Emergency Dispatches: April 22, 2019

At 2:51 pm Sallis Volunteers along with Attala Fire responded to a report of a grass fire on Attala Road 4211.At 2:58 Kosciusko Police were called to the Post Office parking lot for a report of a minor auto accident. No injuries were reported.

Whippets Win First Round of Baseball Playoffs

The Kosciusko Whippets traveled to Clarksdale for the second game of the playoffs' first-round best-of-three series.  Hopes were high after the outrageous-scoring game on Saturday.  And the hometown boys did not disappoint.  In a hard-hitting and fast game, the Kosciusko Whippets put away the Clarksdale Wildcats in five innings with a final score of 16-2.Micah Parker was... Read More.

One Arrested in Weekend Shooting

Sheriff Tim Nail reports that Joshua Moore, a 28-year-old white male from Maben MS, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, and Possession of Controlled Substance. The charges stem from a shooting that took place in the early morning hours of 04/18/2019 where a 32-year-old white female was shot. Moore... Read More.

Central Electric’s Power Restoration Continues

Linemen from eight electric cooperatives in Mississippi are working to assist with power restoration to more than 1,500 members.The following is a breakdown of the outages by county:Attala County – 1 Kemper County – 0 Leake County – 309 Neshoba County – 1,162 Newton County – 53 Rankin County – 7 Scott County – 17To report... Read More.

Street closures for Natchez Trace Festival Family Night

Kosciusko Chief of Police Herbert Dew has announced street closures for the April 26 Family Night of the Natchez Trace Festival.Beginning at 2:00 pm, portions of Natchez Street and Jefferson Street will be closed for weekend activities.North Natchez Street will be closed from First United Methodist Church to Tadeusz Kosciussko St. near Red Bud Springs Park.East Jefferson... Read More.

Emergency Dispatches: April 21, 2019

At 6:06 am Attala Deputies, Ethel Volunteers along with Attala Fire Central Station were dispatched to Hannah Heights in Ethel for a report of a possible structure fire. The caller said there was smoke coming from the laundromat. Emergency personnel arrived on scene and confirmed smoke coming from the building. Firefighters checked the building and found a... Read More.

Whippets Win Big in First Game of Playoffs

In a game delayed from Friday, the Kosciusko Whippets won over the Clarksdale Wildcats with a score of 27-0.In the Whippets' half of the first inning, the Clarksdale pitcher took one hard to the chest and was done for the day.  The Whippets then proceeded to put twenty-four runs on the board before surrendering the first inning.The... Read More.

Boswell Media Running On Back Up Power As CEPA Continues Work

Clarksdale power crew continues to work on Central Electric Power Association  outages near Edinburgh. Many CEPA customers have been without power since Thursday afternoon. According to linemen some customers should see restored power later today. Boswell Media’s transmitting site near Edinburgh for Kicks 96 and Cruisin 98 has been on generator power since 5 o’clock Thursday.Pictured Lineman... Read More.

Rebuilding Central Electric’s System is Underway

Due to tornadoes, strong thunderstorms and damaging winds on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Central Electric Power Association experienced sustained power outages in Attala, Kemper, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Rankin and Scott counties. CEPA promptly mobilized their field operations staff and are working to restore power.As of Saturday at 8:00 a.m., Central Electric Power Association has seven additional electric... Read More.