With over 155 graduates, the Class of 2018 is Kosciusko’s largest. Superintendent Billy Ellzey noted that this class earned more than $650,000 in scholarships.
“Don’t let fear keep you from reaching your goals,” he said.
During a Monday morning meeting, the Attala County Board of Supervisors voted to accept a bid from N.L. Carson to replace county bridge 5120 at a cost of $437,890.15. The project will be fully funded by state aid funding.
Stacia Banks, 20-year-old white female of Kosciusko, was arrested for trespassing by Deputy Scott Walters.
Jonathan Guerrero, 20-year-old white male of Kosciusko, was arrested for trespassing and possession of paraphernalia by Deputy Scott Walters.
Dvontae Merritt, a 26-year-old black male from Kosciusko, was arrested for no seat belt, no insurance, possession of marijuana in a vehicle and two counts of possession of controlled substance (felony) on East Jefferson Street by Officer Jamie Eaves.
Sallis Day Festival
Just a week after winning a state championship and being announced as a Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star, Kosciusko junior pitcher Katie Mitchell was chosen as the Region 4-4A Most Valuable Player.
Kosciusko seniors Logan Fancher and Walker Yuille have been named to the North team for the 2018 D.M. Howie Mississippi High School All Star Baseball Game for 3A and 4A schools.
Fresh off a Class 4A state championship, the Kosciusko fast-pitch softball team and 14 other squads handed out awards at Kosy’s 2017-18 athletic banquet last week.