Disturbance – weapon involved

7:09 a.m. – Leake County Deputies and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to Bufkin Road in the Walnut Grove area when they received a call regarding a disturbance in progress involving a weapon.8:46 a.m. – Carthage Police were dispatched to Highway 35 near Fair... Read More.

Out of Control Grass Fires

1:14 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Highway 16 West near Old Robinson Road when they received a call reporting a trespasser on the property.12:33 p.m. – Carthage Police were called to Highway 35 South near West Franklin Street... Read More.

Property stolen from a home in Carthage

4:47 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to reports of a disturbance in progress at a residence on Shoemaker Road in the Walnut Grove area.2:37 p.m. – Carthage Police responded to a call regarding stolen property from a residence on Old Canton Road.5:29 p.m.... Read More.

N Jordan St CLOSED for a while today

A portion of North Jordan Street will be closed today for roadwork from 9 a.m. until work is finished. The road will be closed from the area north of Airport Road to the area north of Pioneer Hill Drive. We will update as soon... Read More.

ATV vs. Vehicle – Amazingly, NO injuries

3:30 p.m. – Leake County Deputies were called to Forest Grove Road near Greenwood Chapel Road when a call came in reporting cows out in the roadway. When they arrived on the scene, there were over a dozen cows in the roadway. The owner... Read More.

School Closure: Leake Academy closed due to COVID

Leake Academy has announced that they will be closed the rest of the week as well as Monday. Teachers and students will return to school on Tuesday January 18th.The following message was sent out to parents this afternoon:"Due to the increasing number of COVID... Read More.

Carthage City-Wide Trash Pick-Up Begins Soon

The City of Carthage annual city-wide trash pick-up will be on Wednesday January 26 and Thursday January 27. City trucks will begin pick-up on these days at 7 a.m. and will finish at 4 p.m. each day.Any items that residents of Carthage would like... Read More.