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4 days 19 hours ago
The City of Kosciusko was named as the No. 7 safest city in Mississippi in a study released Thursday by a national organization. Safe Choice Security released the list after consulting with 2013 FBI Crime Data for more than 100 cities in Mississippi. The group compared property crimes and violent crimes to come up with a list of the 14 safest...
4 days 19 hours 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...
5 days 22 hours ago
A group of bikers from Texas recently spent several days in central Mississippi, spreading a message of hope and love. Bikers from Beautiful Feet Ministries of Fort Worth, Texas, were in Kosciusko and surrounding areas Aug. 14-17 “fishing for me” during the bike rally in Sturgis. The group is coordinated by Kosciusko native Mike...
5 days 22 hours ago
Rick Edwards accepted the call to ministry at the age of 13. Since that time, he has seen his share of ups and downs, but he says God has been with him through it all. Edwards, 60, has been in Attala County for the past couple of weeks. Many area residents have probably seen him walking the streets, dressed in his chaplain uniform, at all...
5 days 23 hours ago
Jamie Sample, biology teacher at Kosciusko High School, served as the group leader for a tour to England, France and Italy, with EF (Education First) Tours.  EF Tours is a tour company based in Boston. A total 21 students and six adults traveled with Mrs. Sample on her seventh tour abroad.  Students touring from Kosciusko were...
6 days 1 hour ago
KOSCIUSKO-Last year, the Whippets were like nomads for the first month of the season playing their first four games on the road due to the construction taking place at Landrum Field.  The Whippets started the season 2-2 with wins over Winona and Neshoba Central and losses to Newton County and Grenada.  The Whippets finally played their...
6 days 1 hour ago
After 31 games, it is over.  The McAdams Bulldogs have not tasted victory since 2011 when they defeated Williams-Sullivan 33-30.  However, on Friday night the norm was not in the cards for the Bulldogs when they crushed the home standing West Oktibbeha Titans 56-28 to start their season. “I give all the glory to God for giving...
6 days 2 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...
1 week 4 days ago
In keeping with recent years, the 105th Central Mississippi Fair closed Saturday night with what organizers termed “successful” in attendance and participation in events. Figures at the gate showed 5,200 entered Wednesday through Saturday with that number holding steady with past years, according to Greg Cooper, with the Kosciusko-...
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