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5 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...
5 weeks 6 days ago
Three have qualified with Circuit Clerk Wanda Fancher  as candidates for positions on the Attala County School Board with voting to take place at the General Election on Nov. 4. In district five, two have qualified for the position being vacated by Linda Massey, board president, who is not seeking re-election. They are Rodger Clark and...
6 weeks 6 days ago
Dr. Edward Bryant, who is completing 31 years of practicing family medicine in Kosciusko, was recently honored at a retirement reception. However, because he plans to “fill in” at Trace Medical Clinic, the prefix “semi” should probably precede that title. The Trace Medical Clinic staff held the reception in the Welcome...
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Donations given several years ago by Kosciusko residents to help with a safe water project in Africa have indirectly helped one young African girl recently graduate college. Kosciusko resident Sherri Buchanan went to the Samburu District in north-central Kenya in July 2005 as a part of an Earthwatch.org Communities (Water and Wildlife) Project...
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A local resident expressed traffic concerns near her home during the meeting of the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen last week. Sue Nowell told board members that speeding in the area of North Natchez and Love Street is out of control. “They come off Highway 12 driving like they are in the Indianapolis 500,” she said. “I can...
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The Kosciusko City School Board met Monday night with a technology discussion highlighting the meeting. Superintendent Tony McGee said the idea of having an outside person come in to evaluate the technology of the school district has been raised. He said he felt it was a good idea. Board member Jenny Baily Jones said she felt like the...
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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 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...
7 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...
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