Argument Leads to Gunfire Wednesday in Carthage

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.

Carthage City-Wide Clean Up this Wednesday and Thursday

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.

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.

Three Car Crash in Carthage Wednesday Afternoon

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.

Several Fires and Crashes in Leake County Wednesday

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.

Wednesday Disturbances in Leake

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.