At 5:36 pm Kosciusko Police were called to Wal-Mart for a report of a shoplifter. One female was taken into custody at 5:46 pm.
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Officers with the Kosciusko Police Department are searching for a suspect they say scammed a woman for cash. Investigator Greg Collins said an elderly woman was convinced to withdraw money from a local bank on Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017. Collins said it appears the victim did so as an act of good will. The Kosciusko Police Department wants to warn the public to be aware of these situations and alert the police department if approached in any manner that seems suspicious. Anyone with knowledge of …Read More
Update: A Winston County man who has been on the run for a week turned himself in to authorities Sunday afternoon. According to Winston County Sheriff Jason Pugh, 43-year-old Kevin Ladexter Carter turned himself in around 2:00 p.m. The Winston County Sheriff’s Department had been asking for the public’s help in locating carter. Carter is a suspect in the shooting death of a 39-year-old woman in Noxapater. Feb. 13: The Winston County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted fugitive. …Read More
February is Career and Technical Education Month. Throughout the month, instructors from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center will be visiting “Good Morning Kosciusko” to speak about the individual programs offered at the center. Monday morning’s guest was Mr. Gerald Simmons from the Automotive Service and Technology program. Hear from Mr. Simmons in the audio link below.
Attala County Future Farmers of America (FFA) hosted the Big Black Federation Contest at the Kosciusko- Attala Career and Technology Center on Feb. 17. Excited FFA members from Louisville, Choctaw, Webster, Noxapater, and Nanih Waiya came to compete in Tool ID, Tractor Driving/ Maintenance, Welding, Creed Speaking, Extemporaneous Speaking, Prepared Public Speaking, and Opening/Closing Ceremony. Attala County FFA teams represented placed either first or second in several events: Kaelin Wright came in 1st in the FFA Creed Hunter Hood placed 1st in 9th grade Creed. …Read More
The Junior Auxiliary will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’ 113th birthday. The Kid’s Fun Day is set for Saturday, Feb. 25 at Kosciusko Lower Elementary from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. The day will include cake, popcorn, and a showing of the movie “Horton Hears a Who.” For more information, visit the Kosciusko JA on Facebook or see any member for more details.
Several area teams will begin state playoff play this week in the MHSAA Basketball Tournament. Girls teams will begin play Monday night. The boys tournament will begin Tuesday. The first and second round of the tournament will be held at on-campus sites. Play moves to the MS Coliseum beginning with the third round. Teams from Kosciusko, Ethel, McAdams, Durant, and Leake Central will all be participating in the tournament. MHSAA Playoff Schedule: Monday, Feb. 20: Ripley at Kosciusko New Albany at Leake Central Salem at …Read More
Mississippi’s attorney general warns that scammers are out to collect data to file fraudulent tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service says scammers pretend to be company CEOs and email human resource staff to ask for employees’ W-2 forms. Next, they follow up with an urgent request to transfer a large sum of money to a bank account. Jim Hood, the state attorney general, tells people to follow up any email requests asking for W-2 information by phone. “We have received calls and reports to our …Read More
At 12:53 pm Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire ad rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on Highway 43 South approximately 4 miles from the city limits. Units arrived on scene and notified dispatch that that they had a rollover. Emergency personnel said they had a victim with multiple lacerations. One patient was transported to Baptist-Attala for medical treatment. There has been no word as to the cause of the accident.
At 12:11 pm Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA. The caller aid it was on Highway 43 North near Shady Grove. The caller said the vehicle had ran off the road. Units arrived on scene and notified responding personnel that the patient was transported to Baptist-Attala by POV (Private Owned Vehicle)