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4 weeks 1 day ago
Keith Wood came to Kosciusko from Mayfield, Ky., Tuesday morning with an entourage of animals to educate, entertain and inspire. His presentation of animals was a part of the Attala County Library Summer Reading Program following the theme, “Fizz, Boom, Read.” First to make an appearance in the show was an amphibian, Big Mac the...
4 weeks 2 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first 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....
5 weeks 1 day ago
Two eyesores in downtown Kosciusko are becoming the focal point of a beautification effort in the city. Kosciusko Main Street is working to transform the former Alfa and City Cleaners buildings on Jefferson Street, which are both burnt out, into pocket parks. “To me it would be advantageous to the city because it would look a lot...
5 weeks 1 day ago
Kosciusko police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a car theft last week. KPD received a report of a vehicle stolen from a residence on Weatherly Street around 10:30 a.m. on June 9. Early the next morning, the Attala County Sheriff’s Office received a call concerning an abandoned vehicle on Attala Road 4142, also...
5 weeks 1 day ago
On June 11, Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) Central District Commissioner Dick Hall presented the City of Durant with a check for $348,000. It is the amount of the Transportation Alternatives Program Grant awarded to Durant for the renovation of the historic Durant Depot North Building.  Mayor Tasha Davis accepted on...
5 weeks 1 day ago
Hugh Ellard Park in Kosciusko is the home to Dixie Youth Baseball in the city. The park has been full most nights in June with area residents coming out to cheer on baseball and softball players of all ages. For full results from the Buddy Ball division see this week's print or e-Edition of The Star-Herald.
6 weeks 1 day ago
6 weeks 1 day ago
Cyclists are becoming more and more frequent at the Kosciusko Museum/Visitor Center on the Natchez Trace Parkway. One group of cyclists stopping for a rest at the facility last week was a family from south Louisiana. The Soileau family from Deville, La., were at the visitor center Wednesday afternoon, taking a break from their trek from...
6 weeks 1 day ago
Several drug arrests were made in Kosciusko and Attala County in a two-day span last week. Deputies with the Attala County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Sallis man on June 5 after serving an unrelated warrant and finding 21 marijuana plants at his residence on Attala Road 4127. Mickele Roby, 25, was taken into custody and charged with...
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