Photo Gallery: Fire Truck Dedication Ceremony

The Leake County Board of Supervisors held a fire truck dedication ceremony at the Carthage Coliseum on Monday, July 31, 2023.The event will commemorated the arrival of seven new state-of-the-art fire trucks.

One Killed, Many Injured in Jasper Tornado

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.

Widespread Damage, Power Outages After Wednesday Storms

Weather conditions which are being called "unprecedented" for this time of year resulted in widespread tree damage across central Mississippi on Wednesday.   The National Weather Service had reports of 80 mile an hour winds in some of the strongest storms and warned of the... Read More.

Tribal election absentee ballots due today

Today is the final day for tribal members to vote absentee for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal Elections.Voters will be voting on tribal chief and tribal council.There are three candidates for tribal chief and over 50 for tribal council across the tribe’s... Read More.

Friday Storms Cause Power Outages

A combination of morning storms and gusty winds blew down trees and power lines across the state Friday.   As of noon, almost 44,000 outages were being reported including 1,758 in Attala County, 1,586 in Leake County and 347 in Neshoba County.   By 9 pm... Read More.