Nancy Green

5 weeks 4 days ago
Veterans in Attala County and the area are honored year-round, not just during the annual Aisle of Honor on Memorial Day and Veterans Day held at Parkway Cemetery. A wall of honor with 696 names of veterans is on display at the Veterans Affairs office in the extension service building on Fairground Road. Melvin Gibson, the Veterans Affairs...
5 weeks 5 days ago
  The Attala County Circuit Court held its “plea day” for the March court term last week.  Several offenders decided to enter a guilty plea, including: • Donovan Love entered a plea of guilty for escape. He was sentenced to five years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). After serving two years he...
5 weeks 5 days ago
Janice Dees was named by the Attala County School Board to fill the unexpired term of her late husband Rusty Dees at the group’s Monday night meeting. Dees, who had served on the board since 2007, died Feb. 2. Mrs. Dees will serve on the board until the general election in November  when a replacement will be named. Mrs. Dees is...
8 weeks 6 days ago
With the re-appointment of Dr. Kenneth Quick to the Board of Trustees of the Kosciusko School District, he was sworn in by Supt. Tony McGee at the Monday night board meeting. Doug Crosby presented 16th section matters. Other business included personnel. Resignations were accepted from Jordan Strohm and Tyler Peterson. Jessica Johnson was...
8 weeks 6 days ago
Teams provided by the asset mapping program of the Mississippi Development Authority visited Kosciusko and Attala County last Friday, made tours, and in the afternoon reported their findings to a group of business and community leaders at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center .  The event was sponsored by the Kosciusko-Attala...
9 weeks 5 days ago
The Attala County Sheriff’s office is investigating a homicide following a welfare call Monday, Feb. 3, at 4 p.m. to the residence of 67-year-old Tony Blankenship on Highway 12 East, between Ethel and McCool. Sheriff Tim Nail said Blankenship, who lived alone, died from apparent gunshot wounds. An autopsy is being performed.  Nail...
10 weeks 4 days ago
The Attala County School Board is expected to make an appointment to the board of trustees to fill the vacancy following the death of member Rusty Dees, who had served on the board since 2007. Dees died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at the University Hospital in Jackson following a short illness. According to personnel in the office of Supt. Brian...
12 weeks 4 days ago
Attala County residents took time Monday to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee held a prayer service at the Attala County Courthouse before a MLK birthday celebration at Kosciusko Junior High School. Approximately 30 residents attended the prayer ceremony. Several songs...
12 weeks 4 days ago
Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital Administrator John Dawson met with the Attala County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning concerning the future of the facility. The hospital board of trustees met with supervisors in December concerning the future of the hospital. The board was to meet Wednesday morning with Dawson to consider three proposals...
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