From staff reports

5 weeks 5 days ago
Funds totaling $1,825.50 were added to the fund for the operation of Helping Hands Ministry following a barbecue, silent auction and talent show held in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church. Churches throughout the area sold tickets and items were donated for the auction. Vocalists  and instrumentalists provided the...
5 weeks 5 days ago
Dr. Perry J. Lishman, a Kosciusko resident who had worked at Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital and Kosciusko Medical Center, died in a single vehicle accident last week. On Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 1:40 p.m., the Natchez Trace Parkway Communications Center received notification of an accident with fatality near milepost 146, near Kosciusko. U.S. Park...
5 weeks 5 days ago
There were 65 4-H/FFA members from across the state exhibiting 165 animals at the Central Mississippi Fair Livestock Show.  Tyler Braud, an Animal Science Major at MSU,  judged cattle, goats and lambs. Melanie Kiani, Scott County 4-H Agent, judged poultry. Overall Champion Steer – Savannah Sweatman from Hinds County 4-H...
7 weeks 4 days ago
A McCool woman died after suffering injuries in a crash last week on Attala Road 5207.  At 9:51 a.m. on July 22, the Attala County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a single vehicle accident. The vehicle had hit a tree. MedStat and Attala County Fire were dispatched to the scene.  Two of the three passengers were airlifted to...
9 weeks 5 days ago
The Mega II Kosciusko High School Reunion for the graduating classes of 1963 and 1966 through 1975 was held on July 12, 2014, at the Attala County Coliseum. Approximately 250 classmates and guests attended.  Several other socials were held in conjunction with the reunion weekend, including reunions of individual classes, KHS Band Director...
9 weeks 5 days ago
Meredith Thomas competed over the weekend in the Miss Mississippi pageant. Thomas is a Kosciusko native and a current student at Mississippi State University.
9 weeks 5 days ago
Members of the Kosciusko High Big Red Band from 1971 to 1975 gathered Friday night for a reunion at Kosciusko High School.  The former bandmates spent time catching up with each other and also held a special reunion band performance with former director Mickey Grove conducting them as they played “Kosy High” and the “Fight...
9 weeks 5 days ago
A Kosciusko woman was arrested last week in connection with a drive-by shooting. Latonia Roberson, 37, was arrested on Fairground Street and charged with drive-by shooting on July 10 by Lt. Steve Allen. The incident occurred early Thursday morning around the 600 block of Fairground Street. The vehicle used in the incident as well as a...
11 weeks 4 days ago
A couple from Carthage has been arrested in connection with burglaries that happened at three downtown Kosciusko businesses. The burglaries occurred early Saturday morning at Boyd’s Drug Store, Traditions and Trends and Dakota Rose Boutique. Erin Burnside, 30, was arrested  by Kosciusko Officer Jimmy Evans near the scene of the...
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