From staff reports

1 week 2 hours ago
The Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center has focused on equipping students with technical and life skills to help them become productive citizens of Attala County since 1984.  Currently there are nine career tech programs for high school students in grades 10-12. In previous years, the center was known as the Vo-Tech center; but a few...
1 week 8 hours ago
Chris and Rosie Terry, both teachers in the Kosciusko School District, have been selected as National Volunteers of the Year for the Catch-A-Dream Foundation.   The Catch-A-Dream Foundation grants once-in-a-lifetime hunting and fishing experiences to children 18 years or younger who have a life-threatening illness.  The Terrys will...
1 week 21 hours ago
Jerry Blackstock, 38, of Kosciusko, is being held in the Attala County Jail for investigation following his arrest Saturday in the Four Corners Community. He had warrants for his arrest in three counties. Sheriff Tim Nail said he was wanted in Leake County on two counts of burglary, in Winston County for a parole violation and in Attala County...
1 week 2 days ago
The Star-Herald earned nine awards in the recent Better Newspaper Advertising Contest sponsored by the Mississippi Press Association. Publisher James Phillips and Graphic Artist Jennifer McCaskill attended a luncheon Saturday in Jackson to accept the awards for the newspaper. The awards were judged by members of the Louisiana Press Association...
5 weeks 20 hours ago
A Kosciusko man was killed Monday night when he was stuck by a vehicle while walking in the eastbound lane of Highway 12 in Holmes County Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office, the Durant Police Department and Durant Fire and Rescure were dipatched  around 8 p.m. Monday to a one vehicle accident on Highway...
5 weeks 20 hours ago
On Saturday January 31, the Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary will hold its annual charity ball event at the Attala County Coliseum at 6:30 p.m. The theme for the 2015 ball is Black and White.  Guests will be greeted with live music throughout the night by Delta Acoustic. There will be a silent auction and a draw down for $1000, kindly donated...
5 weeks 2 days ago
The Kosciusko Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying two subjects who attempted to break-in a local business last week. Around midnight on Jan. 8, two subjects attempted to burglarize  Central Mississippi Firearms in Kosciusko. The two were unsuccessful in their attempt to pry open the iron bars and were scared away by...
8 weeks 1 day ago
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee has finalized plans for the 2015 programs. On Saturday, Jan. 17, the 17th Annual Image Award Banquet will be held at the Kosciusko High School Commons.  Social time is 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.  The Image Award for distinguished service will be presented to an...
9 weeks 2 days ago
Citizens across The Star-Herald coverage area ring in the New Year in a variety of ways. Some go to family gatherings, some attend special church services and some party until after midnight. Several church services are planned across Attala County and surrounding areas. Outfielders Sports Bar is planning on celebrating when the clock strikes 12...
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