felony grand larceny, drugs and other recent arrests in Leake County

Lavar D Bailey, 36, 19 Love Street, Durant, possession of marijuana, Attala Co. Sheriff’s Dept.DeWayne Edmond, 52, 3698 Hwy 500, Lena, public drunk, Leake Co. Sheriff’s Dept.Lakiesha M Jenkins, 31, 4869 Attala Road, Kosciusko, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, driving with a suspended license, no insurance, improper equipment, failure to... Read More.

2 indicted in Webster County in connection with charges against sheriff

Two Mississippi sheriff's employees have been indicted in connection with charges against the county's sheriff.News agencies report that former Webster County sheriff's investigator Landon Griffin and jailer Santana Monshea Townsend were arrested Monday.Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell was indicted in December on a dozen felony charges accusing him of stealing guns and drugs, seeking sex with inmates and threatening employees if they told about the crimes. He's free on $400,000 bail.District Attorney Doug Evans says Griffin was indicted on... Read More.
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Update: Attala County Resident Identified In Fatal MVA

Update:A Sallis man is been identified as the victim in the fatal car crash that took place in the early hours Tuesday morning.Mississippi Highway Patrol Sergeant Ronnie Shive  said that 31 year old Frederick K. Carroll from Sallis was identified as the victim of the fatal accident. Carroll’s 2011 Chevy Cruz left the roadway and crashed into a culvert according to Shive. There has been no word at this time on the cause of... Read More.

Carthage two-day city-wide clean up planned

The City of Carthage will hold a two-day city-wide trash pick-up Wednesday, January 23 and Thursday, January 24. You can dispose of trash, debris, appliances, household furniture, mattresses or other items. Place them on the side of the street and the city will pick them up for disposal. A few items will not be picked up like tires, vehicles, microwaves and televisions. City trucks will begin clean-up at 7 am and run until 4 pm. Also for your convenience... Read More.
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DUI, meth and other recent arrests in Leake County

Raiford Bacon, 47, Hwy 49, Tchula, two counts possession of a controlled substance, Attala Co. Sheriff’s Dept.Wilson J Dixon, 47, 96 Okahomma Drive, Carthage, driving under the influence (DUI) refusal, careless driving, Leake Co. Sheriff’s Dept.Whitney B Horne, 18, 2722 Pope Street, Ethel, simple assault, Attala Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
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January Family Movie Night in Carthage – Incredibles 2

The Main Street Chamber of Leake County will be showing Incredibles 2 on January 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Carthage Elementary School.   Incredibles 2 sees the Parr Family try to settle into a normal life since being a super is still illegal.  In an attempt to change their image, Elastigirl is sent on a mission to make supers legal again. Mr. Incredible is left to care for Jack-Jack, Violet, and Dash. When a dangerous new threat arises,... Read More.

Qualified candidates for 2019 Leake County elected offices

A list of candidates that have qualified to run for a Leake County office in the 2019 election(filed with the County Clerks Office as of January 11, 2019)The following candidates have qualified with the Circuit Clerk’s Office as of January 11, 2019:SheriffTony M. Smith – R Randy W. Atkinson – R Mike Williams – R Wesley Carson – DChancery ClerkDot Merchant – DCircuit ClerkKen Adcock – RTax Assessor/CollectorKeith Cockroft – D Lucas Brown – RCoroner Supervisor... Read More.