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The Lady Tigers defeated Nanih Waiya 55-53 on Tuesday night and defeated Choctaw County in the Ethel Invitational on Thursday night 39-32. The Lady Tigers lost twice to Noxapater and Nanih Waiya 37-33 and 48-38 to close out the tournament.  The Lady Tigers are now 3-5 overall on the season. In the Tuesday night contest at Nanih Waiya...
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Volunteers worked hard Saturday to make sure needy children in the Kosciusko area will have toys this Christmas by soliciting donations for Helping Hands. Helping Hands, a local ministry that assists area residents in need, is sponsoring an Angel Tree to provide toys for its clients. The Angel Tree was located at Wal-Mart in Kosciusko Saturday...
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Downtown Kosciusko was buzzing with the sound of Christmas music Monday night as band students from the high school held a concert. Big Red, the KHS marching band, played several selections before the high school jazz band finished up the event with more holiday hits. Jesse Yates, the KHS band director, said moving the annual Christmas...
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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...
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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...
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Picking out the perfect Christmas tree is a holiday tradition for many families. With the calendar now turned to December, many families in Attala County are doing just that.  In Kosciusko, there are two locations where residents can purchase live trees. Both of those businesses said they have seen a surge in business already this year...
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Editor’s note: This is the final in a series of stories highlighting the Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes sponsored by the Attala Historical Society on Dec. 5, 5-8 p.m. Tickets, $12 in advance and $15 day of, may be purchased at Renasant Bank, Citizens National Bank and the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corp. office. Tickets will also be...
3 weeks 3 days ago
Kosciusko Main Street sponsored Turkey Day on the square downtown Saturday morning. The event featured turkey calling, turkey tasting and turkey giveaways. Above, Franklin Kemp, left, and Jason Thayer showcase their turkey calling skills. Members of the crowd, which was estimated at around 100 people, attempt to catch small, rubber fowls that...
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An event to show support for a local politician Thursday night brought out more than 100 Kosciusko-area residents as well as two powerful Mississippi elected officials. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the House Rep. Philip Gunn (R-Clinton) were two of the guests at a campaign fundraiser for Rep. Jason White (R-West) held in...
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