The National Weather Service has confirmed tornado touchdowns in Leake and Neshoba counties. An EF-0 tornado with top winds of 85 miles an hour hit west of Carthage Wednesday before moving into the city. The tin roof of a house was peeled back and... Read More.
A Philadelphia flavor to graduation ceremonies at the State Fire Academy Thursday. Three of the new firefighters in the 19-member class are from the city. Lathan Davis, Tyler McKee and Randy Savell underwent seven weeks of intensive training with online, classroom and hands-on instruction... Read More.
A Pentagon commission is recommending that an Army post in Virginia be renamed for a World War Two hero from Leake County. It’s part of an effort to remove the names of Confederate soldiers from nine military installations, including Fort Pickett. It would become... Read More.
For the second day in a row, gas prices in Attala County have come down from their record high this week. AAA says the average price has dipped three and a half cents to $4.34-- six cents lower than Wednesday's peak of $4.40. But... Read More.
It's been a tough week if you've had to fill up your car in Attala County. Since Monday, gas prices have jumped an average of 33 cents. But AAA says it's possible the price spike has peaked. The average price in the county today... Read More.
A domestic dispute in Leake County early Thursday has left a man hospitalized and his wife facing charges. The sheriff’s department says Brooke Giles, 52, is accused of shooting her husband during an argument at their home on Highway 488 in the Madden area. ... Read More.
The Philadelphia Municipal Airport will receive more than $832,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration to reconstruct lighting. And the Carthage-Leake County Airport will get $94,000 to install a navigational aid and to rehabilitate the airport beacon. Airport Improvement Program grants have also been approved... Read More.
Gas prices have jumped an average of almost 15 cents a gallon in Leake and Neshoba counties in the past week. Attala County has seen an increase of almost six cents but prices there were already higher than Leake and Neshoba. AAA says the... Read More.
School officials say a gun was found Tuesday morning in a student's bag at Kosciusko Junior High. The student's parent notified the principal before classes got underway that the gun might be on campus. The principal and an assistant principal were able to find... Read More.
Two weeks ago, there were 11 counties with an average gas price higher than Attala County. Now, there are only two. AAA says prices in the county are up more than eight cents just in the past week pushing over the $4 mark again... Read More.
Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton had a good reason for making the longest bike ride of his life—the entire 444-mile length of the Natchez Trace. “I’m not a cyclist,” Hamilton said. “But I hate cancer.” In addition to being a famous figure skater, Hamilton is... Read More.
Governor Reeves is asking for a major disaster declaration after tornadoes hit Mississippi on March 22nd doing more than $1 million in property damage. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says, if the request is approved, storm victims in Holmes County would qualify for individual... Read More.