Tree Falls, Blocks Highway

CARTHAGE, Miss.--A tree was reported down on Hwy. 488 at 12:47 Saturday afternoon.The tree was reported to be blocking the entire highway at the Leake and Neshoba County line.The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Leake County Sheriff's Dept., and Madden Volunteer firefighters were all notified.Deputies were... Read More.

Nurse Drowns in Car on Flooded Highway

The severe weather in Mississippi has claimed a second life.   The Highway Patrol says Shanika Newton, 43, of Tchula was driving home late Wednesday night when her car ran off Highway 49E near the Leflore-Holmes county line and overturned in a flooded ditch.   Investigators... Read More.

Dump Trucks Hits Highway 43 Bridge

A dump truck hit the highway 43 bridge on the Natchez Trace this morning. According to an eyewitness, the impact tore the dump body from the truck. Parkway officials say the bridge is currently closed for inspection. Whether or not the bridge will be... Read More.

Accident with Entrapment on Highway 35

On Monday at 5:22am, there was a report of a two-vehicle accident with possible entrapment blocking the road on Highway 35 at County Line Road.  Deputies, fire department, and EMS responded.  One person was extricated from their vehicle and transported to UMMC.At 6:17am, a... Read More.

Grass Fire on Highway 25

On Thursday at 8:17pm, there was a report of a grass fire on Hwy 25 south, about a mile north of the Hwy 16 intersection.  Carthage Fire responded and had the fire out shortly.

Young Children Found Walking on Highway 25

On Monday at 4:39pm, MHP requested assistance from county deputies regarding two children, approximately six and three years old, walking down Highway 25.  The children were quickly reunited with their mother.

Two-Vehicle Accident on Highway 16

On Wednesday at 9:19pm, officers responded to a two-vehicle MVA on Hwy 16 East near Indian Branch Road.  Arriving on the scene, they found the road partially blocked.  EMS was summoned.  One person was transported to Baptist Leake.