State Grants Awarded To Two Local Projects

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded over $3 million in grants to preservation and restoration projects across the state including one in Neshoba County and another in Holmes County.   Booker T. Washington School in Philadelphia will receive $115,200 for gym floor and bleacher repairs.  And the county courthouse in Lexington has been awarded $276,630... Read More.

COVID Numbers Dip Slightly

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi dipped below 8,000 in Friday's State Health Department report.  After two straight days above that mark, the new daily total was 7,509.  In this part of central Mississippi, the numbers were similar to Thursday with 151 new infections in Neshoba County, 49 in Leake County and 37 in Attala... Read More.

NWS Issues Cold Weather Alert

The National Weather Service says the coldest temperatures of the winter this weekend could cause some problems in this part of central Mississippi.  With tonight's lows between 15 and 20, there's a danger of hypothermia with prolonged exposure and exposed pipes could be damaged.  Temperatures are expected to remain below freezing for about 18 hours-- from 6... Read More.

Summer league softball registration set for Feb. 5

Summer league softball registration will be held at Hugh Ellard Park Saturday, Feb. 5 Registration will take place from 9:00 am to noon and includes ages 3-18. The cost is $65 for one, $65 for the second, and $165 for three of more. Anyone interested in coaching or other information can contact Kay Patrick at 289-7273 or 601-416-1023.

Photo: Career-Tech students visit nursing school

Health Science II students at the Kosciusko-Attala CTC visited Holmes Community College at the Grenada and Attala locations. At the Grenada center, students were able to tour the following programs:  LPN, RN/ADN, PTA, EMT and Paramedic. The students also went through a First Aid training and received a certification. When visiting the LPN program at... Read More.

Vehicle and House Fire in Kosciusko

Thursday January 20th 3:57 a.m. – Kosciusko Police responded to a call reporting a disturbance at the Glendale Apartments off F Street/James H Meredith Street. 10:09 a.m. – Kosciusko Police and Kosciusko Fire Department were dispatched to a residence on Woodard Lane when they received a call about a vehicle on fire in the carport of... Read More.

Updated: Motorcycle Crash Sends One to the Hospital

Wednesday January 19th, 2022 4:13 a.m. – Kosciusko Police responded to a call from a residence on Carter Street requesting that someone be removed from the property. 11:29 a.m. – Kosciusko Police were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident on Veterans Memorial Drive near America’s Best Value Inn involving a semi-truck. No injuries were reported. 1:07 p.m. –Kosciusko... Read More.

Schools Allowed Hybrid Scheduling As COVID Cases Hit 8K Again

  The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) voted Thursday to allow school districts to use hybrid scheduling if needed to minimize the current spread of COVID-19.The hybrid scheduling option is available immediately and will extend through March 11, 2022. Hybrid scheduling enables districts to reduce the number of... Read More.

B-MO in the MO’rning – 3 Cheers for East Central Community College’s Cheer Coach Bailey Gibson

B-MO in the MO'rning - It's not everyday your guest does cartwheels when they're on your show but if anyone could, it would be East Central Community College Cheer Coach & Co-Ordinator Mrs. Bailey Gibson. The Meridian resident and former "flyer" which is a member of a cheer squad... Read More.

Oops..My Child Dialed 911!

Did you know that any cell phone with a charge can call 911? I did, but some of my coworkers did not. A conversation arose in the “big radio building on Golf Course Rd” after I heard about dispatch in Leake county had receiving numerous calls from a child playing with an old cell phone. I mentioned to... Read More.