Walnut Grove Community Christmas Parade is Friday

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.

Damage Reported After Tornadoes Hit Mississippi

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.

AAA: Gas Averaging Less Than $3 in MS

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.

Leake Academy to dismiss early due to weather

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.

Malicious Mischief Sends Subject to ER

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.

Level 4 Tornado Threat Now Covers Entire Area

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.