Trouble With Two Drivers Friday Night

CARTHAGE, Miss.--A chronic careless driver was arrested Friday night in Leake County, and deputies showed restraint in not pursuing the man because they knew where to pick him up.A call came in about 7 p.m., according to police radio traffic, about a reckless driver... Read More.

Basketball Game Cleared Friday Night by Police

CARTHAGE, Miss.--Everyone was cleared out from the Leake Central High School basketball game Friday night because of a call to police about shots being fired at the game. According to police radio traffic, the call came in just before 9 p.m.The call came from... Read More.

Canton Christmas Festival

The Canton Christmas Festival will be open nightly until December 23rd.The Christmas Festival in Canton will feature several activities and attractions this year.  As always, the historic square will be set aglow with more than 100,000 twinkling Christmas lights.  In addition to the beautiful... Read More.

Make A Wish Radiothon – Happening this Friday

Boswell Media will host a Make-A-Wish Radiothon this Friday, October 6th from 8 a.m. - 5 pm.  Crews will be live on location in Carthage and Philadelphia.  The Kicks 96.7 crew will be at Woodstock Furniture in Philadelphia and the Cruisin 98.3 crew will... Read More.

Wildfire Danger Extends Through Friday

With no rain forecast, the threat of wildfires will continue across Mississippi through Friday.  The National Weather Service has expanded its Level-1 "limited" threat to cover the entire local area.   Low humidity and gusty winds will combine with the continued drought to create favorable... Read More.

Ribbon Cutting for Scout in Carthage this Friday

The Main Street Chamber of Leake County invites you to a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening for "Scout".Scout is a women's clothing boutique owned by Dakota Killingsworth and Genia Harrell and is now located inside the Old Coca-Cola building.The ribbon cutting will take... Read More.

Friday Storms Cause Power Outages

A combination of morning storms and gusty winds blew down trees and power lines across the state Friday.   As of noon, almost 44,000 outages were being reported including 1,758 in Attala County, 1,586 in Leake County and 347 in Neshoba County.   By 9 pm... Read More.