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    Truck Crashes into Business

    At 1:37 pm Kosciusko Police and City Fire responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA at O’Reilly Auto Parts on Veteran’s Memorial Drive. The caller said an employee had crashed into the building. Emergency Personnel arrived on scene and found a white Ford F-150 with its front cap inside the business. No injuries were reported. There has been no word at this time as to the cause of the accident.  

    Lion’s Club provides vision screening for kindergartners

    The Kosciusko Lions Club provided vision screening for kindergarten students at Kosciusko Lower Elementary. On Nov. 14, Lions Club President Taylor Casey, with assistance from local eye doctor Anna Middleton, screened the children using a PlusOptix Vision Screening device. The device was recently purchased by the Kosciusko Lions Club to provide vision screening services to local youth. Approximately 175 kindergarten students were screened using the device which can detect prevalent vision disorders in children. The Lions Club hopes to... Read More.

    Unemployment rate falls as Mississippi jobs increase

    Number of Jobs Increases and Unemployment Rate Falls.  This is the latest information announced by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The number of non-farm jobs in Mississippi increased by 1,400 in September to 1,153,500.  The job numbers in July and September 2017 were the highest since May 2008. Over the year since September 2016, the number of jobs in our state increased by 6,500.  These numbers are based on a survey of employers.  That employer survey is recognized... Read More.

    Deer Causes MVA on 12

    At 7:45 pm Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Ethel Volunteers, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire  and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on Highway 12 near Dollar General at Ethel. The caller said a car had crashed into a tree. Deputies arrived on scene and notified responding units that everyone was out of the car  and ambulatory. Medics transported two patients to Baptist-Attala for medical treatment. Attala 9, Deputy Scott Walters, told Breezy... Read More.

    Local church prepares for grand opening of new facility

    Crestview Church in Kosciusko is nearing completion on its new 19,000 square-foot facility. Construction on the building, located at 550 Hwy 12 W, began in August 2016. Pastor Jerry Meggs says the church’s current  congregation of approximately 250 members has outgrown its current building on Aponaug Rd. Seated a top a hill on the western edge of the Kosciusko city limits, Meggs said the new location also provides more visibility for those that may be searching for a place... Read More.

    $500 apiece offered to help Mississippians finish degrees

    A foundation is offering $500 apiece to Mississippians to help finish college degrees. Higher Education Commissioner Glenn Boyce on Thursday announced the $3.5 million, two-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The money would be paid directly to a college or university to cover old debts, tuition for new classes or textbook costs, clearing barriers to an associate or bachelor’s degree. Up to 7,000 grants will be awarded, first-come-first-served, to adults 21 or older who haven’t attended a college... Read More.

    Mississippi casinos approve of lottery, but oppose video gambling in gas stations

    Mississippi casino operators would not oppose a state lottery that sells paper tickets — but they would oppose video gambling in places like convenience stores. That’s what Larry Gregory, director of the Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association, told a lottery study commission Thursday at the state Capitol. The association represents 28 state-regulated casinos on the Gulf Coast and along the Mississippi River. Gregory says video gambling has hurt casinos in Illinois. Mississippi is one of six states without a... Read More.

    Tribal voters overwhelmingly reject Red Water Casino

    If Tribal voters have a say, Leake County will not be receiving a casino after a Thursday vote failed to pass. With an unofficial total of Yes 654 and No 1449, the Tribal voters have spoken. Forty percent of registered voters had to cast a ballot for the new casino to pass or fail, an official count will be released Friday afternoon. Early estimates showed that less than 40 percent of registered voters may have participated, which would throw... Read More.

    Former Whippet named to MACJC All-State Team

    A former Kosciusko Whippet football player has earned All-State honors. C’Tavius Williams was named was to Mississippi Association of Community & Junior College (MACJC) 1st team offensive line as a member of the Coahoma Community College Tigers. Williams, a sophomore, graduated from Kosciusko in 2016 and was a part Whippet teams that recorded double digits wins in back to back seasons. Coahoma Football will have a banquet to honor the graduating sophomores on Wednesday Nov. 14, 2017 at 7:30... Read More.