Leake County Deputies were called to an area of Cullen Rd. regarding a disturbance involving weapons at approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Deputies arrived to find Daniel Cochran, 65 of Leake county, and another male who had been in an altercation... Read More.
JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer- involved shooting involving the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department that occurred on November 24th, 2023, on Brown Street in Meridian.MBI received notification of this critical incident at approximately 5:45 a.m. Initial reports... Read More.
The National Weather Service says a weak tornado touched down Monday night east of Ofahoma. An NWS survey team says the EF-zero storm was on the ground briefly with an estimated windspeed of 76 miles an hour, snapping one tree and uprooting another near... Read More.
Sit & Be Fit Classes are held weekly on Mondays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the MSU Extension Service in Leake County and on Wednesdays at the Walnut Grove Library. All are welcome. For more information, contact Toni Boatner at 601-267-8036.The Big Buck Contest, Wildlife... Read More.
The ballot is set for local political races in Leake County.The Leake County Circuit Clerk's office has provided Kicks 96 News with a sample ballot for this year’s election.Local races on the ballots include sheriff, supervisors, tax collector, and circuit clerk.State races for governor,... Read More.
The ballot is set for local political races in Neshoba County.The Neshoba County Circuit Clerk's office has provided Kicks 96 News with a sample ballot for this year’s election.Local races on the ballots include sheriff, supervisors, tax collector, and circuit clerk.State races for governor,... Read More.
East Central Community College will provide WorkKeys testing for high school juniors and seniors in Leake County free of charge. This is sponsored by the Leake County Development Association as part of the Workplace Development Initiative.Students who score bronze, silver, gold, or platinum on... Read More.
Leake County Sheriff's Office Investigator, Jerry Horn was honored today, October 27, 2023 with a purple heart presented by Governor Tate Reeves. Investigator Horn was injured in the line of duty on April 26, 2023 during an incident in which an escaped inmate... Read More.
Two men were arrested in Leake County on the morning of Thursday, October 19, 2023 and received narcotics charges. The Leake County Sheriff's Office along with the Carthage Police Department served a narcotics search warrant at a... Read More.