aggravated assault and other arrests in Leake/Attala County

Anthony A Manson, 30, 948 James H Meredith, Kosciusko, hold, commercial burglary, Kosciusko PD Melvin C Nash, 43, 725 Gilliland Street, Kosciusko, no insurance, driving under the influence (DUI) 1st offense, driving with a suspended license, MHP Kanesha R Phillips, 27, 231 Turner Street, Kosciusko, contempt of court, Kosciusko PD

Houston Man Sentenced to Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy

Almost 300 Pounds of Pot Seized at Local Truck Stop in Jackson Jackson, Miss. – Kevin Lawrence, 45, of Houston, Texas, was sentenced on December 4, 2019, by Chief U.S. District Daniel P. Jordan III, to 135 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).   Lawrence was also sentenced to 3 years... Read More.

possession and other arrests in Leake/Attala County

Gamadre T Reed, 22, 1310 Cook Street, Carthage, no drivers license, possession of paraphernalia, no insurance, improper turn, Carthage PD Dewayne Towner, 37, 140 Hayes Street, Carthage, no drivers license, warrants, no insurance, no tag, Carthage PD Jermiaha R Wright, 25, 277 South Hall Road, Morton, contempt of court, Carthage PD

East Central Warriors Fall to East Mississippi Lions

The East Central Community College basketball teams were back in action tonight on their home court in Decatur playing the East Mississippi Community College Lions. The Lady Warriors were first on the hardwood playing the Lady Lions and they were up by 3 points at halftime, 29-26 but the second half of the game would belong to the Lady Lions as they pulled away to win the game by the final score of 67-43. In the Men's game, the... Read More.

Collins Resigns as Eighth Circuit Court District Judge

After serving for over 20 years on the bench, Judge Christopher Collins of District 8 turned in his resignation letter on December 1 where he currently serves as Circuit Judge. Kicks96 obtained a copy of that letter. “Dear Governor Bryant: Effective at the end of the business day on Wednesday, January 1 2020, I resign from my office as Circuit Judge, Place One, of the Eighth Circuit Court Judicial District. For the last 21 consecutive years, I have served as a trial judge,... Read More.

Main Street Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Proverbs Coffee, Home of Spoonfudge

The Main Street Chamber of Leake County welcomed Proverbs Coffee, Home of Spoonfudge, to Carthage in their location at 779 Highway 16 East with a ribbon cutting this morning. Lolly Clause and Kicks96 were live on location! This Christmas, Boswell Media and Triple M Motors have partnered to bring unexpected holiday cheer to families in our communities "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year."

burglary, possession and other arrests in Leake/Attala County

Bradley Amis, 55, 278 Wash Drive, Forest, no insurance, no drivers license, hold for Scott Co., improper turn, improper equipment, no seatbelt, Walnut Grove PD Earl Bloodsaw, 52, 164 Kit Lewis Road, Walnut Grove, disturbing the peace, Leake Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Debra Brown, 45, 2052 Attala Road 1144D, Kosciusko, warrant, no insurance, no drivers license, improper... Read More.

ECCC to Close for Christmas Holidays Dec. 16-Jan. 1

East Central Community College in Decatur will close all offices for the Christmas holidays beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. Orientation for new students for the spring 2020 semester will be held Friday, Jan. 3, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium. As part of Orientation, new students will register for spring classes. Students can still apply to attend ECCC for the spring... Read More.