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    Decision on Red Water Casino in Leake County could go to a vote

    Choctaw tribal members could have a say on whether the Red Water Casino will be built in Leake County. “I stand by the Red Water Casino project,” says Chief Phyliss Anderson. “I believe this is a wonderful opportunity for our tribe.” The gaming house is expected to create 250 jobs, generate more revenue and reduce existing debt for the tribe with a price tag of about $25 million. “We hope to have it paid in 18 months,” says Chief... Read More.

    Attala County librarian to retire after 40 years of service

    The Attala County Library is saying goodbye to one of its longest tenured employees. A retirement reception for Mrs. Eloise Williams will be held Thursday, Aug. 31. Mrs. Eloise has been working for the Attala County Library and the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library system for the past 41 years. The reception will be held in the library’s meeting room beginning at 2:00 pm.

    slow start for the whippets in their season opener

    The Kosciusko whippets season football opener is against the Neshoba Central Rockets in Philadelphia Mississippi. The Neshoba Rockets scored the first touchdown with a running play making the score (0-6) with a missed field goal. The whippets intercepted the ball in the first and gave it right back to the rockets with a fumble touchdown making the score (0-12) with a miss two point conversion. The whippets would then throw a 40+ yard touchdown in the first quarter making... Read More.

    Limb Knocks Out Power to Home on Landrum

    At 7:07 pm Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire responded to a report of a tree that fell on a house on the 100 block of Landrum Street.The caller said there was smoke coming from somewhere. Emergency Personnel arrived on scene to find that a limb had fell knocking down the power line to the home and across the roadway. Kosciusko Water and Light was called to repair the damage. No injuries were reported. City Fire cleared... Read More.

    Rigby transferring from Mississippi State to West Alabama

    Former Kosciusko Whippet baseball star Ryan Rigby is transferring from Mississippi State to the University of West Alabama. The news was announced Friday in an article from uwaathletics.com. After a successful sophomore season with the Bulldogs in 2016, Rigby was expected to be one of the nation’s best relief pitchers in 2017. He was named to the watch list for the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, an honor given to college baseball’s top relief... Read More.

    Kosciusko Cardinals to open season this weekend

    The Kosciusko Cardinals youth football teams will open the 2017 schedule this weekend. The Cardinals will face off against the Starkville Saints this Saturday. Saturday’s games will be played at Whippet Stadium beginning at 10:00 am. For more information, visited the Kosciusko Cardinals on Facebook.

    Armed robbery, contempt of court and other recent arrests

      On August 16, 2017, Candace Gates, a 25-year-old black female, was arrested by US Marshall’s in Houston Texas. Gates is charged with strong armed robbery due to the incident that occurred on Linden Drive when the package was snatched from the UPS driver. On August 16, 2017, Jacqueline Dickerson, a 29-year-old white female, was arrested for contempt of court by Lt. Martin Roby, with the assistance of the Attala County Sheriffs Office. Other recent arrests: On August 15,... Read More.

    Arrest made in UPS Package theft

    The person wanted in connection with stealing a package from a UPS driver has been arrested. According to Investigator Greg Collins of the Kosciusko Police Department, Candace Gates was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 16- 2017 in Houston, TX by US Marshalls. Gates is charged with strong armed robbery due to the incident that occurred on Linden Drive when the package was snatched from the UPS driver. Gates is being held in the Leake County Jail on a $30.000.00 bond.  

    Local eye doctor gives tips for viewing Aug. 21 solar eclipse (audio)

    With the Aug. 21 solar eclipse quickly approaching, Dr. Anna Middleton from Thomas Vision in Kosciusko visited “Good Morning Kosciusko” Thursday to offer tips on viewing the event safely. Nasa offers the following tips for viewing the solar eclipse: Always inspect your solar filter before use; if scratched or damaged, discard it. Read and follow any instructions printed on or packaged with the filter. Always supervise children using solar filters. Stand still and cover your eyes with your eclipse... Read More.