A juvenile was taken to a behavioral health center after stealing a vehicle from his mother in Carthage on Sunday, November 26, 2023.Carthage Police Department (CPD) responded to a call from a female stating that her son took her vehicle from Huddle House while... Read More.
*Updated 11/21/23*The shooter, a juvenile male whose identity is not being released at this time, has been charged with aggravated assault and is being held at the Leake County Correctional Facility.Kicks 96 News has learned of a shooting that occurred at approximately 9:40... Read More.
The Leake County MSU Extension Office will hold the annual Big Buck Contest, Wildlife Supper, & Seminar this evening at 6 p.m. in the Carthage Coliseum. Doors will open at 5:30. Bring a wildlife dish for the tasters buffet and you will receive 1... Read More.
A juvenile was injured in a shooting on Hayes St. in Carthage at around 1 pm on Saturday afternoon. According to Carthage PD, a late model silver SUV stopped near a residence on Hayes St. and began firing at the victim's vehicle, injuring the... Read More.
The Southern Regional Public Safety Institute at Camp Shelby held its graduation on Thursday, September 21.Chief Billy McMillan and Assistant Chief Mike Williams of the Carthage Police Department would like to congratulate Casey Wilcher, a Carthage Police Officer that was among the graduates.Officer Wilcher... Read More.
Pearl Hill Baptist Church will hold a car wash fundraiser at State Farm located on Hwy 16 East in Carthage this Saturday, September 16th from 9 am - 5 pm.All donations raised will go toward sending Pearl Hill Baptist Church youth to Xtreme Winterfest... Read More.
At 4:24 p.m. on Sunday, the Carthage Fire Department responded to Highway 35 North on a reported woods fire. The CFD discovered the fire to be on Battle Road just north of the city limits and reported no further incident. The Mississippi Forestry Commission... Read More.
On Tuesday, August 29th at approximately 8:30 p.m., Carthage Police received a call reporting that the back glass had been shot out of a vehicle near a residence on Williams St. This shooting is said to have stemmed from a dispute over ownership of... Read More.
The City of Carthage has announced that a burn ban is in effect until further notice within the City limits of Carthage.No burn permits will be issued during this time, and anyone caught burning will receive a $1,000.00 fine.
An argument led to gunfire in the parking lot of Home Hardware on Hwy 16 early Wednesday morning in Carthage.Carthage Police were dispatched to the scene at approximately 6:50 a.m., and after some investigation it has been determined that two individuals arguing over money... Read More.
Church at the Arc's Praise & Worship team will lead a worship service at the Old Elementary School Auditorium in Carthage located at 500 N. Van Buren St.The service is Sunday, August 20th at 6:30 p.m.