Boswell Media’s Mississippi Songwriter of The Year contest is giving local artists a chance to highlight their musical talents. A panel of elite music industry judges listened to and read the lyrics to all submitted songs in the famous Wishbone Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL. Fifteen finalists have been chosen and each will perform at Marty’s Blues Cafe in Philadelphia on July 1. “We had producers at the studio [in Muscle Shoals] that went through the songs and picked our 15 finalists,” says Milner. The …Read More
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In 2009, the Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko established a $1,000 scholarship in loving memory of Rose Dorchuck. Rose was a life member of Junior Auxiliary and was involved at the local level in Kosciusko as well as the national level for many years. This scholarship will be awarded to an individual currently attending or returning to college to pursue a second degree or a higher level degree in a child related field of study. Interested individuals must complete an application and meet specific requirements established …Read More
Wesley United Methodist Church would like to announce that they will temporarily meet in the Bobcat Building on Tipton St. during renovations. Please join us there. Mt. Pilgrim M. B. Church would like to announce their Quarterly Youth Leadership Program that will be on Sunday, June 25 at 4 pm. You are also invited to come & experience with them, 3 spirit-filled nights of Praise, Worship and The Word of God during their Youth Crusade. It will begin Wednesday – Friday, July 5th – 7th …Read More
The Attala Historical Society will honor all Veterans at its annual “Salute to the Military Pops Concert” on Thursday, June 29 at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center beginning at 7 pm. This year, special recognition will be given to Desert Storm veterans. Veterans can contact Anne Porter (662-289-6257) to reserve seating and get their names added on the list of names to be honored during the ceremony. Family members of ones paying the supreme sacrifice will also be recognized.
At 11:34 pm Attala Deputies, Carmack Volunteers, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on Highway 35 North near the Carmack Fish House. The caller said there was was injuries and entrapment. Units arrived on scene to find the vehicle off the east side of the roadway at the bottom of a deep ditch. At 12:16 emergency personnel advised dispatch that the driver was out of the vehicle. Captain Goza with …Read More
The Veteran’s Service Office in Kosciusko will hold an open house Wednesday, June 28. The office is located at 715 Fairground Road. During the open house, sign-ups will be available for American Legion, VFW and DAV. A Humana representative will also be on hand to answer questions. The event will begin at 10:00 am. For more information, call 662-289-6045.
The Attala County NAACP Youth Council and the adult chapter of Kosciusko/Attala County NAACP announce the 2017 Juneteenth Celebration to be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 10 A.M. until 12 noon at Jason Niles Park. There will be music, activities for the kids, an information booth on the significance of Juneteenth, voting, health, etc. There will also be free food while it lasts. Anyone wishing to setup a table, make a presentation or perform email Sherika Rimmer-Higgins, Adviser for the Youth Council at …Read More
A Philadelphia man has been missing for almost three months. Bruce Scott Smith was last seen on Robinhood Circle in Philadelphia on April 8. He is 5’9 white man weighing 150 lbs. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. Smith has multiple tattoos on his arms, back and chest. Smith’s family says it’s not in his character to just leave and not contact them. The family says they’re hoping for the best but expecting the worst since it’s been so long since the family has …Read More
On June 21, 2017, Rose Brown, a 33-year-old black female was arrested for contempt of court on Highway 12 West by Lt. Martin Roby. On June 20, 2017, Erica Haynes, a 26-year-old black female, was arrested for suspended driver’s license on Highway 35 South by Lt. Charles Burrell. Other recent arrests: On June 20, 2017, Jerry (Jay) Summerlin, a 28-year-old white male, was arrested on East Adams Street for disturbance of a family by Officer Nathan Linkins. On June 16, 2017, Christopher Moore, a 24-year-old …Read More
At 5:09 pm Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Patrol, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA. The called advised it was on Highway 35 south in front of the car wash in Williamsville. Units arrived on scene to find a Hyundai Elantra had left the roadway and stopped at the bottom of a deep ditch. MedStat checked the patients but medical transport was refused. There has been no word as to the cause of the accident. …Read More