Leake County Firefighters Association received this message from the Mississippi State Fire Coordinator.Louisiana has sent a request for assistance to Mississippi.They are in need of water tenders (tankers) with a minimum capacity of 1,500 gallons with 2-3,000 being preferred. They are also in need... Read More.
1:55 am – Carthage Police were dispatched to Westbrook Apartments in response to reports of a domestic disturbance in progress there.2:37 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were called to Highway 487 when they received a call about a power line down across the roadway.7:17... Read More.
1:28 a.m. – Northbend Volunteers were dispatched to County Road 789 for a tree blocking the roadway.9:20 a.m. – Philadelphia Police responded to a call reporting a vehicle that was vandalized at Reunion Court Apartments.3:47 a.m. – Philadelphia Police were called to Frog Level... Read More.
East Central Community College announced they are hosting their 2nd free COVID-19 vaccination clinic of the fall semester on Wednesday September 8th. It will be on the campus in Decatur. Rush Health Systems is sponsoring the clinic with ECCC.Rush personnel with the assistance of... Read More.
11:30 a.m. – Philadelphia Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on East Main Street. No injuries were reported.
12:24 a.m. – Carthage Police were dispatched to a residence on Cook Street when a caller reported a trespasser.5:20 a.m. – Carthage Volunteers were sent to Reformation Road when a tree fell across the roadway.7:49 a.m. – Leake County Deputies discovered a power line... Read More.
We will be posting all business and school delays and closures for Tuesday August 31st due to inclement weather conditions for you as we receive them.All Leake county public schools will have a delayed start on Tuesday. School will be starting at 10:00... Read More.
McMillan Park Fall Ball is in need of several coaches. There are 140 kids signed up and 11 teams. Park Director, Chris Gray says they need coaches ASAP to allow for practice by September 21. Fall ball is very low stress since there is... Read More.
Winner, winner STEAK dinner!This week a some of our games were cancelled or rescheduled so everyone started out with a few free points. We also had to use a tie breaker this week! Our winner for Kicks Picks week 2 is Peggy Blount of... Read More.
All Mid Mississippi Regional Libraries will be closed Monday August 30th due to the threat of inclement weather.
Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben has announced the closure of all non-essential tribal government offices & all Choctaw tribal schools for Monday August 30th.Essential & emergency service providers such as Choctaw Police Department, Public Safety, Fire & Rescue, Choctaw Transit, Choctaw Health Center, and Tribal... Read More.
The Leake County FireFighters Association has released the following message."Hurricane Ida is a major hurricane. It is slow moving and will affect most of the state. We can expect 50-55 MPH winds and up to 5-6 inches of rain. We will probably have downed... Read More.