Vaccination Clinic CANCELLED

It was reported this morning that due to pending weather conditions the vaccination clinic scheduled for today, Sunday August 29th at First Baptist M.B. Church is cancelled. The clinic will be rescheduled to another date.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Police Department is participating in a nationwide campaign focusing on impaired drivers. The public will see an increase in patrol, traffic stops and safety check points. This began August 20th and will continue through September 6th. Officers are focusing on getting impaired... Read More.

Leake County School District Announcement

It has been announced that all Leake County School District schools and offices will be closed Monday August 30th. Students and staff will continue with their normal schedule on Tuesday as long as weather permits.A message was released... Read More.

Carthage Farmer’s Market coming in September

The Carthage Farmer's Market has announced that they plan to open the Fall Market in September. Fresh produce, fresh meats, canned items, fresh baked goods, farm fresh eggs, and local honey are among the products featured by local venders at the... Read More.

Motorcycle Crashes in Lena

12:21 a.m. - Leake County Deputies were sent to Piggtown Road when they received a call reporting a domestic disturbance at a residence there.2:14 a.m. - Leake County Deputies and Emergency Medical Services reported to a motorcycle accident on Mills Lane in Lena. The... Read More.

Crash With Injuries in Philadelphia

12:03 p.m. - Philadelphia Police and Philadelphia Fire Department were called to the intersection of West Main Street and Lewis Avenue for a two-vehicle accident. Minor injuries were reported.12:39 p.m. - Philadelphia Police were alerted to a reckless driver traveling on Highway 15 South... Read More.

Fallen Tree Causes Multiple Accidents

5:11 a.m. – Leake County Deputies and Natchez Trace Park Rangers were dispatched to the Natchez Trace Parkway near the area of Highway 429 where a tree fell across the entire roadway. Two vehicles struck the tree in the early morning hours. No injuries... Read More.

Multiple Collisions in Philadelphia

7:13 a.m. – Philadelphia Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the parking lot of a church on Pecan Avenue. No injuries were reported.9:16 a.m. – Philadelphia Police were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision on West Beacon Street. No injuries were reported.10:06 a.m. –... Read More.