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8 weeks 3 days ago
January Cases  of influenza were on the rise and area doctors predicted a possible epidemic. Three Kosciusko men, along with several friends, turned back the clock to remember a common event from their childhood – an old fashioned hog killing. Charles England, Frank Montague and Dr. Edward Bryant purchased three live hogs which...
8 weeks 3 days ago
January Kosciusko head football coach Tyler Peterson resigns his post with the Whippets to take over as the head football coach and athletics director at Northwest Rankin High School.  Peterson was 11-14 in his two-year stint and led the Whippets to the playoffs both years. “It was an extremely tough decision and anytime you talk...
8 weeks 3 days ago
ETHEL — An evangelist from Louisiana is hoping a recent event at Ethel High School will be the start of a series of ministry events at high schools across Mississippi. Rick Edwards, an evangelist who spends most of his time traveling to cities across the south for prayer events, spoke to students at EHS just before the holiday break....
9 weeks 4 days ago
Santa Claus took some time Friday to go over his “nice list” in between taking photographs with youngsters at Franks Chevrolet in Kosciusko. Letters from area children to Santa Claus make up the C-Section of this edition of The Star-Herald. Grab a paper today or subscribe online to gain access to our e-Edition to see the letters.
9 weeks 4 days ago
Many residents of Attala County are having a brighter Christmas thanks to the work of a local civic group. Members of the Kosciusko Lions Club spent two days last week making deliveries to area citizens. Lions took throw blankets on Tuesday to residents in area nursing homes before handing out food baskets to needy families in Kosciusko and...
9 weeks 4 days ago
Kosciusko Lower Elementary School is under Elf  Surveillance. A large bulletin board in the hallway announces the mysterious presence and magic powers associated with the elf, which is among favorite children’s characters associated with the Christmas season. Each classroom at Lower has an elf that mysteriously moves about...
9 weeks 4 days ago
Amid decorated trees, sparkling lights, candles and festivities, Nativity scenes are prominent among decorations of the Christmas season. An array of Nativity scenes depicting the birth of Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem are on display in the Welcome Center of First Baptist Church. The congregation of the church was invited several years ago...
9 weeks 5 days ago
Kindergarten students at Kosciusko Lower Elementary School got a lesson in Handwashing 101 Friday morning. Students from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Technical Center led demonstrations in each kindergarten class at KLE, showing the younger students proper techniques for how to wash their hands. Amy Price, health science teacher at the career...
9 weeks 5 days ago
Through Bread on the Waters Food Pantry approximately 120 Kosciusko and Attala County families are supplied each month with a wide variety of food. The pantry is a ministry of New Life Center Church and is directed by the pastor, Rev. Grant Gregory.  “Through these 120 families  approximately 200 people benefit from the food...
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