Boswell Media announces “Cruisin for a Wish”

The entire month of October, Boswell Media and the Make A Wish Foundation will be "Cruisin for a Wish." Throughout the month, the official "Cruisin for a Wish" truck will travel to local businesses in Attala, Leake, Neshoba, and Winston counties to raise money to help grant wishes for... Read More.

Kicks Picks Week 3 winner: Bryan Thomas

The Week 3 of Kicks Picks Presented By Byars Furniture of Philadelphia had three games cancelled, therefore everyone started with three wins. In a very competitive week, the entry with the most correct belonged to Bryan Thomas of Carthage.  Congratulations Bryan, you’ve won the weekly Football Friday Food Prize Presented By Singleton Fish House of Carthage. Keep playing Kicks... Read More.

National Voter Registration Day Is Today

National Voter Registration Day is today. You can register one of many ways including online, by mail or at the Attala County Circuit Clerks office. The deadline to sign up to vote in this years election is October 5. And that is only 12 days away. For more information about how you can register today or for an online voter... Read More.

Today In History, September 22

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 22, the 266th day of 2020. There are 100 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of January 1, 1863. On this date: In 1761, Britain's King George III and his wife,... Read More.

2020 Kosciusko School District Homecoming theme days

The Kosciusko School District has announced themed day for this year's Homecoming. Monday - Musical Monday - Dress as your favorite character in from a musical. Tuesday - Tie-Dye Tuesday - Come dressed in your favorite tie-die attire. Wednesday - Way Back Wednesday - Dress in your elderly best and what you think you will look like... Read More.

Deion Sanders Set To Become Jackson State’s Football Coach

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders says he will become Jackson State's football coach. Sanders made the announcement on the first episode of the "21st & Prime" podcast on Barstool Sports. He's currently the offensive coordinator at Trinity Christian School-Cedar Hill in Texas and the job will be Sanders' first head coaching job... Read More.

Reminder: Census Deadline Is September 30th

The 2020 census filing deadline is now September 30th. As of today 59.6 percent of households have responded statewide. Failing to respond can effect the amount of federal funding support our state and communities receive over the next 10 years. If you haven't completed it you still have time to... Read More.

Today in history: September 21

Today is Monday, Sept. 21, the 265th day of 2020. There are 101 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 21, 1981, the Senate unanimously confirmed the nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to become the first female justice on the Supreme Court. On this date: In 1792, the French National Convention voted to abolish the monarchy. In 1937,... Read More.

KAP annouces Hometown Scarecrow Contest

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership has announced a scarecrow contest coming for October. The contest will be from Oct. 1 - Oct. 30. You can decorate your business front or lawn with a homemade decorated scarecrow. There will be cash prizes given for the best scarecrows. For more information and to get an application, contact the Kosciusko Attala Partnership at 662-289-2981.

Today in history: September 19

Today is Saturday, Sept. 19, the 263rd day of 2020. There are 103 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 19, 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2½ months after being shot by Charles Guiteau; Chester Alan Arthur became president. On this date: In 1783, Jacques Etienne Montgolfier (zhahk ayt-YEHN’ mohn-gohl-fee-AY’)... Read More.