Two Friday Night Police Chases

LEAKE COUNTY, Miss.--Leake County deputies arrested two people following a high-speed chase Friday night.The chase began on Hwy. 35 north, near Singleton Rd., at 11:26 p.m. A deputy radioed in that he was chasing a Black Dodge Challenger. He did not say why the... Read More.

Trouble With Two Drivers Friday Night

CARTHAGE, Miss.--A chronic careless driver was arrested Friday night in Leake County, and deputies showed restraint in not pursuing the man because they knew where to pick him up.A call came in about 7 p.m., according to police radio traffic, about a reckless driver... Read More.

Basketball Game Cleared Friday Night by Police

CARTHAGE, Miss.--Everyone was cleared out from the Leake Central High School basketball game Friday night because of a call to police about shots being fired at the game. According to police radio traffic, the call came in just before 9 p.m.The call came from... Read More.

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.