The Leake Academy basketball teams were back in action today playing in non-district games with Manchester Academy from Yazoo City. Both the Lady Rebels and Rebels came away with wins today. The Lady Rebels improved their season record to 21-2 with a 38 point victory over the Lady Mavericks by the final score of 60-22. The Lady Rebels were up by 34 points at halftime which allowed most of the second half to be played with a running clock... Read More.
Free Covid-19 testing is available today at the Leake County Health Department. However, before getting tested you must first be screened by speaking with a UMMC clinician to determine your likelihood of COVID-19 infection or exposure. This can be done by calling 601-496-7200 or completing the UMMC COVID-19 online patient Screening form. *College and University students, faculty or staff child care facility workers will be tested for free without symptoms or exposure but must make an... Read More.
The Leake Academy Basketball teams were in district play tonight at Joe F. Shepard Gymnasium in Madden playing the Patriots of Winston Academy. Both teams came away with impressive wins. The Lady Rebels won their contest by 55 points, 71-16. The Lady Rebels were leading the game by 34 points at halftime, 44-10, allowing most of the second half to be played with a running clock. With the win tonight, the Lady Rebels improve to 19-2 on the season.... Read More.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help from the public with an Armed Robbery case. On December 31, 2020 at approximately 7:25 pm, an unidentified subject entered the Farmhaven Express located at 3681 Hwy 16 East in Madison County. The subject displayed a firearm and ordered a female to give him money. The subject held the female at gunpoint while she placed cash into a backpack. The subject then reached into the register drawer and took some... Read More.
Christy Quick joins Citizens National Bank as Carthage Bank Manager Christy Quick has joined Citizens National Bank in Carthage as Bank Manager. With over 33 years of banking experience, Christy began her career at CNB in Meridian in 1987 as a teller and was promoted numerous times at the Bank to such positions as head teller, financial services representative, retail sales manager, personal banker, and bank manager. In 1993, she relocated to Mobile, Alabama where she worked for Regions Bank for... Read More.
Heather McCool is missing. She was last seen on December 6th. Family members and the Winston County Sheriff's Department are asking for your help. If you have any information at all please contact Winston County Sheriff’s Department at 662-773-5881 *Heather McCool is 5'5" and weighs approximately 140 lbs.
Vaccinations continue. According to the Mississippi Department of Health, 62,744 people from across the state have received their first vaccination. 307 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 178 people from Leake, 480 from Neshoba and 272 from Winston county. Vaccine providers administering COVID-19 vaccine are required to report the doses administered to the Mississippi Immunization Information Exchange (MIIX), the statewide immunization registry, within 24 hours of administering. Vaccines are now available for all health care workers, individuals *65 and... Read More.