Heavy rain and flash flooding is possible in our region. According to the National Weather Service of Jackson, "there is increasing concern for heavy rain to redevelop Sunday afternoon and impact mainly northern portions of the Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi region as we head into Monday morning. Given the very high moisture content of the soils, flash flooding will become possible, and a flash flood watch is in effect for portions of the area as a result." Our specific... Read More.
BMO in the MO'rning, Afternoon & Evening ("as long as it takes" he says) - What began as simply a way to expand the coverage for fans of Lady Rebels, became so much more for Kicks 96 Morning host Brian (B-MO) Montgomery as Boswell Media Sports gave him the green light to create something very special for the now "4A State Champions" with 3 one hour pre-game... Read More.
Leake County School District employees are eligible for the upcoming vaccination drive. According to Leake Superintendent Young, "LCSD will partner with Leake Baptist Hospital to offer the COVID vaccination to employees who work in direct contact with students. The vaccination drive will take place on Friday, March 5th. As Superintendent, I feel that it is important for us as educators to do our part to minimize the spread of COVID-19." We will keep you updated with additional details as they... Read More.
The Leake Academy Lady Rebels brought home the 4A State Championship Saturday evening with a decisive victory over the Hartfield Academy Hawks of Flowood. Taking the lead early and never letting go, the Lady Rebels won their championship with a score of 82-45. The team seniors were named the All Sports Players of the Game: Alli Grace Perry, McKinley Allen, Laura Katherine Clair, Emmi Harkins, and Maybry Mayfield. Also, Miriam Prince, Emeri Warren, Emmi Harkins, and Maybry Mayfield were named to the All-Tournament... Read More.
1:52 am- On Highway 25, police responded to a wreck near Popular Road. 7:09 am- Deputies responded to a vehicle that was stalled in the middle of highway 35 N close to Pickens Circle. 7:46 am- Sheriff and police were called to 2240 County Line Road in respond to a man not wanting to leave a home.
The Natchez Trace Parkway is still closed from Milepost 115 to Milepost 135 near Canton, MS. A detour is in place as construction crews bring in heavy equipment to remove storm debris from the area including the roadside. Work was delayed due to last week's weather event. Work is expected to continue for another month. See detour direction below and webpage for updates.