Dancing for Journey

Journey Cummins, the 9 month old daughter of Tara and Ryan Cummins, has recently been diagnosed with Kidney Cancer.  Friends of the Cummins’ family will be hosting “Dancing For Journey.”  This event will be held Friday, May 5th from 7:00 until at Barrister’s Hall on the Court Square in Kosciusko.  Tickets are $30 for two.  You can purchase tickets at Pickle’s Drug Store and The Tin Shack.  All proceeds will go directly to the Cummins Family in order to aid Baby Journey in her fight …Read More

Career Tech Center Star Students announced

The Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center has announced star students for the 3rd nine week grading term. They are (top l to r): Caelen Hofmister-Career Pathways Experience, Campbell Palmertree-Digital Media, Tommy Moore-Construction Technology, Alyson Norwood-Marketing, Trevon Hallmon-Automotive Service, (bottom l to r) Sanitisja Rockett, Kyahndrea Rainey-Teacher Academy, Madeline McCown-Health Science, and Logan McDaniel-Welding,  

Kosciusko Medical Clinic warns patients of potential Spoofing Scam

Kosciusko Medical Clinic is warning its patients to be aware of potential call scam. On Wednesday, April 19, the clinic was notified that The Kosciusko Medical Clinic’s telephone number and name were being fraudulently used to get residents to answer the phone.  On most of the calls, the person on the other end is just hanging up the phone, but if the person tries to ask for personal information hang up the phone immediately. The Clinic wanted to report this to make the citizens aware …Read More

Conehoma Water Assn. Boil Water Advisory

Officials with the Conehoma Water Association have issued a Boil Water Alert for a section of the water system. The alert applies to customers that live in Attala County Roads 1153, 1154, 1163. The Boil Water Alert was issued because an area of the water system lost pressure due to a broken water line. Any system that has lost pressure is considered to be contaminated until test of the water proves otherwise. As soon as pressure is restored to the affected area, water system officials …Read More

Boswell Media Honors News Team

Boswell Media held a reception Tuesday at the Kosciusko Attala Partnership to honor our news team. “Winning six AP awards this year was awesome for our stations,” said President Johnny Boswell. “We were competing head-to-head with stations like WWL in New Orleans. I can only say ‘thank you’ to our dedicated news team. You played way above your league and you won.”  Boswell Media thanks all who came to the reception to congratulate our news team.

National Lineman Appreciation Day

Every year, Central Electric Power Association take the time to thank our extraordinary line workers who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local Communities.  CEPA’s line workers maintain 4,247 miles of line in our local service territory, and without them, our world would be dark.  We depend on our entire staff to keep Central Electric running smoothly. Today, National Lineman Appreciation Day, we would like to thank all line workers who often find themselves in dangerous and challenging situations, so our …Read More

Sheriff’s office investigating house burglaries in northern Attala County

The Attala County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of burglaries in northern Attala County. According to Sheriff Tim Nail, houses are being broken into in the Carmack and Possumneck communities. Items taken include guns, televisions, and other electronics. Two people have been arrested, but more people are believed to be involved. Nail urges residents in the area to be on the lookout for anything suspicious. Anyone with information is asked to call the Attala County Sheriff’s Office at 662-289-5556.  

Whippet tennis bests Eupora, prepares for showdown with West Lauderdale

The Kosciusko High School tennis team notched another win Tuesday night. The Whippets defeated Eupora 5-3 in a non-district match. The team moves to 7-1 on the season with one more match remaining. That match is against perennial power West Lauderdale. “They’ve won the district ever since I’ve been coaching,” said head coach Jamario Winters. “Our players know that. They understand what it’s going to take to go there and get a W.” The Whippets and Knights will play Thursday in Meridian. The winner of …Read More

Whippets put another win in the books.

The Whippets face off against the Louisville Wildcats in Decatur. The Whippets scored three runs in the top of the first, the Wildcats answered with three runs at the bottom making the score (5-3). The Wildcasts tied up the game with two runs in the bottom of the second making the score (5-5). The Whippets gain back the lead by scoring 1 run in the top of the third making the score(6-5). The fourth and fifth innings were scoreless. The Whippets score their last run in the top of the sixth …Read More

The Whippets win a close game against the Gators.

The Kosciusko Whippets goes against Leake Central baseball game this afternoon in Carthage. The Whippets had no runs in the first inning to 1 run to Leake Central making the score 0-1 going into the 2nd inning. Neither teams score in the second inning. The Whippets get two runs at the top of the third making the score 2-1 at the end of the third. The Whippets score one run in the top of the fourth making the score 3-1. Neither teams score in the fifth inning. …Read More

Whippets dominates baseball matchup against Leake Central

The Kosciusko Whippets host Leake Central baseball game this afternoon in Kosciusko. The Whippets had a 4 run first inning to 1 run to Leake Central to give them a 3 run lead going into the 2nd inning. A run in the bottom of the 2nd added another run for the Whippets making the score 5-1 at the end of the inning . The Whippets add 4 runs in the 3rd making the score 9-1. The whippets score two more runs in the 4th making the score 11-1 at the end of the fourth. The whippets gain the victory …Read More