Tornadoes Hit North MS, One Dead

A tornado which hit Pontotoc County early Saturday has left one person dead and four others injured.  And there's been damage across Mississippi, some of it at the Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo.   The National Weather Service confirmed several tornadoes as they moved through... Read More.

Disturbances, Alarms, and a Hit and run Accident in Leake

Thursday 3/2/23 12:33 a.m. - Leake Deputies checked the report of a domestic disturbance in Bennett Smith Road.3:35 a.m. - Leake Deputies responded to a residence on Old Hwy 43 for an unknown disturbance.7:17 a.m. - Leake Deputies were dispatched to a reported hit-and-run accident... Read More.

Louisville Child Dies After Being Hit by SUV

An investigation continues into the death of a Louisville child who was fatally injured on the street in front of her home.  "She went to the mailbox and from the visual clues at the scene--  and of course, this is all still under investigation--... Read More.

Local COVID Cases Hit Three-Month High

While Attala County is part of the public health district which is seeing the most flu cases in Mississippi, the biggest number of new COVID-19 infections in the local area is in Neshoba County.  The State Health Department reported 66 cases in the county... Read More.

Damage Reported After Tornadoes Hit Mississippi

Severe storms including tornadoes swept across Mississippi last night damaging homes in several counties and knocking out power to more than 11,000 customers.  The National Weather Service says Lowndes County was among the hardest-hit areas with a grocery store and church damaged north of... Read More.

Grass Fire on Hwy 25 and a Hit and Run

On Tuesday at 8:09am, Carthage Fire Department was called out for a grass fire on Highway 25 near Pollard Road.  It was quickly reported that the fire had been caused by a car driving in the median and that the fire had been put... Read More.

A Large Cow and a Hit and Run in Leake News

On Wednesday at 5:27pm, authorities responded to a call about a hit-and-run accident at The Health Club in Carthage.  A subject was subsequently located and detained.At 6:19pm, officers were called out to Hopoca Road near Hawthorne Drive to deal with a large cow in... Read More.