The Leake Academy Rebels returned to basketball action tonight from their home court in Madden at Joe Sheppard gymnasium. The Leake Academy Lady Rebels were unable to play tonight due to the Lady Patriots being in quarantine due to COVID-19. The Rebels and Patriots played a close game in the first quarter, ending with the Rebels up by 6 points, 21-15. The Rebels would jump out to a 21 point lead at half-time, 49-28 and go on to win... Read More.
The Covid-19 Vaccination eligibility has just expanded. Governor Tate Reeves just announced that Mississippians ages 65 and up as well as those with pre-existing medical conditions can now receive the vaccine. As of today over 62,000 people have received the vaccine in our state. More details forthcoming today
Below see closings as of this time. Additional updates are forthcoming. We will keep you updated as details become available. Leake Academy - has cancelled all classes for today, 1/12, due to a forecast of icy road conditions. New student registration will be scheduled at a later date. Leake County School District- LCSD announced it will utilize a delayed start schedule today, 1/12, beginning with 2 hour delayed schedule. Neshoba County School District- After consulting with local EMA, the NCSD will have... Read More.
Free Covid-19 testing is available today at the Attala and Leake County Health Departments. However, before getting tested you must first be screened by speaking with a UMMC clinician to determine your likelihood of COVID-19 infection or exposure. This can be done by calling 601-496-7200 or completing the UMMC COVID-19 online patient Screening form. *College and University students, faculty or staff child care facility workers will be tested for free without symptoms or exposure but must... Read More.
Vaccinations continue. According to the Mississippi Department of Health, 55,399 people from across the state have received their first vaccination. 287 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 163 people from Leake, 390 from Neshoba and 222 from Winston county. Vaccine providers administering COVID-19 vaccine are required to report the doses administered to the Mississippi Immunization Information Exchange (MIIX), the statewide immunization registry, within 24 hours of administering. Vaccines are now available for all health care workers and individuals *75... Read More.
As we prepare for potentially inclement weather, MEMA reminds us of winter weather terminology, and safety tips including how to dress, prepare your home and family and your car. Winter Storm Watch: A winter storm is possible in your area. Tune in to your NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio or television for more information. Winter Storm Warning: A winter storm is... Read More.
Below see closings as of this time. Additional updates are forthcoming. We will keep you updated as details become available. Choctaw Tribal Schools -Due to potential inclement weather conditions, Choctaw Tribal Schools will operate using Distance Learning on Monday, January 11, 2021. Schools will resume Tuesday at normal times with an adjusted Hybrid schedule: Hybrid Group A students will come to school Tuesday/Wednesday and Hybrid Group B students will come Thursday/Friday. The middle school basketball tournament hosted at Choctaw Central High... Read More.