The Town of Walnut Grove and the Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Department will host the first ever Walnut Grove Community Christmas Parade this year. The theme is “The Spirit of Christmas” and the date for the parade is set for Friday, December 2nd at 6... Read More.
Severe storms including tornadoes swept across Mississippi last night damaging homes in several counties and knocking out power to more than 11,000 customers. The National Weather Service says Lowndes County was among the hardest-hit areas with a grocery store and church damaged north of... Read More.
For the first time since January, the average price for gas in Mississippi is less than $3 a gallon. AAA says it dipped to $2.99 this morning continuing a price decline that began about three weeks ago. While several stations in Carthage and Philadelphia... Read More.
On Tuesday at 12:07pm, Leake deputy reported a two-car MVA, with one leaving the scene, on Laurel Hill Road close to the intersection of Madden Road. At 3:13pm, there was a report of an accident blocking the road on Highway 35 North at North Pearl... Read More.
Sebastopol's annual Christmas Parade that was scheduled for today, November 29th at 6 pm has been postponed due to inclement weather. The new date has not been announced.
Baptist Memorial Hospital Leake invites the public to an informational session called Medicare 101. This will take place at the Old Elementary in Carthage today, November 29th at 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm.
Leake Academy is releasing classes early today due to weather. Kindergarten classes will be let out at 11:50 am. Elementary car riders will release at noon. Elementary bus riders and 7th - 12th grade classes will release at at 12:30. Additionally, all after school/extracurricular activities are cancelled. Information on... Read More.
On Tuesday at 12:10am, Leake County Deputies were requested to Dogwood Lane off of Red Dog Rd where the caller said someone was busting windows out of a residence there. While investigating on scene, deputies advised the ER to be on the lookout for... Read More.
On Monday at 5:15pm, officers were requested to a residence on Drysdale Road where the property owner said that he had returned to his property and found a trailer missing. At 8:45, officers responded to a vehicle in the ditch at the intersection of highways... Read More.
The National Weather Service has now expanded a Level-4 "moderate" risk of tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail for to cover all of the local area this afternoon and tonight. The next-to-the-highest threat level means that NWS expects strong tornadoes (EF-2 to EF-3), including... Read More.