Summer library program hosts Choctaw dancers

The Attala County Library Summer Library Program recently hosted members of the Mississppi Band of Choctaw Indians. Approximately 200 children were able to experience traditional Choctaw dancing Tuesday, June 12 at the Attala County Coliseum. Inky the Clown also entertained children during the June 19 program. The next Summer Library event will feature illusionist Todd Smith. That... Read More.

KFD accepting applications for open position

The Kosciusko Fire Department is in search of a new fireman. KFD is currently accepting applications for an open position. Interested candidates can pick up an application at City Hall. All candidates should be in good physical condition. Call the Kosciusko Fire Department at 662-289-1171 for more details.

Ballard graduates Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Toni J. Ballard graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four... Read More.

Reminder: Junior Ranger program set for June 23 (audio)

A Junior Ranger program at the Kosciusko Visitor’s Center has been set for Saturday, June 23. Participants will earn a Junior Ranger badge by learning about early settlers along the Natchez Trace Parkway. The program will be presented by Park Rangers from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. Contact Donna Holidness (662-289-1226) or GG Holmes (662-289-2981) for more... Read More.

McCool Fall Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 29

The town of McCool Fall Festival will hold its Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29. Activities for this year’s event arts and crafts, food vendors, and more. Applications are currently being accepted. For more information, contact or call Holly Blaine (662-312-5354) or Luther Porter (662-633-1809).  

Sixth Chancery Youth Court receives car

The Sixth Chancery District Youth Court received a donation of a Honda Accord that was seized by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. The vehicle will primarliy be used by Drug Court Coordinator Wesley Hazelwood, who must travel throughout the six county district. “I want to give a special thanks to Philadelphia Police Chief, Grant Myers, who took... Read More.

Malicious mischief and other recent arrests

On 6-17-2018, Fredshiloh Roby, a 21 y.o b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for felony malicious mischief on West Adams Street by Investigator Greg Collins. On 6-17-2018, Ryan Steen, a 20 y.o u/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for felony possession of controlled substance on Gilland Street by Lt. Josh Pinkard. On 6-15-2018, Johnny Blair, a 50 y.o w/m... Read More.

Derek Norsworthy named Boswell Media’s 2018 Songwriter of the Year (audio/video)

Derek Norsworthy has been named the winner of the 2018 Boswell Media’s Songwriter of the Year contest. Norsworthy was one of fourteen finalists to perform Saturday night at Skylight Grill in downtown Kosciusko. Contestants competed for a chance to have their song professionally recorded at the famous “Wishbone Studios” in Muscle Shoals, AL. Wishbone Studios is known... Read More.

Kosciusko acappela group to hold free reunion concert (audio)

Magnolia Bible College’s premier acappela group ZΩMEN will host a reunion concert on Saturday, July 28. The concert will be held at Barrister’s Hall beginning at 5:00 pm. Money raised from the event will be used to benefit Eastern European Mission (EEM). EEM provides bible-based materials eastern Europe and works closely with refugee communities and public schools... Read More.