The Covid-19 vaccine will once again be available tomorrow in Carthage. Offered as part of a drive-thru service provided by G.A. Carmichael Family Health Center, testing for Covid-19, HIV, blood glucose, and blood pressure rates will also be available. Appointments are not mandatory. Bring insurance cards if possible. Regardless, no one will be turned away. The event will be at McMillan Park between 10am-2pm. For more information call 601-859-5213
McMillan Little League starts today. Carthage City Hall said that almost 400 people signed up to play. Also, the community center and the scout hut are open and available to rent. For more information call 601-267-8322
9:53 am - Law Enforcement was called to Spruce Street in Walnut Grove for a disturbance. 8:17 pm - Officials responded to Highway 35 South near True Light Road for a vehicle versus deer wreck. No injuries were reported. 8:27 pm - Officials responded to Highway 488 for a disturbance of six cows out in the road.
Leake Central High School Star Student and Teacher have been announced.Congratulations to Star student Vista Su and Star teacher Max Harmon. STAR Students are named by the Mississippi Economic Council M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program. STAR Students choose a STAR Teacher that has greatly impacted their scholastic achievements.
12:33 am - Officials responded to an unoccupied vehicle that was sitting in the middle of the road on Highway 25. Caller advised that it’s right before you get to Cold Bluff. 3:31 am - Officials were called to Mount Charity Road because of a reported break in involving two female individuals vandalizing the caller’s property. 9:41 am - Officials responded to a black vehicle with its flashers on sitting in the middle of the... Read More.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Pearl River in the Leake County area near Carthage. The warning is in effect until 11:30am tomorrow. **** Flood Warning for the Pearl River Near Carthage. * From this morning to Sunday morning. * At 8:45 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 17.6 feet. * Flood stage is 17.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood... Read More.
6:39 am – Leake County Deputies were called to a 2 car accident at the intersection of Gunner Road and Hwy. 487. No injuries were reported. 2:58 pm – Leake County Deputies responded to calls of a 2 car accident on Risher road. A truck involved in the accident left the scene before deputies got there. No injuries were reported. 7:33 pm – Leake County Deputies responded to calls of a disturbance on Midway Road.
The sign on the side of the road down Highway 35 says workers ahead meaning the joint state-county inmate program is alive and well again in Leake County. The program assigns qualified and classified inmates to work projects such as litter pick up in the community. In less than one week you can already see a positive impact but relaunching the program was another story. Leake County Sheriff Randy Atkinson said "they were ready to go a year ago... Read More.