Nancy Green

1 week 5 days ago
More than 150 children celebrated the end of the Attala County Library Summer Reading Program with a Fun Day held at the Attala County Coliseum on July 2.   Children were entertained with bounce houses, a slide, face painting and refreshments.  One of the highlights of Fun Day was spending tokens. Children who turned in their...
1 week 5 days ago
July was ushered in with a Salute to the Military and Kosy Pops Concert last Tuesday at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. Special recognition was given to World War II veterans at the annual event sponsored by the Attala Historical Society. Following presentation of colors by members of the Mississippi National Guard and pledge to the...
1 week 5 days ago
A Kosciusko man drowned Thursday, July 3, while on an outing in Leake County with his son, daughter, and three friends. According to Leake County officials, Julius Joseph Reed, 41, was on a picnic with his daughter, Jersey Elizabeth Ann Reed; his son, Jonathan Wade Reed; and three of their friends on Pearl River abour three miles south of...
2 weeks 4 days ago
FRENCH CAMP — There is probably only one place where a youngster can experience being a Super Hero, travel around the world and celebrate Christmas all within one week.  The 160 campers spending the week at Camp of the Rising Son on the campus of French Camp Academy enjoyed one of those experiences as each week is designated for a...
2 weeks 4 days ago
The Attala County School Board has named Culley Newman principal at Greenlee Elementary School following the resignation of Lilia Fisher last month. Newman is a former faculty member at McAdams and Ethel Schools. During the meeting the board also accepted some resignations and hired several for the upcoming school year.  Resignations...
3 weeks 5 days ago
A number of homes in the Kosciusko area got spruced up last week at the hands of 120 youth from Texas on a mission. The youth and leaders representing Central Texas Conference Youth Mission (CTCYM) arrived in Kosciusko Sunday and began work on Monday. They were from Acton UM Church, Granbury, Texas; China Spring UM, Waco; First United...
3 weeks 5 days ago
Mayor Jimmy Cockroft and Board of Aldermen are urging Kosciusko residents to make the city more attractive and safe by cleaning up and eliminating clutter on properties. At the board meeting last week the mayor emphasized the importance of cleaning property around unoccupied dwellings, along with removal of abandoned vehicles with flat tires...
3 weeks 5 days ago
Keith Wood came to Kosciusko from Mayfield, Ky., Tuesday morning with an entourage of animals to educate, entertain and inspire. His presentation of animals was a part of the Attala County Library Summer Reading Program following the theme, “Fizz, Boom, Read.” First to make an appearance in the show was an amphibian, Big Mac the...
5 weeks 5 days ago
Participants in the Attala County Library Summer Reading Program were treated to a performance by the Mississippi Puppet Arts Theatre under the direction of Peter Zapletal. The theatre is part of the Mississippi Arts Commission artist roster. Zapletal, who is a graduate of the Academy of the Performing Arts in Prague, travels across the United...
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