Nominate a Family! The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

This Christmas, Boswell Media and Triple M Motors have partnered to bring unexpected holiday cheer to families in our communities. You can nominate families you know who may need some unexpected holiday cheer this Christmas. Applications are available online at kicks96news.com.  Lolly Clause will be delivering Christmas gifts to families in our listing area! Listen to kicks96, when you hear us live on location, stop by and get a card to help us fill the wish list of the families... Read More.

The Junction has FREE Coats for those in Need

  The Junction is making a difference during this cold weather. Most stores, including the ones in Philadelphia and Carthage have a coat rack out front . If you are cold and need one then take one. If you have one to give please take it to the Junction and put it on the rack. This is a great idea to help right here in our communities. Luke 3:11 "He who has two tunics, give to him that have none."... Read More.
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Former Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal Council Member Arrested and Charged with Additional Federal Crimes New Charges in Superseding Indictment Include Burglary, Abusive Sexual Contact, Witness Tampering

Detention Hearing Scheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Jackson, Miss. – A former member of the Tribal Council for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has been charged with additional criminal violations in a Superseding Indictment and arrested for burglary, sexual abusive contact, witness tampering, theft/embezzlement, and wire fraud, announced United States Attorney Mike Hurst and Michelle A. Sutphin, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Mississippi. An original indictment returned... Read More.

Department of Justice Awards more than $100 Million to Combat Human Trafficking and Assist Victims

Mississippi Department of Health and Mississippi Department of Public Safety Receive Awards Totaling $1.7 Million The U.S. Department of Justice announced it has awarded more than $100 million in funding, including grants to Mississippi recipients, to combat human trafficking and provide vital services to trafficking victims throughout the United States. “Human traffickers remain a dire threat to human rights across the globe and their actions pose a serious danger to public safety right here in our own country,” said Attorney General... Read More.
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2019 Leake County Wildlife Seminar, Supper, and Big Buck Contest

The 2019 Leake County Wildlife Seminar, Supper, and Big Buck Contest will be held on Thursday, November 14th in the Carthage Coliseum.  Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.  Admission, which includes supper, is $10 per adult and $5 per student. Children five and under are admitted free.  At 6:00 p.m., a stew supper will be served including chicken or venison stew, crackers, dessert and a cold drink.  In addition, a Wild Game Taster’s Buffet will be offered. The public... Read More.

Leake County Deputies searching for burglary suspect

Leake County Sheriff Department seeking assistance from public in locating Kemario Marquez Smith. Smith is a Black Male 5’8 150lbs and currently wanted for Burglary. Anyone with information that leads to an arrest would be eligible for a reward. If you have information to help in this case, please call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477) .
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Rebels fall to Patriots ending Post Season

The Leake Academy Rebels traveled to Columbus tonight playing the number 1 ranked defending 5A state champion Heritage Academy Patriots and lost the game by the final score of 35-0. The Patriots were up by 14 points at the end of the first half but scored three additional touchdowns in the third quarter to go ahead 35-0 over the Rebels and start a running clock for the remainder of the game. With the loss the post season ends for... Read More.

Greenwood Defeats Leake Central ( 43-0 ) Greenwood.

In the first quarter Greenwood scored twice making the score 21-0. Going into the second quarter Greenwood scored three more times making the score 41-0. Moving into the third quarter no touchdowns were scored. Going into the fourth quarter Greenwood scored a safety making the final score of the game 43-0.