The Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Executive Committee voted Tuesday to delay the Fall sports calendar two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That means there will be no football games in August. The season will begin on Sept. 4. Practice for football begin Aug. 17. Other fall sports such as volleyball and cross country will also... Read More.
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The Kosciusko School District has released a video and several documents detailing its plans for the 2020 - 2021 school year. (more…)
The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 862 new cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday afternoon. The total number of cases in the state is now at 37,542. There have now been 390 cases of reported in Attala County since the outbreak began. The state has reported 1,272 deaths due to the virus. The number of recoveries statewide is... Read More.
The cafeteria at Baptist Memorial Hospital Attala will reopen Friday, July 17 for lunch takeout. The hospital made the official announcement on its Facebook page Tuesday morning. Public hours will be from 11:30 pm - 12:30 pm. Masks must be worn and temperatures will be checked before entering. Follow Baptist Memorial Hospital Attala on Facebook for more updates.
A county road east of Kosciusko is closed due to construction. Knox Road, also known as Attala County Road 5255, is partially closed while crews work to replace a culvert. Barrels and a "Road Close" signed are set up at the intersection of county roads 5255 and 5216.
A mask mandate and other restrictions have started in 13 of Mississippi’s 82 counties. Gov. Tate Reeves says the state is now seeing its worst spread of coronavirus cases. He set restrictions in counties with the largest populations — Hinds, Madison and Rankin in the Jackson area, DeSoto County in the north and Harrison and Jackson counties on... Read More.
Some streets around the Kosciusko square downtown are closed today as the repaving project continues. The project was delayed last week due to rain.
The Kosciusko Big Red Band is currently accepting bottled water donations for its 2020 season. Follow @Kosciusko_Band on Twitter for more information.
On 7-12-2020, James D. Melton, a 36 year old b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Simple Assault on West Adams Street by Joshua Pinkard. On 7-10-2020, Jerome Gentry, a 57 year old b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Contempt of Court on Highway 12 East by Lt. Matt Ward. On 7-10-2020, Melvin Moore, a 40 year old b/m... Read More.