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2 weeks 14 hours ago
2 weeks 14 hours 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.
2 weeks 17 hours 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...
2 weeks 17 hours ago
The family of a Kosciusko man who drowned on July 3 in Leake County described him as a hero. Julius Joseph Reed, 41, was on a picnic with his daughter, Jersey; his son, Jonathan and three of their friends on the Pearl River about three miles south of Carthage. The group was swimming when the daughter got into trouble in the water. Early...
3 weeks 11 hours ago
Meredith Thomas, a Mississippi State student from Kosciusko, is a contestant in the Miss Mississippi scholarship program this week in Vicksburg. Thomas qualified for the state pageant by winning Miss Southern Heartland in Madison. More than 100 people filled the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center in downtown Kosciusko on Wednesday, July 2,...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
Officials with the Mississippi Development Authority gave a presentation to the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen last week, highlighting assets the group found during a day-long tour of the city earlier this year. Sonny Thomas, deputy director of the Asset Development Division of MDA, told board members that his group was overall impressed with...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
Plans for a new Holmes Community College facility in Kosciusko are ongoing with advertising for bids on the project going out this week. “Holmes Community College is very excited for the residents of Kosciusko, Attala County and the surrounding area as the new facility is on track to open bids on Aug. 12,” said Nancy McRight,...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
Thousands of dollars worth of fishing equipment was recently taken from The Country Club located on Highway 12 in Kosciusko. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail announced Monday that much of that equipment had been recovered. Nail said items taken from the club included fishing poles, batteries and tackle. He estimated the value of the stolen items...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
The Attala County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to advertise for construction of a new county jail and sheriff’s office. This is the second time this year the board had advertised for bids on the new jail. Bids were originally opened in February, but costs were much higher than the county and its architects expected. New plans for...
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