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Local trio hauls in massive 13-ft gator (Video)

The same weekend a Vicksburg woman broke the record for the state’s longest alligator, three hunters from central Mississippi bagged a trophy of their own. Holmes County native Kristy Ingold, with help from Glace Rone and Cody Armstrong, hauled in an impressive 13-ft alligator on the Yazoo River early Monday morning. After realizing the magnitude of their catch, Ingold said the trio tried to contact local game wardens to help reel in the monster, but they were out of luck. The three hunters were able …Read More

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City of Kosciusko to hold public budget hearing

The City of Kosciusko will hold a public hearing on its proposed budget and proposed tax levies for fiscal 2017 on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 5:30 pm at the City of Kosciusko Board Room, 222 East Washington Street, Kosciusko, Mississippi. The City of Kosciusko is now operating with projected total budget revenue of $8,573,492. (Seventeen percent) or $1,429,240 of such revenue is gained from ad valorem taxes. For the next fiscal year, the proposed budget has total projected revenue of $8,262,600. Of that amount, (Seventeen …Read More

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The “Church” on Trial?!

Central Hills Baptist Retreat is hosting The “Church” on Trial Saturday, September 10 at 8:00 a.m. The topic of this conference is, “If you were on trial tomorrow for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” Some of the speakers include Bro. Grant Gregory, Bro. Jr. Davis, Bro. Gene Richardson, and Mr. Brent Busbea. Registration begins at 7:30a.m. A light lunch and childcare will be provided with early registration required. For early registration contact Mrs. Brenda Mayo at 662-770-0454

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Kosciusko School District to host renowned motivational speaker (Video)

Morris Morrison, one of the fastest growing motivational speakers, is coming to Kosciusko. His inspirational life story about culture, results, and the American Dream  encourages others to not give up when adversity occurs. He encourages people to hold on to their passion, desire, faith, and trust in their calling: everyone has a calling. “His [Morrison] unforgettable message sounds like a Hollywood script that you will never forget, as Morris Morrison uncovers the connection between culture, spoiled soccer kids, Netflix, and the #1 topic dominating everyone’s mind …Read More

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Boswell Media Sports Football Broadcast Schedule

Boswell Media Sports Broadcast Schedule Thursday, September 1: Holmes CC vs East Central CC Radio: Breezy 101.1 (WLIN-FM) Audio stream: Breezynews.com/Breezy 101 mobile app Pre-game: 6:00 pm Kickoff: 6:30 pm Play-by-Play: Josh West Color commentary: Chris Ebelhar Holmes CC vs East Central CC Radio: Cruisin 98.3 Audio stream: Kicks96news.com/Cruisin 98 mobile app Pre-game: 5:55 pm Kickoff: 6:30 pm Play-by-Play: Melvin Wooten Color commentary: Steve Cheatham   Friday, September 2: Kosciusko: Idle Radio: N/A Audio/Video Stream: N/A Pre-game: N/A Kickoff: N/A Play-by-Play: N/A Color Commentary: N/A …Read More

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Hundreds expected to attend memorial service for slain nuns

A memorial Mass will be held Monday for two 68-year-old nuns who were killed in their Mississippi home, even as authorities continue to investigate the stabbing. A man from about 15 miles away has confessed without giving a reason, according to the sheriff. The Mass will be at the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle in Jackson, about an hour’s drive from Durant, the town of 2,500 where Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill lived until last week. They both worked at a health clinic …Read More

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Picture days set for Kosy schools

Schools in the Kosciusko School District will hold picture day this week. Picture day schedule: Thursday, Sept. 1 – Kosciusko Junior High School Friday, Sept. 2 – Kosciusko Upper Elementary Tuesday, Sept. 6 – Kosciusko High School For more information, visit call (662) 289-4771 or visit www.ksd.k12.ms.  

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Another community yard sale set for September

The Kosciusko-Attala Partnership is sponsoring another community wide yard sale. The yard sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 3 from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm in the parking lot behind Renasant Bank downtown, just east of the square. Organizers decided to add this date to the yard sale schedule after the Aug. 6 event was so well received. The cost to secure a spot is $10. For more information, call the KAP at 662-289-2981.

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Big Black River Festival set for Sept. 10

The Big Black River Festival will soon be returning to downtown West, MS. The 37th annual event is set for Saturday, Sept. 10 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. This year’s festival includes arts, antiques, food, a vintage car show, and a 5K run. For more information, call 662-289-8888.