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Several area football players named to preseason watchlist

Several local area football players have been named to a preseason watchlist for the upcoming season. The list was compiled by Brandon Shileds from Mississippi Gridiron/Capital Sports. Leake Academy leads the way with four players on the list. Rebel players earning honors are QB Rhett Atkison, wide... Read More.

Scholarship Money to be had at Miss Kicks 96 Western Wear Pageant

Kicks96 and Boswell Media presents Miss Kicks 96, a western wear pageant to be held Saturday, August 20th at The Guitar Academy. Times are to be determined. The pageant has 3 different age categories: Little Miss for grades 3-5, Jr. Miss for grades 6-8, and... Read More.

Kicks Picks is Back! Learn about the rules and prizes

Boswell Media Sports’ weekly football pick’em “Kicks Picks” is back for its 19th season on Breezynews.com and Kicks96news.com. Make your picks each week for the best high school and college football games in the state. If you get the most right, then you’re a winner. The... Read More.

Updated – A False Alarm and Disturbances in Leake

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 9:00 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting a domestic disturbance in progress at a residence on HWY 25 North near Settlemire Circle. 9:27 a.m. – Ofahoma Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a residence... Read More.

Heavy Rain Could Cause Flooding

The National Weather Service says there's a limited threat of flash flooding across Mississippi through this evening.  Slow-moving thunderstorms could dump between 2 and 4 inches of rain in a short period of time.

SBA Takes Loan Applications for Holmes Disaster

The Small Business Administration is taking applications for low-interest disaster loans from local residents and businesses affected by the storms which hit Holmes County on March 22.   SBA Public Affairs Specialist Dorris Evans says the disaster outreach center which opened in Durant last week... Read More.

Endowed Scholarship Established at ECCC in Memory of Attala County native Gen. Martha Jo Leslie

An endowed scholarship has been established at East Central Community College in Decatur in memory of the late Gen. Martha Jo Leslie, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the Mississippi Army National Guard and was a longtime member of the Mississippi... Read More.

BOLO for a Stolen Motorcycle Monday Evening

On Monday at 4:18pm, a BOLO was issued for a stolen red Triumph Speed Cruiser motorcycle, tag MCK 7493.  This motorcycle was stolen from Roosevelt State Park in Morton.  If seen, please notify Scott County. At 8:49pm, a caller at a residence on Hwy 35... Read More.

Visit The Carthage Farmer’s Market Today at McMillan Park

Visit the Carthage Farmer’s Market at McMillan Park each Tuesday from 8 am – 12 pm. Vendors there have everything from fresh veggies to clothing. Live music and lunch is also available! Shop the farmer’s market for: Fresh meats Fresh Local... Read More.

Crashes, Fires, Vehicle Theft and more in Leake

Monday, August 8, 2022 12:07 a.m. – Carthage Police were dispatched to a residence on Debra Street regarding a disturbance in progress there. 12:36 a.m. – Carthage Fire Department responded to a call reporting a kitchen fire at a residence on North Jordan Street near... Read More.

More COVID Deaths Reported Locally

There’ve been three more local COVID deaths. The latest update from the State Health Department shows no deaths in the past week in this part of central Mississippi but the week before, two people died in Neshoba County and one in Attala.  And in... Read More.

Countdown to Kickoff: Leake Academy

This week on the Boswell Media Sports Countdown to Kickoff presented by Moore's Pharmacy: Boswell Media Sports' Commentator Phillip Palmertree catches up with Leake Academy head football coach Brian Pickens to discuss the tradition of Leake Academy, the team's returning starters, and... Read More.

Saturday – Disturbance On Moss Road

9:30 am - Officers received a call about a disturbance on Moss Road.

Kosciusko Dollar General Robbed – Reward Offered for Info Leading to an Arrest

On August 6, 2022, at approximately 10:22 p.m., Officers from the Kosciusko Police Department were dispatched to Dollar General on Veterans Memorial Drive in Kosciusko Mississippi for a Robbery. Once on scene, officers were advised by the store employees that a black male, with... Read More.

Disturbance and Reckless Driver Reports in Leake

Friday, August 5, 2022 12:51 a.m. – Carthage Police responded to a call reporting a disturbance that occurred on McKay Drive. 2:17 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were called to a residence on Estes Mill Road regarding possible prowlers in the area. 5:16 a.m. – Carthage... Read More.

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