On Monday at 7:25am, there was a wreck reported on Hwy 16 West involving an eighteen wheeler and a Camaro. First officer on the scene advised that there was no entrapment, but wanted EMS on scene. One person was transported to Baptist Leake.At 11:34am,... Read More.
For the first time since 2017, someone from Mississippi has died of West Nile virus. The State Health Department is reporting a death in Panola County. Only five other cases of the mosquito-transmitted disease have... Read More.
The 163rd Mississippi State Fair will feature favorite attractions-- and something new this year. Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson says the Great American Wild West Show has been added to the lineup. Gipson calls it "a high energy, exciting and entertaining western show" which has... Read More.
At approximately 4:41 p.m., Carthage Fire Department, Leake County Deputies, Emergency Medical Services, and MS HWY Patrol were all dispatched to a two-vehicle crash on HWY 16 West near the HWY 25 overpass. It has been reported that the vehicles involved are a pickup... Read More.
West Carthage Baptist Church located at 810 Hwy 16 West will host their Family Fall Festival on Wednesday October 27th from 6pm-7:30pm.There will be games, snacks, candy, door prizes, and a costume contest for kids. A dinner of hotdog, chips, cookie, and drink will... Read More.
Four new cases of West Nile Virus have been reported, bringing the state total for 2019 to 13.Two cases were reported in Forrest County, one in Hinds County, and one in Rankin County.So far this year, human cases have been reported in Copiah, Forrest... Read More.