49th Annual Natchez Trace Festival


The 49th Annual Natchez Trace Festival is Saturday April 28th in downtown Kosciusko.  The festivities will start on Friday night with fun activities for children of all ages and a karaoke contest for all to enjoy.  You’ll find a huge array of artisans, craftsman, entertainment, antique cars, food galore and even a junk alley for finding those hidden treasures.  Join your friends and family at this year’s event.  Take a photo with Miss Natchez Trace, Adyson Poole.  Hospitality like no other.  Come see why so many of us call Kosciusko Mississippi Home!

Natchez Trace Festival Run Walk Information

The Natchez Trace festival will start early on Saturday, April 28th with a 5K run (8am), 5K walk (8:01)am and 1 mile fun run(9am).  Enjoy a scenic run throughout historic Kosciusko. Pre-register by mail, post marked no later than Friday April 20, 2018.  Race Day registration begins at 6:30 am to 7:45 am at Renasant Bank at the corner of Huntington and Washington Streets.  Race packets may be picked up starting Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Renasant Bank, 221 East Washington Street.  Entree Fees: Pre-Registration: $20 – 5K Run/5K Walk; $15 – 1 mile fun run.  After April 20, $25 and $15.  Awards will be provides for a variety of age groups.   Entry forms may be picked up at Kosciusko Attala Partnership in downtown Kosciusko.  Hospitality like no other.  Find out why so many call Kosciusko…Home.

Dessert Theatre Scheduled April 19

Make plans to enjoy the upcoming Natchez Trace Festival Dessert Theatre on April 19th.  This year Kosciusko Middle Elementary School will host this family event.  “Junie B. Jones is Not A Crook” will be performed for all to see.  Adult Admission is only $2.00 and Students $1.  Did we mention the tasty treats that will be served.   Starts at 6 pm.   For more information, please contact the Kosciusko Attala Partnership Chamber office, 662-289-2981.

Karaoke Contest Natchez Trace Festival

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to handle the Karaoke Stage?  Register now for the upcoming Karaoke competition that will be held on Friday, April 27 at 7pm as part of our downtown and outdoor Moomba festivities.  Participants will compete live on stage in front of a candid audience for cash prizes up to $400.   Call 662-289-2981 for more information on registration.  Winners will be chosen by the audience, so make sure you have a ton of friends and family ready to vote.

Fast Pace Urgent Care Ground Breaking Kosciusko

We are excited to have Fast Pace Urgent Care Clinic moving to Kosciusko. Next Thursday, they will celebrate the beginning of construction at their new location at 50 Veterans Drive for a new state-of-the-art walk-in clinic.  The new location will have extended hours, open seven days a week. Fast Pace will continue to provide a broad array of urgent care, walk-in and occupational health services.  Equipped with multiple exam rooms, on-site lab testing, and x-ray capabilities, the location will offer treatment for a wide range range of illnesses, injuries and common conditions, as well as provide a variety of wellness, diagnostics and screening services.

Restoration 1 Now Serving Kosciusko

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership would like to welcome Restoration 1 of East Central Mississippi as a new partner. Restoration 1 provides water, fire, smoke and mold remediation services to all of the East Central MS areas including, Kosciusko, Carthage, Louisville, Philadelphia, Starkville, Columbus, Meridian and surrounding communities. They’re available 24/7 if an emergency arrives. Please call Joe or Jason Roberts at 662-350-0009 for more information.

Miss Natchez Trace Pageant Winners 2018

Everyone had a great time at the recent Miss Natchez Trace Pageant held in Kosciusko.   Here are more of the crowned winners from the night in different age groups.

(L-R)Mary Barber 0-1; Mia and Lillian Brannon 5-6/7-9; Brentley Hutchison 3-4; Mayson Kyzer 6-9; Adyson Poole Miss Natchez Trace 2018

(Not pictured): Ozaria Landfair 10-11


Miss Natchez Trace 2018 Crowned

The 2018 Miss Natchez Trace Pageant was held this past Friday night and crowned was Adyson Poole of Kosciusko to represent our community during her term.  Adyson is the daughter of Sachia and Jason Poole and she attends Kosciusko High School.  Adyson is very active in the Beta Club and Big Red Marching Band. Congratulations!

Civil Rides To Start 3rd Trek in Kosciusko

Civil Rides is a 3-day trek from the steps of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN, to Jackson, MS, that follows in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The 3rd Day will start at the Kosciusko Information Center located on the Natchez Trace for a final journey to Jackson.

Wednesday, April 4 (the 50th anniversary of the assassination Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) to Friday, April 6.




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