Kosciusko Chief of Police Herbert Dew has announced street closures for the April 26 Family Night of the Natchez Trace Festival.Beginning at 2:00 pm, portions of Natchez Street and Jefferson Street will be closed for weekend activities.North Natchez Street will be closed from First United Methodist Church to Tadeusz Kosciussko St. near Red Bud Springs Park.East Jefferson... Read More.
Mississippi is offering an option for people to automatically renew their hunting or fishing licenses.The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says in a news release that the new feature is on the customer portal of its website.People can choose the automatic renewal when purchasing a new license.The license will automatically be updated before it expires.... Read More.
The Church of the Family of God Rehoboth Place will have its Overseers' Celebration on April 28 at 3:30 p.m. Come join Apostle Stephanie Hill, Pastor Freddie Hill, and Guest Speaker Pastor Burkley Thompson of Macedonia M.B. Church. Mt Pilgrim M B Church will have its Shut-in Service on April 19, 2019 at 8pm. There will... Read More.
The petting zoo will once again be a featured highlight of the 50th annual Natchez Trace Festival.G&J Traveling Petting Zoo will have all kinds of animals on display this year.The petting zoo will be set up at Renasant Bank park during the festival beginning at 9:00 am.The 50th annual Natchez Trace Festival is set for Saturday, April... Read More.
Due to tornadoes, strong thunderstorms and damaging winds on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Central Electric Power Association experienced sustained power outages in Attala, Leake, Neshoba, Scott, Rankin, Newton, and Kemper counties.CEPA promptly mobilized its field operations staff and worked through the night to restore power. Initially, outages were related to TVA’s loss of service to eight of... Read More.
Officials with the Zama Water Association have issued a Boil Water Alert for a section of the water system.The alert applies to 349 customers who get their water from the Zama Water Association in Attala County.The Boil Water Alert was issued because an area of the water system lost pressure due to a power outage.As soon as... Read More.
Update: One person has been arrested in connection with a purse stolen at the Kosciusko Walmart.Investigator Martin Roby said 43-year-old Carlos Lekendrick Evans from Michigan was identified and arrested for the theft of a purse that occurred at Wal-Mart on Saturday, April 6.Evans was charged with petit larceny. 4-18-2019: On Saturday, April 6, 2019, at approximately 10:50AM, officers... Read More.
The schedule is finally set for the Kosciusko Whippets' first round playoff series against Clarksdale.Game one will be Saturday, April 20 at 1:00 pm in Kosciusko. Game two is set for 1:00 pm Monday, April 22 in Clarksdale.If a game three is needed, it will be played in Kosciusko Tuesday, April 23.All Kosciusko Whippet playoff baseball games... Read More.
Attala FFA recently visited Long Creek Elementary to speak about the upcoming Earth Day.This holiday will be officially celebrated on April 22 and is special in that it highlights the importance of natural resources.People everywhere are encouraged to employ tactics that help preserve and protect our earth. Activities like monitoring water use, planting trees, starting recycling efforts,... Read More.