Kicks Picks Final Weekly Winner Announced

It was a battle to the very end for our final week of Kicks Picks. Several entrants did well this week, but one came out on top, and that is Ryan Moore of Philadelphia. Congratulations Ryan, you are the final winner of a gift certificate... Read More.

Prowling and Trespassing Today in Leake

Friday, November 4, 2022 4:51 a.m. – Carthage Police were called to a residence on Alena Dr. for someone repeatedly knocking on the door. 6:15 a.m. – Leake Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Truelight Rd. regarding a trespasser on the property. 7:48 a.m. –... Read More.

Fallen Tree Causes Crash in Leake

Thursday, November 3, 2022 6:09 a.m. - Leake Deputies responded to a call reporting that a tree fell in the roadway as a car was traveling on Hwy 16 West near the Natchez Trace. The vehicle did hit the tree. No one was injured. 1:04... Read More.

Cruisin for a Wish Raises Over $20,000

During the month of October, Boswell Media was Cruisin for a Wish to raise money for Make-A-Wish Mississippi. All the money raised will go toward granting wishes for critically ill children in Attala, Leake, Neshoba, and Winston Counties. With the help of all our sponsors and... Read More.

Due TODAY – Final Week of Kicks Picks

Several local teams will be playing on Thursday night instead of Friday night, our final week of Kicks Picks will be due this Thursday 11/3 by 6 pm. It's the final week for this season of Kicks Picks! Get your picks in by 6 pm... Read More.

City of Carthage November 8th Election Sample Ballot

Carthage City Clerk, Penny Spears, recently provided Kicks96 News with a sample ballot for this year’s election. The 2022 general election is scheduled for next Tuesday, November 8th and features races for Mayor, Alderman Ward 1, Alderman Ward 2 (unopposed), Alderman Ward 3, and Alderman... Read More.

Leake County November 8th Election Sample Ballot

The Leake County Circuit Clerk's office recently provided Kicks96 News with a sample ballot for this year’s election. The 2022 general election is scheduled for next Tuesday, November 8th and will include both local and regional races. See the complete 2022 Leake County Election Sample Ballot... Read More.

Homes Lost in a Fire, Disturbances, and More in Leake

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 7:25 a.m. – Carthage Fire Department, Madden Volunteers, and Walnut Grove Fire Department were all dispatched to a structure fire on Fortune Lane. When firemen arrived at the scene, two mobile homes and a vehicle were totally engulfed in flames. 12:10... Read More.

Remo’s Rescue to Host Fundraiser Bake Sale

Remo's Rescue, a local animal rescue, will host a bake sale and dog food drive at Walmart in Carthage this Saturday, November 5th from 8 am - 12noon. All proceeds will go towards tending to the 150+ animals that are currently in Remo's Rescue's care,... Read More.