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Lady Whippets Hosting Opening Round of Playoffs

The Kosciusko Lady Whippet slow pitch softball team will be hosting the opening round of the playoffs this afternoon. The Lady Whippets will face off against the Lady Braves from Tishomingo County High School. Game one begins this afternoon at 4:30 pm. Admission to the game is $7. Follow @KSDsports or @WhippetSoftball on Twitter for score updates and other information on the Kosciusko Lady Whippet softball team.

Breast Cancer Survivor Reception

Reminder: Breast Cancer Survivor’s Reception Tonight

It’s October. That means there are pink shirts and ribbons everywhere for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To honor those who have survived the disease, the Keystone Club will be holding a Breast Cancer Survivor’s Recpetion at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club. The reception will be held today (Tuesday, Oct. 13) at 6:00 pm. For more information, call 662-289-4252.

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Going Back Up

Well after some of the lowest rates in seven years, it appears that the steady decrease in gas prices might be drawing to an end. Gas prices increased over the weekend. The average price of a gallon in MS had gotten down to $1.90, but now it’s back up to $2.01. Industry expert Trilby Lundberg says a moderate hike in the cost of crude oil has nudged up wholesale prices, so retailers have stopped cutting their street prices. The cheapest gas in the state can …Read More


Reminder: Friends of the Library Meeting Today

The “Friends of the Attala County Library” will hold their monthly meeting in the library meeting room today (Tuesday, Oct. 13) at noon. A light lunch will be served. Those interested in supporting the library may attend this meeting to find out more information on becoming a friends member. For more information call the library at 662-289-5141.

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Emergency Dispatches – Monday 10/12/2015

6:25 pm: Attala County Fire Department responded to a 1 car accident on Attala Road 5205 in ethel with unknown injuries. 7:55 am: Kosciusko Fire Department responds to two car MVA at 834 South Huntington St. No injuries reported.

Kicks Picks

Kicks Picks Week 8 Winner: Robert Hawkins

Week 8 of Kicks Picks Presented by Wheel-In Grocery of Carthage saw the entrants bounce back strong after a tough prior week. This week saw seven players tie for the top honors. After the tiebreaker, the winner of Week 8 is Robert Hawkins, of Kosciusko. Robert wins the Tailgate Pack courtesy of Wheel-In. The other entries in the tiebreaker were: Brennan Comeaux, of Delcambre,LA; Debi Dickerson, of Newport; Jimmy Pickle, of Carthage; Steven Overstreet, of Kosciusko; Mack Jimmie lll, of Choctaw; and Donnie Kea, of …Read More

Basketball Fundraiser

SheCor Cares “Hoop for a Cure” Fundraiser

SheCor Cares is excited to announce the second annual “Hoop for a Cure” basketball tournament to raise funds to go toward finding a cure for breast cancer and breast cancer awareness. “Hoop for a Cure” will be held Friday and Saturday, October 16-17 at the Bobcat Gymnasium on Tipton Street. On Friday, Oct. 16, youth and high school will play from 2:00pm – 8:00 pm, and on Saturday, Oct. 17, adults will play from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm. Unlike other tournaments, SheCor Cares incorporates …Read More

Attala County Sheriff

Recent Attala County SO Arrests

On October 6, 2015, Deanna Roby, a 18 year old black female, was arrested for Disturbance of Family. On October 6. 2015, Sarah Hester, a 32 year old white female, was arrested for Malicious Mischief. On October 4, 2015, Jabari Kilber, a 22 year old black male, and Travis Levy, a 29 year old black male, were arrested for Possession of Marijuana. On October 4, 2015, James Oakes, a 34 year old white male, and Steven Hutchison, a 38 year old white male, were arrested …Read More

Halloween Carnival

Long Creek Halloween Carnival Set for October 31

The Long Creek Elementary Fall/Halloween Carnival will be held Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. No bracelets or advanced tickets will be sold this year. Tickets will be purchased on site the day of the carnival. Concessions will be available. For questions, call 662-289-1630.

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Reminder: Attala County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet set for Oct. 22

The Attala County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet will be held Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Attala County Coliseum. This is the first year Attala County will be hosting the event. Celebrity guest T-Bone will be in attendance. There will be door prizes, raffles, and an auction that includes many different prizes and guns!! Tickets are on sale now and there is limited space available. For more information contacts are listed below: Lauren Keith: (662)736-6550 Lyndsey Gove: (662)582-7545 Jarrett Keith: (662)779-7208 Barry Keith: (662739-8148