Has summer gone by already? The answer is yes and now students, parents, and teachers are all gearing up for the 2015-2016 school year. With the first day of school set for Wednesday, Aug. 5, the district has just released open house dates for the five Kosciusko schools. KSD Open House Dates: Kosciusko Lower Elementary School – August 3 Kosciusko Middle Elementary – August 4 Kosciusko Upper Elementary – August 11 Kosciusko Junior High School – August 13 Kosciusko High School – August 14 Each …Read More
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The Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation (KADC) and Leake County Development Association (LCDA) are pleased to announce a collaborative economic development agreement with Next Move Group, LLC. Effective August 1, the regional joint venture has been established with the intention of further invigorating the organizations’ recruitment of strategic business prospects. “This partnership is an exciting opportunity for Attala County,” said KADC President/CEO Kel McDowell. “Working with our neighbors in Leake County will strengthen both counties’ economic development efforts and benefit the region.” “For some time, Carthage Mayor …Read More
On July 27, 2015, Otis Bolton, 54 year old black male, was arrested for Contempt of Court on West Adams Street by Officer Maurice Hawthorne. Other recent arrests: On July 27, 2015, Kenneth Lewis, 22 year old black male, was arrested for contempt of court on Crawford Street by Officer Tommy Pender. On July 24, 2015, Christopher Roundtree, a 28 year old black male, was arrested on Highway 12 West for Failure to Appear in Court by Captain Herbert Dew. Mr. Roundtree is being held …Read More
With primary elections only one week away, it is important for voters to remember to have proper identification before heading to the polls. The Voter ID law went into effect in Mississippi in June 2013. The law requires anyone voting during primary or runoff elections at polling places to show a photo ID card. IDs accepted on election day include: A driver’s license A photo ID card issued by a branch, department, or entity of the State of Mississippi A United States passport A government …Read More
The Kosciusko Police Department is asking for information on the location of the following subjects: Kevin F. Riley is a 32 year old black male and is wanted for Contempt of Court and Simple Assault. Robert Preston McCool is a 27 year old white male and is wanted for Contempt of Court. Anyone with information on the location of these two individuals is urged to call the Kosciusko Police Department at 662-289-3131. All calls will be confidential.
With just one week until primary elections, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants to remind political candidates that campaign signs are not permitted on state highway right-of-way. Mississippi campaign sign ordinances vary across cities and counties, but MDOT is charged with maintaining federal standards, which call for the removal of any signs, structures or other obstructions that occupy the highway or interstate right-of-way. MDOT advises candidates to be aware of local, state and federal laws before placing their signage and that campaign signs are …Read More
At 2:30 p.m., Kosciusko Fire Department responded to a 2-car accident on Hwy 35, near the post office. One of the drivers was transported by ambulance to Baptist Medical Center Attala with complains of chest pains. See more pictures of accident below.
More details are coming to light today surrounding the accident at Spot Cash Tire & Appliance Sunday night. After unofficial reports that shots were fired in the area, the Kosciusko Police Department has now confirmed that a shooting took place at Adam’s Grocery Sunday night. Adam’s Grocery is located at the intersection of Hwy 12 and N Wells Street, approximately 150 yards from Spot Cash. Investigator Greg Collins tells Breezy News that the department is searching for Mr. Jordan Jermaine Ickom in connection with the …Read More
The System Trustees and Staff of the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System (MMRLS) invite the public to a reception Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Attala County Library honoring five inductees into the MMRLS Wall of Fame. Past staff that have made a significant contribution to local public librarianship will be honored at this event. The 2015 Class of Inductees includes from Attala County, the late Mrs. Dorothy Cook, Retired MMRLS Reference Librarian, Attala County Assistant Librarian and Head Librarian. …Read More
The June 30 Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian Tribal Chief Run-Off Election was overturned Friday by the MBCI Tribal Council with a vote of 9-8. The MBCI Tribal Council heard 10 different appeals from different Tribal members questioning the tactics used in the June 30 Tribal Chief Election. Chief Phyliss J Anderson presided over Friday’s Tribal Council Meeting. Several Tribal Voting Ordinances came under fire in the meeting with Members of the Council wanting a more defined law. The Tribal Election Committee had already decided there …Read More
“Good Morning Kosciusko” has your chance to win tickets all week long! We’ll be giving away tickets this week to the Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza. The show is taking place at the Mississippi Trademart in Jackson Friday, July 31 – Sunday Aug. 1. “Come gear up and have fun at the 29th anniversary edition of the MWF Wildlife Extravaganza. More than 200 exhibitors from all over North America and Canada will be at the ‘Ganza as we kick off the hunting season with demonstrations, events and …Read More
The Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club would like to announce that registration is currently taking place for the club’s 2015-2016 After School Program. The club offers a wide variety of events and activities for kids ages 5-17. Activities for the 2015-2016 After School Program include: Power Hour (homework help) Technology Program Sports, Fitness, and Recreation Health & Life Skills Character & Leadership Education & Career Development Mentoring The Arts Brain Gain (Reading Enhancement) After school activities at the club take place from 2:30 pm …Read More