Today's Top Stories

The Kosciusko School Board announced Billy Ellzey as the next superintendent in a release to district staff late last Thursday night. He assumes his new role July 1.

He will replace outgoing Superintendent Gina Smith.

Though spirits were dampened and attendance reduced a bit by severe storms Friday night, those who participated in the Relay for Life were treated to the singing of Lola Cagle and Layna Richardson. 

Former Kosciusko Whippet and East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) pitcher Brock McKnight recently became the head coach of the Lee Academy baseball team in Clarksdale. 

Kosicusko will be home to two more food businesses this fall, following approval from both the Planning Commission and the Board of Aldermen.

Politics is not for everybody.

It was not for Ethel mayor-elect Gwen Sims until she felt the desire to help the town of Ethel get back on its feet, so to speak. 

Jack Taylor has a story to tell – many stories, actually.

Growing farmers

Garden seminar focuses on healthy eating and encouraging a new generation of farmers

The rains held off just long enough for participants to enjoy the “Farm to Table” theme of the yearly garden seminar, sponsored by Kosciusko Main Street.

4-4A Champs, again

The Kosciusko Lady Whippet fastpitch team claimed their third straight Region 4-4A title last Tuesday night with a 5-3 win over West Lauderdale.  With the win the Lady Whippets improved to 20-5 overall and 9-1 in region play.

Whippets to host Itawamba

The Kosciusko Whippet baseball team moved to 24-4 on the year after sweeping Senatobia by scores of 10-4 and 6-5.  The first game was moved up to last Thursday in an attempt to beat the rain, but game two was washed out both Friday and Saturday in Senatobia.  Game two was fin