On Wednesday, November 22 just after 12:30 p.m., Ofahoma Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call reporting a grass fire out of control on Willis Rd. Firefighters worked to get the blaze under control and extinguished.Marydell Volunteers were dispatched to a brush fire on... Read More.
Leake Deputies and EMS were called to a residence on Griffin Ln. just after 1 a.m. for reports of a disturbance in progress.Carthage Police responded to a call reporting a man walking around in a parking lot, harassing people on Ellis St. at 4:48... Read More.
An argument led to gunfire in the parking lot of Home Hardware on Hwy 16 early Wednesday morning in Carthage.Carthage Police were dispatched to the scene at approximately 6:50 a.m., and after some investigation it has been determined that two individuals arguing over money... Read More.
Leake County Deputies, MS Hwy Patrol, and Barnes Volunteers responded to a call reporting a one-vehicle crash on Hwy 25 near County Line Rd. where a vehicle struck a deer just after 1 p.m on Wednesday, August 9th. No injuries were reported.Leake County Deputies,... Read More.
The Carthage city-wide trash pick-up service is this Wednesday, July 19th and Thursday, July 20th from 7 am - 4 pm.You can dispose of trash, debris, household furniture, mattresses, or other items for disposal with the exception of tires, vehicles, microwaves, refrigerators, computers, and... Read More.
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.
On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Carthage Fire Department, Carthage Police, and EMS were dispatched to a three-vehicle crash on Hwy 16 at the intersection of South Van Buren St. One of the vehicles rolled over during the wreck. Two people... Read More.
Wednesday 3/15/23 2:53 a.m. - Leake County Deputies and EMS responded to a one-vehicle roll-over accident with injuries on Hwy 35 S near Pleasant Hill Rd. One person was transported to the hospital.7:39 a.m. - Leake Deputies responded to a 911 call about... Read More.
The East Central Community College Warriors softball team played host to the Meridian Eagles in a double header on Wednesday afternoon.The Warriors drew first blood, scoring two runs in the bottom of the second inning. The Eagles came back with a run in the... Read More.
“Picking 35” is coming back to Carthage and surrounding communities.Central Mississippi’s 75-mile yard sale is set for Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.Yard sales will be set up on Hwy 35 from Forest to Vaiden and all points in between.Applications... Read More.
Wednesday, March 2, 2023Just after 8:30 a.m., Philadelphia Police and Philadelphia Fire Department responded to reports of a vehicle on fire at Salters Ave. and Beacon St. When officers and firefighters arrived on the scene, there were flames and heavy smoke coming from... Read More.
On Wednesday at 11:04 a.m., an officer responded to Old Salem Road for a possible break in.At 12:40 p.m., a woman on Melvin Carson Road requested an officer after she said her son was making threats to her.At 5:17 p.m., a daddy, coming out... Read More.