News Trending Now


Christmas Memory Game Returns to Kicks 96

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Christmas Memory Game is Here! It’s time to visit with family, open presents, and play the Kicks 96 Christmas Memory Game! Start your Monday morning off with a bang, be one of our lucky callers during the Morning House Party from 6 – 9 am and you could win a fabulous prize. Keep listening for the reveals each hour. Eventually matches will be revealed and you can call in to match them and win one of …Read More


Neshoba Murder Leaves Family in Shock (Video)

It’s a sentence you’d never want to hear. “He said I just killed your brother,” says Irene Conners-Williams, sister. Williams peace of mind gone after hearing those words. “Very evil spirit person you know to do these things,” says Williams. Sheriff Tommy Waddell says they received a 911 call early Wednesday morning, saying shots were fired at a home on County Road 101. “The 911 call from a third party that was at the residence, that was living at the residence and he escaped and …Read More

merry christmas

Get Ready for Celebration Christmas in Leake County

Celebration Christmas a one of a kind Christmas Celebration that is uniquely Leake County kicks off with the Christmas Parade on December 4th and ends with Cookies with Santa on December 12th. The theme for this year’s Christmas parade is “The Songs of Christmas.” Things will get underway at 5:30 p.m. on the south lawn of the Leake County Courthouse with the annual Christmas tree lighting and Children’s Choir. We are asking church groups throughout Leake County to bring their children to the Chamber Center …Read More


15-Year-Old Leads Carthage Police On High Speed Chase

A 15-year old was taken into custody after a high-speed chase through the streets of Carthage. A Carthage Police Officer saw the vehicle run a stop sign and tried to make a routine traffic stop.; The vehicle came to a stop at the end of Massey Cove after nearly striking a tree. The two juveniles in the vehicle bailed out of the car and fled on foot. The two were caught by officers. The 15-year old driver was charged with felony fleeing and resisting arrest. …Read More


Autopsy Confirms Identities of Fatal Neshoba Fire Victims

The bodies of two people killed in a house fire on November 12 in the Sandtown Community have been identified as Don L. Cumberland, 74, and Barbara Ann Burks, 77, both of Neshoba County. Neshoba County Coroner Allen Collins identified the victims through autopsies reports sent to state officials. A final report has not been released from the State Crime Lab where the autopsies were performed. The fire appeared to have started in the Kitchen but no actual cause has been determined and remains under …Read More


Shop Small This Saturday in Downtown Philadelphia

Retailers are bracing for the Black Friday rush. Last year, 140 million people shopped the day-after-Thanksgiving sales according to the National Retail Federation. But, the day after the day after is growing each year, and that’s Small Business Saturday. The day is dedicated to celebrating small, local and independent businesses and all they do for their communities. In Philadelphia, we know how important these small businesses are, and this is a great opportunity to support our friends’ and neighbors’ work. Come and shop on Saturday, …Read More


Man Swallows Drugs After Two Hour Chase With Neshoba Cops

A Philadelphia man is in custody after a weekend stay at the hospital. James H. Thompson, 27, of 10623 Road 432, led Neshoba County authorities on a two hour chase that ended with him swallowing a large amount of narcotics. Thompson was wanted on an outstanding warrant charging him with grand larceny – auto theft when he was spotted by authorities on Hwy 15 at a residence. Thompson fled into a wooded area behind the residence and wasn’t apprehended until almost two hours later in …Read More


Best Places to Shop for Black Friday

It’s the biggest shopping day of the year, and people everywhere are lining up to take advantage of Black Friday savings. With total holiday spending to reach $630.5 billion this year, up from nearly $608 billion in 2014, the website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals. WalletHub surveyed 8,000 deals from 30 of the biggest U.S. retailers’ 2015 Black Friday ad scans to show which retailers offer the largest advertised discounts for each product category in …Read More

shop small

Carthage Main Street Shop Local On Small Business Saturday

Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday. It is a way to support your local small businesses that support the community throughout the year. This year as part of Small Business Saturday on November 28th Carthage Main Street will be giving away $500.00 in Carthage Cash to one lucky winner. To register, simply go to one of the participating merchants, shop all month long and you will get a chance to win $500.00 Carthage Cash. The drawing will be held on …Read More