Happening today: MSU and Ole Miss to face off in the Battle for the Golden Egg

The annual gridiron match up between Ole Miss and Mississippi State is set for today. This season's rivalry showdown will kickoff at 3:00 pm in Oxford. The game will be televised on the SEC Network. Mississippi State won last year's game 21-20 victory in Starkville. This year's game will be the 117th meeting between the schools and the 93 Battle for... Read More.

Today in history: November 28

Today is Saturday, Nov. 28, the 333rd day of 2020. There are 33 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 28, 1520, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait that now bears his name. On this date: In 1907, future movie producer Louis B. Mayer opened his first movie... Read More.

Domestic violence and other recent arrests

On 11-24-2020, Joshua Carlile, a 38 year old w/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Domestic Violence-Simple Assault on West Adams Street by Officer Robert Overby. On 11-24-2020, Karlandus T. Kilbert, a 29 year old b/m from Sallis, was arrested for Exhibiting a Weapon on West Adams Street by Captain Josh Pinkard. On 11-20-2020, John A. Goff, a 25 year... Read More.

Small Business Saturday set for this weekend

Small Business Saturday is set for this weekend (Nov, 28). The day is dedicated to celebrating small, local and independent businesses and all they do for their communities. "Choosing to shop local could result in a significant economic impact for our communities and would transcend throughout our state with increased revenues, expanding the tax base and maintaining employment at... Read More.

Today in history: November 27

Today is Friday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2020. There are 34 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 27, 1924, Macy’s first Thanksgiving Day parade — billed as a “Christmas Parade” — took place in New York. On this date: In 1701, astronomer Anders Celsius, inventor of the Celsius temperature scale, was born in Uppsala,... Read More.

Today in history: November 26

Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 331st day of 2020. There are 35 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 2000, Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris certified George W. Bush the winner over Al Gore in the state’s presidential balloting by a 537-vote margin. On this date: In 1789, Americans observed a day of thanksgiving... Read More.

KPD searching for suspects in connection with burglary

The Kosciusko Police Department is asking for information regarding an auto burglary. Investigator Martin Roby said the burglary happened Tuesday, Nov. 24 in the downtown Kosciusko area. Three suspects were involved. The two were last seen driving a blue sedan thought to be a Ford Focus (pictured). Anyone with information can call the Kosciusko Police Department at 662-289-3131 or Crimestoppers at... Read More.

MHP to begin holiday patrols Wednesday

The Mississippi Highway Patrol said it will begin the 2020 Thanksgiving holiday travel enforcement period on Wednesday at 12:01 a.m. and end Sunday at midnight. The Vicksburg Post reports state troopers will be used on all state, federal and interstate systems to combat reckless driving, including speeding and distracted driving issues. Safety checkpoints also will be conducted... Read More.

Mask Mandate Expands to 41 Counties Including Attala and Neshoba

Governor Reeves announced a new executive order today requiring masks. There are now 41 counties including Attala and Neshoba which are required to wear masks. The reason is due to the recent rise of Covid-19 cases in the area. The order was put in place to help curb additional spread of Covid-19 in these growing areas. See... Read More.

Today in history: November 25

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 25, the 330th day of 2020. There are 36 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 25, 2002, President George W. Bush signed legislation creating the Department of Homeland Security, and appointed Tom Ridge to be its head. On this date: In 1783, the British evacuated New York during the Revolutionary War. In 1915,... Read More.

Storms possible across South on eve of Thanksgiving

Forecasters say that severe weather — including tornadoes — will be possible across large parts of the South and Midwest just before Thanksgiving. The Storm Prediction Center says damaging winds will be the main threat on Wednesday, but a tornado or two will also be possible across the region. Forecasters say more than 21 million people will at a... Read More.