One vehicle wreck on Hwy 43 South

Around 1:15 am Thursday morning, Attala County Deputies, MedStat, Mississippi Highway Patrol, and Attala County Fire were called to reports of a one car wreck on Hwy 43, about one mile south of Kosciusko. When officials arrived on scene, they found a red Nissan pickup... Read More.

Local student wins $10,000 scholarship

Joshua Rudisill, Automotive Service Technology student from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center, garnered a $10,000 scholarship from Universal Technical Institute for winning first place at the SkillsUSA State Automotive Competition. He will advance to the SkillsUSA National Competition in June in Louisville, Kentucky.

Natchez Trace Festival 2018 (video)

Thousands of visitors from all around the state and southeast flocked to downtown Kosciusko over the weekend for the 49th annual Natchez Trace Festival. The weekend's festivities started Friday night with a karaoke contest at Family Night Bright and early on... Read More.

Renasant Corporation names new CEO

A regional bank based in Mississippi is getting new leadership as the longtime CEO steps aside in a planned transition. Renasant Corp. says it will promote C. Mitchell Waycaster from executive vice president to chief executive officer. Kevin Chapman will become chief operating officer while... Read More.

KHS soccer player signs with local juco

Another member of the Kosciusko High School Whippets soccer team will play at the community college level. Brandon Russell signed Friday to continue his career at Hinds Community College. Russell was joined Friday by his parents Randy and Brandy Russell, brother Billy Russell, and KHS Soccer... Read More.

McAdams student invited to talent recognition ceremony

Alyssa Newsome, a 7th grader at McAdams High School, has been invited by the Duke University Talent Identification Program to attend the 2018 Mississippi Recognition Ceremony. The ceremony honors students in the 7th grade talent search with superior ACT or SAT scores. The program will be... Read More.

Local deputy graduates from law enforcement academy

A local deputy has completed his professional training. Brian Townsend graduated from the Mississippi Delta Community College Law Enforcement Training Academy on March 29, 2018. Townsend currently works as a deputy for the Attala County Sheriff's Office.  

Disc golf course opens at Jason Niles Park

A new disc golf course is now open at Jason Niles Park in Kosciusko. The nine-hole course was completed last week and several golfers played the course over the weekend. Kosciusko Parks and Recreation Directer Todd Ables said tee directional and distance signs will go up... Read More.