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Kosciusko, MS
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Humidity: 60%
Wind: N 0mph
Barometer: 29.96in
Dewpoint: 76°F
Visibility: 10.00 Miles
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Thursday
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  • Heat Advisory
    Updated: Wed Jul-29-15 03:34pm CDT
    Effective: Wed Jul-29-15 03:34pm CDT
    Expires: Thu Jul-30-15 07:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Adams; Attala; Claiborne; Clarke; Copiah; Covington; Forrest; Franklin; Hinds; Holmes; Jasper; Jefferson; Jefferson Davis; Jones; Kemper; Lamar; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Leake; Lincoln; Madison; Marion; Neshoba; Newton; Noxubee; Rankin; Scott; Simpson; Smith; Warren; Winston; Yazoo
    Instructions: A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of high temperatures and humidity will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors. Heat stroke is an emergency... Call 9 1 1. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
    Message Summary: ...oppressive heat continues on thursday...
    ...heat advisory now in effect until 7 pm cdt thursday...
    * temperatures...peaking from 96 to 100 degrees.
    * heat indices...peaking from 106 to 110 degrees.
    * impacts...increased risk of heat related illnesses including heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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Kosciusko Main Street

Kosciusko Main Street Community Planning Meetings Set for Aug 11 & 13

As a part of Kosciusko Main Street’s charrette/community plan, there will there will be a Community Planning Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 6:00 pm the the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. The public is invited to participate in the meeting by voicing ideas to the panel of experts that will be in town for that week. Following the Tuesday meeting, that group of experts will spend the next days examining the town, looking for ways that Kosciusko/Attala County can improve its tourism efforts. The public …Read More

baseball tryouts

Reminder: AAA Stunners Baseball Tryouts set for Aug. 1 & 8

Open tryouts for the 10U AAA Stunners Baseball team will be held Saturday, August 1 at 10:00 am and Saturday, August 8th at 10:00 am at Hugh Ellard Park in Kosciusko, MS. Tryouts will be approximately 2-3 hours and athletes will be required to attend both days. Boys must have been born after May 1, 2005 to be eligible. The team is looking for dedicated parents and athletes who love the game. Athletes will be evaluated on athleticism and coachability. Tournaments will be scheduled mainly …Read More

Ickom

Update: Suspect in Adam’s Grocery/Spot Cash Incident Arrested for Attempted Murder

The Kosciusko Police department has arrested 27 year old Jordan Jermaine Ickom in connection with the July 26 shooting at Adam’s Grocery. Ickom was arrested Wednesday, July 27 on E Adams St in Kosciusko. He is charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a felon. Only one person was injured in the shooting at Adam’s Grocery. The victim suffered a gunshot wound in the head/neck area and also received other injuries when the vehicle he was driving crashed into Spot Cash Tire …Read More

canned food

Library Still Collecting Canned Foods

The Attala County Library has almost reached its goal of collecting 600 canned goods by Friday, July 31. The count stands at 505 with only a few days left until the 31st, so the library needs less than 100 cans to reach its goal. Anyone who wants to help the library in these last few days of the drive can drop off canned goods any time during the library’s normal business hours! Library hours are Mon.-Thurs. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Fri. 9:00 am-5:00 pm and Sat. …Read More

Carthage

Counterfeiters in Carthage, Police Want Your Help

The Carthage Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two men responsible for passing counterfeit money. On Tuesday July 28, 2015 at approximately 2:33 pm, two black males entered Walmart located in Carthage, Mississippi. During this time one of the men purchased a 32 inch TV/DVD player and a TV wall mount with $380 in counterfeit money. This counterfeit money was $200 in 50’s and $180 in 20’s. The men are thought to be traveling in a dark grey Dodge Magnum. Anyone …Read More

(L to R) Linda Milner, Juanita Fleming, Donald Evans, Mary Faurot, Bobbie Smith.

Boys & Girls Club Receives Donation from Retired Teachers Association

The Attala County Unit of Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi (REPM) recently held the final meeting for the 2014-2015 school year. The group met at Carter’s Family Restaurant and enjoyed a delicious meal. After the luncheon, some of the group assembled at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club for a community service presentation. As a part of the its community service project, the group made a $250 donataion to the OWBGC which will be used for the Academic Recognition Club. Donald H. Evans, CEO …Read More

Whippets

2015 Kosciusko Football Season Tickets

Season tickets for the 2015 Kosciusko Football season will go on sale beginning Monday, August 3rd.  Only previous season ticket holders may purchase their tickets on August 3rd and 4th.  All remaining tickets will be sold beginning Wednesday, August 5th.  Tickets may be purchased from the High School office from 8 – 11:30 and from 1:00 – 2:30.  Tickets will be $35 each.

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Breezy101 Church Bulletin

  St. Mark M.B. Church, of Goodman, Ms, cordially invite you to their annual Church Homecoming on Sunday July 26 at 10:00am and their annual Homecoming Revival July 28-30 at 7:30pm nightly.  Evangelist Sandra Allen Ross of New Bayon M.B. Chruch will be the guest speaker for the week.  Thanking  you in advance for your prayers and support.  Rev. Stanley Perry and St Mark Church family. New Salem Baptist Church will have revival starting July 27 – 29 nightly at 6:30 p.m.  Bro Tony Fortenberry …Read More

Kozy Schools

Kosciusko School District Open House Dates

Has summer gone by already? The answer is yes and now students, parents, and teachers are all gearing up for the 2015-2016 school year. With the first day of school set for Wednesday, Aug. 5, the district has just released open house dates for the five Kosciusko schools. KSD Open House Dates: Kosciusko Lower Elementary School – August 3 Kosciusko Middle Elementary – August 4 Kosciusko Upper Elementary – August 11 Kosciusko Junior High School – August 13 Kosciusko High School – August 18 Each …Read More

KADC Next Move

KADC Announces Partnership with Next Move Group

The Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation (KADC) and Leake County Development Association (LCDA) are pleased to announce a collaborative economic development agreement with Next Move Group, LLC. Effective August 1, the regional joint venture has been established with the intention of further invigorating the organizations’ recruitment of strategic business prospects. “This partnership is an exciting opportunity for Attala County,” said KADC President/CEO Kel McDowell. “Working with our neighbors in Leake County will strengthen both counties’ economic development efforts and benefit the region.” “For some time, Carthage Mayor …Read More

KPD

Contempt of Court and Other Recent Arrests

On July 27, 2015, Otis Bolton, 54 year old black male, was arrested for Contempt of Court on West Adams Street by Officer Maurice Hawthorne. Other recent arrests: On July 27, 2015, Kenneth Lewis, 22 year old black male, was arrested for contempt of court on Crawford Street by Officer Tommy Pender. On July 24, 2015, Christopher Roundtree, a 28 year old black male, was arrested on Highway 12 West for Failure to Appear in Court by Captain Herbert Dew. Mr. Roundtree is being held …Read More

Voter ID

Don’t Forget Your Voter ID

With primary elections only one week away, it is important for voters to remember to have proper identification before heading to the polls. The Voter ID law went into effect in Mississippi in June 2013. The law requires anyone voting during primary or runoff elections at polling places to show a photo ID card. IDs accepted on election day include: A driver’s license A photo ID card issued by a branch, department, or entity of the State of Mississippi A United States passport A government …Read More