Leake County Libraries dial-a-story “The Easter Bunny that Overslept” read by Kenshelsa Boyd

The Dial-A-Story for this week is “The Easter Bunny that Overslept” by Priscilla Friedrich.   Our guest reader is Kenshelsa Boyd . Kenshelsa Boyd  is the Children’s librarian at The Carthage Leake-County Library. You can hear this week’s story by dialing 601-267-7208 April 18, 2019 through  April 24 , 2019 . Dial-a-story is available 24/7 by the Mid- Mississippi Regional Library System.

The Circus is coming to town! The Kelly Miller Circus is in Carthage (audio)

The Circus is coming to town! The Kelly Miller Circus will be in Carthage tonight for two shows at 5:00 p.m and 7:30 p.m. at the Carthage Coliseum.According to Main Street Chamber Director Russell Baty “unlike some circuses this one only comes to a community when they have a sponsor and a portion of the ticket sales is donated back to the sponsoring organization.”The Kelly Miller Circus is the second largest tented circus in the United States.This morning there will... Read More.

larceny, DUI and other arrests in Attala/Leake County

Freddia L Bray, 27, 3382 Attala Road 4167, Kosciusko, contempt of court, Kosciusko PDChristopher S Harmon, 37, 2089 Attala Road 4983, Sallis, no seatbelt, no drivers license, contempt of court, Kosciusko PDJames S Moss, 45, 3146 Freeny Road, Carthage, contempt of court,... Read More.

Mississippi Songwriter of the Year, Derek Norsworthy inks management deal with Frasco Entertainment

Boswell Media's Mississippi Songwriter of the Year, Derek Norsworthy has signed a management agreement with Frascogna Entertainment, a firm internationally recognized in representing artists such as 21 Pilots, R.LUM.R., James Brown, The Williams Brothers and Mississippi’s own 3 Doors Down.Norsworthy’s diligent work ethic in music caught the attention of firm founder X.M. Frascogna in 2016, leading to a string of independent deals, partnerships and Norsworthy writing the official fight song for a three time national champion JUCO football team... Read More.

EC Warriors Sweep Doubleheader with Hinds Community College

The East Central Community College Warriors were back home at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur today hosting the Hinds Community College Bulldogs in an MACJC South Division doubleheader. The Warriors entered today's games 17-15 overall while the Bulldogs of Hinds entered 22-8 overall. The Warriors soundly defeated Hinds in game one by a 13-3 victory in only 5 innings with the game called due to the 10 run rule in 5 innings.In game two, the pace of... Read More.

drugs, DUI and other arrests in Attala/Leake County

 Juan C Flores-Meza, 21, 808 Pine Street, Carthage, public drunk, possession of methamphetamine, hold for ICE, Carthage PDApril J McGee, 35, 1011 Glenwood Street, Jackson, possession of marijuana, Carthage PDWendell F Pullum, 73, 2067 Attala Road 3034, Kosciusko, felony driving under the... Read More.

Man sentenced to 28 years in Methamphetamine Conspiracy in Scott, Newton, Leake, and Neshoba Counties

Extensive Law Enforcement Cooperation Resulted in 19 Convictions and Sentences Disrupting California-to-Mississippi Drug Trafficking PipelineJackson, Miss. – Christopher Raynard Kidd, 27, of Rialto, California, was sentenced Friday afternoon by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to 336 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and... Read More.

ECCC to Offer May Semester Courses

East Central Community College is offering several courses during its May Semester, including General Biology I with Lab, English Composition I & II, Anatomy and Physiology I & II with Lab, Microbiology with Lab, College Algebra, General Physics I-A with Lab, and Public Speaking.The two-week term begins on Monday, May 13, and ends on Friday, May 24. The last day to register is Tuesday, May 14. All courses are on the campus in Decatur.Registration can be done online at... Read More.