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5 weeks 5 days ago
ETHEL — Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail was involved in a one-car crash Saturday night while responding to an accident in Ethel. A bus from the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, which had participated in the Ethel Christmas Parade, slid off Henley Road, just off Main Street near the water tower at 6:52 p.m. Several VA...
5 weeks 5 days ago
The Ethel Christmas Parade was held Saturday night with more than 50 entrants participating. Parade winners included Best of Show: Lawn Mower, Simmons Klan; Most Original:  Randy Clark, Santa Claus; Best Float:  Greenlee third grade; Best Religious:  Berea Baptist; Best Vehicle: Beaver Dam Tomato Farm; Best Rig: #29 Ted Burns of...
5 weeks 6 days ago
Open house was held at the Attala County Library Sunday afternoon featuring a display of The Trees of Christmas and musical entertainment. Decorated trees were placed throughout the area. They were provided by The Reader’s Club, Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary Crown Club, Little Garden Club, Kosciusko Middle Elementary School Quest Class,...
7 weeks 2 days ago
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...
7 weeks 3 days ago
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...
7 weeks 3 days ago
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...
7 weeks 3 days ago
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...
8 weeks 3 days ago
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...
8 weeks 3 days ago
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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