Canton Christmas Festival Opens Soon

The Canton Christmas Festival will be open nightly from 5 pm – 9 pm on November 24th - 26th and will re-open nightly from December 1st - 23rd.The Christmas Festival in Canton will feature several activities and attractions this year.  As always, the historic... 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.

Friday Crash in Carthage Lands One in Hospital

Friday, December 2, 202211:24 a.m. – Leake Deputies responded to a call from a residence on Coosa Rd reporting a domestic disturbance in progress.12:13 p.m. – Carthage Fire Department, EMS, and Carthage Police responded to a two-vehicle accident on South Valley St near... Read More.

Big Truck on Fire on 35 Friday Morning

On Friday at 7:02am, there was a report of an eighteen wheeler on fire on Hwy 35 just north of Hwy 25.  EMS and Fire responded.  One person was transported to Baptist Leake.