Kicks Picks Grand Prize Winner

Another exciting and competitive season of Kicks Picks Presented By Singleton Fish House of Carthage recently concluded. Mike Hatcher of Kosciusko was announced Friday as the winner of a Ashley's Rocker Recliner from Byar's Furniture. Kicks Picks is a weekly high school and college football pick’em contest available on and It’s FREE! It’s FUN! It’s Kicks Picks!

Local teacher receives State FFA Award

Mr. Kenneth Georgia, Agriculture instructor and FFA advisor at the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center, was recently honored by the Mississippi FFA with the Distinguished Teacher Award. The plaque quoted, “Because your love for agricultural education has inspired, influenced, and made a positive difference in the lives of the members of the Mississippi FFA Association.” Georgia is also the director of the Attala County Farmers Market.

Reward- Armed Robbery, Madison Sheriff’s Dept Is Asking for Your Help

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help from the public with an Armed Robbery case. On December 31, 2020 at approximately 7:25 pm, an unidentified subject entered the Farmhaven Express located at 3681 Hwy 16 East in Madison County. The subject displayed a firearm and ordered a female to give him money. The subject held the female at gunpoint while she placed cash into a backpack. The subject then reached into the register drawer and took some... Read More.

Tennessee Williams: The Painter and the Playwright exhibition opens February 6 at ‘The MAX’

MERIDIAN, Miss. (January 22, 2021) – The MAX is always proud to support Mississippians and the arts, and will do both with a new special exhibition, Tennessee Williams: The Painter and the Playwright, which opens February 6. Williams, one of the greatest playwrights of the 20th century, was also a painter. While he used his plays to explore the dynamics of the American South and his tumultuous upbringing, Williams turned to painting to express other private thoughts. “There’s a fragility... Read More.

Leake Academy State Championship football shirts for sale

Leake Academy State Championship football t-shirts are now for sale. The shirt commemorates the Leake Academy Rebels undefeated 2020 football season. Shirts are $18 and are available from sizes youth-small to adult 3XL. Orders are due by Monday, Jan. 18. For more information, contact Penny Scott at 601-416-1751. Click here for an order form.