Horses Stolen South of Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Miss.--Two horses were stolen Friday south of Louisville, says Winston County Sheriff Mike Perkins. The theft happened Friday between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.The horses were stolen on Sylvester Hudson Rd., which is near Hwy. 15.A red truck pulling a trailer was caught on... Read More.

Hwy. 19 Four Lane Project Gets a Boost From Lawmakers

PHILADELPHIA, Miss.--You may finally soon be able to drive a four-lane highway between Philadelphia and Meridian, says state Sen. Jennifer Branning, who represents parts of Leake, Winston and Neshoba counties.Branning was the guest on "The Extra Mile", a video podcast from the Miss. Dept.... Read More.

Thief Chased (and Caught) in Walnut Grove

WALNUT GROVE, Miss.--Walnut Grove Police asked Leake County deputies for help late Friday chasing a man they believed stole keys and credit cards from a car in the town limits.Just before midnight a Leake County deputy thought they spotted a man hiding in a... Read More.

Basketball Game Cleared Friday Night by Police

CARTHAGE, Miss.--Everyone was cleared out from the Leake Central High School basketball game Friday night because of a call to police about shots being fired at the game. According to police radio traffic, the call came in just before 9 p.m.The call came from... Read More.

Police Search for Man Making Threats

CARTHAGE, Miss.--Carthage Police spent about an hour looking for someone who may have been making threats at a man's house Saturday afternoon.Dispatchers got a call from a man who said that a man was beating on his door and threatened to start shooting if... Read More.

Person “Codes” at Leake County Jail

CARTHAGE, Miss.--A person coded Saturday afternoon at the Leake County Jail, which means the person lost vital signs.At 12:47 p.m. dispatchers called Carthage Police to jail, saying there was a "code blue", and that it was someone who was being held at the jail... Read More.

911 Calls: Drug Dealers Using CB Radios in Leake County

CARTHAGE, Miss.--In the late hours Saturday or early hours Sunday near Edinburgh police were looking for drug dealers reported to be using CB radios to conduct their activities.According to scanner traffic calls came in to the Leake County dispatchers around 9:40 p.m. Saturday about... Read More.

Fire Burns House on Lee Green Rd.

CARTHAGE, Miss.--A fire burned a house Saturday morning on Lee Green Rd., west of Carthage, just south of Hwy. 16, according to scanner traffic.The fire call went out just before 5 a.m. to both Carthage and Ofahoma firefighters. As they were en route to... Read More.

The Dangers of Space Heaters

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--A fire took out a home in Walnut Grove Tuesday and an electric heater was a factor, according to preliminary reports on the cause. Fires like that are preventable, if you avoid using a space heater or use caution if you must."Space heaters... Read More.