Governor Reeves has signed an emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Zeta. He said in the following statement to "watch the weather and be prepared. Emergency operators are working to get ready for storm surge and hard winds up to 9 feet of surge and winds up to 100 mph. Stay sharp, stay safe, and pray for God's protection." We will keep you updated with the latest information as it becomes... Read More.
The sample official election ballot for Leake County is now here, and not a minute too soon. There are just 6 days until the election. Every day and every vote counts. In addition to national, state, and local elections this year, there are three additional measures on the Mississippi ballot. Initiative and Alternative Measure 65 and 65A, the medical marijuana decision. There is Concurrent Resolution no 47 which is the statewide elected official majority vote decision. And then there... Read More.
Free Covid-19 testing is available in Leake County today. Testing is now expanded from teachers, staff, administrators to include nurses, and childcare facility workers on these specific days. Testing hours are noon to 6 p.m., and no appointment is necessary. Visit the Mississippi Department of Health website at www.HealthyMS.com/locations for addresses of the county health departments. Below see additional location information for the Neshoba County Health Department. Leake Health Department 300 C.O. Brooks Street Carthage, MS 39051
Mandated masks and additional guidelines are now added to 7 more counties in Mississippi, including Leake. Governor Reeves has signed an order requiring masks indoors as well as outdoors if social distancing is not possible. Also, indoor gatherings are limited to 10 people and outdoor gatherings are limited 50 people. Harrison, Madison, Marshall, Jones, Carroll, Benton and Leake are added to the 9 counties which were named last week. Those counties include DeSoto Jackson, Lee, Forest, Lamar, Itawamba, Claiborne,... Read More.
The Leake Academy Rebels completed a 10-0 regular season tonight playing the Simpson Academy Cougars in Madden by the final score of 30-20. It's the first undefeated regular season for the Rebels since 2006. The game was close in the first half of play with the Rebels up by 4 points at halftime, 17-13. The Rebels added 10 points in the third quarter while keeping the Cougars off the scoreboard. The Rebels added 3 points in the final quarter... Read More.