More heavy rain is expected to impact central Mississippi this week. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Jackson predict are predicting anywhere from 1 to 2 inches of rainfall. The heaviest amounts of rain are expected Tuesday - Wednesday morning. Flash flood and rising river levels are the main threat with this weather system. Continue to monitor Kicks 96 and Kicks96news.com for updates.
Mississippi lawmakers have had a slow start to their four-month session, but the pace is about to quicken as committees start debating bills dealing with the criminal justice system and other issues. March 3 is the first big deadline. That's the last day for House and Senate committees to either pass or kill the first round of general bills filed in their own chamber. Mississippi's prison system is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department after outbursts of violence that killed... Read More.
A Carthage teenager was killed in a two car wreck Sunday morning. It happened at 5:00 am at the intersection of Hwy 16 and Virgin Mary Road in Madison County. According Corporal Kevin Stewart with MHP, a GMC Yukon was driving east on MS 16 when a Mitsubishi Galant that was traveling south on Virgin Mary Road crossed in front of it and was hit on the passenger side. The victim was 16-year-Old Kendarrius Harris. The Leake Central High School Facebook published the... Read More.
The East Central Community College women’s tennis team stepped out of the conference to host Snead State Saturday, and defeated the visitors from Boaz, Ala., 8-1. The match was played at the ECCC Tennis Complex on the campus in Decatur. With the win, the No. 20 ranked Lady Warriors improve to 3-2 on the season. The Snead State Lady Parsons are 0-6. “It was a team win with solid play throughout the lineup,” commented ECCC Head Tennis Coach Jay Pacelli. Women’s Doubles Results: SS’s... Read More.
STARKVILLE – The 35th annual Super Bulldog Weekend, a Mississippi State spring homecoming tradition, will be held April 9-11 on the MSU campus. Fans will get a glimpse of new head coach Mike Leach’s 2020 Bulldog football team as the squad hosts the Maroon and White Game on Saturday, April 11 in Davis Wade Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. and admission is free. MSU’s clear bag and metal detector policies will be in place at Davis Wade Stadium. Coach... Read More.
Leake County Senior Citizens Day coming up Thursday March 12, from 9-12 at Leake Central Elementary School on Highway 16 in Carthage. This is a health fair like event with health screenings, food, entertainment, and door prizes. All seniors are encouraged to attend.