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HCC Set Dates for Basketball Camp

Holmes Community College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jason Flanigan has set the 2016 Jason Flanigan Basketball Camp for June 27-June 30 on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College. The Jason Flanigan Basketball Camp is a fun environment for players of all ages. Particpiants will learn the fundamentals of the game along with specialized instructions in shooting, playing defense, ball-handling skills and rebounding. Also, each player will take the skills that he/she has learned and apply them in fun, competitive areas such as one-on-one games, three-on-three, five-on-five, bump competition, slam …Read More


2016 Miss Mississippi Crowned

KHS graduate, Meredith Thomas competed in Vicksburg this week during the Miss Mississippi Pageant. Thomas, a senior at Mississippi State University, competed as Miss MSU. The pageant began on Wednesday, June 22, with Thomas performing in the talent portion of the pageant. Thursday night, she participated in the evening wear and on-stage question category, and Friday took to the stage for the swimsuit competition. Saturday, June 25, Laura Lee Lewis, formerly Miss Dixie, was crowned as Miss Mississippi 2016. Lee is from Brookhaven, MS and …Read More

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Attala Historical Society to Honor Korean War Veterans

The Attala Historical Society will honor all Veterans at its annual “Salute to the Military Pops Concert Thursday, June 30 at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center beginning at 6:30 pm. This year, special recognition will be given to Korean War Veterans. Veterans can contact Anne Porter (662-289-6257) to reserve seating seating and get their names added on the list of names to be honored during the ceremony. Family members of ones paying the supreme sacrifice will be also be recognized. Attala County Korean Veterans …Read More

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Emergency Dispatches: June 24, 2016

6:26 pm Kosciusko Police and City Fire responded to Lenard and Lucas Street for a report that a vehicle had ran into the trees in the sharp curve. The caller said it was located behind Lower Elementary. They said there were no injuries.


Kosciusko All-Star Team to Play for District Championship

Starting Tonight the 7u Kosciusko All-Star Team takes on Philadelphia, West Lauderdale and Yazoo City in a battle for the district. One team will advance to the State Championship games to be played in two weeks. The team is compiled of Kosciusko’s top players from the 9 teams of league ball. Listed below are (bottom, left to right) Rece Atkinson, Bradley Goss, Brooks Kuhn, Jax Tate, Braydon Rigby, (top row) JD Cummings, Rowan Atkinson, Nicolas Carter, Austin Horne, Aidan Howard, Jackson Schuler, and Barrett Smith.

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Attala’s Got Talent Coming to the Central Mississippi Fair

Can you sing, dance, play an instrument, or even do a magic act?  If so, you can show off whatever your talent may be at Attala’s Got Talent Show at the Central Mississippi Fair.  There will be a cash prize awarded to the winner.  The talent show is Wednesday, August 3rd at 6:00 at the Attala County Coliseum.  For more information contact Melissa Boswell at Boswell Media 289-1050 or the Kosciusko Attala Partnership at 289-2981

July 4th

Kosciusko-Attala Partnership Sponsoring 4th of July Celebration, Parade Entries Due Today

The Kosciusko-Attala Partnership will be sponsoring  a celebration to honor America on the most patriotic day of the year. The celebration and parade will be held in downtown Kosciusko Monday, July 4 beginning at 6:30 pm. Cake and ice cream will be available and a fireworks show will end the evening’s festivities. The parade will begin on Washington Street and follow the same route as the Homecoming and Christmas parades. Participation in the parade is open to children’s wagons, bikes, golf carts, trucks, and floats. …Read More


Kosciusko Native Dylan Davis Wins Kicks96 Country Music Showdown

And the winner of the Kicks 96 Country Showdown is – Dylan Davis. The finale for the Kicks 96 Country Music Showdown was held last night at the Beach Club at Clearwater key. Nine performers took the stage last night: Lovin’Ledbetter – Kim Richardson Curtis (Canton), Lane Curtis (Canton), Dylan Evans (Carthage), Jerry Edwards (Kosciusko) Amber Holley (Philadelphia) Dylan Davis (Kosciusko) Josh Jolly (Philadelphia) Shelby Swain (Philadelphia) Callie Prince (Philadelphia) Josh Storey (Philadelphia) Rachel Boswell (Ackerman) Each artist sang two songs in front of a …Read More


Simple Assault and Other Recent Arrests

On June 23, 2016, Monica Baker, a 43-year-old white female, was arrested for Simple Assault and Fail to Appear in Court on Highway 35 South by Investigator Greg Collins. Other recent arrests: On June 23, 2016, Chase Baker, a 19-year-old white male, was arrested for Simple Assault with a Weapon on Highway 35 South by Investigator Greg Collins. On June 22, 2016, Patricia Cain, a 30-year-old white female, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana at 14 Bi-Way Road by Investigator Greg Collins. On June 22, …Read More


Court Rules In Favor of MBCI in Dollar General Case

United States Supreme Court Unable to Reach a Majority Decision in Dolgencorp. Inc. vs. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Resulting in Affirmance of Federal Appellate Court Ruling In Favor of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a  decision in the case of Dolgencorp, Inc. v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (13-1496) announcing that the Court was equally divided and unable to reach a  majority  ruling  in the  case. The result is that the judgment of the United  States  Court  …Read More