As we enter into the final week to this season’s Kicks Picks Presented By Wheel In Grocery of Carthage, Week 11 was a very competitive week. Five entrants finished tied at the top. This week’s winner after the tiebreaker is Mitchell Hollis of Philadelphia. Congratulations to Mitchell on winning the Tailgate Prize Pack from Wheel In Grocery. The others... Read More.
One person was killed in a two car wreck in western Attala County Tuesday afternoon. At 4:24 pm Attala Deputies, the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Carmack Volunteers along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a two vehicle vehicle MVA on 19 north, approximately 10 miles from Kosciusko near Springdale Church. Emergency Management Danny Townsend notified units... Read More.
The Attala County Board of Supervisors has set the county work schedule for the upcoming holiday season. Thanksgiving: Offices closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29. Christmas Offices closed Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25. New Year’s Offices closed Wednesday, Jan. 1.
Update: The burn ban in Attala County has lifted. The Attala County Board of Supervisors voted to lift the burn ban during Monday's meeting. Oct. 8: On the backs of Governor Phil Bryant's statewide burn ban, Attala County officials have issued one of their own. The board of supervisors passed a burn ban during Monday's meeting at the request... Read More.
Kosciusko Whippet softball star Josie Meggs signed to play college ball Monday. Meggs signed with Itawamba Community College during a ceremony held at the Kosciusko High School Library, In the spring, Meggs helped lead the Whippets to their fifth straight appearance in the 4A North State Championship series. Meggs, who has started for the varsity team since she was in... Read More.
It's going to look a lot like Christmas in Kosciusko very soon. Volunteers with "Kosy Lights" began putting lights on trees and shrubs around the historic Kosciusko square Monday morning. Darren Milner with the Kosciusko Attala Partnership said he and the volunteers will work from 8:00 am - noon every day this week to get all of the lights... Read More.
(AP) Voters will have their say in Mississippi's most hotly contested governor's race since 2003 on Tuesday, as well as selecting six other statewide officials and a host of legislative and local offices. Here's a look at the key races on Mississippi ballots: GOVERNOR Republican Lt. Gov Tate Reeves will try to keep Republicans' 16-year hold on Mississippi's top... Read More.
The Kosciusko Whippets held a pep rally and tailgate party at the Martha Jo Leslie State Veteran’s Home Friday afternoon. Football players, cheerleaders, and the Big Red Band were all in attendance to celebrate with the veterans. The pep rally opened with a “Walk of Heroes” where veterans marched in while Big Red played the fight song. After a few... Read More.
A number of Kosciusko Whippets have been named this week's Autumn Ridge Dental Players of the Game for their performances in the 19-15 win over Norhteast Lauderdale. Jaquarius Thomas and Devonte Ellis both received the honor for their defensive efforts during the game. Thomas recorded double digit tackles, including 4 tackles-for-loss, from his defensive end position. Ellis, as linebacker,... Read More.