Season tickets for the 2016 Kosciusko Football season will soon be going on sale. Previous season (2015) ticket holders may purchase their tickets Aug. 1 and 2. All remaining tickets will be sold on a first come-first serve basis beginning Wednesday, August 3. Tickets may be purchased at the High School office from 8:00 am – 11:30 am and from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.
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Well summer has come and gone and it’s almost time again for school to start. Kosciusko High School held orientation this past week, but elementary schools have announced Open House for the first days of August. Kosciusko Lower Elementary will hold open house Monday, Aug. 1 and Middle Elementary open house is set for Tuesday, Aug. 2. Open house will begin each night at 6:00 pm. The first day of classes for the Kosciusko School District will be Thursday, Aug. 4.
At 5:02 pm Attala Deputies and Attala Fire were dispatched to Attala Road 4221 for a one vehicle MVA. The caller said that the subject was highly intoxicated. After arriving on scene first responders found a vehicle that had ran into a ditch and one male that was initially unresponsive for what was believed to be alcohol. No injuries were reported.
At 2:20 pm Attala Deputies, Natchez Trace Rangers, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to an MVA near the 171 mile marker on the Natchez Trace. Units arrived on scene and notified responding units that there was no entrapment but traffic was blocked. No injuries were reported and no word on the cause of the accident.
Over 20 trucks, tractors, and other vehicles filled a downtown parking lot Thursday evening for the Kosciusko-Attala Partnership’s Touch-a-Truck. From bulldozers to bucket trucks, children were allowed to climb into the driver’s seat of some of their favorite vehicle while members of the Kosciusko Exchange Club were on hand to sell sno-cones.
The Netflix documentary featuring the East Mississippi Community College football team, Last Chance U, is now available online. “Last Chance U follows a group of young men training to become the future stars of the NFL,” reads an excerpt from the official press releases. “The EMCC Lions have become a phenomenon in junior college sports, attracting elite athletes, some of whom have been held back by poor academic performance or behavioral issues. Under Coach Buddy Stephens, one of the most successful but least known athletic …Read More
A spokesman for Gov. Phil Bryant says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be back in Mississippi next month. Clay Chandler confirms in an email that Trump is to attend an event Aug. 24 in the Jackson area. He says other details would have to come from the state Republican party. This will be Trump’s third visit to Mississippi. He attended rallies in Biloxi in January and in Madison the day before Mississippi’s primary election in March. It’s unusual for major party presidential nominees to …Read More
Despite the downpour, Mississippians filled the pavilion for the last day of political stumping at the Neshoba County fair. At the top of issues discussed is the state’s budget shortfall. State Treasurer Lynn Fitch took the stage and proposed an initiative that would require the legislature to balance the budget “We have to change the financial culture of our state. We have to change it for everyone here to move forward. It brings in the economy and jobs, education. All of this hinges together.” Governor …Read More
Attala County native and Texas State Technical College in Waco student Willie Hutchinson has taken the discipline he learned in the military and applied it to the precision of bringing vehicles back to life. “I have a passion for cars and wanted to learn collision repair and how to fix them structural-wise,” he said about his career choice. Hutchinson, 44, of Waco was among 58 recipients nationwide to receive the 3M Hire Our Heroes award sponsored by the 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division and the Collision …Read More
The 127th Neshoba County Fair ends on Friday, July 29. Mississippi’s Giant House Party features a week of musical entertainment, harness and running horse races, a midway, political speaking and many other attractions. Day tickets are $15 and children 9 years old and younger are admitted for free. 9:00 a.m. Sheep Show, followed by Goat show – Livestock Show Arena 12:30 p.m. Music by The Vernon Brothers – Grandstand 1:30 p.m. Harness and Running Horse Races, featuring the Feature Races of the Week,The Morris Therrell …Read More