Leake County store catches fire

A local Leake County store was damaged by fire and smoke Sunday. The Madden Quick Stop caught fire Sunday evening around 7:30 pm. The 911 call came in reporting smoke coming from the structure.Carthage Fire and Madden volunteers were able to get the fire under control. The store is located at 393 Dr Brantley Road, Carthage.No injuries were reported.

Leake County Community Strategic Forum: Hear from Leake County resident Coach Josh Hayes (audio)

The Leake County Development Association is inviting Leake County residents to participate in the first-ever community strategic planning forum.  The Community Strategic Forum is a chance for both community leaders and citizens to create a desired future for residents in Leake County.Hear from Leake County resident Coach Josh Hayes. (listen below)Community Strategic Planning Forums will be held on Tuesday, September 18 form 11 am – 1 pm and 4:30 pm – 6 pm. Three locations have been chosen... Read More.
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Leake County Community Strategic Forum: Hear from Leake County resident Dr. Laura Jones (audio)

The Leake County Development Association is inviting Leake County residents to participate in the first-ever community strategic planning forum.  The Community Strategic Forum is a chance for both community leaders and citizens to create a desired future for residents in Leake County.Hear from Leake County resident Dr. Laura Jones. (listen below)Community Strategic Planning Forums will be held on Tuesday, September 18 form 11 am – 1 pm and 4:30 pm – 6 pm. Three locations have been chosen... Read More.

Big Homecoming Win for the Rebels

The Leake Academy Rebels are  on Thaggard Field in Madden tonight for Homecoming playing a non-conference game with the Generals from Newton Academy in Decatur. The Rebels are 3-1 on the season coming off a big road win last week over the Patriots of East Rankin Academy. The Generals have had a rough start to their season with an 0-4 overall season record.The Newton Generals received the ball to start the game and ran 65 yards on the first... Read More.
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Leake County Community Strategic Forum: Hear from Leake County resident Bobby Boone (audio)

The Leake County Development Association is inviting Leake County residents to participate in the first-ever community strategic planning forum.  The Community Strategic Forum is a chance for both community leaders and citizens to create a desired future for residents in Leake County.Hear from Leake County resident Bobby Boone. (listen below)Community Strategic Planning Forums will be held on Tuesday, September 18 form 11 am – 1 pm and 4:30 pm – 6 pm. Three locations have been chosen to... Read More.

Scott County hunters banned from hunting for baited fields

Nearly a dozen Mississippi men have pleaded guilty to hunting using baited fields.The men have been banned from hunting for a year, fined up to $1,200 and been placed on probation for up to one year.All the men pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Jackson.Prosecutors said the hunting happened in last September in Scott County.The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says it is illegal to hunt or trap wild birds with the aid of bait.The agency... Read More.
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Kicks Picks – Make your picks now!

Kicks Picks is back for another exciting season on Breezynews.com and Kicks96news.com.Make your picks each week for the best high school and college football games in the state. If you get the most right, then you’re a winner.The winner each week receives the Tailgate Prize Pack from Wheel-In Grocery in Carthage. The participant that selects the most right for the season will win a flat screen tv! Place your picks by 6 pm each Friday.Play Kicks Picks…. It’s FREE!... Read More.

Warriors Defeat Bears 28-21

The East Central Community College Warriors began South Division MACJC football tonight at home in Decatur playing the Southwest Community College Bears from Summit. The Warriors entered tonight's game 1-1 overall on the season coming off a road win last week against then #14 nationally ranked Itawamba Indians,  after losing a close opening game against the #6 team in the nation on the road at Senatobia. The Bears of Southwest also enter tonight's contest 1-1 overall.In the first quarter,... Read More.