Felony Pursuit by Multiple Law Enforcement Units Brings Multiple Charges

The Neshoba County Sheriff's Office said "Sheriff’s deputies encountered a Red Ford Ranger pickup on Highway 16 West with multiple traffic infractions.  The attempted traffic stop led to a felony pursuit with the passenger of the pickup waiving a handgun at officers during the pursuit.  The pursuit led deputies onto the Pearl River Reservation by way of BIA Road 0022.  At one point the driver eluded deputies, which soon involved Choctaw Police Officers and Choctaw Wildlife Officers.  The pursuit... Read More.

Intruder Found Sleeping in House he Broke into

Leake County Deputies received a bit of a strange call around 12 p.m. today.  A resident of Atkins Rd. wanted an intruder arrested.  That's not what was so odd about the call.  The homeowner told the dispatchers that his home had been broken into and that the intruder was found sleeping inside.   The homeowner also let them know that he and the intruder would be waiting on the front porch for authorities to arrive.  I guess the person... Read More.

Flash Flooding Possible This Weekend

As a tropical disturbance lifts across Mississippi Friday night through Saturday, flash flooding will be possible for areas along and southeast of Natchez to Jackson to the Columbus line, according to the National Weather Service in Jackson. The highest potential for flooding will be across the Pine Belt, where 3-6" of rain is expected, and locally higher amounts are possible. A localized flood threat is anticipated across the limited threat area. Leake Emergency Management Director Tommy Malone said... Read More.

Carthage Police Department Gets Three Vehicles for The Price of Two

The Carthage Police Department has acquired three updated, restored vehicles. And Police Chief Coby Clay said "it wasn't one man, one department, but a group effort. The need was evident but the coming together of the minds is where the true magic happened." Long in need of additional patrol cars, Chief Clay sought and got approval from the Carthage Board of Aldermen and the Mayor at the most recent meeting. The approval granted $43,817 for two cars. City Clerk... Read More.

Homework Help Available

Homework help will be offered this Fall. The after school program is being offered for grades K-3 from 4pm-6pm daily. The service will be provided by C & C Outreach Services of Carthage. Registration has already started. For more information, or to register, text Sharon Carson at 601-484-0777.