Leake-County Libraries Dial-A-Story “Are We There Yet?” read by Andy Simpson

Leake-County Libraries Dial-A-Story reader this week is Andy Simpson. Readers can call 601-267-7208 to hear Andy read “Are We There Yet?” by Dandi Daley Mackall.  “All buckled up and ready to go, brother and sister can’t wait to hit the road.  But soon enough, the kids get ants in their pants.”  You can hear this week’s story by dialing 601-267-7208 June 14th through June 20th, 2019.  Children can call the toll free dial a story line at 601-267-7208 to... Read More.

Carthage-Leake Library features adult painting class

The Carthage-Leake County Library will have an adult painting class Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 5:30.  Participants must register and pay a $7.00 supply fee by Friday June 14, 2019.  Space is limited.  Backwood Belles will step participants through the process of painting Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”.  For additional information, please call the Carthage Leake County Library at (601)267-7821.

ECCC Women’s Basketball Offering Several Summer Camp Opportunities

The East Central Community College women’s basketball program is sponsoring four camps this summer in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur. The camps range from high school and junior varsity team camps to a youth day camp to a camp for rising high school seniors who desire to play college basketball. Complete information on all camps as well as links to online registration forms can be found at www.ecccathletics.com. High School Team Camp, June 19-20. Only 30 spots are... Read More.

Cryus Ben and Phyliss J Anderson head to Runoff in Tribal Chief Elections

Members of the Choctaw tribe will be heading to the polls for an election run-off to vote for the next tribal chief.  Incumbent Chief Phyliss J. Anderson will face Cyrus Ben in the run-off. Ben received 45% of the vote Tuesday while Anderson pulled in 36% of the votes. The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold a Tribal Election (Run-Off) on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 for Tribal Chief for a four-year term. Phyliss J. Anderson - 1306 Randy Anderson-... Read More.

Cathage-Leake Library – Move To Learn

The Carthage-Leake County Library will have Move To Learn Friday June 14, 2019 at 10:00. Move To Learn’s mission is to promote higher grades and healthier children in Mississippi through exercise in the classroom. For additional information, please call the Carthage Leake County Library at (601)267-7821.

ECCC Alumni and Friends Invited to Lunch with the Road Warriors 2019 Tour

The East Central Community College Alumni Association is coming to a town near you! Alumni Association officials, along with college President Dr. Billy Stewart, invite alumni and friends to join them during the month of July for "Road Warriors 2019 Tour." Stewart and Director of Athletics Paul Nixon will join others at stops in each of the five counties East Central Community College serves, including Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott and Winston, on select days during the... Read More.

Tribal Election Results – Chief Race heading to runoff

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribal election results. Continue to monitor Kicks96news.com results will be updated here as they come in. Absentee ballots will be opened Wednesday, June 12 at 1pm at the Pearl River Community Center.  As of now, Tribal Members will be heading to the polls for a run off election to see who will be the next tribal chief. Cyrus Ben, running for tribal chief for the first time, received a majority... Read More.

Pearl River Resort to mark 25 years

Pearl River Resort will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a series of concerts, starting later this month. The all-star lineup features KC & the Sunshine Band, Leona Lewis and the Charlie Daniels Band. Festivities will also a big Fourth of July fireworks show and a anniversary-themed promotions. KC & the Sunshine Band is slated to kick off the celebration Saturday, June 29. One of the most popular bands of the ‘70s era, KC & the Sunshine Band will perform chart-topping hits... Read More.