The Town of Ethel will hold a special election to fill a vacant Alderman seat that was not filled during the general election in June. Two candidates hav qualified to run; Kathy Barksdale and Christina Johnson. The special election will be held on August 10 from 7 am until 7 pm at the Ethel Volunteer Fire Department.
The Kosciusko Big Red Band will hold its annual Band Showcase Thursday, July 29. The showcase will take place at Landrum Field following Meet the Whippets. The event will begin at 7:30 pm. The public is invited to attend.
The 2021 Neshoba County Fair is here. Family day starts today with carnival rides beginning at 5pm. The Fair officially opens tomorrow and runs through July 30th. Harper and Morgan Rodeo and live entertainment start tomorrow. The 42nd Annual "Heart O' Dixie Marathon is on Saturday. Horse Racing starts Sunday. For additional information see www.neshobacountyfair.org For a... Read More.
All Guests and Employees of Pearl River Resort and Bok Homa Casino are Temporarily Required to Wear Face Coverings Pearl River Resort properties and Bok Homa Casino are temporarily reinstating a mandatory mask policy for all guests, effective immediately. Associates are also required to wear face coverings. Cyrus Ben, Chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has issued... Read More.
10:27 a.m. – Attala County Deputies responded to a call reporting a disturbance at a residence on Attala Road 1022. 2:54 p.m. – Kosciusko Police were dispatched to North Natchez Street when they received a call about a disturbance. 5:15 p.m. – Kosciusko Police responded to a call reporting an accident in the parking lot of KFC/Taco Bell. One... Read More.
The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees named Batesville native Bridget Goodnight as the new head women's basketball coach at Holmes Community College. The Magnolia Heights School graduate played basketball for two seasons at Northwest Mississippi Community College and basketball and tennis for two seasons at Blue... Read More.
The Ethel Volunteer Fire Department is holding a fundraiser. Hamburger and hot dog plates, including chips and a drink, will be sold Saturday, July 31. Plates will be available from noon - 5:00 pm in the parking lot behind Renasant Bank downtown. See any member of the Ethel Volunteer Fire Department for more information.
Kosciusko native Dustin Gentry has been named New Physician of the Year by the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians. Gentry, a 2003 graduate of Kosciusko High School, currently works at Winston Medical Center in Louisville.
The Attala County Farmers Market is celebrating 10 years of service. A celebration is planned for Saturday, July 31 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. There will be a full day of events and activities to celebrate the historical occasion. In addition to the usual food items for the sale, the market will have art and t-shirts for sale. Local musicians... Read More.
This week on Minute with the Mayor: Tim Kyle recaps Tuesday night's meeting of the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen and discusses a grant the city received for Hugh Ellard Park. (more…)