Before the Leake Academy Rebels take the field Friday night, you can hear a preview of the game during the Prince Oil Coaches Show. The Prince Oil Coaches Show airs on Kicks 96.7 Thursdays at 7:35 am and 3:35 pm. The show will also be available here on Kicks96news.com Thursdays at 9:00 am.
Area high school football games for Friday, September 22: Leake County: Leake Central at Forest (Thursday night) Canton Academy at Leake Academy Neshoba County: Neshoba Central at Holmes County Central (Thursday night) Philadelphia at Choctaw Central Newton County at Union Attala County: Florence at Kosciusko (Homecoming) Broad Street at McAdams (Homecoming) Leake County at Ethel (Homecoming) Choctaw County: Houston at Choctaw County Holmes County: Shaw at Durant Central Holmes at Hatley Scott County: Scott Central at Sebastopol Lake at Richland… Read More.
A Mississippi man died in a log truck crash Wednesday morning in Forest. The Mississippi Highway Patrol says 60-year-old James E. Washington, of Lena, was driving the unloaded truck when it struck a bridge rail, ran off the highway and struck a tree before catching fire. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. on Highway 80 westbound, four miles east of Forest.
We have some sad news to report out of Neshoba County. A woman attacked by a pit bull in the Beatline community earlier this month has died. Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell said that 61-year old Connie Storey died from her injuries at a local hospital Wednesday morning. Storey was attacked September 8th while she was feeding the dog at a home on County Road 276. Storey had been in the hospital since the day of the attack. The dog,… Read More.
Neshoba Central Middle and High School will be hosting a 5K Color Run on October 7, 2017 at Northside Park in Philadelphia. The My School Color Run/Walk will feature a 5K route. Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones where you will be doused in color. The course will be set up for 2 hours, post-race activities include: door prizes, recognition of 1st and 2nd place winners and team winners and a color dance. The race will begin at… Read More.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is warning about scams tied to the Equifax security breach. Equifax is an Atlanta-based credit data company. It recently announced that hackers had gained access to consumers’ Social Security numbers, birthdates and other information. Hood said Tuesday that scammers are creating websites that are similar to the legitimate site where people can see if their personal information might have been compromised. Hood says the legitimate site is www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. (AP)
Neshoba County School District held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, September 19 for the new Neshoba Central High School Building. Neshoba County Superintendent Dr. Lundy Brantley led a brief ceremony for the new school. “Without the tax payers of Neshoba County this wouldn’t be possible, and we thank you,” stated Dr. Brantley. The new school is the size of two football fields from one end to the other. It features forty plus classrooms. The school is equipped with energy efficient… Read More.