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1 week 6 days ago
July was ushered in with a Salute to the Military and Kosy Pops Concert last Tuesday at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. Special recognition was given to World War II veterans at the annual event sponsored by the Attala Historical Society. Following presentation of colors by members of the Mississippi National Guard and pledge to the...
1 week 6 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing abilities for their teams in 2014.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in Attala, Choctaw and Holmes counties and are nominated by their coaches....
1 week 6 days ago
The 1974 Kosciusko High School State Championship baseball team will be having its 40-year reunion on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the KHS Commons.  The public is invited to attend from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.  The 1974 Whippet team is the first and only baseball team to win a State Championship.  The Whippets defeated...
1 week 6 days ago
The Kosciusko 8-year old All-Stars recently blazed through their district tournament in Carthage to earn a shot at the Mississippi Dixie Youth title in Iuka over the weekend.  In game one on Friday night the Stars played Amory and won the contest in convincing fashion 18-2.  Next up for the Stars was a tough group out of Columbia....
2 weeks 5 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing abilities for their teams in 2014.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in Attala, Choctaw and Holmes counties and are nominated by their coaches....
2 weeks 5 days ago
The Kosciusko 8-year-old All-Stars blasted their way through the district tournament held in Carthage on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  The Stars started things off with a 19-0 win over Boys Baseball from Grove Park on Friday night.  The Stars then took care of business again on Saturday in an extra inning affair with the Yazoo Stars,...
2 weeks 5 days ago
Mississippi Braves manager Aaron Holbert along with utility player Barrett Kleinknecht and outfielders Mycal Jones and David Rohm sign autographs for Major League hopefuls during the Attala County Library Teen Reading Program on Tuesday.  The players visited Kosciusko as part of a program to encourage reading and also told those in...
2 weeks 5 days ago
  The Attala County Library held its annual Water Works Day Monday afternoon. The event is a part of the Summer Reading Program. More than 150 children attended Water Works Day, which included watermelon, water balloons and a visit from a firefighter with the Kosciusko Fire Department who showered water on the children using the hose...
2 weeks 5 days ago
Selling fireworks is something 21-year-old Vincent Franks of Kosciusko has done for as long as he can remember. For most of that time, Chris Myer, his best friend since the third grade, has been right there selling the holiday explosives as well. Selling fireworks has become a tradition for members of the Franks family. Paul Franks, Vincent...
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