Accident on Hwy 487 Sends One to Hospital


5:33 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting a one-vehicle accident on Craig Road. No injuries were reported.

6:24 a.m. – Leake County Deputies, Carthage Fire Department, Madden Volunteers, and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on Highway 487. The vehicle was reported to be upside down with someone trapped inside. The driver was injured and was taken to the hospital.

5:39 p.m. – Leake County Deputies received a call reporting two armed men in a vehicle traveling down Pearl Hill road making threats to an individual walking.

7:22 p.m. – Carthage Fire Department and Carthage Volunteers were dispatched to Highway 16 West in the area of Babe Jones Road when they received reports of a fallen tree on a power line.

7:33 p.m. – Carthage Police responded to reports of a disturbance at a residence on Pine Street.