Members of the Kosciusko Lions Club got up early Friday to start cooking 1,000 chicken halves and side dishes which they then delivered to ticket holders whose cars lined up for pickup at lunchtime. The annual event funds the club’s charitable programs.
While the Kosciusko overall B grade from the Mississippi Department of Education is something to be proud of, it is important to note that two years in, the grading system for individual schools is still experiencing growing pains.
The Kosciusko School Board of Trustees held a special called meeting mid-day Monday to accept the resignation of district Transportation Director John Cooper Dixon, just over two weeks after he was arrested by Kosciusko police on reckless driving and driving under the influen
Carlton Ashford, 23, of Kosciusko, who allegedly shot Darnell Greer, 32, in the forehead on Saturday, September 23, was returned to Kosciusko Municipal Court from Rankin County for a preliminary hearing in the case Tuesday morning.
Suspect Kendrick Edwards, 26, a resident of County Road 1140, was officially charged with murder during a brief appearance in Attala County Justice Court Wednesday morning following the fatal shooting of Orlando Malone, 29, of Sallis.
Kosciusko and Attala County first responders will be participating in a mock emergency drill in conjunction with Baptist-Attala Hospital.
A variety of other agencies, healthcare facilities and Vo-Tech students will participate in the drill as well.
County engineer Christian Gardner told the Attala County Board of Supervisors Monday that the federal government will be inspecting all 27 timber pile bridges in Attala County.