Kosciusko man to plead guilty in nuns’ deaths

A prosecutor said Tuesday that a man charged with killing two nuns in 2016 will plead guilty as part of an agreement that removes the possibility of the death penalty.District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver told The Associated Press she spoke with the victims' families before agreeing that Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko could plead guilty to capital murder. She said the agreement calls for him to be sentenced to life without parole.Malone-Oliver said the decision takes into consideration that the... Read More.

Two arrested in connection with gun and auto thefts

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a recent string of break-ins and thefts in Attala and Neshoba Counties.Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said the two teenagers are charged with breaking into Lawrence's Grocery and a house on Attala Road 1107 on Sunday, April 15.According to Investigators Mark Hill and Zellie Shaw, several guns were stolen from the home and food items were taken from Lawrence's.The two are also charged with stealing two vehicles, a Chevy Impala and... Read More.

Free concert set to follow Picking 35 Yard Sale

A free concert has been announced to close out the Picking 35 Yard Sale.The Chill will play a freeze concert in downtown Kosciusko Saturday, April 7.The concert will start at 7:00 pm.Concert goers are invited to bring lawn chairs to rest and enjoy the band after a long day of shoppingFor more information on The Chill, visit www.chillband.com.For more information on Picking 35, visit the official Facebook page.

Update: One arrested in connection with school threat

Update: Kosciusko Police have made an arrest in connection with a threat made against a local school.Chief of Police Herbert Dew said a juvenile was arrested and charged with cyberstalking.The subject was taken to the Leflore County Juvenile Detention Center.Dew said investigators determined the source of the threat by following the “digital footprint” from the post on Instagram.Cyberstalking is a felony offense and is punishable by up to five years in prison or a fine of not more... Read More.

Strong storms possible Tuesday night into Wednesday morning

The National Weather Service in Jackson is asking residents in central Mississippi to prepare for the possibility of strong thunderstorms Tuesday night.Counties in the Kicks News coverage area at risk for severe weather are Attala, Holmes, Carroll, Choctaw, Kemper, Leake, Montgomery, Newton, Neshoba and Winston.The worst threat with this weather system will be strong winds and hail.Continue to monitor Kicks96news.com and Breezy 101 for updates on the weather.