Several local law enforcement agencies have teamed up with the Main Street Chamber of Leake County and partnered with Leake County Child Protective Services to hold a toy drive to benefit children in Leake County.Unwrapped items for male or female children ages 1-12 such... Read More.
The Leake County Sheriff's Office has launched an app available to anyone with an android or apple device."This app will serve as a new and innovative way for the sheriff's office to connect with Leake County residents and visitors, providing information quickly and efficiently... Read More.
A new plan to reimburse Mississippi hospitals for treating Medicaid patients would pump hundreds of thousands of extra dollars into local medical facilities-- and would mean millions more for some hospitals. Figures that Governor Reeves' office has released show that Baptist Medical Center-Attala would... Read More.
A prayer meeting will be held at Bishop Park in Sebastopol for local Make-A-Wish child, Matthew O'Neal.Matthew was born with Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and has had multiple open heart surgeries.Everyone is invited to attend and this prayer meeting for Matthew on Tuesday,... Read More.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 6.5 million visitors to the Natchez Trace Parkway in 2022 spent $474 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 5,660 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local... Read More.
The Leake Central High School Band has been invited to perform in the Universal Superstars Parade at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL.Leake Central Band Boosters is asking for donations from citizens and local businesses to help with costs. LCHS Band Boosters President, Amanda Mosley... Read More.
Flooding in Louisville (photo credit: Elanie Porter)VIDEO: The National Weather Service declared a flash flood emergency for Winston County Thursday morning after reports that several roads were flooded or washed out in the Louisville area and that water was entering some structures. Some... Read More.
The Carthage Police Department, Leake County Sheriff's Department, and Main Street Chamber of Leake County have teamed up for a Christmas in July Toy Drive and Shop Local Extravaganza!Toys collected during the toy drive will be given to Leake County children in need for... Read More.
Damage in Louin from Sunday night tornado Most of the storms Mississippi has been dealing with since last week have been packing straight-line winds. But last night, the weather system that’s been locked into the state produced an outbreak of tornadoes. And it looks like... Read More.
COVID-19 is being blamed for two more deaths in this part of central Mississippi. The State Health Department says the reports from Attala and Leake counties are among 23 deaths included in the latest update, with some of those dating back to January.The total... Read More.
This part of central Mississippi will share in more than $97,000 in state historical preservation grants. The Department of Archives and History says the 11 projects include $13,000 for Kosciusko to develop a map and audio/video tour of Redbud Springs and the Natchez Trace. ... Read More.
The men and women who serve on Mississippi's volunteer fire departments aren't in it for the money. Because there isn't any. They aren't paid for what they do. But soon, those firefighters will have a retirement benefit. Gov. Reeves on Monday signed legislation that'll... Read More.