A former employee of the Holmes County Soil and Water Conservation District is facing embezzlement charges. Melissa Upchurch is accused of using her position as secretary to issue and deposit district checks into her own bank account. Including interest and investigative costs, the State... Read More.
The Leake Academy basketball teams played in the district championship games today in Mendenhall. The #2 seed Lady Rebels failed to defeat the #1 seed Lady Cougars from Simpson Academy losing the contest by 12 points, 48-36. The Lady Rebels finish second place in... Read More.
The Leake Academy Lady Rebels played this afternoon in the District 2-5A Semi-Final basketball tournament underway at East Rankin Academy in Pelahatchie. The Lady Rebels played the Lady Raiders from Lamar School in Meridian and came away with an 11 point victory, 66-56. Building... Read More.
The public health district which includes Attala County continues to be Mississippi’s flu hotspot. In its latest update, the State Health Department said more than 45 per cent of patients visiting their doctors in the nine-county district had flu-like illnesses, up from about 31... Read More.
A fifth case of monkeypox in the public health district which includes Attala County. The State Health Department isn’t saying which of the nine counties in the district is reporting that case. Statewide, there’ve been 79 cases of monkeypox.
The State Health Department is now reporting a total of 71 cases of monkeypox in Mississippi, including a fourth case in Public Health District 3-- made up of Attala and eight other counties. The Health Department doesn't identify the specific counties where the cases... Read More.
Leake County School District & Law Enforcement will be practicing drills beginning today. From City of Walnut Grove: “Do not be alarmed. It’s only a drill.Today, on Leake County campus at Walnut Grove, Leake County School District and Law Enforcement will be conducting a... Read More.
The Citizens Bank Carthage Branch presented Sandra Dewberry of Leake County School district with Leake Central and Leake County Schools School Stash Debit Card Rewards Program Checks. Billy Cook made the presentation. The program provides cash... Read More.
The Leake County School District will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Yvette Young, County School Superintendent, says "they are formulating a plan to effectively close out the school year. Ensuring academic success for students is of the utmost importance.... Read More.
Neshoba County School District -"Unfortunately the NCSD will be temporarily suspending our "grab and go" meals during the statewide shutdown. We want to take necessary precautions to keep our employees and community safe. We are hopeful we can resume the meals soon. Thank you... Read More.
Leake - The Leake County School District will serve free Grab and Go lunches through Friday, March 20, 2020 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. All children 18 years of age and under are eligible and must be present to receive a lunch. Children... Read More.