Tribal election absentee ballots due today

Today is the final day for tribal members to vote absentee for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal Elections.Voters will be voting on tribal chief and tribal council.There are three candidates for tribal chief and over 50 for tribal council across the tribe’s... Read More.

Many Fallen Trees Due to Storm in Leake

Tuesday January, 3, 20223:03 p.m. – Leake Deputies, EMS, and Edinburg Volunteer Fire Dept were dispatched to Mars Hill Rd when dispatchers received an alert from an iPhone about a possible crash.  Dispatchers were able to get in touch with the owner of... Read More.

Leake Academy to dismiss early due to weather

Leake Academy is releasing classes early today due to weather.Kindergarten classes will be let out at 11:50 am.Elementary car riders will release at noon.Elementary bus riders and 7th - 12th grade classes will release at at 12:30.Additionally, all after school/extracurricular activities are cancelled.Information on... Read More.

Due TODAY – Final Week of Kicks Picks

Several local teams will be playing on Thursday night instead of Friday night, our final week of Kicks Picks will be due this Thursday 11/3 by 6 pm.It's the final week for this season of Kicks Picks!Get your picks in by 6 pm... Read More.

Leake Academy cancels classes due to flooding

Leake Academy has cancelled classes for today (Wednesday) due to the weather.Several roads in the area are flooding and the rain is expected to continue throughout the day.Continue to monitor Kicks96news for weather updates.

Home Lost in Leake County Due to Late Night Fire

On Sunday, June 12th, 2022 just before midnight, Carthage Fire Department and Barnes Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to Wilders Lane off Pleasant Grove Road regarding a mobile home fire.Firefighters arrived on scene to a home fully engulfed in flames. A relative of the... Read More.

Philadelphia Christmas Parade – applications due soon

The Philadelphia Christmas parade will be on December 6th at 6pm in downtown Philadelphia.Last year due to Covid-19 concerns, the parade was held at 50% capacity and spectators were highly encouraged to wear masks and practice social distancing. The Community Development Partnership has said... Read More.