were notified of a red Chevy C10 pickup truck that was stolen from Forest Grove Road and taken to Monarch Metal Recycling. Security footage from the scrap yard was reviewed and showed... Read More.

Head-on Collision in Leake, Two in Hospital

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 3:52 p.m. – Carthage Fire Department, Leake County Deputies, Emergency Medical Services, and MS HWY Patrol were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash on HWY 35 South just outside the city limits near the Pearl River bridge. The collision was head-on,... Read More.

Final Day to Register for Youth Football and Cheer

Today is the deadline to register for Matlock Park Youth Football and Youth Cheer. Matlock Park Youth Football and Youth Cheerleader programs are for children ages 5-12. The registration fee is $55 per child and applications can be picked up at City Hall.