Holmes Community College head football coach has announced his retirement. Koonz served as head coach for the bulldogs for nine seasons. During those nine years, he helped turn the Bulldogs into one of the best rushing teams in the country when he implemented the triple option offense. In 2016, he guided the team to a top 10 finish and to... Read More.
The Mississippi Lottery Corporation will roll out new lottery games next week. Beginning Thursday, Jan. 30, Powerball and Mega Millions tickets will be available. The Mississippi Lottery sold nearly $9 million in scratch -off tickets during its first six days of operation in November. Most of the money raised from the lottery will help fund bridges and roads in... Read More.
Today is Friday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2020. There are 342 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 24, 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill concluded a wartime conference in Casablanca, Morocco. On this date: In 1848, James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter's Mill in... Read More.
Kosciusko Whippet WR/DB Antonio Harmon has received a scholarship offer from the University of Oregon. Harmon made the announcement on Twitter Thursday morning. The Oregon Ducks finished the 2019 -2020 season with a 28-27 win over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. The Ducks were also champions of the Pac-12 after defeating Utah 37-15 in the conference championship game. Former Mississippi... Read More.
It has only been open for a little over a year but the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience has already proven to be a big hit. MAX President Mark Tullos said visitors can expect more parking, new lighting to enhance the courtyard experience as well as a 20 by 80 foot billboard facing 22nd Avenue to display what... Read More.
Summer league softball registration will be held at Hugh Ellard Park Saturday, Feb. 1. Registration will take place from 9:00 am to noon and includes ages 3-18. The cost is $65 for one, $65 for the second, and $165 for three of more. Anyone interested in coaching or other information can contact Kay Patrick at 662-289-7273 or 601-416-1023.
A bill to remove the electoral vote requirement for the office of governor was assigned to two Senate committees Monday. If adopted by lawmakers, this bill would provide voters the final say in choosing who becomes the governor of Mississippi. State Sen. David Blount introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 511, which would eliminate the electoral college provision for the state’s... Read More.
Kosciusko High School is having a Retired Yearbook sale. Yearbooks are available in years ranging from 2006 - 2017. The cost per yearbook is $10 (cash only). For more information, contact Katrina Overstreet at Kosciusko High School.
Multiple candidates have qualified for the open Ward 1 alderman position in Kosciusko. City Clerk Michelle Quesnot said James Culpepper, Jan Deason, Scott Lindsay, and Allen Massey have all qualified. Culpepper previously ran for the position in 2016, but was narrowly defeated by Taylor Casey. The position of Ward 1 Alderman has been open since January 1 following the... Read More.
Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko is sponsoring a coat drive for the upcoming winter season. New or gently used coats of all sizes can be dropped off at multiple locations in Kosciusko. Donations will be accepted from Jan. 13 - March 16. Visit Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko on Facebook for more information. Coat drop-off locations: Michelle Nicholson State Farm Renasant... Read More.
A benefit for Roonie Bishop will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Attala County Coliseum beginning at 9:00 am. The festivities for the day include a car, truck, and bike show, a bake sale, and an auction. There will also be live entertainment by 51 South and Big Earl... Read More.