Summer league softball registration set for Feb. 1

Summer league softball registration will be held at Hugh Ellard Park Saturday, Feb. 1. 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 662-289-7273 or 601-416-1023.

State senator wants to amend the Mississippi constitution

A bill to remove the electoral vote requirement for the office of governor was assigned to two Senate committees Monday. If adopted by lawmakers, this bill would provide voters the final say in choosing who becomes the governor of Mississippi. State Sen. David Blount introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 511, which would eliminate the electoral college provision for the state’s... Read More.

One Won, One Lost in Whippets Basketball Action

The Kosciusko Whippets hosted the Leake Central Gators in basketball action Tuesday night.  The girls' game started out with much quick action, but Leake Central slowly pulled away, with a final score of 73-49. The boys' game was much closer and came down to the final seconds, with the Whippets winning 46-43. Join us Tuesday night for our next... Read More.

Emergency Dispatches: January 21, 2020

At 7:52 am Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS, The Mississippi Highway Patrol along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA on highway 35 south near Pumping Station Road.

KHS selling old yearbooks

Kosciusko High School is having a Retired Yearbook sale. Yearbooks are available in years ranging from 2006 - 2017. The cost per yearbook is $10 (cash only). For more information, contact Katrina Overstreet at Kosciusko High School.

Multiple candidates qualify for open Kosciusko alderman position

Multiple candidates have qualified for the open Ward 1 alderman position in Kosciusko. City Clerk Michelle Quesnot said James Culpepper, Jan Deason, Scott Lindsay, and Allen Massey have all qualified. Culpepper previously ran for the position in 2016, but was narrowly defeated by Taylor Casey. The position of Ward 1 Alderman has been open since January 1 following the... Read More.

Ronnie Bishop benefit set for Feb. 22

A benefit for Roonie Bishop will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Attala County Coliseum beginning at 9:00 am. The festivities for the day include a car, truck, and bike show, a bake sale, and an auction. There will also be live entertainment by 51 South and Big Earl... Read More.

Public Service Commission warns of Social Security Scam

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is alerting the public of increased scam calls claiming to be from the Social Security Administration, many of which are coming from an 844 prefix. He is urging the public to be cautious about answering unknown numbers, returning calls from unusual numbers, or giving personal information over the phone. “Scammers continue to... Read More.

DUI and other recent arrests

On 01-15-2020,  Amber C. Arnold, a 45 year old w/f from Kosciusko was arrested on Highway 35 South for Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Suspended Drivers License, Improper Equipment and Seat Belt Violation by Captain Josh Pinkard. On 1-14-2020, Barbara A. Dickerson, a 37 year old w/f from Sallis was arrested for Contempt of... Read More.

Emergency Dispatches: January 19, 2020

Early Sunday morning the Attala Deputies and the Mississippi Highway Patrol were called to highway 43 south for a report of a one vehicle MVA. Law Enforcement arrived on scene and found the vehicle to be abandoned. The Mississippi Highway Patrol will be in charge of the investigation.

Emergency Dispatches: January 18, 2020

At 6:23 pm on January 17th Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS, The Mississippi Highway Patrol along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a three vehicle MVA on the intersection of highway 35 South and highway 19. Responding units arrived on scene and reported two lanes were blocked. They advised that there was one entrapped.... Read More.