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    Summer Library Program: Touch-a-Truck, June 27 (video)

    Trucks, trucks, and more trucks were on display today at the Attala County Library’s Touch-a-Truck program. The event was the final public Summer Library Program of the season. Trucks and equipment from several local businesses and services filled the Kosciusko Junior High School parking lot downtown parking lot Thursday. From police cars to firetrucks, children were allowed to climb into the driver’s seat of some of their favorite vehicle. For more information on the Summer Library Program, visit the Attala County Library on Facebook.

    Interview: Allison Stanfield, Director of Operations Florence-Lauderdale Tourism (audio)

    Boswell Media’s Darren Milner recently spoke with Allison Stanfield, Director of Operations Florence-Lauderdale (AL)  Tourism. The Prairie Farms Mississippi Songwriter of the Year contest will be sending one songwriter to Muscle Shoals, AL. The winner will spend two-nights stay at the Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa and get to tour Fame Studios. The finalist will meet top writers and producers in the music industry and have their song recorded at Wishbone Studios. Fifteen finalists have been chosen and each will perform at Marty’s Blues Cafe …Read More

    Local All-Star team wins district, headed to state tournament

    The Kosciusko 8U All-State baseball team took home the District 3 Championship Monday night. The team finished undefeated in the three-day tournament in Sebastapol. Next up for the team will be the State Tournament in Brookhaven July 7 -9. Picutred: Nick Carter, Jax Tate, Braydon Rigby, Hayes Tyler, Austin Horne, and Jackson Schuler. (top left) Aidan Howard, Preston Carnathan, Barrett Smith, Rece Atkinson, Bradley Goss, and JD Cummins. Coaches Robbie Horne, Roy Cummins, Shea Schuler, And Thomas Carter.

    Reminder: Veteran’s Service Office Open House tomorrow

    The Veteran’s Service Office in Kosciusko will hold an open house Wednesday, June 28. The office is located at 715 Fairground Road. During the open house, sign-ups will be available for American Legion, VFW and DAV. A Humana representative will also be on hand to answer questions. The event will begin at 10:00 am. For more information, call 662-289-6045.

    Gas prices in Mississippi are among lowest in the country

    Gas prices in Mississippi are six cents cheaper than the national average and they’re continuing to drop. “I ain’t [sic] seen them prices in a long time,” says Brian Miller, driver. Lower gas prices make it easier for many families to take summer vacations. Vacationers can now spend their money at other places instead of all of it going to fuel costs. “Hopefully with gas prices being lower they would travel more and even travel further and maybe even when they take trips stay longer,” …Read More

    DUI, disturbing the peace, and other recent arrests

    On June 24, 2017, Charles Ables, a 43-year-old white male was arrested for DUI on North Wells Street by Lt Charles Burrell. On June 22, 2017, Shonteika Erving, a 24-year-old black female was arrested for failure to appear in court and disturbing the peace at Glendale Apartments by Officer Cody Williams. Other recent arrests: On June 22, 2017, David Fair, a 41-year-old black male, was arrested for contempt of court and possession of marijuana at Glendale Apartments by Captain Chris Busbea. On June 22, 2017, …Read More

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    Emergency Dispatches: June 26, 2017

    At 1:36 pm Kosciusko Police and City Fire responded to a report of a minor two car MVA on Highway 35 North near Central Mississippi Firearms. No injuries were reported.

    Choctaw Indian Fair set for July 12 – 15

    The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will once again showcase their beautiful culture during the 68th annual Choctaw Indian Fair July 12-15, 2017. The main stage will feature Platinum-selling duo Dan + Shay, five-time GRAMMY nominee and multi-instrumentalist Hunter Hayes and GRAMMY-Award winning sibling trio The Band Perry. Starting Wednesday, July 12th Chief Phyliss J. Anderson officially kicks off the fair with Opening Ceremonies at 6:00 PM, followed by the 63rd Annual Choctaw Indian Princess Pageant. Choctaw culture will be on full display, as beautiful …Read More

    Pearl River Resort annual fireworks show set for July 4

    Pearl River Resort will celebrate the Fourth of July with an exciting live show, a great promotion, loads of cash and amazing fireworks. Country Music artist, Lee Greenwood will kick off the celebration on Saturday, July 1 at 8:00 pm in the Silver Star Convention Center. Guests will rock out to patriotic hits like “God Bless the U.S.A.” On Tuesday, July 4 at 9:00 pm, Pearl River Resort will be hosting a spectacular fireworks display for all to enjoy. The fireworks extravaganza will include amazing …Read More

    Finalists announced for Prairie Farms Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Competition

    Boswell Media’s Mississippi Songwriter of The Year contest is giving local artists a chance to highlight their musical talents. A panel of elite music industry judges listened to and read the lyrics to all submitted songs in the famous Wishbone Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL. Fifteen finalists have been chosen and each will perform at Marty’s Blues Cafe in Philadelphia on July 1. “We had producers at the studio [in Muscle Shoals] that went through the songs and picked our 15 finalists,” says Milner. The …Read More