Nancy Green

4 weeks 7 hours ago
Commissioner Brandon Presley, representing the Northern District of the Mississippi Public Service Commission, was guest speaker for the Lions Club program on Tuesday, March 18. Presley is a resident and former mayor of Nettleton. His address to Lions focused on things being done by the Public Service Commission (PSC) to move Mississippi...
5 weeks 33 min ago
Andra Watkins, who is hiking the Natchez Trace Parkway from Natchez to Nashville, made a rest stop in Kosciusko last week on her 440 mile trek. She is the author of “To Live Forever, An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis.” The book of historical fiction and suspense follows Meriwether Lewis (of Lewis and Clark fame) after his...
5 weeks 1 hour ago
“Fellas and Flappers,” The Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary Annual Charity Ball will be held Saturday, March 29, at the Attala County Coliseum beginning at 6:30 pm.  Dr. Don Weaver and Mrs. Parks Cadman Porter (Anne) have been named King and Queen of the Court.  Activities include the presentation of the court, silent auction...
6 weeks 1 hour 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...
6 weeks 1 day 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...
6 weeks 1 day 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...
9 weeks 2 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...
9 weeks 2 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...
10 weeks 1 day 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...
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