Sheriff: Man shot postal worker in rural Mississippi

A postal worker in Hesterville is in critical condition after being shot while delivering mail. The man accused of shooting the worker Thursday was shot by law enforcement. The Attala County sheriff says the man initially tried to kidnap a woman at a grocery store near Kosciusko. That woman got away. The postal worker was shot along Mississippi Highway 35. Both the man and the postal worker were taken to a hospital in Jackson for treatment. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation... Read More.

DUI, drugs and other arrests in Leake/Attala County

Shanice Hickman, 26, 414 Goat Ranch Road, Philadelphia, driving under the influence (DUI) 2nd offense, driving with a suspended license, no proof of insurance, MHP Mark D Lee, 28, 111 Boyd Lane Carthage, public drunk, Leake Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Laquonda Martin, 22, 818 63rd Ave, Meridian, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, no... Read More.
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Carthage’s Family Movie Night Returns Tonight

Will Smith lights up the stage at the old Carthage Elementary School as the beloved genie in in the new Disney adaptation of the classic Aladdin.  Join the Main Street Chamber on Friday January 17 at 6:30 for Family Movie Night.  Watch as a street rat purses the princess of Agrabah with the help of a powerful genie who can grant him just 3 wishes.  Family Movie night is sponsored by Baptist medical Center, Dr. David Henderson, ABS Tax... Read More.
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Leake Academy Basketball live tonight on Crusin 98.3

Boswell Media Sports will be broadcasting Leake Academy Basketball tonight.  The Lady Rebels and Rebels will be at home facing Starkville Academy.  The Lady Rebels will take the court at approximately 6:00 and the guys will follow. Be sure to tune in to Cruisin 98.3 tonight for the Leake Academy Basketball games.  Melvin Wooten will be calling the game live and it should be an exciting match-up. The remaining schedule of broadcasts are: Friday Jan 17  Starkville @ LA        6:00 Tues.... Read More.

Threat made against Leake County Schools

A threat against Leake County Schools by a student has been resolved, according to school officials. Parents were notified in a letter from Leake County Schools Superintendent Yvette B. Young on Thursday morning that the school had received information of a school threat. A release from Leake County Schools Superintendent Yvette B. Young stated "Two students in our district made verbal threats yesterday morning at approximately 7:12 am. Administrators, School Resource Officers, and local Law Enforcement were notified and reported to... Read More.
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Mississippi HomeCare of Carthage named as a top agency in the 2019 ABILITY HomeCare Elite

Mississippi HomeCare of Carthage today announced that it has been named a top agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Mississippi HomeCare of Carthage, a local provider of home health services in Carthage, is a home health partner of Mississippi Baptist Medical Center and... Read More.