Tobacco Store Robbed Tuesday Night in Carthage

At approximately 10:30 pm on Tuesday, December 28th Carthage Police responded to a burglar alarm at Smokes Vape & Tobacco Warehouse on Hwy 16 West.  When officers arrived, they discovered that a window in the door was broken.  The robber(s) most likely used a... Read More.

Late Night Wrecks in Leake County

On Tuesday at 9:24 p.m., there was a report of a two-car accident with injuries on Highway 487 east and Gunter Road.  One person was transported to Baptist Leake.On Wednesday at 1:43 a.m., there was a report of a wreck with injuries on Highway... Read More.

NWS: A Close Call for Kosciusko Tuesday Night

A week after Thanksgiving, Kosciusko should still be counting its blessings.   The National Weather Service says a thunderstorm supercell which moved across the city Tuesday night had the potential to produce a strong tornado—in the EF-2 to EF-3 range—had it touched down.“That storm as... Read More.

Shooting at a Dwelling in Leake Monday Night

On Monday at 9:31pm, officers were called to Red Dog Road for a report of shots being heard.  Persons in the vehicle were later reported to have been shooting at a residence.  Officers pursued a maroon Dodge Charger onto Hwy 35.At 9:34pm, a caller... Read More.

Family-Friendly Movie Night in Carthage

The Main Street Chamber of Leake County is hosting a Movie Night on Saturday, July 9th at 6 pm. Movie Night will be in the auditorium of the Old Elementary School in Carthage and will feature a family-friendly movie. The public is invited... Read More.

Home Lost in Leake County Due to Late Night Fire

On Sunday, June 12th, 2022 just before midnight, Carthage Fire Department and Barnes Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to Wilders Lane off Pleasant Grove Road regarding a mobile home fire.Firefighters arrived on scene to a home fully engulfed in flames. A relative of the... Read More.