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    MBCI pays off $10 million CHC loan

    The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) recently paid off the remaining balance on a 10-year loan taken out to help finance construction costs of the new Choctaw Health Center. The loan was financed by six banks, including Trustmark National Bank of Jackson, Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Bank First of Madison and three others, the Tribe secured for the project. Signed on March 11, 2015, the 10-year $10 million loan was paid off in only 23 months. “I am excited not only because we are …Read More

    Reeves kills bill to collect internet tax, earmark for roads

    Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says the Mississippi Senate will kill House legislation that would enforce taxation on internet sales and earmark the money for road and bridge work. Reeves told reporters Monday that House Bill 480 will die in committee Tuesday, at the deadline for committees to act on bills originating in the opposite chamber. A Republican, Reeves says he opposes the bill because it defies decades of U.S. Supreme Court precedent saying states can’t tax sales from companies without an in-state presence. He also …Read More

    MSU Extension office offering private application certification

    The MS State University Extension office in Attala County will host multiple training sessions for private pesticide applicators wishing to obtain certification. Two classes will be held on Monday, March 13, at 9:30 a.m. and then again at 2:00 p.m. In addition, two more classes will be held on Monday, March 27 at 9:30 a.m. and then again 2:00 p.m. Participants only need to attend one training session to obtain certification. The sessions will be held at the MS State Extension Office located at 715 …Read More


    DUI, shoplifting, and other recent arrests

      On February 27, 2017 Dexter Carter, a 40-year-old black male, was arrested for DUI, possession of marijuana in a vehicle, and no drivers license on Highway 12 East by Officer Charles Burrell. On February 24, 2017, Deborah Waters, a 44-year-old black female, was arrested for shoplifting 1st Offense at Walmart by Officer Cody Williams. On February 24, 2017, Katorry Waters, a 23-year-old black female, was arrested for shoplifting 1st Offense at Walmart by Officer Cody Williams. Other recent arrests: On February 26, 2017, Jacques …Read More

    Superintendent Contract Ending in June

    According to a statement released by the Kosciusko School Board, Gina Smith will be out as Superintendent as of June 30th.  Official Release from Kosciusko School Board: “The Board of Trustees of the Kosciusko School District and Kosciusko School District Superintendent, Gina Rogers Smith, have mutually agreed that Mrs. Smith will serve as Superintendent of the Kosciusko School District through June 30, 2017. Mrs. Smith will then be released from the remainder of her contract on June 30, 2017. The Board of Trustees will immediately begin …Read More

    Lady Bulldogs Fall to Lady Bobcats, Season Ends At State Tournament

    The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs traveled to Itawamba this afternoon to play the Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats in the MACJC State Tournament. The Lady Bulldogs entered as the #3 seed out of the North Division while the nationally ranked Jones County Lady Bobcats entered as the #1 seed from the South Division. The Lady Bulldogs played good basketball against the highly ranked Lady Bobcats throughout the 1st quarter and had a lead at one time in the quarter but trailed at the …Read More

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    Emergency Dispatches: February 27, 2017

    At 10:09 am Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire was called to Highway 12 East near Spaceway for a report of a three vehicle MVA. Two patients were transported to Baptist -Attala for medical treatment.  Both complaining of neck pain. At 4:50 pm Kosciusko Police were called to Highway 35 North near Holt’s Body Shop for a report of a hit and run. No injuries were reported. At 8:35 pm Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire was called to the 400 …Read More

    The Big Audition is HERE at Holmes CC!!!

    The Holmes Community College show choir, The Holmes Connection!, Coachmen Singers & Concert Chorale will be having auditions May 6th in Montgomery Fine Arts building on the Goodman Campus. Auditions will start at 5 p.m. and students are expected to be able to sing a few provided warm-up exercises and a prepared vocal solo of his/her choice. Dance auditions are also held at this time so students should dress comfortably. If you are not interested in singing or dancing, opportunities for a spot as a …Read More

    WANTED Person – The 8th Judicial District Drug Court

    The 8th Judicial District Drug Court of Mississippi is looking for a wanted person. Michael Ray Boatner was ordered into the Drug Court program for a Scott County charge of possession of controlled substance. Boatner failed to report to the Drug Court the day he was released from jail. If you have any information about the whereabouts of Michael Ray Boatner, please call your local sheriff’s department or police department. The 8th Judicial District Circuit Court Drug Court was established on December 16, 2003 by Circuit …Read More

    KAP community flea market to return Saturday

    After being on hiatus for the winter, the Kosciusko Attala Partnership Pop-Up Flea Market is returning this weekend. The event is Saturday, March 4 from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm in the parking lot behind Renasant Bank downtown, just east of the square. For more information, call the KAP at 662-289-2981.