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6 weeks 1 day ago
The 105th Central Mississippi Fair drew more than 5000 people to Kosciusko Aug. 13-16. Fair organizers met last week for a wrap-up meeting to discuss the success of the 2014 fair. Greg Cooper, vice president of economic development for the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation, said the fair attendance was a little down from last year,...
7 weeks 9 hours 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...
7 weeks 1 day 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...
7 weeks 2 days ago
First Lady Deborah Bryant not only read a story, but also she emphasized obeying the Golden Rule and making school a fun time during her visit to Greenlee Elementary School Thursday morning, Aug. 28. With the visit, she was continuing her “Read Across Mississippi” initiative by making Attala the 52nd county in which she has read a...
7 weeks 2 days ago
Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) spent a short time in Kosciusko Thursday as he continued his campaign for re-election. Cochran was greeted by a full house at Rib Alley, a restaurant in downtown Kociusko. The senator spent time shaking hands and speaking to people in the restaurant before sitting down for a glass of sweet tea with Kosciusko...
7 weeks 2 days ago
The Attala County Board of Supervisors approved three resolutions Tuesday morning related to the new jail project. Sam Keys, an attorney with Jackson-based Butler-Snow, spoke to members of the board about the needed resolutions. “These are just necessary items to be able to move forward with the bond issue once bids are received,...
7 weeks 2 days ago
Interim Holmes Community College President David Cole has spoken twice in recent days in Kosciusko. Cole was a guest of the Kosciusko Rotary Club last week and spoke to members of the Kosciusko Lions Club on Tuesday. “Kosciusko holds a special place in my heart, because I have known so many special people from this area,” Cole...
8 weeks 1 day 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...
8 weeks 1 day 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...
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