MSDH: Flu Activity Eases But Still High

The public health district which includes Attala County has the highest level of flu activity in Mississippi.  The State Health Department's most recent numbers show 28 per cent of the patients going to doctors' offices in the nine-county district had flu-like illnesses, down from... Read More.

Disturbance Reports in Leake County

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 7:14 a.m. – Carthage Police responded to a call from a business at the intersection of East Water St and South Van Buren St reporting that a man threw a large rock at the building. The man was located and... Read More.

Today in Carthage, Fall Farmer’s Market

The Carthage Farmer’s Market is set up today from 8 am - 1 pm in the parking lot behind Carthage City Hall. Some of the produce available today is: pecans, turnip greens, peppers, mustard greens, tomatoes, collard greens, sweet potatoes, and more. Visit the Carthage Farmer’s... Read More.

Threats at Baptist-Leake ER

On Monday at 4:47, officers received multiple calls to report to Baptist-Leake ER for a person threatening staff if they did not admit his grandfather.  

Reckless Driving in Leake for Monday

Monday, November 21, 2022 7:49 a.m. – Carthage Police were alerted to a reckless driver on Hwy 16 West headed into the city limits. 1:32 p.m. – Carthage Police responded to a call reporting a hit and run accident that occurred in the parking lot... Read More.

Canton Christmas Festival Begins this Friday

The Canton Christmas Festival is scheduled for Friday, November 25th through Friday, December 23rd and will be open nightly from 5 pm – 9 pm.  It will be closed November 28th – December 1st. The Christmas Festival in Canton will feature several activities and attractions... Read More.