Carthage Fire Chief, Lonzo Jones tells Kicks 96 News that the Leake County Board of Supervisors has issued a burn ban that begins today, Monday, September 18th and expires Monday, October 16th. If deemed necessary, the expiration date may be extended.No burn permits will... Read More.
UPDATE: The burn ban has been lifted at these state parks: Trace, Legion, Lake Lowndes, John Kyle, Tombigbee, J.P. Coleman, Wall Doxey, George P. Cossar, Hugh White and Leroy Percy-- also at Lake Lamar Bruce and Tippah County Lake. ORIGINAL STORY:No campfires allowed at the... Read More.
The Leake County Sheriff's Department says a missing Carthage woman, Tori Chipley, has been found safe.PREVIOUS STORY BELOW:The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 23-year-old Tori Chipley of Carthage, Leake County, MS.She is described as a white female, five feet... Read More.
Damage in Louin from Sunday night tornado Most of the storms Mississippi has been dealing with since last week have been packing straight-line winds. But last night, the weather system that’s been locked into the state produced an outbreak of tornadoes. And it looks like... Read More.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for portions of Leake and Neshoba Counties.The warning is in effect through 12:30 pm.Always remember to never drive through flooded roadways.Turn around. Don't drown!Stay tuned to Kicks 96.7 and continue to monitor Kicks96news.com for... Read More.
Weather conditions which are being called "unprecedented" for this time of year resulted in widespread tree damage across central Mississippi on Wednesday. The National Weather Service had reports of 80 mile an hour winds in some of the strongest storms and warned of the... Read More.
The search continues in Kosciusko for a missing 82-year-old man named Grady Stanley.A Silver Alert was issued on Saturday morning for Mr. Stanley who suffers from mental health conditions that may impair his judgement.He was last seen a little after 5 p.m. on Thursday,... Read More.
UPDATE (5/10/23 at 10:30 a.m.) Gladys Elizabeth James has been found safe in Kenner, Louisiana.PREVIOUS STORY: The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 82-year-old Gladys Elizabeth James of Vaiden, MS, in Carroll County. She is described as a white female,... Read More.
**UPDATE** 18-year-old William Henry Harrell of Louisville was found safe Tuesday, January 24th. It was reported that he took shelter in a deer stand overnight.The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 18-year-old William Henry Harrell of... Read More.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered / Missing Child Alert for 16-year-old Montevious Goss of Louisville. He is described as a black male, five-foot-eight inches tall, weighing 130 pounds, with brown braided hair and brown eyes. He was last seen Wednesday,... Read More.
The Silver Alert for a Tallahatchie County woman reported missing after being seen in Attala County has been cancelled. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says Breanna Massey has been located and is safe.
The heat advisory for much of Mississippi including the local area has been extended through Thursday and an excessive heat warning has been posted for the Delta and the northern part of the state. Increasing humidity and temperatures in the 90s are expected to... Read More.