The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants to remind everyone to enjoy the Super Bowl responsibly. MDOT encourages people to make plans ahead of time that will prevent them from getting behind the wheel after drinking. Driving impaired could result in injury or death to you or others on the road. “Drunk driving crashes are completely preventable,” says MDOT Executive Director Melinda McGrath. “All it takes is a little planning before your party begins. We want people to remember that it’s a choice: drink OR drive—but never do both.” For those who plan to drink, leave your keys at home. …Read More
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Kosciusko Middle Elementary will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair starting tomorrow, February 2. The book fair will last all week and all parents and family members are encouraged to come out and shop with their children. The book fair is open daily from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the library. The school will host a Parent Night for the book fair on Tuesday, February 3 from 4-7 p.m. Everyone is invited!
The Women’s Ministry of Little Hill Missionary Baptist Church will be sponsoring a book signing for a local author. Volina Cross will be signing copies of her book “Getting Honest” on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Attala County Public Library. The book is described as a “poignant memoir” of Cross’ life growing up “as one of sixteen children born to parents in rural Mississippi.” The signing is scheduled for 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm and refreshments will be served at the event. For more information, Mrs. Cross can be reached via email at email@example.com, or by calling 662-289-4717.
Pastor James Young of McAdams Baptist Church invites single parents to attend the upcoming Single Parent Retreat being offered by the Mississippi Baptist Convention. The event is taking place at Central Hills Baptist Retreat on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28. Paticipants can choose to commute both days or stay over night. For more details, contact Mrs. Michele Jones at 662-289-1766 or call Central Hills Baptist Retreat at 662-289-9730.
• Family & Friends will have a benefit program for Ceretha Fleming Davis on Saturday, January 31 at 6pm. It will be held at New Bethel MB Church, in Sallis, MS. All churches, choirs, praise team, groups and/or soloist are invited to this benefit program. • Second Baptist Church, will have a stew sale on Saturday, January 31 from 9am-1pm. The cost will be $7 per quart. The church is located at 203 Lee Street in Kosciuso. For more information, please call 662-289-4495 or 662-582-0671 for more information. • Doty Springs Baptist Church, will be having a 5th Saturday Nigh …Read More
Whippets win! The Kosciusko High School Boys Soccer Team defeated Amory High School tonight 3-1. The win puts the Whippets into the 4A North State Game on Tuesday, Feb 3. The team’s opponent and the game’s location will be determined by the outcome of the Caledonia-Corinth game tomorrow.
“Good Morning Kosciusko” hosted a number of guests this week and I just want to say thanks to everyone who made this a great week on the show. This week’s guest included: Monday: Jeff Stewart, Host of The Morning House Party on Kicks 96 Tuesday: Phillip Palmertree, Pastor of Kosciusko’s First Presbyterian Church Wednesday: Kayla Vance, Vice-President of Kosciusko’s Junior Auxiliary Thursday: Members of the Kosciusko Whippet Soccer Team Friday: Jesse Yates, Director of the Kosciusko High School Big Red Band Friday: Jessica Dickens, Coach of the Kosciusko High School Girls Basketball Team I would also like to say thanks …Read More
Performance Outdoor Power and its employees are getting acquainted with a new location. The equipment and small engine repair shop is now located at 101 Veteran’s Memorial Drive in Kosciusko. The building, which formerly housed Ramage Auto Parts, has more floor space and a bigger shop area than the previous Performance Outdoor Power location. The shop has been operating out of the new location for about a month.
Ms. Melonie Gray wants to inform the public that the ongoing construction at the Kosciusko Social Security will not affect the office’s hours of operations. The office is still open during the hours of 9 am to 3 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and 9 am to 12 noon on Wednesdays. Ms. Gray also states that the public can conduct most Social Security business over the phone by calling 1-866-875-5995. The office is located at 80 Veteran’s Memorial drive in Kosciusko.
Jesse Yates, director of the Kosciusko High School Big Red Band, stopped by the studio and joined the fun on “Good Morning Kosciusko” today. Yates, along with members of the Kosciusko Drum line and Color Guard, are preparing for the upcoming Indoor Drumline/Winter Guard season. The groups perform in the Mississippi Indoor Association and both received positive marks at a preseason Field Day last weekend. The competition season begins next weekend and the groups are putting the final touches on their respective shows. In March, Kosciusko will host a Showcase featuring groups from the Mississippi Indoor Association. Yates says that …Read More