James Phillips

9 weeks 2 days ago
The Attala County Board of Supervisors is prepared to borrow as much as $5 million to pay needed expenses for Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital. The board voted unanimously Friday morning to advertise the possibility of borrowing funds to pay certain closing costs and obligations related to the hospital. The resolution passed by supervisors...
9 weeks 2 days ago
After interviewing three candidates, the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to appoint Andrea Myers to the city school board. Myers will serve the unexpired term of Kim Williams who stepped down from the Kosciusko School Board in September. The term will continue until 2018. Myers is a lifelong resident of Kosciusko and has worked...
9 weeks 2 days ago
Christmas is here.  Many of us have or will take time over the next few days to celebrate the birth of a child. A child whom we believe became a savior to the world.  The scene of this birth has become so familiar to us. It is a couple with a newborn, surrounded by shepherds, wise men and angels. The scene also typically includes...
9 weeks 3 days ago
Kindergarten students at Kosciusko Lower Elementary School got a lesson in Handwashing 101 Friday morning. Students from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Technical Center led demonstrations in each kindergarten class at KLE, showing the younger students proper techniques for how to wash their hands. Amy Price, health science teacher at the career...
9 weeks 3 days ago
ETHEL — Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail was involved in a one-car crash Saturday night while responding to an accident in Ethel. A bus from the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, which had participated in the Ethel Christmas Parade, slid off Henley Road, just off Main Street near the water tower at 6:52 p.m. Several VA...
9 weeks 3 days ago
The holiday schedule for Attala County employees was set Monday. The Attala County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to give county workers Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 as Christmas holidays and Thursday, Jan. 1 and Friday, Jan. 2 as New Year holidays. The board could have voted to give Wednesday, Dec. 24 instead of the Friday after...
9 weeks 3 days ago
Is it not funny how television networks start showing reruns about this time every year?  I am sure it is done for a variety of reasons, with one of the main reasons being that people are so busy during the holidays that they do not have time to keep up with their regular television shows.  I like the break in new programming. When...
11 weeks 1 day ago
Volunteers worked hard Saturday to make sure needy children in the Kosciusko area will have toys this Christmas by soliciting donations for Helping Hands. Helping Hands, a local ministry that assists area residents in need, is sponsoring an Angel Tree to provide toys for its clients. The Angel Tree was located at Wal-Mart in Kosciusko Saturday...
11 weeks 1 day ago
A 28-year-old Kosciusko woman has been charged in a fatal hit and run accident that took place Friday morning. Victoria L. Windom was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident. Investigators Mark Hill and Brice Cole made the arrest. Windom was booked on the charges and transported to the Attala County Jail to...
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