Public Service Commission warns of Social Security Scam

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is alerting the public of increased scam calls claiming to be from the Social Security Administration, many of which are coming from an 844 prefix. He is urging the public to be cautious about answering unknown numbers, returning calls from unusual numbers, or giving personal information over the phone. “Scammers continue to... Read More.

DUI and other recent arrests

On 01-15-2020,  Amber C. Arnold, a 45 year old w/f from Kosciusko was arrested on Highway 35 South for Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Suspended Drivers License, Improper Equipment and Seat Belt Violation by Captain Josh Pinkard. On 1-14-2020, Barbara A. Dickerson, a 37 year old w/f from Sallis was arrested for Contempt of... Read More.

Update: Suspect in Attala County shooting identified

Update: The suspect on Thursday’s shooting in northern Attala County has been identified. Postal Inspector Tony Robinson said the suspect is 28-year-old Roland Mitchel Dampeer. Robinson said Dampeer is in federal custody and appeared before a federal magistrate Friday afternoon. The victim in the shooting has been identified as Sherry Clausen Ingold. She remains in critical condition in a Jackson... Read More.

Kosciusko football team announces All-Academic Team

The Kosciusko Whippet football team has announced its All-Academic Team. Members named to the team had a 3.0 GPA throughout the fall 2019 football season. Thirteen members of the team achieved a 4.0 GPA. The overall team GPA was a 3.15. 2019 KHS Football All-Academic Team 4.0 GPA Jeffery Barksdale Kobe Carter Will Carter Jacob Davide Devonte' Ellis Azikwe' Mays Zavier "Bobo"... Read More.

Photo: Melissa and Breck speak at Career Tech Center

Boswell Media General Manager Melissa Boswell Townsend and "Good Morning Kosciusko" host/News Director Breck Riley spoke to students Thursday morning at the Kosciusko Attala Career Tech Center. The duo spoke to students in the Digital Media class about how to tell a compelling story using... Read More.

Two Neshoba Co. women allegedly caught stealing (VIDEO)

A Neshoba County jail administrator, on his way to work, said he saw two women allegedly burglarizing a home. “He notices at an estate along the path from Bethsaida to Philadelphia, there was a car parked in the yard that was not familiar to him. He turns around and goes back to that... Read More.

McAdams Library hosts Pages & More! Celebration

McAdams School Library recently hosted its winter Pages & More! Celebration in recognition of teen supported Library Breakfast Club activities. Honored teen patrons enjoyed a holiday sampler of hot cocoa and gourmet cookies in a snowman themed environment. Fellowship guests were Jada Bayne, Kayla Wingard, Alyssa Newsome, Asharie Chandler, Se’Rita Day, Lakandis Fleming, Zakya Kern, Ameri Gadson, Jasmaine Granderson,... Read More.

Legendary MS State baseball coach to speak at Whippet baseball fundraiser

Legendary Mississippi State baseball coach Ron Polk is coming to Kosciusko. Polk will be the guest speaker at the Kosciusko Whippets baseball fundraiser dinner Friday, Feb. 7 at the Attala County Coliseum. Tickets to the dinner are $30. The baseball team will also sell $50 drawdown tickets for a chance to win $5,000. A member of the College Baseball Hall of... Read More.

Neshoba County man still missing

The Neshoba County Sheriff’s department is still looking for a missing 20-year old. Sheriff Eric Clark said the department has not stopped following leads related to the disappearance of Demarquis Houston, but is asking for the public’s help to locate him. Houston was last seen Oct. 20, 2019, at Pendleton Square Apartments in Neshoba County, where he lives with... Read More.

Pearl offensive coordinator Justin Hunter named head football coach at Kosciusko

The Kosciusko School District has hired Justin Hunter as its new head football coach. The school board approved the hire during a meeting Monday night. Hunter has spent the past six seasons as offensive coordinator at Pearl High School where he worked under former Kosciusko Head Coach John Perry. "Justin is one of the bright up and coming coaches in... Read More.