(Brian Montgomery) An incredible turn out at the Silver Star Convention Center saw Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben sworn into office yesterday. Led by a procession of drummers (himself included) playing beautifully... Read More.
Cyrus Ben has been reelected chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Ben got 62 per cent of the vote according to the unofficial results of Tuesday's tribal elections beating his two challengers including former chief Phyllis Anderson. 215 absentee ballots will be... Read More.
Chief Cyrus Ben has announced a one-hour delayed start Thursday for all non-essential tribal services.The delay is due to the severe flooding that impacted the area on Wednesday.An excerpt from the press release reads:"I am authorizing all non-essential Tribal Government offices, Tribal Schools and... Read More.
Billy McMillan was sworn in this morning, Friday July 15, at Carthage City Hall.McMillan comes with over 30 years experience in law enforcement. He was an investigator at Leake County Sheriff's Department.Family, friends, and several Leake County and City of Carthage Officials attended to... Read More.
It was announced recently that Carthage will soon have a new police chief. Billy McMillan will be sworn in as Carthage Police Department's Chief of Police this Friday, July 15th. Mayor Mary Ann Vivians states that McMillan has been in law enforcement for at... Read More.
After only two months on the job, the interim police chief in Carthage will be leaving-- and returning to Kosciusko as a police investigator. Greg Collins says, "It was a hard decision to make but I felt like at this time it would be... Read More.
Greg Collins was sworn in as chief of police today, Friday May 13th, 2022, in Carthage, MS.Several people were there to show their support including family, former coworkers, and Leake County and City of Carthage officials.
It was around 2:55 p.m. on Easter Sunday April 17th, 2022 when Carthage Fire Department, Carthage Volunteers, Carthage Police, and Emergency Medical Services received word of a vehicle in the creek that runs between Chicken Nugget and CVS Pharmacy.That vehicle belonged to Janice Kay... Read More.
Carthage - A new Fire Chief has been appointed in Carthage, Mississippi. Longtime firefighter Lonzo Jones has been named to the position, according to the office of Mayor Mary Ann Vivians. Lonzo Jones assumes the role after the recent death of Fire Chief Robin... Read More.
Service Arrangements For Chief Robin Jones Due to the family request, there will be no visitation for Fire Chief Rob Jones. The gravesite service will be at New Providence Baptist Church on Hwy. 429 at 10:00 am, Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The funeral procession will be leaving Wilcox... Read More.
Carthage Fire Chief Robin Jones passed away this morning following a twelve hour emergency aortic surgery. He had worked in Leake County for over 40 years. Serving many years in the Carthage Fire Department, he was loved and respected by so many. Tommy Malone,... Read More.
The Carthage Fire Chief, Rob Jones, has passed away. He died overnight during emergency heart surgery. Prayers to his family and the CFD. Thank you Chief for your service!