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Standing Pine Woman Pleads Guilty to Possession With Intent to Distribute Over 50 Grams of Methamphetamine
Jackson, MS – A Standing Pine woman pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute over 50 grams of methamphetamine. According to court documents, on September 9, 2022, Shannen Marie Chapala, 31, distributed over 50 grams of methamphetamine in the Pearl River Community of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Chapala was indicted by a federal grand jury in September 2023.
Burglary, Forgery, DUIs, and Dope in Leake and Attala Arrests
QUAVON D HANNAH, 29, of Kosciusko, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Contempt of Court – Kosciusko Municipal Court, Simple Assault Causing Bodily Injury, Discharging a Firearm Toward Dwelling Causing Damage, KPD. Bond $50,000, $9,600, $3,100, $1,100. MATTHEW W HARRIS, 30, of Union, Contempt of Court – Kosciusko Municipal...
Leake County, Carthage and The MBCI Walk “The Line” in Business Venture!
(Brian Montgomery) Yesterday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Mississippi Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson called this venture a “win, win, win,” and truer words have never been spoken, as Ag Line opened their new location yesterday with MS Band of Choctaw Indians Chief Cyrus Ben, Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson, and Ag Line’s President Denton Gibbes and operating manager Matt Kennedy in attendance. The event was hosted by the Main Street Chamber of Leake County, and Executive Director Dakota Presley, and was attended by many, including representatives from the MS Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI). Carthage Mayor Laurie Henderson and Alderman Britt Barnes, to name a few.
Abusive calls to emergency phone and other recent Kosciusko arrests
On 12-5-2023, Gregory Taylor, a 57 year old w/m from Kosciusko was arrested for Abusive Calls to Emergency Phone on Highway 12 East by Lt. Jose Martinez. On 11-25-2023, Larziah Hall, a 30 year old b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance (Felony) and False Identifying Information on Arrowhead Drive by Captain James Ward.
AgLine locates in Leake County thanks to Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ facility update
A ribbon cutting for AgLine Distributing & Equipment was held earlier this week with Mississippi's Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson in attendance. The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' industrial space in Leake County has received a facelift and a new tenant in the 120,000 square foot facility in Carthage.
Abuse and Aggravated Assault in Attala and Leake
TRAVIAN D ANDREWS, 21, of Walnut Grove, DUI – Other Substance, MHP. Bond $1,000. ESTEBAN R ARELLANOS, 39, of Carthage, DUI – No Driver’s License, Improper Equipment, Hold for ICE, CPD. Bond $1,331, $418, $218, N/A. JOHN CANALES, 19, of Kosciusko, Contempt of Court – Kosciusko Municipal...
Leake County Man Charged with Aggravated Assault, DUI, & Trespassing
Leake County Deputies were called to an area of Cullen Rd. regarding a disturbance involving weapons at approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Deputies arrived to find Daniel Cochran, 65 of Leake county, and another male who had been in an altercation with Cochran. According to the victim,...
Audio: Director of Communications for Mississippi VA visits The BreckFast Show
Ray Coleman, Director of Communications for Mississippi Veterans Affairs, visited The BreckFast Show Friday morning. Coleman discussed what gifts the residents of the Martha Jo Leslie Veterans home in Kosciusko are asking for this year….and one of those answers might surprise you. Listen to the complete interview below.
Photos: Two Whippet golfers sign with community college
Two Kosciusko Whippet golf players are going to continue their careers at the collegiate level. Brothers Jeremy and Josh Gibson signed Friday morning with Northwest Mississippi Community College. The Gibsons helped lead the Whippets golf team to a district championships this fall.
B-MO in the MO’rning – Make Things Comfy This Christmas For Free!
Today’s show for Tuesday December 5th is sponsored by Scout in the old Coca Cola building on the square in Carthage. Follow them on Facebook by clicking here. The cool colorful world of women’s fashion awaits!. First register to win a FREE LIVINGROOM or BEDROOM set thanks to...
FBC Kosciusko Christmas Cantata
Come join us for a praise and worship filled Christmas with the FBC Kosciusko Choir. Mark your calendars and plan to attend this special event on Sunday, December 10th at 5 pm. Our program is set to feature dramatizations performed by a diverse age range, musical performances by both the children’s and adult choir, and an opportunity for collective worship. We extend a warm welcome to join us in honoring the reason for the season – God’s ultimate gift of his beloved Son. Come one, come all!
Weekly Safety Report: Vehicle Theft, Drug Bust, and Drug Arrests in Carthage, Mississippi
This week in Carthage, Mississippi, several incidents occurred that required police intervention. These incidents include a vehicle theft by a juvenile, a drug bust resulting in four arrests, and various drug-related arrests in Attala and Leake counties.
Pearl River man sentenced to over five years in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon
Jackson, Miss. -A Pearl River man was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and for being a Habitual Offender of Domestic Violence. According to court documents, Lee Garrick McMillan, 31, admitted to assaulting his wife while in the Pearl River...
Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Leake County Today - December 5
Rally behind your favorite local high school basketball team in Leake County, Mississippi today by tuning in and catching every possession. Details on how to watch all of the high-school action can be found below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family...
Pace to represent Whippets in football All-Star game this weekend
A Kosciusko Whippets football player will play in an all-star game this weekend. Defensive back Jaquavious “PJ” Pace will represent Kosciusko in the Bernard Blackwell North/South All-Star Game Saturday, Dec. 9 in Gulfport. Pace will play for the north team. During the 2023 season, Pace had 38 tackles,...
Today the gas price is close to $2.79 in Carthage as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Leake Academy Teams Sweep Lamar School in Madden
The Leake Academy varsity basketball teams were back at Joe F. Sheppard Gymnasium tonight hosting the Lamar School Raiders and both the Lady Rebels and Rebels came away with a win. The Lady Rebels were up by 21 points at halftime, 36-15 and continued to dominate in the second half winning the game by 39 points, 75-36. With tonight’s win the Lady Rebels improve their season record to 11-2 overall and 2-0 in 5A-District 2 play.
Hay bale blocking traffic, fires, and more Thursday in Leake
Carthage Police were called to a residence on Lewis St. at 12:14 a.m. to remove someone from the property. Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting a disturbance in progress at a residence on Kit Lewis Rd. just after 7 a.m. Reformation Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to an...
Two football Whippets named to 4A All-State team
Two Kosciusko Whippets football players have been named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches 4A All-State team. Defensive back Jaquavous “PJ” Pace and defensive tackle Reggie Carter earned honors for their defensive performances in the 2023 season. Pace was named to the 1st Team Defense while Carter made...
Photos: Whippets softball player signs to play in college
A Kosciusko Whippets softball player will continue her playing career in college. Senior Laura Beth Wood recently signed with Millsaps College. As a player for the Whippets softball team, Wood has been a part of two state championship teams and multiple Region 4-4A championships. Wood was joined at the signing...