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Central MS Exhibit Hall and Wildlife Expo Schedule

2022 Central MS Exhibit Hall and Wildlife Expo Schedule of events: Tuesday - Aug. 16 9:00 am - noon: Judging of exhibits 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Exhibits and Wildlife Expo Open Wednesday - Aug. 17 2:00 - 7:00 pm: Exhibits and Wildlif Expo Open 7:00 - 8:00 pm: Pick-up exhibits Thursday - Aug. 18 6:00 pm:... Read More.

Happening today: Meet the Whippets Pep Rally

Get ready to Meet the Whippets. The annual event to introduce athletes to the community is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 16 on the square in downtown Kosciusko. Kosciusko High School teams being introduced include: football cheerleading volleyball cross country Big Red Band The event  will begin at 6:00 pm. For more information, contact the school district at 662-289-4771.

Another COVID Death Reported in Attala County

It's not clear when it happened, but the death of another Attala County resident is being blamed on COVID-19.  The State Health Department says the death was reported last week but it sometimes takes several months for death certificates to be reviewed.  Attala County has now had 117 COVID deaths since the pandemic began... Read More.

Heat Advisory Continues for Leake, Severe Storms Possible

The National Weather Service is putting Leake County back under a heat advisory today with the heat index climbing as high as 110 this afternoon.  The dangerous heat stress will extend to the south and west with the Delta under an excessive heat warning for heat indices approaching 115.   There's also a marginal risk... Read More.

Local football teams prepare for season with jamboree games

While most academy/private schools in the state will begin their football seasons this week, MHSAA members schools have one more week until the regular season kicks off. Because of that, several area teams are planing in jamboree games this Friday to prepare. Most jamboree games consist of two full quarters of regular play with the teams'... Read More.

One in Hospital After Three-Vehicle Crash in Attala

Monday, August 15, 2022 11:53 a.m. – Attala County Deputies responded to calls reporting a disturbance in progress at a residence on HWY 19 near the Williamsville area. 2:02 p.m. – Kosciusko Fire Department, Kosciusko Police, and ATMOS responded to reports of a possible gas leak at a residence on Myers Road. 3:39 p.m. – Kosciusko... Read More.

In 10 Years, Mississippi Has Gotten 5 Per Cent Fatter

(Photo: CDC) Mississippi may still have the highest rate of obesity—but some states are getting fatter, faster.   An analysis of county health rankings by the strength training website shows that Mississippi’s obesity rate has climbed from 36 per cent to 41 per cent in the last ten years.  And while an increase of five... Read More.

Yazoo Valley Electric assists Holmes in relocating lineman program

*Story by Mary Margaret Busby The Holmes Community College Electrical Lineman program is in the process of being relocated to its new site at the Bulldog Ranch off I-55 in Goodman. Yazoo Valley Electric Power Association, a partner of the program since its inception, continues to help Holmes become a force in educating the future lineman... Read More.

Countdown to Kickoff: Rockey Felker

This week on the Boswell Media Sports Countdown to Kickoff presented by Moore's Pharmacy: Phillip Palmertree sits down with the newest member of the Boswell Media Sports crew - former MS State QB and Head Coach Rockey Felker. The pair will discuss Felker's career in football and how he feels joining the... Read More.

Kicks Picks Week 1 – Make Your Picks Now

Boswell Media Sports’ weekly football pick’em “Kicks Picks” is back for its 19th season on and Make your picks each week for the best high school and college football games in the state. If you get the most right, then you’re a winner. The weekly winner will take home a gift certificate from Southern... Read More.

Sunday – Domestic On Attala Rd 1211

9:25 am - An officer was requested to Attala Road 3124 for a burglary alarm. 3:34 pm - A unit was dispatched to Attala Road 1211 for a domestic dispute.

Carthage Weather Radio Off the Air

FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON: The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter in Carthage is currently off the air.  Technicians have been contacted to resolve this issue.  We apologize for any inconvenience this outage may cause.

Saturday – Disturbance On Aponaug Rd

11:54 am - Officials responded to a disturbance on Aponaug Road. 10:42 pm - Officers received a call about a one car MVA in front of Hannah Heights. Car hit a light pole but no injuries were reported at the time.

Roll-Over Crash, Disturbances, Reckless Drivers, and more in Attala on Friday

Friday, August 12, 2022 9:02 a.m. – Kosciusko Police were alerted to a hit-and-run accident that happened in the parking lot of McDonalds on HWY 12. No injuries were reported. 10:05 a.m. – Kosciusko Police were called to Court Square Village Apartments parking lot regarding a disturbance in progress in the parking lot. 11:25 a.m. –... Read More.

Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary to hold another Life Skills 101 class

The date has been set for the next Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko Life Skills 101 class. Class will be held Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 6:00 pm. In this class, experts will be teaching financial planning and interview training. The class will be held at the new JA building located at 101 W Washington St on the square... Read More.

Audio: Pati Edwards discusses Central MS Exhibit Hall & Wildlife Expo

Pati Edwards from the Kosciusko Attala Partnership visited The BreckFast Show Friday morning to lay out the schedule for the upcoming Central Mississippi Exhibit Hall and Wildlife Expo.

Thursday Disturbances in Attala

On Thursday at 5:49pm, deputies were called to Attala Road 3122 for a Breaking and Entering. At 8:02pm, a caller requested deputies patrol Hwy 35 N after hearing gunshots near Carmack Community Center. At 9:11pm, deputies were requested to a residence on Hwy 12 east of McCool for a report of shots heard. At 9:16pm, officers responded... Read More.

A Crash and Reports of Shots Fired in Attala

Thursday, August 11, 2022 8:03 a.m. – Attala County Deputies were called to a minor two-vehicle crash on HWY 19 South at the intersection of HWY 35 South. No injuries were reported. 3:13 p.m. – Kosciusko Police were alerted to possible shots fired near Maple Street and East Adams Street. Officers investigated and patrolled the... Read More.

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