The Leake County Sheriff's Reserve 8th annual PCA Rodeo will be September 27 and 28 at the Carthage Coliseum beginning at 7:30 PM each night. There will be Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Barrell Racing and more. Admission is $10 for Adults, $5 for children 9-17, and free for kids 8 and under. At 5 pm on Saturday September 28 there will be Rodeo Parade around the Courthouse Square. Everyone is invited to bring your horses, mules, and wagons.
The Leake Academy Rebels played host to the Starkville Academy Volunteers tonight but came up just short of a victory losing the contest 20-19. The game was tied 7-7 after the first quarter but the Vols scored another touchdown in the second quarter to take a 14-7 lead at halftime. The Rebels quickly scored to open the third quarter on an 80 yard run by Wyatt Estep but the point after touchdown was no good leaving the Vols up... Read More.
Leake Academy Rebels Riley Myers and Garrett Martin were named our In Sports players of the week. The Rebels lost 42-28 last Friday night against the Hawks. The Rebels host the Starkville Academy Volunteers tonight. Game time 7pm with our pregame coverage beginning at 6:20pm.. You can keep up with the Rebels all season long on Kicks 96, Kicks96news.com, and the Kicks 96 app.
The Town of Walnut Grove’s South of the River Roux returns for a 5th year this weekend. Opening Ceremonies begin at 10 am on Roux Field, just off Highway 35. The South of the River Roux is a mixture of fun, food and music, with something for everyone on Saturday September 21st. Things get underway with the 2019 Mississippi Power Roux Run 5K and Fun Run, slated 8 a.m. Cash Prizes will be awarded top male and female... Read More.
The new dial a story at the Leake County Libraries this week is “The Spooky Cabin” by Scott Albert. This week’s reader is Katie Mills. Katie is attending Mississippi State University and will finish in the Spring of 2020 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. During her spare time she enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and shopping. You can hear this week’s story by dialing 601-267-7208 September 19, 2019-September 26, 2019. Children can call the free... Read More.
Local area high school football games for September 20: Attala County: Kosciusko at Choctaw County West Tallahatchie at Ethel Loyd Star at McAdams Choctaw County: French Camp at Tupelo Christian Prep Holmes County: Indianola Academy at Central Holmes Memphis at Holmes County Central Leake County: Starkville Academy at Leake Academy (Listen Live on Kicks 96.7) Lumberton at Leake County Velma Jackson at Leake Central Neshoba County: Neshoba Central at West Lauderdale MRA at Philadelphia Newton County at Union Choctaw Central at Lake Scott... Read More.
The East Central Community College Wildcats played host to the Pearl River Community College Wildcats tonight in Decatur and came away with a 35-0 shutout. The Warriors scored three touchdowns in the opening quarter and were up 21-0 at halftime. In the second half, the Warriors would add one touchdown in the third quarter and another in the final quarter for the final score of 35-0. Next week the Warriors will travel to East Mississippi Community College for a... Read More.