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PCA Rodeo coming to Kosciusko

A rodeo is coming to Kosicusko this fall. The Kosciusko-Attala Partnership has announced the first annual Heart of Mississippi PCA Rodeo will be held Friday, Sept. 23 – Saturday, Sept. 24. The rodeo is presented by the Attala County Co-Op and will be held on the lawn of the...
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Two women injured in Lexington Township crash

Sanilac County Sheriff deputies responded very early morning on June 29 to a report of a two vehicle rollover crash in Lexington Township. The call came in around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, with deputies responding, along with officers from Croswell Police Department, and Michigan State Police, to the accident scene on East Peck Road near Wixson Road. Deputies determined that a 48-year-old Croswell woman was driving west on East Peck Road in her 2008 GMC Sierra when she crossed the centerline, striking a 2000 Toyota Avalon head-on. The 2008 GMC Sierra overturned onto its passenger side, pinning its driver, as well as the Avalon’s driver, a 40-year-old woman from Lexington, into their vehicles. With both women pinned, the Croswell and Lexington Fire/Rescue crews worked together to free them both from the cars using the jaws of life.

Ethel Man Gets Prison for Child Exploitation

An Ethel man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison with 20 to serve with no possibility of parole after being convicted in a child exploitation case. Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced the sentencing of Joseph Scott Crosby in Attala County Circuit Court. An investigation by the AG’s Cyber Crime Division prompted by a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children found that Crosby was in possession of child sexual abuse material. He’s also been sentenced to 20 years probation following his release from prison and will have to register as a sex offender.

State trooper arrested for domestic violence in Kosciusko

KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (WJTV) – A Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) trooper was arrested on domestic violence charges in Kosciusko. Kosciusko Police Chief R.J. Adams said Trooper Jeff Watson, 36, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor simple assault. The incident, which was captured on surveillance video, happened on Friday, June 24. The surveillance video was sent to […]

Two Mississippi men sentenced on exploitation charges

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Wednesday, June 29, Attorney General Lynn Fitch (R-Miss.) announced two recent sentencings, one in a case involving the exploitation of a vulnerable adult and the other in a case involving the possession of child sexual abuse material (CSAM). On June 20, Joseph Scott Crosby, of Ethel, was sentenced to 40 years in […]

Mississippi Highway Patrolman is arrested for domestic violence

ATTALA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Mississippi Highway Patrolman is arrested for domestic violence. This video was anonymously sent to WCBI but shows the alleged incident involving trooper Jeffrey Watson on June 24th. You can see the violence captured on a surveillance camera near a Kosciusko home. A Mississippi...

Kosciusko School District fall registration set for July 18 – 19

The Kosciusko School District has released details on registration for the 2022 – 2023 school year. Monday, July 18 – Tuesday, July 19 , 8:00 am – 7:00 pm. Students can be registered via ActiveParent. This must be completed prior to the next strep of registration. Parents...

Woods Fire Estimated to Span at Least 200 Acres in Attala

2:23 p.m. – Emergency Medical Services and Kosciusko Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Veterans Memorial Drive near. One person was injured and transported to the hospital. 3:30 p.m. – Several units from MS Forestry Commission, Attala County Fire Department, Ethel Volunteers, and McCool Volunteers were dispatched...

Sallis Day this Saturday

Join the Town of Salllis for their annual Homecoming Festival this Saturday during Sallis Day. Food, crafts vendors, jumpy houses and more all starts at 8 am. Then enjoy the homecoming parade of antique cars, trucks, and more at 11 am. For more information or vendor questions contact Katrina Bentley 601-260-2654, or Kary Ellington 601-941-2090.

Winona man is charged with a child sex crime in Lafayette County

WINONA, Miss. (WCBI) – A Winona man is charged with a child sex crime in Lafayette County. 27-year-old Decarlos Carruth is charged with enticement of a child to meet for lustful purposes and sexual battery of a minor. Today, Lafayette County deputies came across a suspicious vehicle in the...

Man Charged with Sex Crimes After Minor Found in His Vehicle

A Winona man was arrested earlier today on two sex-related charges with a minor. On Thursday, Lafayette County Sheriff’s deputies located a suspicious vehicle while on routine patrol in the area of Highway 7 South. Deputies checked on the vehicle, and after further investigation located a juvenile in the...

#HSFT22 Stop #3 – West Lowndes Panthers

The West Lowndes Panthers fell just one game short of state last season. That loss has been on their minds ever since. “We talk about state like every day, especially like after the loss,” sophomore Kam Evans said. “We were like, man, I just wanted to go state.”

Three Lady Whippets named to All-State softball team

Three members of the Lady Whippets softball team have earned All-State honors. The Clarion Ledger named Junior outfielder Campbell Blaine, sophomore pitcher Anna Grace Whitehead, and freshman infielder Mary Kimble Price to All-State team. The trio helped lead the Whippets to a 32-4-1 record and their 2nd straight 4A State...

AG Fitch Announces Sentencing in Two Exploitation Cases

Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward a small commission – at no extra cost to you. Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced two recent sentencings, one in a case involving the exploitation of a vulnerable adult and the other in a case involving the possession of child sexual abuse material (CSAM).

Head on crash injures two near Lexington

A crash early Wednesday morning on M-90 in Sanilac County’s Lexington Township has injured two. According to the Sanilac County Sheriff’s Department, it happened around 1:15am on East Peck Road near Wixson Road. A 48 year old Croswell woman was traveling westbound when she reportedly crossed the center line in her pickup truck. A 40 year old Lexington woman was driving a sedan in the oncoming lane of traffic and was struck head on. Both drivers were pinned inside the vehicles and were extricated by local fire and rescue crews. They were taken to a Port Huron area hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Authorities say alcohol is suspected in the crash.