UPDATED – Those Darn Cows


Tuesday March 8th, 2022

8:40 a.m. – Carthage Police were alerted to a cow loose near the Walmart parking lot. It was said to be headed toward Walmart in the grassy area between Walmart and Flea Market + (old bowling alley). It is unclear at this time if the cow was headed inside to speak to a manager about the dairy & beef products being sold there. **UPDATE** It turns out the cow was just out for a nice stroll and returned to its pasture safely.

1:24 p.m. – Leake County Deputies were called to Highway 16 East near the asphalt plant (Dickerson & Bowen) when someone reported several cows out loose in the area.

1:39 p.m. – Madison County Authorities alerted Leake County Deputies to a stolen vehicle. The BOLO stated that a blue 2001 Chevrolet Suburban was stolen from Michael’s 16 in Madison County.


5:10 p.m. – Leake County Deputies were called to an accident on Highway 25 North near the Marydell area. An 18-wheeler was reported to be in the median. No injuries were reported.

5:27 p.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident on Highway 25 South near the Lena area. A vehicle left the roadway and crashed into some trees. No one was injured in the accident.

7:23 p.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting trespassing at a residence on Johnson Town Road in the Walnut Grove area.