This community Thanksgiving event will be Sunday, November 20th at 5 pm at the Walnut Grove Fire Station and Downtown Market Pavilion. There will be a brief Thanksgiving program followed by a tasting of soups, stews, chilies, and more from area cooks. For more information or... Read More.
On Sunday, November 13th at 12:25 a.m., Carthage Police Officers were dispatched to a residence on Red Dog Rd regarding a disturbance in progress involving a weapon. When officers arrived on scene a woman, Bessie Leflore, was standing in the doorway holding a kitchen knife... Read More.
Monday, November 14, 2022 1:18 p.m. – Carthage Police were dispatched to a minor two-vehicle accident that occurred on Hwy 35 in front of Sonic. No injuries were reported. 1:57 p.m. – Leake Deputies received a call reporting that shots were fired on Pepper Ridge... Read More.
The Leake County Wildlife Seminar, Supper, and Big Buck Contest will be tonight at the Carthage Coliseum. There will be a wild game buffet. Everyone is encouraged to bring a dish. Admission (includes a stew supper) is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for... Read More.
On Friday November 11, at approximately 3:21 p.m., Kosciusko Police responded to reports of a shooting that occurred at Westwood Apartments. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call the Kosciusko Police Department at 662-289-3131 or Central MS Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477).... Read More.
The Louisville/Winston Chamber of Commerce has announced the date and theme for the 2022 Louisville Christmas Parade. The theme is “Yuletide of Yesteryear: Christmas Through the Decades” and it will be held on Monday, December 5th at 5:30 pm. Registration forms along with an entry fee... Read More.
The Carthage American Legion Post 168 presented a Veterans Day program today on the south end of the court square at the Veterans' Memorial area. Commander, Jimmy "Jimbo" Sessums lead the program. Mike Hollis was the guest speaker, and Rebecca Williamson sang the National Anthem. The... Read More.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 2:57 a.m. – Leake Deputies responded to a call reporting a break-in that occurred at a residence on Crane Road. 11:52 a.m. – Carthage Fire Department was dispatched to a grass fire on the side of the roadway on Hwy 35... Read More.
A young child was struck by a vehicle on Red Dog Road this morning. The incident happened just before 7 am when the child was being let out of a vehicle where they would normally get on the school bus. It was reported that the youngster... Read More.
The Kosciusko Police Department wants to make the public aware of a lethal drug that could be on its way to our area in the form of counterfeit pills. "We're concerned about the safety of our children and the public. We want everyone to be... Read More.
Christmas Open House for Leake County will be held on Sunday, November 13 from 1 pm – 7 pm. Each business will be offering special sales and offers for Christmas Open House. “This is a great opportunity to jumpstart holiday shopping while supporting your local community!”... Read More.
Today is election today in Mississippi. Races on the Leake County ballot include Leake County School Board, U.S. House of Representatives District 2, Court of Appeals District 3, Chancery Judge District 11, Circuit Court District 8. City of Carthage voters will vote on Mayor as well... Read More.