possession, DUI and other arrests in Leake County

Gregory S Bell, 30, 769 Red Water Road, Carthage, driving with a suspended license, Carthage PDTaylor J Buckell, 25, 414 Crawford Street, Kosciusko, public drunk, Kosciusko PDMoniek R Dawson, 34, 655 Red Dog Road, Carthage, Malicious mischief, Leake Co. Sheriff’s Dept.

ECCC Cancels 2018 Warrior Wonderland Due to Potential Weather Issues

East Central Community College’s 2018 Warrior Wonderland scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, has been canceled due to the potential for rain in the late afternoon and evening.Warrior Wonderland was scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., immediately following the Decatur Christmas Parade, and last until 8:30 p.m. on the ECCC campus in Decatur. Several national and local weather forecasts indicate the high potential for rain beginning late Friday afternoon and continuing throughout the evening and into Saturday.“Due to an... Read More.
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Twelfth Annual Sippin Cider slated for December 6th

Almost two dozen of Leake Counties finest businesses will be taking part in this year’s Sippin’ Cider making it one of the largest in the events 12-year history. T he event, sponsored by The Main Street Chamber of Leake County will be Thursday December 6th from 2:00... Read More.

ECCC SBDC Offers Free Seminar on ‘First Steps-The Process of Starting a Small Business’ Dec. 10 in Carthage

The East Central Community College Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar on “First Steps-The Process of Starting a Small Business” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at the Carthage Career Advancement Center, located at 121 West Main Street, Carthage.This seminar will include basic steps in starting your own business. Topics will include licenses and permits, legal forms of ownership, basic marketing concepts, lending terminology and outlining a business plan.Ronnie Westbrook, SBDC director, will... Read More.
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robbery, DUI and other arrests in Leake County

Christia Becerra, 30, 6351 Attala Road 2247, Kosciusko, giving false information, public drunk, resisting arrest, disturbing the peace, Attala Co. Sheriff’s Dept.Bradley D Bishop, 401 Price Road, Carthage, felony child abuse, Leake Co. Sheriff’s Dept.Shannon M Chesteen, 46, 9763 Attala Road, Sallis, false pretense, Attala Co. Sheriff’s Dept.

Leake County Libraries dial-a-story “If you take a mouse to the movies” read by Kenshelsa Boyd

The new dial a story at the Leake County Libraries this week is “If you take a mouse to the movies” by Laura Numeroff. This week’s reader is Kenshelsa Boyd. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University. During her spare time she enjoys reading a book and visiting with family. “If you take a mouse to the movies, he’ll ask you for some popcorn. When you give him the popcorn, he’ll want to string it all together. Then... Read More.
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Happening today: Carthage Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Carthage Mayor Elect Mary Ann Vivians will be this years Grand Marshall for the 2018 Carthage Christmas Parade Sponsored by First Financial Bank.  This year’s parade will feature the East Central Community Colleges Wall O’ Sound Marching Band and both the Leake County High School and The Leake Central High Schools Bands. The annual Christmas parade in Carthage is set for Thursday November 29th at 6 pm. This year’s theme is “Once Upon a Christmas.”  Things get underway at 5:30... Read More.