The Kosciusko Attala Partnership has announced a scarecrow contest coming for October. The contest will be from Oct. 1 - Oct. 30. You can decorate your business front or lawn with a homemade decorated scarecrow. There will be cash prizes given for the best scarecrows. For more information and to get an application, contact the Kosciusko Attala Partnership at 662-289-2981.
Today is Saturday, Sept. 19, the 263rd day of 2020. There are 103 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 19, 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2½ months after being shot by Charles Guiteau; Chester Alan Arthur became president. On this date: In 1783, Jacques Etienne Montgolfier (zhahk ayt-YEHN’ mohn-gohl-fee-AY’)... Read More.
The Kosciusko Whippets scored their first win of the 2020 football season Friday night when they hosted the Choctaw County Chargers. Both teams started strong and held the first quarter scoreless. The Whippets scored twice in the second quarter, making the halftime score 14-0. (more…)
Voting rights groups are asking a federal judge to temporarily lift some limitations in Mississippi’s absentee voting process. They say that would ease some safety concerns during the coronavirus pandemic. Mississippi requires absentee ballot applications to be notarized. The state also requires most people to provide an excuse to vote absentee, such as being out of town on Election... Read More.
On 9-17-2020, Daniel L. McNatt, a 33 year old w/m from Carthage, was arrested for Suspended Drivers License, Expired Tag and Contempt of Court on Highway 12 East by Investigator Greg Collins. On 9-15-2020, Rylan W. Veasley, a 18 year old b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Contempt of Court on West Adams Street by Officer Casey Pounders. On... Read More.
Local area high school football games for September 18: Attala County: Choctaw County at Kosciusko McAdams at Sebastopol Loyd Star at Ethel Choctaw County: Tupelo Christian at French Camp Holmes County: JZ George at Central Holmes Central Holmes at Indianola Academy Leake County: Leake Academy at Starkville Academy Leake Central at Velma Jackson Leake County at Lumberton Neshoba... Read More.
Today is Friday, Sept. 18, the 262nd day of 2020. There are 104 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 18, 1850, Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which created a force of federal commissioners charged with returning escaped slaves to their owners. On this date: In 1759, the French formally surrendered Quebec to the British. In... Read More.