Leake Academy's Friday night game against Park Place Christian has been cancelled. That's according to a post from the Leake Academy Facebook page. No reason was given for the cancellation, but a source tells Kicks 96 news that Park Place cancelled the game due to concerns with coronavirus. The undefeated Rebels were scheduled to travel to Pearl for the game. Leake Academy's next scheduled games will be Friday, Oct. 2 against Washington School.
It was a fun Main Event this morning. Kelley Swindall called in from New York. Callie Prince checked in from Nashville. Plus the 2020 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year, Danica Hart, along with her group Chapel Hart talked about getting ready to record in Muscle Shoals this weekend. Click the links and listen if you missed it. Callie Prince Kelley Swindall Danica... Read More.
A Flash Flood watch continues across Mississippi today including Attala and Leake County. The watch is in effect until at least this afternoon. Heavy rain continues to move through the state as part of the residual effect of tropical storm Beta. Rainfall amounts between 4 to 6 inches are possible. And remember, do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth. Stayaway or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become unstable. **** All according to MEMA... Read More.
Gov. Tate Reeves has praised the Trump administration’s efforts to make a coronavirus vaccine available to the public in the next few months. He also asked Mississippi residents on Wednesday not to allow political divisions to stop them from getting vaccinated when that time comes. Republican Reeves has raised concerns about the politicization of the pandemic from Republicans and Democrats. He says politics, particularly from politicians on the left who dislike Trump, is “infecting” the scientific process of work... Read More.
There are only 22 days until Philadelphia Ham Jam. The arts festival will take place on October 17th from 9am-9pm. Vendor applications are still being accepted and volunteers are needed. Tee shirts are also available. For more information about how you can get involved with Philadelphia Ham Jam Festival call 601-656-1000.
The Neshoba General blood drive is next week. The event will be Wednesday, September 30th between 10a.m.-4p.m. in the parking lot at Neshoba General Hospital. Mississippi Blood services will be on site. All successful donations will be tested for Covid-19 antibodies. The Mississippi Donor Coach bus will be located in the front parking lot of Neshoba General Hospital and will facilitate.
Captain Brodrick Hutchins is returning back to the Meridian District of the Highway Patrol. Captain Hutchins is a graduate of MHP Patrol Class 55 and served as the former Captain of Troop E in Batesville, Mississippi. He returns to his home district where he began serving as a State Trooper in 2000. The MHP said in a statement "we welcome Captain Hutchins of Leake County back... Read More.