Nancy Green

10 weeks 5 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...
11 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...
11 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...
11 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...
13 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...
14 weeks 5 days ago
The resignation of Greenlee Elementary School Principal Lilia Fisher was accepted at a Thursday meeting of the Attala County School Board. In her letter to the board Fisher said, “I appreciate the opportunity I have had to work as principal at Greenlee Elementary School. At this time I feel compelled to move on in my career.”...
15 weeks 5 days ago
This portrait of Gordon D. Boyd, an ancestor of James Boyd, now hangs in Boyd’s Drug Store following its purchase by the Kosciusko pharmacist at the recent auction of furnishings of the Kelly-Jones-Ivey house. The portrait was in the home when the Iveys purchased the house from the Jones family. Gordon Boyd became an influential citizen of...
15 weeks 5 days ago
The Friday night graduation of Courtney Ashmore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Ashmore II of Kosciusko, prompted a reunion of former 82nd Airborne buddies. Ken’s dad, Ken Ashmore Sr. of Oakland, also a former member of the 82nd Airborne, joined them. Showing their flag as Courtney prepared to march to Landrum Field with her classmates...
16 weeks 5 days ago
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, Attala County officials and Atmos Energy broke ground Tuesday morning on one of the first natural gas expansion projects funded by the pioneering approach of the commissoion to job creation and economic development through access to natural gas service.  With the groundbreaking, Attala...
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