*Updated 11/21/23*The shooter, a juvenile male whose identity is not being released at this time, has been charged with aggravated assault and is being held at the Leake County Correctional Facility.Kicks 96 News has learned of a shooting that occurred at approximately 9:40... Read More.
With no rain forecast, the threat of wildfires will continue across Mississippi through Friday. The National Weather Service has expanded its Level-1 "limited" threat to cover the entire local area. Low humidity and gusty winds will combine with the continued drought to create favorable... Read More.
Philadelphia Police Chief, Eric Lyons has identified the victim of this fatal crash as 22-year-old Kristen Kittrell of Attala County.At approximately 7:38 a.m., Philadelphia Police and EMS were dispatched to a crash involving three vehicles at East Main Street near Evergreen Avenue. One... Read More.
On Monday, August 21, 2023, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Edinburg Volunteers, Leake County Deputies, MS Hwy Patrol, and other first responders were alerted to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 16 W near Pearl Hill Rd. No injuries were reported. The roadway was blocked while... Read More.
The Leake County Board of Supervisors will host a fire truck dedication ceremony at the Carthage Coliseum on Monday, July 31 at 10 a.m.The event will commemorate the arrival of seven new state-of-the-art fire trucks.The public is invited to attend the ceremony and meet... Read More.
The Leake County Development Association and the Leake County Board of Supervisors have announced the expansion of the Leake County Business Park.The public is invited to celebrate at a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, July 31 at 9 a.m. at the former site of "Bud's... Read More.
Philadelphia Police were called to the apartments on Pearl Ave. and asked to have 3 suspicious males removed from the property at approximately 5:20 pm.AT 8 pm, Neshoba County Deputies responded to a call reporting a domestic disturbance on County Road 1728 involving a... Read More.
Carthage Police were called to Westbrook Square Apartments on Hwy 16 E on Monday, July 17th just after 11 p.m. when a resident reported hearing shots fired.Officers discovered two vehicles with bullet holes at the scene. CPD Investigator, Ray Chamblee tells Kicks96 News that... Read More.
First responders in Leake County were called to two separate crashes on Monday, July 10, 2023.The first occurred on Hwy 35 N near Live Oak Rd and involved two vehicles. Leake County Deputies, MS Hwy Patrol, Barnes Volunteers, and EMS responded. At least one... Read More.
Date: June 19, 2023 Time: 4:00 p.m. Central Electric Continues Restoration Efforts More severe storms came through our service area last night, increasing the number of outages. As of this morning, there were 7,724 members without electricity. We are extremely grateful to our members for their patience and understanding... Read More.
Philadelphia Police and EMS were called to a crash on Hwy 16 near Mcdonald's at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2023. Only minor injuries were reported.At 3:54 p.m., Philadelphia Police responded to a call reporting a disturbance involving a large group of... Read More.
At approximately 8:45 a.m. on Monday, April 10, 2023, Kosciusko Police Department responded to a call reporting shots fired in the area of Hillview Ave. and James H Meredith St./F St. A second call was received shortly thereafter stating that a vehicle had been... Read More.