Rebels Fall to Hillcrest in Overtime in AAA Semi Final Game

The Leake Academy Rebels played in the MAIS Semi Final State Tournament being held this week at Joe Sheppard Gymnasium in Madden tonight taking on the Hillcrest Christian Academy Cougars from South Jackson. The Rebels entered tonight's game with a 26-5 overall season record. The Hillcrest Cougars entered the game as the number one seed from the South AAA Division. The LA Rebels outscored the Cougars in the opening quarter a took a 5 point lead into the second... Read More.

Rebelettes Advance to State AAA Championship Game

The Leake Academy Lady Rebels (Rebelettes) were back in action at Joe Sheppard Gymnasium in Madden this afternoon playing Central Hinds Academy from Raymond in the semi final round of the state MAIS AAA Basketball Tournament. The Rebelettes entered the game 34-1 overall on the season and looking to advance to the state AAA title game tomorrow. It was a slow short early in the quarter for both teams but the opening quarter ended with the Lady Rebels gaining... Read More.

three tribal members indicted on embezzlement and wire fraud enter not guilty pleas

The plea was not guilty for three tribal members accused of embezzlement and wire fraud. Initial reports stated that the three men had separately pleaded guilty, however; official documents form the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Jackson show that not guilty pleas were entered for Anderson, Bell, and Edwards.Randy Anderson, Roderick Bell, and Kevin Edwards were picked up last week on indictments issued by a federal grand jury for false claims for travel reimbursement payments. All three men had their... Read More.

2 from Mississippi plead guilty in cocaine case

A man and woman from Mississippi each face a possible 10-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in Louisiana to cocaine-related charges.U.S. Attorney David Joseph says in a news release from Shreveport that Demyia S. Porter and Naquita N. Graves, both of Canton, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.The case grew out of an Interstate 20 traffic stop in Webster Parish in August. Porter was driving and consented to a search. A trooper found... Read More.

Winston Sheriff Seeks to Identify Suspects

The Winston County Sheriff's Office is searching for information on the identity of the individuals in the following video. On Wednesday, February 20, these individuals are suspected of shoplifting items from J &S Food store on HWY 25S in Winston County. It is also believed that the individuals returned on Thursday, February 21 at around 5:00 am and attempted to remove some implements/equipment from behind the store.If you have any information concerning the identity of any of these individuals... Read More.

Forest Police Department searching for armed suspect

The Forest Police Department is requesting your assistance in locating DeMarlo Pereze West Jr. West is wanted for Murder and should be considered armed and dangerous. West is 6'0" tall, weighs 140 lbs and possibly driving a gold or light brown 2000 Chevrolet Malibu Tag #: SDG225. If you have information on his whereabouts, please contact Central MS Crime Stoppers.Anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case would be eligible for a reward of up to... Read More.

Tonight: The Main Street Chamber of Leake County is Calling all Super Hero’s

The Main Street Chamber of Leake County is calling all super heroes for this month’s Family Movie Night on Friday, February 22.  Come dressed as your favorite Super Hero and you will receive a free bag of Popcorn.  This month’s movie is The Avengers: Infinity Wars start time is 7:00 p.m. at the Old Carthage Elementary School.  Come see all your favorite super heroes like: Black Panther, Iron Man, The Hulk and more as the fight to keep the... Read More.