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4 weeks 5 days ago
Bids for a new Attala County Jail were opened last week, and county officials voted Monday to reject all of them. The Attala County Board of Supervisors rejected all of the bids after they came in much higher than officials were expecting. Five businesses turned in bids on the contract with all of them being near $6 million. “We just...
4 weeks 5 days ago
The Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation held its annual banquet Thursday at the Attala County Coliseum. Officials said around 150 people attended the meeting, which featured entertainment by Yazoo City blues artist Jesse Robinson and was headlined by motivational speaker Jack McCall, who challenged those at the event to continue to work...
4 weeks 6 days ago
GOODMAN — Jim Haffey, a Kosciusko resident, was named the new president of Holmes Community College during a press conference Thursday morning. Haffey grew up in the Ebenezer community of Holmes County. He is the ninth president of the Goodman-based college. Haffey is a HCC graduate and has worked for the school for 11 years in many...
4 weeks 6 days ago
Cool temperatures provided the perfect weather for the annual Big Black River Festival and Runs in West last Saturday. Art, music, food, were among highlights. Arts and crafts booths lined both sides of Highway 51, through the Town of West for the annual event.  The day also served as a time of homecoming and visits with friends and...
5 weeks 12 hours ago
The Lady Tigers improved their record to 8-5 on the season with a 7-4 victory over Noxapater.  The Lady Tigers came out strong with three runs in the first inning when Avery Bouchillon hit a two-run triple, scoring Brooklyn Whitman.  Bouchillon later scored on an RBI single by Sidney Rone.  Brooklyn Pitt, Jessica Mitchell and...
5 weeks 12 hours ago
The Lady Whippets split four games in the last week with wins over Caledonia and Noxapater and losses to Nanih Waiya and Leake Central.  The Lady Whippets earned a playoff berth with their 4-2 win over Caledonia and improved their season record to 6-5 after crushing Noxapater 20-10.  The Lady Whippets dropped an 8-0 decision to...
5 weeks 12 hours ago
KOSCIUSKO––The Grenada Chargers visited Kosciusko last Friday night and won the hard-fought contest 27-14.  The Whippets dropped to 3-1 on the year, and the win pushed the Chargers to 3-1.   The Whippets fumbled the football on the first play of their opening drive, but held the Chargers out of the end zone forcing a...
5 weeks 6 days ago
Dr. Edward Bryant, who is completing 31 years of practicing family medicine in Kosciusko, was recently honored at a retirement reception. However, because he plans to “fill in” at Trace Medical Clinic, the prefix “semi” should probably precede that title. The Trace Medical Clinic staff held the reception in the Welcome...
5 weeks 6 days ago
Donations given several years ago by Kosciusko residents to help with a safe water project in Africa have indirectly helped one young African girl recently graduate college. Kosciusko resident Sherri Buchanan went to the Samburu District in north-central Kenya in July 2005 as a part of an Earthwatch.org Communities (Water and Wildlife) Project...
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