Field Day benefit set for May 5

A Field Day fundraiser to benefit Iva Beth Lindsey and Journey Cummins has been set for Saturday, May 5. The event will start at 10:00 am at the Kosciusko League Soccer Fields. There will be games for both kids and adults. Disney princesses Cinderella and Elsa will be on hand to take pictures with children. Plate lunches will be available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased at Longhorn’s Steakhouse or by calling Alex Sizemore at 769-232-1602.

Introducing the “Good Morning Kosciusko” text line

Breezy 101 is proud to announce the “Good Morning Kosciusko” text line. Now you can be even more involved with what’s happening at Breezy 101. Want to hear a song? Text it. Want to give mom a special birthday shout out? Text it. Want to know whether or not school is cancelled due to bad weather? Text it. All your song requests and birthday text messages will be sent directly to host Breck Riley. The GMK Text Line will... Read More.

KHS Spring Pops Concert set for April 26

The Kosciusko High School Choir will present the Spring Pops Concert Thursday, April 26, at 6:00 p.m. at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. The choir will be performing songs by Justin Timberlake, Bob Marley, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Andra Day, and others. Admission is free.

Ethel May Day Festival set for May 5

The town of Ethel will be holding the 36th Annual May Day Festival on Saturday, May 5. That night will end with fundraiser concert for by Mississippi Sons. The concert will be from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm near the pavilion. Organizers are currently accepting applications for vendors. For more information, contact Laura Sanders at 228-596-3766 or Aime Thrasher at 662-792-6591.  

New insurance office opens in downtown Kosciusko

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership welcomed Alfa Insurance to downtown Kosciusko Friday morning. Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft and KAP CEO Darren Milner joined owner Chris Coleman and many others for a ribbon cutting. The store is located at 235 N Madison St.      

Reminder: April 21 designated as city and county clean-up day

The City of Kosciusko has set aside Saturday, April 21 to participate in the Great American Cleanup Day. The city wants individuals in each neighborhood to step up and lead clean up efforts in their own areas. A dumpster will placed at Jason Niles Park to drop off trash. Anyone interested in participating can contact City Hall at 662-289-1226. In addition to the city cleanup, a volunteer effort is being led to clean up several roads throughout Attala County.... Read More.

McAdams and Long Creek schools celebrate National Library Week 60th Anniversary

The National Library Week 2018 celebration marked the 60th anniversary of the first event, sponsored in 1958. In recognition of National Library Week, McAdams High Library and Long Creek Elementary Library celebrated the 2018 theme, “Libraries Transform: Libraries Lead.” Both libraries participated in a “Pages and More” celebration with the presentation of various recognition gifts and gift certificates. National Library Week awarded recipients were: McAdams High School Demeria Moore: NLW Theme Winner—School & Community Libraries Hanadi Hariri: Libraries Transform... Read More.

DUI and other recent arrests

On 4-18-2018, Niles Luckett, a 36 y.o b/m from Kosciusko was arrested for DUI (3rd offense), no driver’s license, and improper equipment on West Adams Street by Officer Devante Lewis. On 4-15-2018, Jason Parker, a 36 y.o b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for DUI (2nd 0ffense) on Fairground Street by Officer Josh Pinkard. On 4-13-2018 Quilton Hall, a 34 y.o b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for simple assault on Peeler Street by Officer Devanta Lewis. On 4-12-2018, Ryan McGee,... Read More.

Fast Pace Urgent Care Clinic breaks ground on Kosciusko facility (video)

Fast Pace Urgent Care Clinic broke ground on a new facility in Kosciusko Thursday morning. Members of the Fast Pace team were joined by Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft, District Four Aldermen Jeffery Woods, and other members of the community at the future site of the clinic at 50 Veteran’s Memorial Drive. Organizers said the new facility is aiming to open in about 110 days.   The new location will have extended hours: open seven days a week, 8 AM... Read More.

KLE Pre-K Parent Night rescheduled

The Pre-K Parent Academy class scheduled for Thursday night has been cancelled. The meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 24 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Kosciusko Lower Elementary cafeteria. Double prizes will be given out at the Tuesday meeting. For more information, call Kosciusko Lower Elementary at 662-289-3364

BOLO issued for robbery suspect (audio)

Authorities in Kosciusko and Attala County were issued a Be on the Lookout (BOLO) alert for a robbery suspect out of Neshoba County. The suspect is identified as Matthew Rogers, a black male with braids in his hair. He’s said to be driving a newer model Mercury Grand Marquis. Rogers is wanted for a robbery that happened in Philadelphia. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Attala County Sheriff’s Office (662-289-5556) or the Kosciusko Police Department (662-289-3131), or... Read More.

Holmes CC Pops Concert set for April 24

The 2018 Spring Pops Concert is set for Tuesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in McDaniel Hall Auditorium on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College. The “We Can Make Your Hands Clap” concert features the Holmes Connection!, Coachmen Singers and the Concert Chorale. Connection! and Coachmen are directed by Mike Yates, and the Chorale is directed by Jenny Smith. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $3 for Holmes students. Twelve and under along with Holmes faculty are... Read More.