Disturbing the peace, no driver’s license and other recent arrests

On March 22, 2017, Dyantay Turner, a 21-year-old black male, was arrested for disturbing the peace on Cedar Street by Officer Josh Pinkard. On March 22, 2017, James Turner, a 52-year-old black male, was arrested for disturbing the peace on Cedar Street by Officer Kenny Barron. Other recent arrests: On March 22, 2017, Marion Friar, a 18-year-old black male, was arrested for no driver’s license and speeding on Hwy. 12 West by Officer Chase Voyles. On March 21, 2017, Quincey Brown, a 20-year-old black male, …Read More

Southern Spice Ribbon Cutting

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership welcomes Southern Spice Boutique to the historic courtsquare.  Southern Spice Boutique specializes in women and children’s clothing.  Owners, Ashley Shields and Santana Ware opened Southern Spice before Christmas last year.  Make a trip to Southern Spice, on the west side of the square, when you’re shopping for spring and summer clothing.

PDS Summer and Fall Registration

Summer and fall registration for Presbyterian Day School in Kosciusko is now open.  Registration is for children 1 year old through 6th grade.  For more information call the school office at 662-289-3322 or go to

Central Electric Power Association Warns Against Scam

Officials with Central Electric Power Association have issued a notice for customers to be on the alert about a call scam.  Residents have been receiving calls from a person saying your account service will be disconnected if money is not received.  The caller tells the victim that he works for the company and that if the utility bill isn’t paid by a certain time, the electricity will be shut off. The Caller then tells the victim to put money on a prepaid visa gift card …Read More

KUE student places first in reading fair

A student from Kosciusko Upper Elementary recently received first place in regional reading fair. Savannah Staszefski, a 5th grader at Kosciusko Upper Elementary, placed first at the Regional Reading Fair that was held February 24 in Meridian. Anna Loren Crosby also participated in the reading fair. The staff and faculty at Kosciusko Upper Elementary would like to congratulate both students on their hard work.

Breck Riley named Radio News Person of the Year; Boswell Media nominated for several Associated Press Awards

Boswell Media is proud to announce that Breck Riley has been named Radio News Person of the Year by the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors. “I’m excited and very thankful to MAPB Board of Directors for this recognition,” said Riley. “I got my start in radio covering sports and doing commentary. I never in my wildest dreams imagined receiving an honor like this.” Breck, along with WDAM’s Ryan Moore as TV News Person of the Year, will be honored at the 2017 Mississippi-Louisiana …Read More

Attala County FFA Chapter competes in district contest

Students with the Attala County FFA competed in the district competition Friday, March 3. The Central District Future Farmers of America Contest was held at East Central Community College in Decatur. Attala FFA competed in several events including Tool ID, Extemporaneous Public Speaking, Prepared Public Speaking, Opening and Closing Ceremony, and Creed Speaking. Competition results: 2nd place: Kaelin Wright – Creed Speaking 2nd place: Mark Stewart, Jakeria Williams, D’mechriea Landfair, and Kendrioun Boatman – Tool ID (team) 3rd place: Ty’Derrius Davis – Extemporaneous Speaking First …Read More

Whippet baseball returns to Breezy 101 this weekend

Boswell Media Sports and Breezy 101 are excited to announce another exciting year of radio and online coverage for select Kosciusko Whippet baseball games. The 10-game broadcast schedule includes out-of-conference games against Yazoo City, Yazoo County, West Point and Region 4-4A games against rivals Louisville, Leake Central, Houston. Boswell Media Sports’ commentators Breck Riley and Phillip Palmertree will split broadcast duties for the 2017 season. The first Boswell Media Sports broadcast of 2017 is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24. *Complete Boswell Media Sports KHS Baseball …Read More

Bulldogs Win

The Holmes Community College girls and boys bulldog basketball teams were in action Monday night. On Monday night, the teams played host to Coahoma. The girls played a close game, but a big 4th quarter by The lady Bulldogs put the game out of reach and the Lady Bulldogs won (71-65). The boys fared well against the long time  foe. Using a big 2nd half , the Bulldogs were able to hold and win (94-67) over the Tigers. The girls record improves to (9-12) and …Read More

Leake Central vs Kosciusko

The Leake Central Lady Gators come into this game with a (15-12) season record. The Gators quickly put points up in the start of the first half leading by 6 points(33-27). The Lady Gators defense went cold in the third quarter, which gave the whippets a 1 point lead at the end of the third quarter(48-49). The Gators finished the fourth quarter strong with a victory over the Kosciusko Whippets (61-59). The Gators finished this season with a record of (16-12) and wins the District …Read More

Holmes Bulldogs take on Mississippi Delta Community College

The Lady bulldogs come in Monday night looking forward to breaking a two game losing streak. The 1st quarter, the lady bulldogs gain a five point lead at the end of the quarter by making quality free throws and holding good defense. The second quarter the lady bulldogs made 11 points in turnovers to gain a three point lead in the 2nd quarter. The third quarter, Mississippi Delta ties the game (29-29) then the lady bulldogs defenses forced turnovers and capitalized on them. The game …Read More

KPD arrests three in underage alcohol operation

Three people were arrested Thursday in a joint operation between the Kosciusko Police Department and agents with the Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC). The two agencies combined for an underage alcohol detail inside the city limits. During the operation several arrests were made. Angelina Denley, an employee at Fuel Hub Five,  Arora Darshan, an employee at Blue Moon Wine and Spirits, and Brandi Moore, an employee at Koolers Package Store, were all charged with sale of alcohol to a minor. All subjects where transported to the …Read More