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Attempted Break In of Central MS Firearms – VIDEO

The Kosciusko Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual that is responsible for an attempted break in of Central Mississippi Firearms on Highway 35 north Saturday morning. The attempt took place around 5:30 in the morning. The thief was unsuccessful in his attempt to enter the building and was chased away by the buildings security system. If you can identity this individual you are urged to contact the Kosciusko Police department at 662-289-3131. All call are kept confidential.

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Kosciusko Main Street Hosting “A Step Back In Time”

At 6:00 pm on September 10th, Kosciusko Main Street will present an exciting presentation entitled “A Step Back in Time.” Dr. Stanley Hartness is coming home to portray Judge Jason Niles. Judge Niles will set the stage for this moving event at the corner of Madison and Jefferson Streets. At each stop on the square, participants will hear a personal narrative from a cherished forefather. No visit would be complete without a stop at the historic Attala County Courthouse. A very special guest, John Barton …Read More

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Local Area Football Scores

J.Z. George 7, Philadelphia 36 Leake Central 45, Leake County 7 Neshoba Central 19, Newton County 42 Kosciusko 18, NE Lauderdale 0 Sylva-Bay Ac. 12, Leake Academy 46 West Point 46, Louisville 7 Choctaw Central 16, Union 22 Winston Academy 11,  Winona Christian 30 Hazlehurst 32,  Forest 21 Houlka 12,  Ethel 8 East Webster 42, Noxapater 8 Nanih Waiya 20, Clarkdale 41 Scott Central 58, McAdams 6 Lake 44, Sebastopol 36 Columbus 8, Noxubee County 25 Central Holmes 45, Carroll Academy 6 South Panola 21, Meridian 14 Holmes …Read More

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Whippets win over Trojans 18-0

The 1st quarter began as a brawl on defense, both teams made very large gains in terms of rushing yards, but no one scored in the first quarter. A series of turnovers and fumbles left the first quarter in a stalemate. The Trojans started on offense during the 2nd quarter, but the Whippet defense held strong, leading to a turnover at the 35. Josh Dodd scored a rushing touchdown during the 2nd quarter, but the conversion was no good, leaving the Whippets 6-0 at the …Read More

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Leake Central Wins Gator Bowl 45-7

Leake Central and Leake County went head to head in Walnut Grove for the annual “Gator Bowl” Friday night. The first quarter saw Leake County holding off Leake Central to score 1 touchdown and 1 field goal giving them the early lead at 7-0. Leake Central came out swinging during the 2nd quarter scoring 4 touchdowns and 3 field goals putting them in the lead at 27-7 at half-time. Coming back, Leake Central was able to hold Leake County at bay while managing to score …Read More

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Long Creek Elementary PTO Meeting

The Long Creek Elementary School PTO will meet Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Officers will be elected and important topics will be discussed for the upcoming school year. This will will be a very important meeting, so all parents are urged to attend. Contact the school at 662-289-1630 for more information.

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Sara Lee and Other Brands of Bread Recalled, May Contain Broken Glass

The maker of Sara Lee, Nature’s Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory. Bimbo Bakeries said Wednesday one consumer found small pieces of glass on the outside of the bread. No injuries have been reported. The recall covers seven different Sara Lee products, two each sold under the Nature’s Harvest and Great Value brands, and one each for the Kroger, L’Oven …Read More

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Yockanookany and other WMAs Offering Dove Hunting

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is offering dove hunting opportunities on wildlife management areas (WMAs) across the state. There are 15 WMAs with designated, prepared dove fields, including the Yockanookany WMA located in eastern Attala County. The other areas include Black Prairie, Canal Section, Charles Ray Nix, Copiah County, Divide Section, Hell Creek, Howard Miller, Indianola, Leroy Percy, Mahannah, Muscadine Farms, Okatibbee, O’Keefe, and Tuscumbia. The Yockanoonkany WMA dove field will be open Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2:00 pm. Other Wildlife …Read More

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Fire Alarm Rings Out at Nursing Home, Small Fire in Laundry Room

The Kosciusko Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Attala County Nursing home around 7:45 Thursday night. When officials arrived, they found that a dryer on the first floor had caught fire. The fire was quickly put out and there was no further damage to any surrounding structures or equipment. The cause of the fire is unknown. No injuries were reported.

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Football Schedule: Friday, August 28

Local area high school football games for Friday, August 28: Attala County: Kosciusko at Northeast Lauderdale Houlka at Ethel Scott Central at McAdams Choctaw County: French Camp at Eupora Winona at Choctaw County Holmes County: Holmes County Central at Indianola Gentry Durant at Puckett Carroll Academy at Central Holmes Leake County: Leake Central at Leake County Sylva Bay Academy at Leake Academy Neshoba County: J.Z. George at Philadelphia Neshoba Central at Newton County Choctaw Central at Union Winston County: West Point at Louisville Winston Academy …Read More

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Hinds wins over Holmes 32-28

The Holmes Community College football team kicked off its 2015 season by traveling to Raymond taking on the Eagles of Hinds Community College. The Eagles took an early lead with 2 touchdowns and 1 field goal putting them on the board with a score of 13-0. During the 2nd quarter the Bulldogs were able to hold the Eagles while scoring 1 touchdown bringing the score to 13-6 at half-time. Coming into the 3rd quarter, both teams managed to score 1 touchdown each and the Bulldogs …Read More