At 9:05 pm Attala Dispatch notified City and County Officers of a BOLO from Leake County. The BOLO was issued after a robbery was reported at the Dollar General in Singleton. Dispatch was advised that a black male approximately 6' tall wearing a blue jacket and a mask made his way into the store.In an update they reported that a second black male should be in the vehicle as well. The only description was that... Read More.
https://youtu.be/y1thYHK5s1cLeake Academy's Sydni Tangle hit a 3-point buzzer beater to give the Rebelettes a 38-35 win over Madison-Ridgeland Academy Tuesday night in the opening round of the MAIS Overall Tournament at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi College.Listen to the Rebelettes throughout the tournament on Cruisin 98.3 (WKOZ) and online at Kicks96news.com.This video was captured by former Leake Academy basketball player Anna Evans. It has been used with her permission.The video has been combined with Boswell Media... Read More.
Boswell Media’s radio and online news teams have been nominated for numerous awards in the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors Professional contest.The WLIN/WCKK News Departments lead the way with seven nominations across four separate categories.Radio entries nominated for awards include a Use of Sound nomination for Kicks 96/WCKK News Director Mina Mooney’s coverage of a Union High School active shooter drill and a Public Affairs nomination for her... Read More.
Kosciusko Lady Whippet soccer player Mackenzie Alford committed to play for a local community college Friday morning.Alford will be continuing her soccer career at East Central Community College.As one of the team’s best mid-fielders, Alford served as team captain her senior season.In attendance for Alford’s commitment, which was held at the Kosciusko High School library, were several friends and members of her family.Pictured: KHS head soccer coach Greg Cooper, Oakley and Dawn Alford (parents), and Macie Alford (sister).
Boswell Media websites received close to 5 million visits in 2018.The websites Breezynews.com and Kicks96news.com racked up 4.7 million total views in the past year, setting a record for the company.Over 3 million of those views came from Breezynews.com, which covers mostly Kosciusko and Attala County.“Getting over 3 million views for a market our size is a significant accomplishment,” said President of Boswell Media, Johnny Boswell. “It shows the dedication of Breck Riley and his local news... Read More.
Ravion Henry’s career week on the court has earned him the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honor, the conference office announced Jan. 7.Henry, a senior guard from Carthage, Mississippi, scored 75 total points and averaged a double-double with 37.5 points and 11.5 rebounds per game on Jan. 3 and Jan. 5, while shooting 54.7 percent from the floor.On Jan. 3, Henry scored a career-high 44 points to lead No. 8 Stillman College (13-1,... Read More.