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Two Car Accident on Veterans Memorial

At 11:06 am Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA on Veterans Memorial Drive. The caller said it was near the High School. Units arrived on scene and reported that one lane of traffic was blocked. MedStat was canceled when it was determined that no medical attention was needed. There has been no word on the cause of the accident.

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Emergency Dispatches: August 30, 2016

At approximately 9:30 am Kosciusko Police were called to the 200 block of South Madison for a report of shots fired. Several calls said that the shooter was a black male with a ” lot of facial hair” wearing a white tank top walking south of the Square. Its unclear at this time as to what the shots were fired at. Officers located the suspect at Natchez and Brantley.  Ammo casings were located from the weapon. Police blocked the roadway on Brantley at that time. …Read More

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No bond for man accused of killing Holmes County nuns

The suspect accused in the killing of two nuns in Mississippi last week has been ordered held without bond after a hearing Monday. Rodney Earl Sanders faces two counts of capital murder, one count of burglary, and one count of grand larceny. The Holmes County district attorney says she will consider the facts of the case and the wishes of the families when deciding whether to pursue the death penalty against Sanders. District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver said Monday, “We are going to consider the heinous …Read More

Benefit Fundraiser

Benefit set for Sept. 3 at coliseum

There will be benefit/fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Attala County Coliseum. The benefit is to help raise funds for Ms. Patricia Cain, a county employee currently battling cancer. Chicken plates will be on sale from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Beginning at 5:00 pm, there will be gospel singing and an auction. There will also be activities and events for children. Modern Woodmen of America has announced that it will match any funds raised up to $2500. There is no charge for admission.

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Simple Assault and other recent arrests

On August 27, 2016, Kaley Engle, a 39-year-old white female was arrested for Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest, and Assault on a Police Officer at Hickory Hills Apts by Captain Chris Busbea. Other recent arrests: On August 28, 2016, Dantreon Newman, a 20-year-old black male was arrested for Indecent Exposure at McDonald’s by Captain Chris Busbea. On August 28, 2016, James Williams, a 59-year-old black male was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Suspended Drivers License on Highway 12 East by Officer Charles Burrell. On …Read More

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Kicks Picks Week 2 Winner: Michael Hatcher

Week #2 of Kicks Picks Presented by Wheel-In Grocery of Carthage saw an increase in the number of players over Week 1. Two entries this week submitted outstanding entries only missing one game. There were also several entries with only two and three incorrect. After the tiebreaker, our winner for week #2 is Michael Hatcher, of Kosciusko.  Michael wins this week’s Tailgate Pack from Wheel-In Grocery, which includes two pizzas, two orders of wings and a 2 liter drink!  The other entry who tied as …Read More

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Whippet RB named Autumn Ridge Dental Player of the Game (Audio)

Kosciusko Whippet running back Kadarius Banks has been named this week’s Autumn Ridge Dental Player of the Game. The Whippets dropped their second game of the season to NE Lauderdale Friday, but the Trojans didn’t have an answer for the speedy banks. Banks rushed the ball for 120 yards on 12 carries. He also caught one pass for 13 yards, giving him a total of 133 all-purpose-yards. Head coach Chad Peterson says that Banks is one of the hardest workers on the team and the …Read More

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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

City Hall Night

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