Elizabeth A. Cain, 30, a white female from Sallis, MS, has been arrested was charged with accessory after the fact to aggravated assault. The charges result from a shooting incident in the early morning hours of April 18.
In a Monday evening executive session lasting about 40 minutes, the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen authorized Mayor Jimmy Cockroft and Police Chief Herbert Dew to discuss a potential return to the force for suspended police Investigator Greg Collins.
A DeSoto County grand jury (17th Circuit Court) has declined to indict Greg Collins, a Kosciusko police investigator, on charges of sexual battery.
Following internal moves by Kosciusko High School Principal Cory Blaylock and Middle Elementary Principal Chris Terry, the district wound up needing to fill the leadership positions in three of the five schools in the district.
Area law enforcement and emergency responders held an active shooter drill at Ethel High School Monday morning.
Right around 10 a.m., incoming Ethel High School Principal Culley Newman, acting as the “bad guy,” entered the school.
Hundreds of people came to Kosciusko last weekend to enjoy the 50th annual Natchez Trace Festival, which offered everything from rides, carnival food and competition karaoke to balloon rides, entertainment and fireworks, as well as a classic car show and a petting zoo.