June 16, 1994
On 5-06-2019, William R. Sharp, a 46-year-old w/m from Ovett, was arrested for suspended driver’s license, no proof of insurance and speeding on Highway 35 North by Officer Robert Overby.
The fourth-grade Quest class at Kosciusko Upper Elementary School performed a comical adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” for students, teachers and their parents. The play was written by teacher Nikki Fleming and her husband, Rusty.
Marble Rock M.B.
Suspended KPD Investigator Greg Collins will return to the force as a lieutenant in the next few weeks, according to Mayor Jimmy Cockroft. Chief Herbert Dew is currently looking at scheduling that will have Collins resume duty on either May 31 or June 3.
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.