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Bulldogs Advance to Region 23 Championship Game

For the second time in seven days, the Holmes Community College Men’s basketball team has the chance to capture a championship. The Bulldogs defeated the East Central Community College Warriors on Friday to advance to the Region 23 Championship Game. The Bulldogs used an 18-1 run in the first half of Friday’s semifinal game to take a 33-20 halftime lead over the Warriors. The second half belonged to the Bulldogs as well. Pushing the lead out to 21 at one point, the Bulldogs survived a late came comeback by the Warriors and secured the 73-64 win. Cedric Harper was named …Read More

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Ribbon Cutting at Lindsay CPA Firm

At 10:00 am on Friday, Lindsay CPA Firm held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in downtown Kosciusko. Guests at the new business, which is located at 103 S Natchez Street, were treated to refreshments before moving outside for the ceremony. Representatives from the KADC and other members of the community were in attendance to welcome Lindsay CPA to the Kosciusko Business Community.

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MDOT Tips for a Safe Spring Break

March is here and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants everyone to be safe and be aware as many head out for a well-deserved spring break road trip. Whether you are heading for the beach, mountains, family visits or to another city, MDOT wants to offer some helpful advice to make the journey a more memorable one. Pre-pare. As in before you even begin to pack, be sure to have your vehicle checked thoroughly.  Here are a few pre-trip vehicle checks MDOT suggests: Check tires for tread wear and proper pressure. Check your battery. Make sure belts and hoses …Read More

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Students Place at Skills USA State Competition

The Skills USA organization at the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center recently competed at the Mississippi Skills USA State Championship in Jackson. The following students competed and received award medals: 2nd Place Action Skills: Cosie Veasley 2nd Marine Serve Technology: Trisitian Oakes 3rd Place Job Demo A: Johnathan Bain 3rd Place Power Equipment Technology: Johnathan Clark Pictured: (L to R): Cosie Veasley, Johnathan Bain, Johnathan Clark, Mr. Gerald Simmons (instructor), and Tristian Oakes

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Another Whippet Soccer Player Headed to MGCCC

Another Kosciusko Whippet soccer player is moving to the next level. On Friday morning, Tim Wade signed a Letter of Intent to play soccer for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC). Wade, who also played QB for the Whippet football team, is the third Whippet soccer player to sign with MGCCC this year. Alan Vasquez and Jacob Edwards signed to play for the Bulldogs on Feb. 12.  

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KPD Makes Drug Arrests

On Thursday, March 5, Keyon Shecodia Friar, a 31 year old black male, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana (Misdemeanor) on Hwy 12 East by Officer Tommy Pender and Lt. Robert Land. Also on Thursday, Ruth McKinney, a 40 year old white female, was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance (Felony) and Possession of Paraphernalia on Hwy 12 West by Lt. Robert Land.

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Set Your Clocks Forward This Weekend

Well even though it hasn’t felt like it, spring is on the way. One sign that spring is almost here are longer days brought on by Daylight Savings Time, which is set to begin this weekend. At 2:00 am on Sunday, clocks will “spring forward” an hour, causing most Americans to lose an hour of sleep. If you always have a hard time getting acclimated to the time change caused by Daylight Savings Time, experts recommend going to be early Saturday night and getting out in the sun early Sunday morning to help the body get used to its new …Read More

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Lady Bulldogs Defeated in Final Seconds

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldog basketball team braved the icy conditions and traveled to the campus of Mississippi College to open Region 23 Tournament play. The Lady Bulldogs faced off against the undefeated Lady Wolves of Copiah-Lincoln Community College. The first half was tightly contested with the scrappy Lady Bulldogs playing toe to toe with the state champion Lady Wolves. Right before the halftime buzzer sounded, the Lady Bulldogs drained a 3-point shot to take a 31-30 lead into halftime. During the first minutes of the second half, all of the ice in the state of Mississippi couldn’t cool …Read More

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HCC Bulldogs Basketball

Today was a great day for Holmes Community College Bulldog’s Basketball! The Bulldogs started strong this afternoon against Northeast Community College throwing strong lead on the board early and finishing the first period with a 10 point lead and a score of 21-11. The second period was a dog fight between the two teams, but Holmes still managed to increase their lead by 4 and entered halftime with a score of 39-25. Coming back from halftime the Bulldogs continued their fight against Northeast, but lost some of their grip with their lead dropping to 7 points with a third period …Read More

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Local girls place in Baton Rouge Dance Competition.

Beautiful feet Dance School took 12 girls to Baton Rouge last weekend to compete in the Showstoppers Dance Competition. Maddie Richardson placed gold in the 8 year old solo open performance. Beautiful Feet’s 10 year old team place platinum in the 10 year old small open performance, and their 7 year old team placed gold in the 7 year old small open performance. The girls will compete in Birmingham on March 14th and in Memphis in April. In the upcoming 2015-2016 year Beautiful Feet Dance School, owned and operated by Nicki Richardson , will be welcoming Beautiful Feet Dance Company, …Read More