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    Emergency Dispatches: February 20, 2018

    At 1:14 pm Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA. The caller said it was on Highway 12 east near Wendy’s. Units arrived on scene and notified responding medics that there were no injuries and that medical transport was not needed.

    Update: E-911 dispatch problem fixed

    Update: Kosciusko E-911 Dispatch Director Liz Peteet says the problem has been fixed. Callers should still get in the habit of dialing 911 for all emergencies.   11:30 am: The Kosciusko E-911 dispatch center is having problems receiving calls from C-Spire customers. Director Liz Peteet told Breezy News that calls from C-Spire customers to the center’s admin lines are the problem. Peteet says the calls will go through, but dispatchers can’t hear the caller on the other end. Calls... Read More.

    Sign up for Code Red Weather Alerts as a part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week

    With spring time being a prime time for severe weather in Mississippi, and this week being Severe Weather Preparedness week, now is a good time to for residents to sign up for Code Red Weather Warnings. The warnings will send users phone calls, text messages, and/or email alerts for tornadoes, flash floods, and other local emergencies. According to Attala County Emergency Management Director Danny Townsend, the Code Red system is used by a number of counties throughout the state.... Read More.

    Ann Jordan art show to celebrate late artist’s best work

    Ann Firestone Jordan left her mark on Kosciusko in the most artistic way. Her paintings and other creative works have been admired and collected by people from across the state, and on the evening of March 1, the Kosciusko – Attala Historical Society will celebrate her legacy as it hosts the Ann Jordan Art Show. The show, which is free of charge, is open to the public and will be held from 5 until 7 p.m at the Mary... Read More.
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    Domestic violence, shoplifting, and other recent arrests

    On February 17, 2018, Sammy Moore, a 26-year-old black male, was arrested for domestic violence on Maple Street by Officer Josh Pinkard. On February 17, 2018, Jessica Wynn Rush, a 33-year-old white female, was arrested for failure to appear in Court by Captain Maurice Hawthorne with the assistance of the Attala County Sheriffs Office. On February 16, 2018, Amy Shane, a 36-year-old white female, was arrested for shoplifting (1st offense) on North Jackson Street by Investigator Greg Collins. On... Read More.

    Update: Downtown Kosciusko street reopened

    Update: This section of N Jackson Street is back open. Crews fixed the problem late Monday afternoon. 2-19: Sewer problems have shut down a street in downtown Kosciusko. Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft said the section of N. Jackson Street has been closed between W. Adams to Love Streets. Cockroft said the street could be back open Monday afternoon, but could be closed through Tuesday. For updates, follow the City of Kosciusko on Facebook.

    Local students visit Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

    To commemorate Black History Month, agricultural students from the Kosciusko Attala Career Tech visited the newly constructed Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. It accompanies the Museum of Mississippi History and they are collectively called the Two Mississippi Museums. As they entered, Instructor Mr. Kenneth Georgia, reminded his students that they should expect an educational, emotional, and inspirational journey that would stage our state as “ground zero” for the Civil Rights Movement. The museum began its story on the coast where... Read More.

    Update: Gibson and two others in custody for Holmes County murder

    Update: The Holmes County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that three men are in custody on in connection with a capital murder case. Sheriff Willie March says Calvin Gibson Jr, along with 20-year-old Andrekeious Johnson, and 18-year-old Dwrone Brown have all been arrested. The three are charged in connection with the  murder of 29-year-old Brandon Cooperm, who was found shot to death on his porch in Lexington on Wednesday, Feb. 14.     2-16: Local authorities are searching for a... Read More.