A former employee of the Holmes County Soil and Water Conservation District is facing embezzlement charges. Melissa Upchurch is accused of using her position as secretary to issue and deposit district checks into her own bank account. Including interest and investigative costs, the State... Read More.
CHOCTAW, MS (May 16, 2023) – Geyser Falls Water Theme Park will be opening for the 2023 summer season on Saturday, May 20! With fun slides, relaxing beaches and comfortable beachfront dining, Geyser Falls is the perfect place for your family and friends to... Read More.
After last week's heavy rain, rivers continue to fall in this part of central Mississippi. The Pearl at Edinburg dropped below flood stage Monday night and is forecast to do so near Carthage Wednesday morning. In Jackson, the Pearl crested Monday after flooding only... Read More.
On Friday, May 27, 2022, at 7:41 am Leake County Deputies responded to a call at the Southwest Leake Water Assoc. on Pleasant Hill Road. Deputies spoke to someone associated with the Water Association She stated that someone had broken into the property and... Read More.
Due to a recent loss of water pressure, Choctaw Utilities has issued a precautionary boil water notice for all addresses on Bogue Chitto Drive. Customers will be advised when the boil water notice advisory has been lifted.It is recommended that you do not use... Read More.
Geyser Falls Water Theme Park will open for the summer season on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 28th. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the water park, which spans 15 acres and features a... Read More.
It was around 2:55 p.m. on Easter Sunday April 17th, 2022 when Carthage Fire Department, Carthage Volunteers, Carthage Police, and Emergency Medical Services received word of a vehicle in the creek that runs between Chicken Nugget and CVS Pharmacy.That vehicle belonged to Janice Kay... Read More.
Geyser Falls Water Theme Park in Choctaw is hosting a job fair.The park has a variety of positions available for summer, including:Ticket Agents Food Servers Hosts/Cashiers Cooks LifeguardsApplicants should be at least 15-years-old.The job fair will be held Saturday, March 26 from 9:00... Read More.
The Town of Walnut Grove Water System has received a perfect 5.0 rating for the 10th straight year by the Mississippi Department of Health on this year's capacity assessment. The over 1,400 water systems across the state... Read More.
In the pre-dawn hours yesterday many residents of Carthage started their morning to the sound of no running water. By 6:30 am the Mayor's office confirmed the outage was citywide. City Water Systems Operator Dale Edgar verified that the situation was active, ongoing and... Read More.
The MDEQ Contact Advisory is still in effect. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued a water contact advisory Friday for Town Creek and a portion of the Pearl River near the City of Carthage. The advisory is issued due to an overflow... Read More.
Carthage - Mayor Mary Ann Vivians has just released a public safety announcement regarding the Boil-Water alert. The Health Department has reported that the Boil-Water Alert is LIFTED.