Local area high school football games for October 17: Attala County: Kosciusko at Leake Central West Bolivar at Ethel West Tallahatchie at McAdams Choctaw County: French Camp Choctaw County at Ripley Holmes County: Central Holmes at Oak Hill Holmes County Central at Cleveland Central Leake County: East Rankin at Leake Academy Leake County at Striner Leake Central... Read More.
The new Mississippi Lottery will start selling scratch-off tickets Nov. 25. That's the Monday before Thanksgiving, and it's slightly earlier than expected. The lottery corporation had said for months that the sales probably would begin by early December. The organization announced the start date in a news release Tuesday. The corporation also is starting to let convenience stores and other... Read More.
A ceremony was held Wednesday morning to dedicate the new Jason Niles Park amphitheater. Members from St. Matthews Episcopal Church and the City of Kosciusko were in attendance as the two new structures. St. Matthews built the amphitheater, along with a picnic pavilion, and donated it to the city earlier this year. The Moore Amphitheater, as it's now called,... Read More.
On 10-11-2019, Travis M. Thurman, a 32 year old b/m from Durant was arrested for Contempt of Court on West Adams Street by Officer Casey Pounders with assistance from the ACSO. On 10-10-2019, Josh Brunt, a 28 year old w/m from Kosciusko was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance on Peachtree Street by Lt. Greg Collins. On 10-10-2019, Darren... Read More.
On Friday, Oct. 18 the school districts of Attala County Schools and Kosciusko School District will sponsor a Career/College Day for juniors and seniors at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club in Kosciusko. Along with industry, colleges and the military will be represented. Students will be given a view of the many options that are readily available to... Read More.
The statewide burn ban for Mississippi has been lifted due to recent rainfall. However, several county-wide burn bans are still in place that may affect visitors to campgrounds along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Burn bans in Attala County, Chickasaw County, and Lee County, MS are in effect that prohibit campfires at the Kosciusko bicycle campground near milepost... Read More.
Mt Pilgrim M.B.Church of McCool will be having its 131th Church Anniversary on Sunday , October 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm.. The guest speaker will be Rev. W.L. Hightower of Mt. Zion M.B.Church in Louisville,MS..You are cordially invited.. New Jerusalem MB Church will have their Annual Choir Day on October 20th @ 2 pm. All choirs,... Read More.