Woman injured in Leake County shooting

One person was taken to the hospital for injuries she sustained in a drive by shooting just after 1 a.m. on Spinout Rd. in Leake County.A male and a female told Leake County Deputies that they were laying in bed and were awakened by... Read More.

House fire in Carthage Tuesday afternoon

The Carthage Fire Department and Leake Correctional Volunteers were dispatched to a home on North St. Matthew Street at 5:38 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2024 for a fire.  The home is situated just a few houses down from First Baptist Church.The blaze is... Read More.

Local firefighter graduates Mississippi State Fire Academy

The Mississippi State Fire Academy provided Kicks 96 News with the following press release regarding Philadelphia, MS firefighter, Britt Baker's Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 graduation.JACKSON, Miss.- Firefighter Britt Baker of the Philadelphia Fire Department is making a difference and has graduated Class 207 from... Read More.

Church Bulletin

West Carthage Baptist Church is hosting a blood drive on Thursday February 29. They are also having a hamburger plate fund raiser to send kids to youth camp. The first 20 to sign up to give blood get a hamburger plate for free.... Read More.