KPD searching for shoplifting suspects

The Kosciusko Police Department is searching for two shoplifting suspects.Investigator Greg Collins says a white male and a white female stole several items from Walmart on Wednesday Aug. 15.Anyone that can identify the two subjects is asked to call Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-388-TIPS (8477) or the Kosciusko Police Department at 662-289-3131.All calls are kept 100%... Read More.

Attala County Soil and Water Conservation Awards Banquet set for Sept. 18

The Attala County Soil and Water Conservation District would like to invite the public to attend its annual Conservation Awards Banquet.The banquet will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Holmes Community College – Attala Center on West Jefferson Street in Kosciusko.This year’s guest speaker will be William McKinley, Wildlife Biologist with the MS Department... Read More.

Kicks Picks Week 1 Winner: James Jones

Over one hundred and twenty entries were submitted for Week 1 of Kicks Picks Presented By Wheel-In Grocery of Carthage.  Two of those entrants tied for the top spot in the ever popular competition.Following the tie-breaker,  James Jones of Kosciusko is the first winner of 2018.  James wins the Tailgate Prize Pack from Wheel-In which consists of... Read More.

Update: (ARREST MADE) KPD searching for suspect that ran from officers

The Kosciusko Police Department has arrested a man they have been searching for.Investigator Greg Collins said 29-year-old Johnny Dotson Jr was arrested earlier today (Monday).Dotson was charged with possession of controlled substance (felony), possession of controlled substance with intent (felony) and weapon possession by a felon.He was taken into custody on Woodland Drive by the Kosciusko Police... Read More.

Another Holmes County teen charged in highway attacks in Mississippi Delta

A second person has been charged with hurling hard objects at vehicles traveling on a rural highway in the Mississippi Delta.The Greenwood Commonwealth reports 18-year-old Kavotreious Gould of Tchula is charged with aggravated assault and attempted murder. He was arrested days after another 18-year-old from Tchula, Jumearo Williams, was charged with aggravated assault and malicious mischief.It... Read More.

KPD officers scrimmage at Back to School Basketball Bash

Officers with the Kosciusko Police Department traded their badges for sneakers Friday to play basketball at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club. (OWBGC)The officer team scrimmaged with a team made of up teens and staff from the Boys and Girls Club during the Back to School Basketball Bash.After a tightly contest game, the OWBGC team walked... 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).

Ethel coaches and players chosen for MAC all-star game

Coaches and players for the Ethel High School slow pitch softball have been selected to play in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Game.Players Sidney Rone and Jessica Mitchell have been selected to play for the 1A/2A/3A South Team.Ethel softball coaches Chris Schuster and Tyler McKinley will serve as head coach and assistant coach, respectively, for the... Read More.

Burned car with body belonged to missing woman

Scott County  authorities say a burned car found with a body inside at the Bienville National Forest belongs to a missing woman.Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee says the burned car belongs to 32-year-old Latasha Patrick Johnson. Investigators were able to determine ownership by the VIN and license plate number.Lee could not say if the badly burned body... Read More.

Tour d’Attala Little Mountain Ride set for Saturday

The Tour d’Attala Cycling Club will hold its annual Little Mountain Ride this weekend.The ride is set to take place Saturday, Aug 18.The Little Mountain Ride will begin at 7:00 a.m. and features 23, 44, and 70 mile options.The ride will begin and end on the historic court square in downtown Kosciusko.Cyclists participating in the 70 mile... Read More.