Carthage Police Department Officer Graduates Police Academy

The Southern Regional Public Safety Institute at Camp Shelby held its graduation on Thursday, September 21.Chief Billy McMillan and Assistant Chief Mike Williams of the Carthage Police Department would like to congratulate Casey Wilcher, a Carthage Police Officer that was among the graduates.Officer Wilcher... Read More.

Prison Sentence Handed Down in Officer Assault

FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON:  A Red Water man was sentenced to 54 months in federal prison for assault on a federal officer, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca of the Southern District of Mississippi and Special Agent in Charge Jermicha Fomby... 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.

MORA: Slain Officer Was Tissue Donor

From the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency:Meridian Police Officer Kennis Croom, who was killed in the line of duty responding to a domestic violence call on Thursday, June 9th, was a registered organ, eye and tissue donor. On Friday, June 10th, Officer Croom was able... Read More.

State Health Officer To Resign

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs-- who's been the public face of Mississippi's battle against COVID-19--  announced Tuesday that he plans to step down later this year.Here's his statement:“I feel like the time is right for me to return to the clinical side of... Read More.