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.

Two arrested in connection with gun and auto thefts

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a recent string of break-ins and thefts in Attala and Neshoba Counties. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said the two teenagers are charged with breaking into Lawrence’s Grocery and a house on Attala Road 1107 on Sunday, April 15. According to Investigators Mark Hill and Zellie Shaw, several guns were stolen from the home and food items were taken from Lawrence’s. The two are also charged with stealing two vehicles, a... Read More.

Choctaw Indian Fair Entertainment Announced

Nightly Entertainment at the Choctaw Indian Fair July 11-14, 2018 in beautiful Choctaw, MS. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – Choctaw Indian Princess Pageant at 7pm Thursday, July 12, 2018 – Cody Jinks and Jamey Johnson at 7pm and 8:30pm respectively Friday, July 13, 2018 – Dustin Lynch at 8:30pm Saturday, July 14, 2018 – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 8:30pm

Legislature declares June Access to Justice Month; Courts schedule free family law clinics across the state

The Mississippi Legislature has declared June Access to Justice month.  Free family law legal clinics are being organized in every Chancery Court District in Mississippi to assist those in need of civil legal aid.  The clinics will assist individuals with custody and child support issues, divorces, guardianships, name change matters, emancipations, adoptions and domestic violence protection orders.  Volunteer attorneys will be present to meet with self-represented litigants to provide advice, assistance with forms and pleadings and instructions on how... Read More.

Carthage PD looking for suspect in car theft

Carthage Police Department is looking for Christopher Taylor who is wanted in connection with a stolen vehicle. On Monday, April 9, 2018 at approximately 2:38 pm Carthage Police Department received a call that a Blue 2012 Nissan Maxima was stollen from the parking lot of the Shell gas station located on Highway 16 East. License plate number LJQ408. Anyone with information that could help locate an lead to the arrest would be eligible for a reward. Please call Crime... Read More.

Boswell Media brings home 3 first place honors at annual Associated Press awards banquet

Winners of the 2017 Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors contest were announced Saturday at the World War II Museum in New Orleans. Dozens of AP-member newspapers and TV and radio broadcasters in both states submitted more than 1,400 entries in the contest that honors the best in journalism in 2017. Boswell Media brought home three first place and four second place awards  during the banquet. First place awards include Best Short Feature, Best Multimedia Story and Best... Read More.

Whippets upset the Cougars.

The Kosciusko Whippets travel to Decatur to go up against the Newton County Cougars. The Whippets go three up and three down in the top of the first with the score being (0-0).The Cougars went scoreless in the bottom of the first keeping the score (0-0). The Whippets put the first points on the board with two runs making the score (2-0). The Cougars went three up and three down in the bottom of the second. The Whippets had... Read More.

Mars Hill FD to host benefit supper and auction

The Mars Hill Fire Department is hosting a benefit for Larry Boatney on Saturday, April 21. The benefit will include supper and a  live auction. Chicken or Hamburger Plate will be sold for $10 a piece beginning at 4:00 pm. The auction will start at 6:00. Donations are welcome. For more information, call 601.575.9711 or 662.803.6584.

Leake Co. Sheriff warns residents of Scam

Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner has issued an advisory for Leake County residents to be on the lookout for scam artists claiming to represent the sheriff’s office. Waggoner said he had had at least two reports Tuesday of scams attempted, one successfully, against county residents. He said both residents had received phone calls from persons claiming to represent the S.O. in an effort to get money. In one case a resident was called by a man claiming to be... Read More.

Vivians’ 21 points not enough to lift Lady Bulldogs in championship game

Carthage native Victoria Vivians’ 21 point performance in Sunday night’s NCAA Women’s National Championship Game wasn’t enought to life the Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs against Notre Dame. Arike Ogunbowale’s 3-pointer with a tenth of a second left to gave Notre Dame its first women’s national championship since 2001. Notre Dame rallied from a 30-17 halftime deficit to beat Mississippi State 61-58. A last-second shot by Ogunbowale also allowed the Irish to top UConn in the national semifinal on Friday.... Read More.

Picking 35 set for a second run!!

Picking 35 is back!!! Central Mississippi’s 60-mile yard sale!!!  It’s set for Saturday April 7, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Clean out those closets, sheds, attics, barns. Your junk maybe another’s treasure… Hundreds shopped last year, and even more are expected this year. This is your opportunity for Spring Cleaning and to make some cash too!  You can follow on Facebook at\Picking35 For more information contact The Main Street Chamber at 601-267-9231, The Town of Walnut... Read More.

Darren Milner named new Executive Director of Kosciusko Attala Partnership

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership is pleased to announce the hiring of Darren Milner as its new Executive Director. Darren, a native of Kosciusko, holds a BBA in Marketing from Mississippi State University and brings over 19 years of Marketing and Communications experience to the position. His major responsibilities will include the overall administration and management of the Kosciusko Attala Partnership (KAP) in pursuit of KAP’s mission, goals and objectives. “Kosciusko was a great place to grow up and it’s... Read More.