Abby Stokes takes Miss Neshoba County Fair

Abby Stokes is the new Miss Neshoba County 2017. Stokes was crowned at the Grandstand Stage at the Neshoba County Fair Monday night. Abby is the 18 year old daughter of Chris and Pam Stokes. First alternate was Laken Winstead, second alternate was Samantha West , third alternate Anna Bowen, fourth alternate Macy Fanning. The Miss Congeniality award went to Kaylee Beckham and Most Photogenic went to Clair Winstead. Interview and best stageware went to Abby Stokes. Naval Science Instructor… Read More.

Exhibit hall returning to Central MS Fair (entry forms)

The 108th annual Central MS Fair is returning to Kosciusko Wednesday, Aug. 9. The return of the fair means the return of the exhibit hall. Photography, art, home, and youth divisions are all back this year. Returning to the fair after many years is the Fin, Horn, and Feathers exhibit. Exhibit registration will be held from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Attala County Coliseum Monday, Aug. 7. Judging will take place Tuesday, Aug. 7. Exhibits will be on… Read More.

KAP “Square Jiving after 5” returning Thursday, July 27 (audio)

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership wild hold its second edition of “Square Jiving After 5” Thursday, July 27. The event will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 pm on the square downtown. Select stores will be open late to allow for after hours shopping. Live music and refreshments will be held at the Kosy Pocket Park. For more information, visit www.kosytrace.com. Audio: Kel McDowell  

Neshoba County Fair Schedule – Monday, July 24

The 128th Neshoba County Fair at the fairgrounds. The East Central Community College Collegians rock-n-roll band, the Warrior cheerleaders, the Wall O’ Sound Drum Line, and the Flag Corp are just some of the entertainment scheduled for the annual “EC Day at the Fair” festivities at the Neshoba County Fair on Monday, July 24. Mississippi’s Giant House Party features a week of musical entertainment, harness and running horse races, a midway, political speaking and many other attractions. Season tickets are… Read More.

Abusive calls and other recent arrests

  On July 20, 2017, Robert Norwood Jr, a 46-year-old white male, was arrested for abusive calls to emergency phone on Hwy 12 West by Capt. David White. Other recent arrests: On July 19, 2017, Battina Rice, a 37-year-old white female, was arrested for contempt of court on West Adams Street by Officer Josh Pinkard. On July 18, 2017, Amber Gardner, a 23-year-old white female from Brandon was arrested at McDonald for shoplifting by Officer Kenny Barron. On July 12,… Read More.

Junior Auxiliary

JA of Kosciusko accepting applications for Rose Dorchuck scholarship

In 2009, the Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko established a $1,000 scholarship in loving memory of Rose Dorchuck. Rose was a life member of Junior Auxiliary and was involved at the local level in Kosciusko as well as the national level for many years. This scholarship will be awarded to an individual currently attending or returning to college to pursue a second degree or a higher level degree in a child related field of study. Interested individuals must complete an application… Read More.

Pompelia top time Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon; Goldman top Philadelphia finisher

The 38th Annual Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon kicked off the Saturday events at the Neshoba County Fair. The Triathlon is sponsored by the Philadelphia Sertoma Club. The event consists of a 12 mile swim, a 27.5 mile bike and a 7 mile run. The course starts just outside of Louisville at Lake Tiak-OKhata following Hwy 15 to Philadelphia and Hwy 21 out to the Neshoba County Fairgrounds. This year’s 1st place finisher was  Tyson Pompelia of Collinsville with a time… Read More.

“So You Think You Can Sing” karaoke competition coming to Central MS Fair

“So You Think You Can Sing” karaoke competition is coming to the Central MS Fair for the first time this summer. The competition pits the best singers around against one another to find out who is the greatest karaoke star in central Mississippi. The contest will be held at the Attala County Coliseum on Wednesday, Aug. 9 beginning at 6:00 pm. It cost $5 to enter the contest, but if you don’t want to sing, come watch the contestants sing… Read More.

Fairest of the Fair Pageant set for Thursday, Aug. 10

The 2017 Central MS Fair is right around the corner, and that means it’s almost time once again to crown the “Fairest of the Fair.” This year’s pageant will take place Thursday, Aug. 10 at 7:00 pm at the Attala County Coliseum. Age brackets for the pageant include 0-12 months, 13-23 months, ages 2-3, ages 4-5, ages 6-7, ages 8-9, ages 10-12, ages 13-15 and ages 16-18. A winner from each bracket will be crowned. The entry fee is $20… Read More.

House Fire on 1030

At 3:51 pm Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Volunteers responded to a report of a shed fire on Attala Road 1030 just off of Highway 35 South. Emergency Personnel arrived on scene and notified responding units that they had a fully involved shed and that the home was also on fire. Units were able to contain the fire by 5:30. According to Emergency Personnel, the home owner said the fire started in the shed and spread… Read More.

Central MS Fair Schedule of Events

The Central MS Fair is returning to Kosciusko and Attala County Aug. 9 – 12. The 108th annual fair will feature many events that are sure to provide fun for the entire family. The Exhibit Hall at the coliseum will be open nightly from Wednesday – Thursday during the fair. Exhibits include art, photography, flower show, youth exhibits and more. Also, returning to the exhibit hall after many years is the Fin, Horn, and Feathers competition. The best talent in… Read More.