From staff reports

3 weeks 5 days ago
Polling places open at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, and will remain open until 7 p.m. for voting in the 2014 General Election. The only contest affecting Attala County offices is for a position on the Attala County School board, District 5. Rodger Clark and Sharon Massey are seeking the post. For United States Senate, Democrat Travis W. Childers...
4 weeks 4 days ago
  The Kosciusko Foundation for Excellence in Education held its annual membership banquet Tuesday evening at the Kosciusko High School Commons.  The event included performances by students from Kosciusko Lower Elementary and Middle Elementary Schools, as well as a variety of artwork prepared by students from Kosciusko Upper...
4 weeks 5 days ago
Approximately 300 people converged on the square in downtown Kosciusko Thursday evening to celebrate homecoming at Kosciusko High School with a fashion show and pep rally. The fashion show, which included items from 10 area merchants, featured 19 models, incluing the KHS Homecoming Court.
5 weeks 4 days ago
HanaLena, a bluegrass band from Nashville, formerly known as Nash Street, will be in Kosciusko Thursday, Oct. 23, for a concert at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center, and for a book signing the next day at Amanda’s on the square. The concert is sponsored by the Attala Historical Society. The sisters Hannah, 28, and Caroline, 24,...
6 weeks 5 days ago
Attala County 4-H Pets in the Park took prizes following judging at the Thursday afternoon pet parade at Jason Niles Park. The show was coordinated by Becky Hamilton and Taylor Casey, 4-H leaders with the MSU Extension Service. Anna Austin, FCS/4-H Agent in Montgomery County, served as judge. As the entry fee each pet owner donated an item...
9 weeks 4 days ago
A suspect wanted in a shooting incident was taken into custody Thursday after eluding police for several days. Jordan Ickom was apprehended at a residence on East Adams Street by members of the Kosciusko Police Department.  Ickom was taken into custody without incident. He is facing charges of weapon possession by a felon and...
11 weeks 3 days ago
Kosciusko police have arrested one person in connection with a shooting incident that took place in the parking lot of the Kosciusko McDonald's Wednesday night. The shooting, which left no one injured, took place around 9:30 p.m. Cedric Huffman, 24, of Kosciusko was arrested Thursday by KPD Investigator Mark Hill and charged with...
11 weeks 3 days ago
Kosciusko police are searching for a suspect connected to a shooting in the parking lot of the Kosciusko McDonald's Wednesday night. The shooting, which left no injuries, took place around 9:30 p.m. Investigators are hoping to find 27-year-old Jordan Ickom of Kosciusko. He is wanted for discharging a firearm in the city and other charges...
11 weeks 5 days ago
William Walter Dodd, the first representative from Attala County in the Mississippi Legislature, was a very prominent plantation owner.  The William Dodd Cemetery is located on the old Dodd home place five miles south of Kosciusko off Highway 35.  Having the notoriety of naming the town of Kosciusko after Polish General Tadeusz...
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