TCHULA, Miss.--Tchula Police Chief Kenny Hampton has died of a heart attack. Hampton had also served as chief of the Yazoo City Police Department, and was known for his tough talk against violent criminals and his uneasy relationship with Yazoo's mayor.Hampton died Sunday morning,... Read More.
(Brian Montgomery) An incredible turn out at the Silver Star Convention Center saw Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben sworn into office yesterday. Led by a procession of drummers (himself included) playing beautifully... Read More.
Cyrus Ben has been reelected chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Ben got 62 per cent of the vote according to the unofficial results of Tuesday's tribal elections beating his two challengers including former chief Phyllis Anderson. 215 absentee ballots will be... Read More.
Don’t burn the turkey this Thanksgiving and try not to burn anything else."Thanksgiving, followed by Christmas and New Years are the peak times for cooking fires," said Attala County fire chief Danny Townsend.More kitchen fires happen on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of... Read More.
RJ Adams has been promoted to full time Chief of Police for the Kosciusko Police Department.The board of aldermen made that decision during Tuesday night's meeting.Adams was appointed an interim chief in June following the resignation of previous Chief Chris Wray.Adams previously served as... Read More.
Billy McMillan was sworn in this morning, Friday July 15, at Carthage City Hall.McMillan comes with over 30 years experience in law enforcement. He was an investigator at Leake County Sheriff's Department.Family, friends, and several Leake County and City of Carthage Officials attended to... Read More.
After only two months on the job, the interim police chief in Carthage will be leaving-- and returning to Kosciusko as a police investigator. Greg Collins says, "It was a hard decision to make but I felt like at this time it would be... Read More.
RJ Adams has been named the Kosciusko Police Department's interim Chief of Police.According to Kosciusko Mayor Tim Kyle, Adams' first day will be Friday, June 10.Adams previously served as Chief of Police for the city for many years before retiring in December of 2015... Read More.
Kosciusko Chief of Police Chris Wray has resigned.According to Mayor Tim Kyle, the Board of Aldermen accepted Wray's resignation Wednesday afternoon during a special board meeting.Kyle said Wray's resignation was effective at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, but did not mention if an interim had... Read More.
A Kosciusko police officer is serving a three-day suspension without pay for violating department policies during an interaction with a group of teenagers in a city park last week. But some of the parents of the youngsters involved want stiffer punishment. They're calling for... Read More.