Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary sponsoring coat drive

Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko is sponsoring a coat drive for the upcoming winter season. New or gently used coats of all sizes can be dropped off at multiple locations in Kosciusko. Donations will be accepted through March 16. Visit Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko on Facebook for more information. Coat drop-off locations: Michelle Nicholson State Farm Renasant Bank Kosciusko (downtown) ... Read More.

Whippet basketball Region Tournament schedules set

The schedule has been set for the Kosciusko Whippets and Lady Whippets in the Region 4-4A Tournament. The Lady Whippets will play Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7:00 pm. against Northeast Lauderdale. The winner of that game will move on to play Choctaw Central on Thursday. The boys will play Thursday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 pm against the winner of... Read More.

Larceny, burglary, and other recent arrests

On 1-28-2020, Randel Cole, a 28-year-old white male, was arrested for petit larceny and trespassing. (Jimmy Nunn) On 1-24-2020, Justin Cox, a 32-year-old white male, was arrested for burglary - 3 counts. On 1-23-2020, Jessica Cole, a 26-year-old white female, was arrested for trespassing. (Jimmy Nunn) On 1-21-2020, Adam Daniel, a 43-year-old white male, was arrested for domestic violence -... Read More.

New Mississippi AG reviewing Curtis Flowers case

Mississippi's new attorney general must decide whether to take a quadruple murder case to a seventh trial. Curtis Flowers has had two mistrials and four reversed convictions in a nationally watched case involving the 1996 slayings of four people at a Winona furniture store. News outlets report a judge turned the case over Wednesday to new Attorney General Lynn... Read More.

National Weather Service confirms 3 tornadoes hit Attala County Wednesday (Audio)

The National Weather Service in Jackson has confirmed that three tornadoes ripped through Attala County during Wednesday's storms. The storms that passed through Newport and south of McCool produced an EF-2 tornadoes. The tornado that touched down south of Ethel was classified as EF-1. Forecasters estimated that the EF-2 storms had peak winds of 112 mph. The EF-1 estimated peak... Read More.

Attala County sees damage from Thursday storms

The storms that came through Attala County Thursday left a trail of damage behind. Attala County Emergency Management Director Danny Townsend said the storms downed trees and damaged four buildings in the Seneasha community on Hwy 14 West. He also said trees and power lines were downed on Hwy 411 south of McCool. Utility and clean up crews are currently... Read More.