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.

Mail Theft Reported in Carthage

CARTHAGE, Miss.--A possible mail thief was spotted in Carthage, Saturday evening.The man who called police said someone in a gray four-door car drove up, took mail from his mailbox, then drove to mailboxes at his neighbor's houses and took their mail. He also said... Read More.

First Baptist Church Carthage looking to hire daycare director

First Baptist Church of Carthage is looking to hire a daycare director.The daycare director role is a full time position.The deadline to apply is Friday, March 29, 2024.Requirements are as follows:knowledgeable in early childhood development and curriculum management skills manage administrative responsibilities a... Read More.

Instances of Possible Gunplay Around Carthage

CARTHAGE, Miss.--Leake County deputies checked out at ;east two calls early Saturday about people with guns causing problems.About 12:40 a.m. a woman called 911 and said that a person was following her on Hwy. 35 just south of Carthage, headed north, and flashing their... Read More.

House fire in Carthage Tuesday afternoon

The Carthage Fire Department and Leake Correctional Volunteers were dispatched to a home on North St. Matthew Street at 5:38 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2024 for a fire.  The home is situated just a few houses down from First Baptist Church.The blaze is... Read More.