Mid-Mississippi Libraries Reopening for Curbside Services

The Mid-Mississippi Library system is reopening on a modified basis.  It was announced at the Carthage City Hall meeting on Monday night that the Mid-Mississippi Libraries would be reopening for curbside services only. Check your local library for detailed information. Carthage-Leake County Library # is 601-267-7821, Philadelphia, Neshoba County Library # 601-656-4911 and Kosciuso-Attala County Library # is 662-289-5141.

Lincoln Park Ball League Cancelled

Lincoln Park Ball League has been cancelled for the season.  The Carthage Mayor and City Council agreed unanimously at the Monday night meeting that basketball league would be cancelled for this summer season.  The decision was reached because of continued concerns for city safety around Covid-19 transmission, especially with contact sports such as basketball. While Governor Reeves has signed orders allowing some sports to resume, there are still restrictions in place around contact sports such as basketball.
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FREE Covid Testing Today in Red Water Community, Carthage

FREE testing continues today in Red Water community. UMMC and the MSDH are providing free drive-through Covid-19 testing today, May 30th, at the Red Water Facility in Carthage. "Anyone who has crossed paths with a Covid-19 positive person or who is experiencing any symptoms can now get tested but you must pre-register," according to UMMC. To schedule an appointment register with the C Spire app, see link- https://www.umc.edu/CoronaVirus/COVID-19-Testing/Home.html or call 601-496-7200 if you do not have a smart... Read More.
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Walnut Grove Farmer’s Market Open Today at 8 a.m.

The Fire Station Farmer's Market opens today at 8 a.m.  According to Mayor Brian Gomillion, produce will be available at the Fire Station Market in Walnut Grove. Expected produce is Okra, Corn, Crowder Peas, Watermelon, Canteloupe, Peaches, Apricot Plums, Potatoes, Green and Red Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Jalepeno Peppers, Snap Beans, and Squash. Get there early!!!! "Remember to practice social distancing and wear your mask."

Free Covid Testing Tomorrow In Red Water Community, Carthage

FREE testing continues tomorrow in Red Water community. UMMC and the MSDH are providing free drive-through Covid-19 testing this Saturday, May 30th, at the Red Water Facility in Carthage. "Anyone who has crossed paths with a Covid-19 positive person or who is experiencing any symptoms can now get tested but you must pre-register," according to UMMC. To schedule an appointment register with the C Spire app, see link- https://www.umc.edu/CoronaVirus/COVID-19-Testing/Home.html or call 601-496-7200 if you do not have a smart... Read More.
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Good News – New Covid Cases Way Down In Attala, Leake, and Scott County

Covid Numbers are down in Attala, Leake and Scott counties. Overall percentages as well as per capita cases have dropped in these regions. According to the MSDH website, these counties are not currently listed on the top 12 list from across the state. According to Dr. Thomas Dobbs, these counties saw significant improvement in terms of days documented to double the case rate.  Attala reports 277 cases overall, Leake reports 395 cases overall and Scott is reporting 623. As... Read More.

FREE Covid Testing in Carthage This Saturday

FREE testing continues this Saturday. UMMC and the MSDH are providing free drive-through Covid-19 testing this Saturday, May 30th, at the Red Water Facility in Carthage. "Anyone who has crossed paths with a Covid-19 positive person or who is experiencing any symptoms can now get tested but you must pre-register," according to UMMC. To schedule an appointment register with the C Spire app, see link- https://www.umc.edu/CoronaVirus/COVID-19-Testing/Home.html or call 601-496-7200 if you do not have a smart phone.