From staff reports

10 weeks 18 hours 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...
12 weeks 6 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...
14 weeks 5 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...
14 weeks 6 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...
15 weeks 17 hours 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...
15 weeks 6 days ago
The home of Clay and Summer Ferguson was destroyed by fire on Tuesday morning. A report of a fire at the home, located in the Tracewood subdivision near Kosciusko, was called in around 7 a.m. Attala County Fire and Rescue was in charge of the scene, while the Kosciusko Fire Department also responded to the blaze. According to reports, the fire...
16 weeks 20 hours ago
The Ethel Lady Tigers have started off the young season with four straight victories with wins over French Camp, McAdams, Winona and Kosciusko.  Ethel defeated French Camp in Kosciusko on August 17 by a score of 11-6.  The McAdams Lady Bulldogs visited the Lady Tigers on Thursday and fell in the region contest 26-0.  On Saturday...
16 weeks 6 days ago
The Kosciusko Police Department, in a joint investigation with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, have made two arrests in connection with the burglary that took place at Central Mississippi Firearms on July 28, 2014.  Approximately 40 firearms were taken during the burglary.  Corey Hughes and Estell Cook,...
16 weeks 6 days ago
Construction on a new Holmes Community College facility in Kosciusko will begin in less than 30 days. Brookhaven-based Paul Jackson & Son submitted the winning bid last week. The company has 30 days from the day of the bid being accepted to begin work on the project. After construction begins Paul Jackson & Son will have 180 days to...
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