On the evening of Wednesday, June 7, 2023, a Carthage Police Officer attempted to make a traffic stop on Hwy 35 South near the city limits.The vehicle fled, so the officer pursued it. The driver of the vehicle running from law enforcement crashed into... Read More.
Carthage Fire Department and Leake County Deputies responded to a structure fire on Spinout Rd. on Sunday, April 9, 2023, at approximately 7:27 p.m. Barnes, Marydell, and Edinburg Volunteer Fire Departments were also dispatched.When firefighters arrived, the home was completely engulfed in flames. The... Read More.
On Monday, April 3, 2023, at approximately 7:04 p.m., Edinburg Volunteer Fire Department, Carthage Fire Department and Volunteers, and Leake County Deputies all responded to reports of a vehicle on fire at a home on Indian Branch Rd.The vehicle was parked under a carport,... Read More.
The Leake Academy Rebels travelled to Pelahatchie to play the East Rankin Academy Patriots.In the girls' game, the game was played pretty evenly early on, with the Patriots pulling ahead by two at the buzzer, halftime 21-19. After three, it was still a two-point... Read More.
The Leake Academy Basketball teams were in action tonight in Madden playing Winston Academy from Louisville. Both teams were expected to dominate their respective games and neither team disappointed the home crowd tonight. The Lady Rebels jumped out to a 20 point lead by... Read More.
The Mississippi Higway Patrol is getting ready to launch its "Home for The Holidays" enforcement campaign.The MHP safety awareness initiative kicks off the holiday travel period Friday, Dec. 23 at 6:00 am and runs through Monday, Dec. 26 at midnight.“The holiday season is a... Read More.
The Leake Academy Lady Rebels and Rebels basketball teams were at home tonight at the Joe F. Shepard Gymnasium in Madden hosting Pillow Academy from Greenwood. Both Teams came away with victories. The Lady Rebels defeated the Lady Mustangs by 17 points, 61-44 and... Read More.
Edinburg Volunteer Fire Department and Carthage Fire Department were called to a mobile home ablaze on Battle Bluff Rd on Saturday, October 22nd at 11:45 am.Multiple structures, at least one vehicle, and a couple of small animals were lost in the fire.No one was... Read More.
Monday, July 25, 2022At around 1:51 p.m., Leake County Deputes were alerted to several goats out in the roadway and in the yard of a residence on HWY 16 East near Malone Road. Deputies attempted to get in touch with the owner and... Read More.
In 1941, as the holidays approached, a Mississippi sailor stationed at Pearl Harbor wrote a letter to his family saying he was looking forward to coming home for Christmas. But Seaman First Class John Russell Melton of Liberty never made that trip. He was killed... Read More.
At approximately 11:52 a.m. on Friday, June 17th, Walnut Grove Fire Department dispatched to a residence on Old Salem Road.. A meter reader that was in the area called to report smoke coming from the roof of the home. Firefighters arrived at the unoccupied... Read More.