Shooting Saturday Night in Carthage

CARTHAGE, Miss.--A person was shot Saturday night about 11:20 in Carthage.The 911 call came in to police dispatchers as a shots fired call at 11:22. Police searched for the source of the gunshots along Old Canton Rd after the person who called in met... Read More.

Bridge Closed in Carthage Due to Repairs

According to City of Carthage Mayor, Laurie Henderson, the bridge between Wiley Drive and Jackson Ave on Old Canton Road will be closed today, May 10, due to necessary repairs.It will take approximately 3 weeks for the repairs to be completed.For any questions, please... Read More.

Carthage Fire Department Unveils New Cascade System

Today, Thursday, April 25, 2024, the Carthage Fire Department proudly introduced its new cascade system.The system is a vital upgrade and will be used to fill air tanks for all Leake County fire departments.Chief Lonzo Jones explained how the new cascade system works and... Read More.

Multiple Wrecks Monday in Carthage

Carthage Police, Carthage Fire Department, and EMS responded to a call reporting a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Hwy 35 and Old Canton Rd. at approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, April 9. A vehicle on the lot of Michael's 35 Auto Sales was... Read More.

Arrest Made in Child’s Death in Carthage

A young Carthage man is facing a capital murder charge in the death of his girlfriend's 3 year old son.  Ja'qavious Jordan, 19, was arrested almost two months after the boy was found dead at Westbrook Apartments.  Police say Jordan is not the child's... Read More.