In just 24 hours, the State Health Department says the number of COVID-19 cases in Neshoba County jumped by 50. In Leake County, 23 new cases are being reported and 12 more in Attala County.
After seeing an increase of 53 COVID-19 cases over a four-day period last week, the spike in new infections in Leake County continues. The State Health Department reports an additional 35 cases in the county Monday. And Neshoba County has 24 new cases. The... Read More.
Dozens of new COVID 19 cases have been reported locally in the past week. The State Health Department reported Monday that Leake County has seen 53 additional cases, Attala County 50 and Neshoba County 43. Fortunately, there haven't been any more deaths blamed on... Read More.
A joint investigation which included several local law enforcement agencies has led to a prison sentence for a Texas man involved in methamphetamine distribution in central Mississippi. Jerome Miller, Jr., 42, of Dallas pleaded guilty in June to a drug conspiracy charge and has... Read More.
The Philadelphia Police Department says Cody Able, who had been missing for more than two weeks, has been found safe. No other details have been released.
The Leake County sheriff's office has been making good use of inmate labor to keep the roadsides cleaner. Sheriff Randy Atkinson has been awarded first place in an inmate litter removal competition in MDOT District 5. Pictured is the sheriff receiving the award from... Read More.
A Mendenhall man whose log truck overturned northwest of Carthage Monday is listed in serious condition at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Crisler Whitlock, 43, was trapped in the vehicle and was airlifted to the hospital.
Local gas prices continue to drop but it’s happening a lot faster in some places. AAA says the average price for a gallon of gas in Attala County is down more than a dime in the past week, now around $2.88. Again, this is... Read More.
Gov. Reeves says law enforcement officers have been working dangerous jobs made even more so by the COVID pandemic and "dangerous" anti-police rhetoric. He says those officers deserve hazard pay-- and he's giving it to them, just in time for Christmas. Reeves announced Monday... Read More.
The Dense Fog Advisory issued last night for seven counties in Mississippi including Neshoba has been cancelled. The National Weather Service in Jackson says the fog hasn't been as thick as expected but drivers should remain on alert for patches of fog early this... Read More.
The National Weather Service in Memphis has confirmed that a tornado caused the storm damage in Prentiss County last Saturday. The EF-1 tornado was on the ground for 4.5 miles north of Marietta with top winds estimated at 95 mph. A house lost its... Read More.
This part of central Mississippi has seen only a slight increase in COVID 19 cases in the past week. The State Health Department reports nine new cases in both Attala and Neshoba counties and eight in Leake County. The total for the three counties... Read More.