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Possession of marijuana and other recent arrests

On February 17, 2017, Russell Alston, a 22-year-old black male, was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance felony on Lee Street by Investigator Greg Collins. Other recent arrests: On February 19, 2017, Amanda Hutchinson, a 27-year-old white female, was arrested for failure to appear in court on West Adams Street by Officer Josh Pinkard. On February 18, 2017, Corry Lee, a 30-year-old black male, was arrested for no nnsurance, suspended drivers license, and improper equipment on South Street by Officer Josh …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 Coahama. 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. Both teams will advance to the next …Read More

KLE sets dates for Kindergarten and Pre-K pre-registration

The Kosciusko School District has announced dates for kindergarten and Pre-K pre-registration for the 2017 – 2018 school year. Pre-K registration will be held at Kosciusko Lower Elementary March 7-9. Kindergarten registration will be held KLE March 21-23. The following documents and items must be brought for registration to be completed: Certified birth certificate Two current proofs of residence (must be in parent/guardian name) Township and range Completed shot record In addition to the preceding list of documents, all children being registered for classes must …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

Veterans prepare for Christmas activities at nursing center

On Pearl Harbor’s 75 anniversary, Melissa Simpson and Ann Breedlove entertained the residents of the Martha Jo Leslie VA Nursing Center for their monthly Coffee Break. This coffee break is sponsored by the local VFW Auxiliary, and takes place every first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am.  Melissa sang Christmas carols, patriotic songs, and hymns; Ann accompanied her on the piano. After the Coffee Break, Ann asked the members of the VFW and the VFW Auxiliary to talk about the activities that will be …Read More

Retirement Reception for Jean Fenwick

Carter Law Office would like to invite the community to a retirement reception honoring Jean Fenwick today, December 5 from 4pm until 6pm.  The reception will be hosted in Barrister’s Hall located on the west side of the court square.  Refreshments will be served.  Jean Fenwick in her ten years with Carter Law Office, was integral in laying the ground work for the establishment of the firm.  She has also touched the lives of so many members of our community.  Prior to her position at …Read More

CTC students tour Nissan in Canton

Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center students from the Automotive Service, Welding, Marketing, and Construction Technology programs recently toured the Nissan plant in Canton. Students were given a guided tour of the plant, facts about the automotive industry, and information on the hiring process at Nissan. Students that attended were: BB Armstrong, Joshua Rudsill, Samantha Schuler, Jermaine Talley, Marquavies Turnage, Javontae Clark, Trevon Hallmon, Damion Hall, Corey Love, Spencer Ramage, Cole Adams, Dakota Black, Bradley Dawson, Jon Deason, DaQuannay Dotson, Austin McDaniel, Blake Mullen, Justin Nunn, El’Darius …Read More

Boil Water Alert: Springdale/Youth Center

Officials with the Springdale/Youth Center Water Association  have issued a Boil Water Alert. The alert applies to those that live on Hwy 19 N from Springdale Baptist Church to Possumneck  who receive their water from the Springdale/Youth Center Water Association. 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 …Read More

Eerie cloud formations in Kosciusko following storms

Kosicusko and Attala County, along with most of the state, experienced an outbreak of severe weather Tuesday night. But most of the weather had moved on out of the area by Wednesday morning. Kosciusko residents Amy and Wayne grabbed a shot of this eerie cloud formation above Meadow Ridge around 6:30 am Wednesday. Clear skies are expected for the remainder of the week before more rain sets in Saturday and Sunday.

Central Holmes to hold Veterans Day program

On Thursday, Nov. 10, the student body of Central Holmes Christian School will host a Veterans Day program. The program will begin at 10:00 am in the Berman Gymnasium. During this event students will provide musical entertainment as well as a history of Veterans Day. Veterans planning to attend are asked to contact the school at 662-834-3011. The public is invited to attend.