Mississippi absentee ballot rules challenged amid pandemic

Voting rights groups are asking a federal judge to temporarily lift some limitations in Mississippi’s absentee voting process. They say that would ease some safety concerns during the coronavirus pandemic. Mississippi requires absentee ballot applications to be notarized. The state also requires most people to provide an excuse to vote absentee, such as being out of town on Election... Read More.

DUI and other recent arrests

On 9-17-2020, Daniel L. McNatt, a 33 year old w/m from Carthage, was arrested for Suspended Drivers License, Expired Tag and Contempt of Court on Highway 12 East by Investigator Greg Collins. On 9-15-2020, Rylan W. Veasley, a 18 year old b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Contempt of Court on West Adams Street by Officer Casey Pounders. On... Read More.

Today In History, September 18th

Today is Friday, Sept. 18, the 262nd day of 2020. There are 104 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 18, 1850, Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which created a force of federal commissioners charged with returning escaped slaves to their owners. On this date: In 1759, the French formally surrendered Quebec to the British. In... Read More.

Update: Arrest made in connection with missing truck

Update: On Sep. 9, 2020, Johnathon A. Taylor, a 21-year-old b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Felony False Pretenses by Investigator Martin Roby. Kosciusko police were assisted in the case by the Yazoo County Sheriff's Department. Taylor was wanted in connection for a missing truck from Franks Chevrolet in Kosciusko.   Sept. 9 - The Kosciusko Police Department is needing assistance... Read More.

Today In History, September 17th

Today is Thursday, Sept. 17, the 261st day of 2020. There are 105 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 17, 1787, the Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a majority of delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. On this date: In 1862, more than 3,600 men were killed in the... Read More.

Canton Flea Market Confirmed For Next Month

A central Mississippi flea market is scheduled to happen next month, despite a mayor’s attempt to stop it because of COVID-19 safety concerns. The Canton Board of Aldermen voted Monday unanimously to overturn Mayor William Truly’s veto of the Canton Flea Market. The event is usually held twice a year on the town square. Officials canceled the... Read More.