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GG Holmes takes “A Step Back in Time” on GMK (Audio)

GG Holmes stopped by “Good Morning Kosciusko” Wednesday to discuss the Kosciusko-Attala Partnership’s “A Step Back in Time” event. This year’s event is set for Thursday, Sept. 29 and while it will be similar to last year’s in most respects, this year local actresses will portray notable women throughout Kosciusko’s history. Tickets are on sale for $15 and can be purchased at the Kosciusko-Attala Partnership Office on N Natchez Street. For more information and a complete list of characters, click here.         …Read More

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Whippet RB/WR named Autumn Ridge Dental Player of the Game

Kosciusko Whippet running back and wide receiver Stefan Harmon has been named this week’s Autumn Ridge Dental Player of the Game. The Whippets lost Friday’s game to Itawamba AHS, but Harmon turned in another outstanding performance. Harmon rushed the ball seven timed for 113  yards and one touchdown. He also registered nine tackles on defense. Whippet head coach Chad Peterson says that Harmon is a “do-it-all” type player that the coaches want to use more as division play begins. For his performance, Harmon received a …Read More

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Contempt of Court, no drivers license, and other recent arrests

On September 26, 2016 Fallon Harmon, a 29-year-old black female, was arrested for Contempt of Court at Westwood by Officer Josh Pinkard. Other recent arrests: On September 26, 2016 Billy Brown, a 21-year-old white male, was arrested for Contempt of Court on West Jefferson Street by Captain Danny Groves On September 26, 2016 Dejohn Phillips, a 19-year-old black male, was arrested for Careless Driving and No Drivers License on Westwood Drive by Investigator Mark Hill. On September 22, 2016 Brady Minshew, a 23-year-old white male, …Read More

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KPD arrests seven in undercover drug operation

The Kosciusko Police Department has made seven arrests in a lengthy undercover drug operation. Chief Herbert Dew said that the operation began in April, with the first arrests coming in June. The final arrest was made in late September. The arrests and charges range from sale of crack cocaine to possession of marijuana. Dew says that the cases are expected to go before a grand jury during the next court session in March 2017. Arrests in the undercover operation include: Timothy Payton, a 37-year-old black …Read More

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MS Tobacco-Free Coalition Meeting

MS Tobacco-Free Coalition of Attala, Leake and Winston Counties that was recently held at the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center. Those in attendance were Markeith Selmon (Boswell Media), Michelle Byrd (MSDH Office of Tobacco Control), Amy Price, Tracy Burnley and health students (Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center) and Leigh Lamkin 9MS Tobacco-Free Coalition of Attala, Leake and Winston Counties. MS Tobacco-Free Coalition of Attala, Leake and Winston Counties works to reduce tobacco-related disease and death by educating youth about the dangers of tobacco, encouraging communities to implement …Read More

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Attala County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet set for Oct. 20

The Attala County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet will be held Thursday, October 20, at the Attala County Coliseum. Proceeds from this even will benefit Attala County 4H. There will be raffles, games, live and silents auctions and a number of giveaway prizes. For tickets or sponsor information, contacts are listed below: Lyndsey Rigby  (662-582-7545) Carlee Jo Williams (601-862-8970) Kristy Ingold (662-792-9949)

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Ethel homecoming parade and dance

The 2016 “Groovin to the 70’s” town of Ethel homecoming parade is set for  Sept. 29 at 6 p.m in downtown Ethel. Those wishing to participate in the parade should line up at 5 p.m near Ethel Baptist Church. Also on Friday, Sept. 30, there will be a homecoming dance at the pavilion in Ethel following the game. Everyone is welcome to come out and show support for the Tigers!! For more details, contact Laura Sanders at 662-674-7020  or Deborah Black at 662-633-7368.

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Pickin’ circle coming to Autumn Arts Festival

It’s time for a little pickin’ and grinnin. A Pickin’ Circle is set for this year’s Autumn Arts Festival Saturday, Oct. 15. All the fun kicks off at 10:00 am on the courthouse lawn. Guitar, banjo, and fiddle players are all invited to bring an instrument and a lawn chair and enjoy a time of music and fellowship. For more information on the Autumn Arts Festival, visit www.kosytrace.com.  

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Reminder: Sign-up for a Library Card in September

It’s September and that means it’s “NATIONAL LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH” at the Attala County Library. So far in September, 11 children have received their very first library card. New signees this month will receive a Curious George tote bag with goodies and their name will be put on the bulletin board in the children’s room. A child must be 5 years old and finished with kindergarten to register for their first library card. The parent is required to bring the child along with the …Read More