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Diamond Dreams: Helping children with special needs

Michele Maxey spends her work days helping improve the lives of others through rehab. But it was that love for her job, and her son, that inspired her to find a way to help others in need. “I actually have a 14-year-old with special needs,” she says. “As a therapist, I saw several of the children, when they were little, got to see them start walking and that kind of thing. They just have my heart. A couple parents asked me to if I could …Read More

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Choctaw Central Warriors Homecoming Tonight

It’s homecoming for the Choctaw Central Warriors. Choctaw Central High School will be holding their “Homecoming Parade” today. The Parade has been moved back to start at 4 pm. The lineup for parade entries for the CCHS Homecoming Parade is at 3 pm. The 2016 Homecoming court: Freshman Maid – Christy Lewis Sophomore Maid – Camillee Dixon Junior Maid – LaChrisha Williams Junior Maid – Alice Keats Senior Maid – Rebekah Willis Senior Maid – Allison Meely Football Maid – Chamaley Nickey You can catch …Read More

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Oktoberfest Set For Saturday at Carthage Coliseum

Oktoberfest is set for tomorrow at the Carthage Coliseumfrom 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Oktoberfest is one of Central Mississippi’s oldest indoor arts and crafts shows. This year will feature arts and crafts from bird houses to leather goods and holiday decorations to homemade jams and jellies. For the kids, there will be a pumpkin patch where they can decorate their pumpkins for Halloween and an art wall where they can express their own creativity. There will also be food of all types from homemade …Read More

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Football Schedule: Friday, September 30

Local area high school football games for Friday, September 30: Leake County: Louisville at Leake Central Manchester at Leake Academy Neshoba County: Neshoba Central at Vicksburg Philadelphia at Forest Union at Bay Springs Southeast Lauderdale at Choctaw Central Attala County: Noxubee County at Kosciusko Leake County at Ethel McAdams  at Nanih Waiya Choctaw County: Choctaw County at Kemper County French Camp at Starkville Academy Holmes County: Central Holmes at Desoto (AR) Holmes County Central at Canton Sebastopol at Durant Scott County: Pelahatchie at Scott Central …Read More

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Listen Live Tonight: Helmet to Helmet: Game of the Week – Choctaw Central vs. Southeast Lauderdale

Boswell Media Sports is set for another exciting week of the Helmet-to-Helmet broadcast for the 2016 football season. This week’s feature game of an 11-game broadcast schedule will be between Choctaw Central and Southeast Lauderdale. It’s homecoming for the Choctaw Central Warriors. Choctaw Central is looking for their first win of the season. The Warriors are looking to turn things around, needing two wins to make their way to post season. The Southeast Lauderdale Tigers lost last week’s game in a tough battle to West …Read More

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Warriors Fall To Wolves 34 – 23

The East Central Community College Warriors traveled to Wesson to play the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wolves tonight in MACJC South Division Football. The Warriors,coming off two big wins in the south division, entered  tonight’s contest 2-2 overall and 2-0 in the division. The Wolves entered the game 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the division. The Warriors would take a 7 point lead in the 1st quarter, scoring on a 37 yard pass from Marino to Meggs. The Wolves scored a touchdown early in the 2nd quarter to …Read More

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Video: MBCI receives grant to preserve Choctaw language

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is working to preserve their language and it all starts with their youth. “The media and everything in English and not enough materials in Choctaw, grandparents working full time now, where they used to watch the children,” says Roseanna Thompson, Choctaw language and culture integration coordinator. “All those things have caused our younger generation not to be able to be completely fluent.” Most high school students are intermediate in the language, but grade school students are considered beginners. “We …Read More

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Leake Academy Homecoming Friday

Leake Academy Homecoming Court was recently voted on by students. Homecoming maids include: Freshmen, Lizzie Cane and Annaleigh Smith; Sophomores, Carsen James and Molly Davis; Juniors, Emily Rhea and Bailey Breedlove; Seniors, Adrienne Sisson, Reagan Harris, and Morgan Moore. The Leake Academy Homecoming Queen will be crowned during halftime of the Leake Academy game on Friday. Melvin Wooten will be live Friday night with Leake Academy football as the Rebels take on the Manchester Academy Mavericks at home.  You can listen to live broadcasts of …Read More

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Prince Oil Coaches Show now available online (Audio)

Before the Leake Academy Rebels take the field Friday night, you can hear a preview of the game during the Prince Oil Coaches Show. This week, head coach Brian Pickens gives his thoughts on last week’s game against Winston Academy  and the outlook on this week’s game against  Manchester Academy. The Prince Oil Coaches Show airs on Kicks 96.7 Thursdays at 7:35 am and 3:35 pm. This year, the show will also be available here on Kicks96news.com Thursdays at 9:00 am.

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Newton County voters to decide school bond issue

Newton County voters will decide Oct. 14 on a multi-million dollar bond issue for a performing arts center at the high school in Decatur. Nearly half of middle and high school students are in fine arts programs. Danyelle Cunningham has been a part of the choir for two years. “We learn a lot of life lessons, where we can take those life lessons and put those to our lives,” Cunningham said. “Learn about making us better throughout our day.” Classes are large and school officials …Read More