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Emergency Dispatches: Wednesday, November 25

3:36 pm: Kosciusko Police and Fire Departments responded to a grass fire behind 610 Parkway Drive. 10:30 am: Kosciusko police and fire responded to a minor two car accident near the intersection of N Wells and W Adams streets involving a truck and a van. NO injuries were reported.


Shoplifting and Other Recent Arrests

On November 24, 2015, Charlotte Bishop, a 65 year old white female, was arrested for two counts of Shoplifting at Walmart by Officer Matt Ward. Other recent arrests: On November 24, 2015, Jerry Lee, a 34 year old white male was arrested for Contempt of Court, Resisting Arrest, and Petit Larceny on West Jefferson Street by Officer Bradley Fancher. On November 23, 2015, Kenneth Mabry, a 32 year old black male, was arrested for Domestic Violence (Simple Assault) on East Adams Street by Officer Tommy …Read More


Boswell Media Sports To Live Stream ECCC Warriors – C.H.A.M.P.S. ‘Heart of Texas Bowl’

Last week, the East Central Warriors accepted an invitation to play in the C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl in Copperas Cove, Texas. That game is scheduled to be played Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11:00 am against Kilgore (TX) College. Boswell Media Sports is pleased to announce the game will be broadcast back to the area for Warrior fans unable to make the trip. The radio broadcast will be available on WCKK 98.3 (Boswell Media Christmas Station), and an Internet video stream of the game can …Read More

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Blue Bell to Resume Ice Cream Sales in Mississippi and Louisiana

Blue Bell ice cream will be available in Louisiana and Jackson, Mississippi, on Dec. 21 after listeria contamination halted sales and prompted cleanup of production plants. Blue Bell on Tuesday also announced the return of 115 workers put on paid furlough after the April voluntary recall of all products. The company will have about 1,000 employees, including at plants in Alabama and Oklahoma now supplying consumers in those states, plus Texas. The company this month resumed production in its hometown of Brenham, 70 miles northwest …Read More


Carthage Police Department Searching For Suspect In Armed Robbery

On Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 at 7:04 pm,  the Speedy Cash Payday Loan Store located at 106 Hwy 35 North in Carthage, MS was robbed. As employees from the store were closing that evening, at 7:04 pm, one of the employees was approached by a black male came from behind the store on the Southeast corner of the building. The suspect got away with $2,983 in cash that was going to be dropped in the bank after hours. The suspect is described as a black …Read More

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City and County Holiday Schedule

The holidays are quickly approaching and that means some much needed time off for our city and county officials. Both the city and county have approved holiday hours for the 2015 holiday seasons. Attala County and City of Kosciusko Holiday Schedule: Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, Nov 26-27 Christmas: Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24-25 New Year’s: Thursday and Friday, Dec 31 – Jan. 1

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Emergency Dispatches: Tuesday, November 24:

9:15 am: Attala Sheriff’s Office, Attala Fire & Rescue, and Carmack Volunteers responded to a wreck on Hwy 35 North near Carmack fish house. The south bound lane of traffic was blocked for a short time.


Attala County Library Thanksgiving Hours

The Attala County Library will be closed Nov. 26, 27, and 28 for Thanksgiving. The library will resume normal hours Monday, Nov. 30. For more information, visit the Attala County Library on Facebook.


Crime Spree Suspect: More Charges Filed

More charges have been filed against an East Mississippi man, who’s accused of recently going on a crime spree in six counties. Fredrick Rush is now being charged with two additional counts of felony possession of stolen property. The new charges are out of Neshoba and Humphreys counties where he’s accused of stealing vehicles; one of those was a state vehicle. Rush is also accused of stealing a vehicle from an Attala County car lot. Bond for Rush on the new charges is set at …Read More


Traveling for Thanksgiving? MDOT Reminds you to Buckle Up

The cool, crisp weather has arrived, and the trees are alive with the vivid colors of fall. This Thanksgiving holiday weekend, motorists across the state will hit the roads, eager to spend time with loved ones. It’s one of the busiest travel times of the year, and unfortunately, that means more crashes on our roads. Whether you’re traveling across town or across the country, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) reminds all drivers that it’s always essential to wear your seat belt. This Thanksgiving nearly …Read More