CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A central Mississippi jury is sentencing a man to death for murdering a 13-year-old during an attempted convenience store robbery in 2014.Local news outlets report Madison County jurors gave the sentence to 38-year-old Tony Clark Thursday in the death of Muhammad Saeed.Jurors convicted Clark on Tuesday of capital murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.A surveillance video shows Clark and his nephew, 23-year-old Teonta Clark, entering the store.... Read More.
The Leake Academy Rebels are on the road this week playing the Canton Academy Panthers in their first District 2 AAA conference game of the season. The Rebels are 4-1 overall this season while the Panthers of Canton Academy are 1-3 overall.The Rebels received the ball to begin the game and quickly moved down the field, scoring on a 42 yard pass play from QB Will-Lawson Harkins to Thomas Cheatham to take an early 7-0 lead in the game.... Read More.
Shaun C Beemon, 21, 7297 Mill Road, Lena, hold for MDOC, petit larceny, false pretense, Leake County Sheriff’s DepartmentQuincey D Brown, 22, 7420 County Line Road, Carthage, resisting arrest, simple assault on a police officer, bench warrant, hold for drug court, possession of controlled substance, contempt of court, Kosciusko PDParker B... Read More.
Readers can call 601-267-7208 to hear Susan Harpole read “What a Bad Dream ” by Anne Mercer Mayer . Susan Harpole is part of the Carthage Leake County Staff. She enjoys reading and adventures. You can hear this week’s story by dialing 601-267-7208 September 20th through September 27th. Children and adults can call the free dial a story line at 601-267-7208 to listen to the story over the telephone. Dial-a-story is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a... Read More.
The East Central Community College Warriors traveled to Poplarville today to play the Pearl River Wildcats in MACJC South Division Football. The 2-1 Warriors are ranked #20 Nationally this week after defeating the Southwest Bears last week 28-21 in Decatur. The Wildcats coming off a very tough non division schedule enter tonight's game 0-3.The Wildcats received the ball to start the game but an interception by the Warriors Daniel Little set up a 15 yard touchdown pass to Kevontave... Read More.
Cecil J Ashford, 64, 3833 Attala Road Apt 170, Kosciusko, driving under the influence (DUI) 1st offense, careless driving, seatbelt violation, no/expired drivers license, MHPCliff O Brown, 48, 3450 Elraine Blvd, Jackson, warrants CPD, driving under the influence (DUI) 3rd offense, no/expired drivers license, Leake County Sheriff’s DepartmentTramos D Cole, 23,... Read More.
Toby L Adams, 29, 4150 Laurel Hill Road, Carthage, Hold for MDOC, Hold for LCSO, Hold for Neshoba possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of paraphernalia, contempt of court, Leake County Sheriff’s DepartmentBillie Brown, 40, 3965 Attala Road 2221, Kosciusko, possession of a controlled substance, no seatbelt, Kosciusko PDMarshon... Read More.