From staff reports

1 week 1 day ago
Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail was involved in a one-car crash while responding to an accident in Ethel. Nail suffered minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko. A VA bus which had been in the Ethel Christmas Parade slid off a county road in Ethel near the water tower after the parade....
1 week 4 days ago
Sounds of Christmas filled the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center Sunday afternoon as the Attala Historical Society presented its annual program of music. The sounds began with a prelude of piano selections by Melanie Newman followed by the program at 2 as Bobby Atwood opened with Cowboy poetry. Kayla Winters, youth director at Wesley...
2 weeks 4 days ago
Thousands of people packed the Attala County Courthouse Square Monday night for the 2014 Kosciusko Christmas Parade. Float winners for the parade were Kosciusko Water & Light, Grand Sweepstakes Award for Best Float; Ivey Mechanical, Best Business/Industry; First United Pentecostal Church, Best Religious; Ko Ms Head Start, Best Children...
2 weeks 4 days ago
Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko has announced  a new policy regarding flu vaccination for healthcare workers. The new policy, which will take effect Monday, Dec. 8, will require all staff who chose not to receive the free flu vaccination offered to all employees, contracted staff, and medical staff to wear protective masks...
3 weeks 5 days ago
A domestic dispute that led to the death of a Kosciusko man will be heard by the Attala County Grand Jury when it convenes in February. Police confirmed earlier this month that Joel McCarty was run over on Nov. 2 by his wife in the driveway of a home on Hillcrest Drive. McCarty died several days later in a Jackson hospital. No arrest has been...
7 weeks 4 days ago
Polling places open at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, and will remain open until 7 p.m. for voting in the 2014 General Election. The only contest affecting Attala County offices is for a position on the Attala County School board, District 5. Rodger Clark and Sharon Massey are seeking the post. For United States Senate, Democrat Travis W. Childers...
8 weeks 4 days ago
  The Kosciusko Foundation for Excellence in Education held its annual membership banquet Tuesday evening at the Kosciusko High School Commons.  The event included performances by students from Kosciusko Lower Elementary and Middle Elementary Schools, as well as a variety of artwork prepared by students from Kosciusko Upper...
8 weeks 4 days ago
Approximately 300 people converged on the square in downtown Kosciusko Thursday evening to celebrate homecoming at Kosciusko High School with a fashion show and pep rally. The fashion show, which included items from 10 area merchants, featured 19 models, incluing the KHS Homecoming Court.
9 weeks 3 days ago
HanaLena, a bluegrass band from Nashville, formerly known as Nash Street, will be in Kosciusko Thursday, Oct. 23, for a concert at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center, and for a book signing the next day at Amanda’s on the square. The concert is sponsored by the Attala Historical Society. The sisters Hannah, 28, and Caroline, 24,...
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