Kosciusko Whippets Defeat Newton County Cougars

The Kosciusko Whippets football team hosted the Newton County Cougars Friday night.Kosciusko opened with a touchdown.  After a comeback touchdown, the Cougars couldn't hold their own against the Whippets.  Final score 47-7, Whippets.Ceavon Tolliver was named the Autumn Ridge Player of the Game.  Now,... Read More.


Charges Filed In Newton County Murders

From Newton County Sheriff Joedy Pennington:"The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) and the Newton County Sheriff’s Department have formally charged Austin Harrell and Shaunna Reynolds with the murders of Breanna Strickland and Kaitlyn Goolsby. An initial appearance was held Friday morning... Read More.

Captured: Person Of Interest In Newton County Murders

A man investigators have been looking for in connection with a double homicide in Newton County was captured Saturday along with a female companion.   The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has identified Austin Harrell as a person of interest in the case.  He and Shaunna... Read More.

Newton Homicide Victims Identified

The two young women found murdered near the Newton-Scott county line last week have been identified as Breanna Strickland, 26, and Kaitlyn Goolsby, 24.   The Choctaw Police Department released the information Thursday and said the investigation is continuing.  The bodies were discovered last Friday... Read More.