Nurse Drowns in Car on Flooded Highway

The severe weather in Mississippi has claimed a second life.   The Highway Patrol says Shanika Newton, 43, of Tchula was driving home late Wednesday night when her car ran off Highway 49E near the Leflore-Holmes county line and overturned in a flooded ditch.   Investigators... Read More.

Three Car Crash in Carthage Wednesday Afternoon

On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Carthage Fire Department, Carthage Police, and EMS were dispatched to a three-vehicle crash on Hwy 16 at the intersection of South Van Buren St.  One of the vehicles rolled over during the wreck.  Two people... Read More.

Disputes and a Car Fire in Leake

Wednesday 3/1/23 6:13 a.m. - Leake Deputies were asked to do a report for a Fed Ex truck that had its window suddenly shatter for no apparent reason while driving on Hy 25.6:58 a.m. - Leake Deputies responded to Galilee Road for a domestic dispute... Read More.

Another Stolen Car in Leake County and More

On Monday at 7:58 a.m., officers were requested to a residence on Highway 487 east for a report of a stolen vehicle.At 12:28 p.m., officers were requested to a residence on Hudson Road for a person causing a disturbance.At 7:37 p.m., there was a... Read More.

Watch for Deer: Car Crash in Leake

Friday, November 25, 20227:44 a.m. – Leake Deputies and EMS responded to a one-vehicle accident on Waggoner Rd near the intersection of Stevens Rd. The accident occurred when some deer ran out in front of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.7:47 a.m. –... Read More.