Louisville company awarded military contract

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Tuesday that Taylor Defense Products LLC of Louisville won a Navy contract worth up to $84 million. Hyde-Smith is a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Taylor will repair and maintain all-terrain cranes for the U.S. Marine Corps. It's part of the Navy’s Service Life Extension Program. “The Service Life Extension Program extends the lifespan of equipment used by our men and women in uniform to carry out their missions. I’m pleased Taylor Defense Products will... Read More.

Tribal Election Results – Chief Race heading to runoff

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribal election results. Continue to monitor Kicks96news.com results will be updated here as they come in. Absentee ballots will be opened Wednesday, June 12 at 1pm at the Pearl River Community Center.  As of now, Tribal Members will be heading to the polls for a run off election to see who will be the next tribal chief. Cyrus Ben, running for tribal chief for the first time, received a majority... Read More.

Pearl River Resort to mark 25 years

Pearl River Resort will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a series of concerts, starting later this month. The all-star lineup features KC & the Sunshine Band, Leona Lewis and the Charlie Daniels Band. Festivities will also a big Fourth of July fireworks show and a anniversary-themed promotions. KC & the Sunshine Band is slated to kick off the celebration Saturday, June 29. One of the most popular bands of the ‘70s era, KC & the Sunshine Band will perform chart-topping hits... Read More.

Chief candidates talk about 2019 tribal elections- VIDEO

5,500 members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will head to the polls Tuesday for elections. The race for chief is between six candidates, including incumbent Chief Phyllis Anderson, who said she is grateful to her people for allowing her to serve over the last eight years. "As a leader, I think the qualities... Read More.

Neshoba Lake Youth Fishing Rodeo June 8

Youth 15 years and younger are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at Neshoba County Lake beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 8. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP). Neshoba County Lake is located just off Highway 486 on CR 1711 in Philadelphia. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers. However, a limited amount of fishing gear will be available. The event is a good opportunity... Read More.

possession, burglary and other arrests in Neshoba County

Mitchelle L Crouther, 18, 252 Boler Street, Philadelphia, possession of paraphernalia Lakaizo Harrington, 22, 431 Coleman Street, Philadelphia, failure to pay Angela B Harrington, 28, 563 Holland Ave, Philadelphia, probation violation Kendrick Marquez McKinney, 23, 504 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, public drunk [caption... Read More.

Inmate dies at Kemper County jail

Kemper County Sheriff James Moore verified Wednesday that an inmate died at the Kemper County jail. The inmate was discovered around 7:20 a.m. Wednesday. The Kemper County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. Moore says the inmate's family is being notified.  

Neshoba County Library incorporates fun and education this summer- VIDEO

According to National Public Radio, in 2017 nearly 42% of all young children had their own tablet device, compared to less than 1% in 2011. With experts predicting those numbers are on the rise, the Neshoba County Library is offering other means of entertainment this summer, reminding everyone it’s important to never skip out on education.