Sixth through eighth grade students in the Attala County and Kosciusko School Districts were given the opportunity to participate in an essay contest sponsored by the VFW. The objective of the contest was to encourage young minds to study American history and consider their own experiences in modern American society and then to write 300- to... Read More.
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The Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center has announced star students for the 2nd 9-weeks grading period. Top: Garrett Russell-Work Based Learning; Shelby Schuster-Health Science; Eli Rigby-Automotive Service; Hayden Langford-Welding; Bottom: Ramaya Brown-Teacher Academy; Cyrus Rone-Construction Technology; Asher Ishmael-Digital Media; Jailynn Riley-Agriculture; and Jeremy Gibson-Keystone.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) Radon Program is partnering with the Mississippi Public Library System next week to offer free radon home test kits as part of Radon Action Month. Both the Attala and Leake County libraries will have kits available. Test kits will be available while supplies last from January 25-29, 2021: Radon is an odorless,... Read More.
A portion of the Natchez Trace Parkway will be closed beginning today. The section of the road closed will be from milepost 115 in Madison County to milepost 135 in Leake County. Construction crews have been working to remove storm damaged timber from the motor road, Cypress Swamp, Riverbend, and sections of the National Scenic Trail since early... Read More.
Heather McCool is still missing. She was last seen on December 6th. Family members and the Winston County Sheriff's Department are asking for your help. The family is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who can locate Heather. She is 5'5" and weighs approximately 140 pounds. If you have any information at all please contact... Read More.
Vaccinations continue. 179,792 vaccines have been administered with 163,471 first round vaccinations and 16,321 second round vaccinations. 1279 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 1129 people from Leake, 1480 from Neshoba and 1216 from Winston county. 414,250 vaccines have been received and distributed throughout Mississippi as of today. Some emergency service frontline workers have been vaccinated in... Read More.
Dixie Youth Baseball registration is going on now through Saturday, Feb. 27. Registration forms can be picked up at the Hugh Ellard Park office 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday A special Saturday registration will be Feb. 27 from 9:00 am – noon. The cost is $75/player, $150 for two, and $200 for three or more. Contact Todd... Read More.
The date for the 2021 Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball has been set. The 29th annual event will be held Saturday, March. 13. This year the Charity Ball will be held at Behind the Pines in Sallis. Entertainment will be... Read More.
The qualifying period for 2021 Kosciusko municipal elections has begun. Qualifying for office officially begins Monday, Jan. 4. and runs through Friday, Feb.5 at 5:00 pm. Municipal elections for 2021 include races for mayor and alderman. Additonally, alderman at-large Tim Kyle has announced that he will run for mayor. Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft has already announced that... Read More.