Nancy Green

11 weeks 5 hours 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...
13 weeks 7 hours 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...
13 weeks 7 hours 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...
14 weeks 10 hours ago
A 12 year-old sixth grade student at Long Creek Elementary School is back in class following her hair being set on fire by a fellow student at the school on Tuesday, Jan. 7, according to school officials. According to Superintendent Bryan Weaver, the incident happened at 12:30 p.m. in the hallway as students were leaving the cafeteria...
15 weeks 10 hours ago
  “We enjoy every stitch,” is the way three members of the Attala Best Homemakers Club describe their weekly sewing project. They meet every Friday at the RSVP Center making garments  which are donated to University Medical Center to be used in the neo-natal, pediatric and children’s departments. The Extension...
17 weeks 5 days ago
  The historic Victorian home known as the Peeler House on North Wells Street in Kosciusko has taken on life again after remaining vacant for several years. The home is making its comeback dressed in holiday attire. During recent weeks new owners Bob and Lola Cagle have shared the home by hosting  open house and are offering it as...
19 weeks 10 hours ago
  At the Monday night meeting of the board of trustees of the Kosciusko School District, Superintendent Tony McGee gave board members an update on the roofing project at the Tipton Street Gym.  McGee said roofing material has been ordered with work scheduled to begin early in the new year. The roofing is expected to take two weeks...
19 weeks 10 hours ago
  Attala County Superintendent of Education Brian Weaver discussed with the board  the possibility of building canopies in the traffic area at Ethel High School, and the removal of the band hall/double wide mobile unit at Greenlee Elementary School. The discussion took place at the Dec. 2 meeting of the board. In personnel...
19 weeks 10 hours ago
  The Attala County Library staff and Friends of the Library hosted open house Sunday afternoon with a program of music and a display of Christmas trees decorated by clubs, organizations and groups. The Trees of Christmas were provided by The Reader’s Club, Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary, Little Garden Club, Presbyterian Day School,...
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