Friday Storms Cause Power Outages

A combination of morning storms and gusty winds blew down trees and power lines across the state Friday.   As of noon, almost 44,000 outages were being reported including 1,758 in Attala County, 1,586 in Leake County and 347 in Neshoba County.   By 9 pm... Read More.

One Killed, Three Injured by Strong Winds in MS

One person was killed Friday morning when a tree fell on a vehicle in Yazoo County as strong winds blew through Mississippi.  Three others were injured by falling trees in two other parts of the state.Yazoo County Emergency Management Director Jack Willingham says the... Read More.

Update: Fatal Crash in McAdams Monday Morning

UPDATE 2/27/23 9:45 a.m.It has been reported that a trailer connected to a work truck detached and struck a vehicle head-on.  The driver of the vehicle that was hit passed away from injuries sustained in the crash.  Jamira L. Riley, a 26-year-old female... Read More.

Scattered Damage Reported After Thursday’s Storms

A fast-moving storm system produced wind damage, hail and at least one tornado across Mississippi Thursday.  In Leake County, trees were blown down on Robinson Road near Ofahoma and along Highway 488 near Standing Pine.  There were numerous hail reports across Neshoba County.  A... Read More.

Home Lost in Early Morning Fire in Attala

Attala Central Fire Department and Sallis Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire on Attala Road 4126 at approximately 3:25 a.m. on Thursday, January 5th.According to Danny Townsend, Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director for Attala County, the home was completely engulfed... Read More.

Early Morning House Fire and Accident on 35

On Christmas morning at 5:44 a.m., Attala Fire and officers responded to a report of a chimney on fire at a residence on Highway 35 north.  There was no significant engagement or damage reported.At 3:20 p.m., fire department and officers responded to a two-vehicle... Read More.

Carthage Police Department Searching for Burglar

Oishi Japanese Express located on Hwy 16 West in Carthage was broken into just before 1 am on Thursday, December 15th.Carthage Police Department tells Kicks96 News that it appears the burglar (pictured) threw a rock at the glass door, causing it to shatter.  The... Read More.

Photos: Early Morning Fire at Kosciusko Gas Station

An early morning fire broke out at a popular Kosciusko gas station.Kosciusko Fire Department and Kosciusko Police were dispatched to Whit's Kwik Foods on Hwy 12 just before 3:00 am Friday when dispatch received several calls about smoke showing from the roof of the... Read More.

Early Morning Grass Fire on 5210

On Monday at 4:44am, Central and Providence Fire Departments were called out for a small grass fire on Attala Road 5210 between Carson Ridge and Harmony Baptist Churches.  The fire was quickly contained and extinguished.