Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 5:07 a.m. – Carthage Police were called to an area across from the Carthage Fire Department for a disturbance in progress there. 7:34 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting a suspicious male near a residence on Crane... Read More.
The Carthage Square Affair is happening this Saturday ON THE SQUARE in Carthage! There will be food vendors, arts & crafts vendors, clothing, and more on the square. The Baptist Heart of MS 5K is also scheduled for that day in downtown Carthage. (See... Read More.
Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 5:05 a.m. – Carthage Police were called to a residence on Clubview Drive when they received reports of a vehicle that was broken into there. A gun and a pack of cigarettes were taken from the vehicle. 6:08 a.m. – Carthage... Read More.
Matlock Park Youth Football and Youth Cheerleader registration Is going on now in Carthage. The deadline to register is Monday May 30th. Matlock Park Youth Football and Youth Cheerleader programs are for children ages 5-12. The registration fee is $55 per child and applications... Read More.
3:56 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were called to a residence on HWY 43 in the Thomastown area for a break-in that occurred there. Read more on this and other break-ins in Leake County lately. 1:18 p.m. – Leake County Deputies and MS HWY... Read More.
A handful of break-ins have been reported in Leake County recently. On Tuesday May 10th just before noon, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Pleasant Hill Road regarding a break-in. One person was home at the time. That individual stated that they... Read More.
Friday May 14, 2022 6:55 a.m. – Carthage Police responded to a call regarding a disturbance in progress on Williams Street. 7:01 a.m. – Carthage Police and Leake County Deputies were alerted to a stolen vehicle traveling on HWY 25 North toward the Four Corners... Read More.
The finalist have been announced for the 2022 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year. A panel of elite music industry judges listened to the songs and judged the lyrics to all submitted songs at the famous Wishbone Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL. Fifteen finalists have been chosen... Read More.
Greg Collins was sworn in as chief of police today, Friday May 13th, 2022, in Carthage, MS. Several people were there to show their support including family, former coworkers, and Leake County and City of Carthage officials.
The MSU Leake County Extension Office will host the Gilbert Barham Memorial Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, May 21st at the McMillan Park Lake in Carthage. The rodeo is free and open to all youths ages 15 and under. Prizes will be given in different age categories. Registration... Read More.
Thursday May 12th, 2022 12:13 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were alerted to a shooting that occurred at a residence on HWY 488 near the Madden area. Watch for an updated story from Randy Bell as information develops. 3:55 a.m. – Leake County Deputies and... Read More.
Schools in Leake county are getting ready for graduation. Carthage Christian Academy will have graduation this Friday May 13th. Leake Central High School will have graduation next Thursday May 19th, and Leake County High School will have graduation next Friday May 20th. There will be... Read More.