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5 weeks 23 hours ago
FRENCH CAMP — Change came Saturday for the annual Harvest Festival at French Camp with the move of all activities to the downtown Historic District adjacent to the Natchez Trace Parkway. Crowds gathered on the grounds surrounding the Log Cabin where syrup making, entertainment, pony rides, offerings of food and other events were in...
5 weeks 1 day ago
HOUSTON––It started rather slow for the Whippets on Friday night, but the outcome was really never in question once Kosciusko got on the board with 2:50 left in the first quarter on a 12-yard Narkist Hutchins run.  This score put the Whippets up 7-0 and propelled them to a 21-0 halftime lead that eventually ballooned into a 34-...
6 weeks 1 day ago
Area residents received a little motivation last week from one of the best college baseball coaches in the country. John Cohen, head baseball coach at Mississippi State, served as the keynote speaker for the 8th annual CARE (Children Are the Reason for Excellence) Banquet held at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club of Kosciusko-Attala County...
6 weeks 1 day ago
A new website to promote Kosciusko and Attala County went live last week.  Kosciusko.ms is the new site, which is headed up by the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation. The site features information on economic development, tourism, chamber activities and Kosciusko Main Street. The site also has portals to information about the City...
6 weeks 1 day ago
Downtown Kosciusko looks a little more festive this week after several volunteers worked Saturday to place hay bales, scarecrows and pumpkins throughout the area. Volunteers with Kosciusko Main Street spent several hours Saturday decorating the Attala County Courthouse Square and adjacent areas.  “This is the second year that we...
6 weeks 1 day ago
KOSCIUSKO––“Hey coach, we gonna see y’all again,” said a Kosciusko football player to Noxubee head coach Tyron Shorter after his Tigers won the Region 4-4A contest against the Whippets 48-25 on Friday night.   “Yeah, they were big and strong and a tough matchup for us, but turnovers killed them,”...
6 weeks 1 day ago
The Ethel Lady Tigers moved to 13-7 on the year and 3-0 in district play with a win over McAdams 20-1 before dropping one on the road to Kosciusko 15-0 on Monday night.  The Lady Tigers came out hitting as they pounded out 22 hits in the McAdams game.  Erin Watkins pitched and got the win.  Sidney Rone led the Lady Tigers in...
6 weeks 1 day ago
The Lady Whippets are 12-7overall after defeating Louisville 13-4 last Thursday and Ethel 15-0 on Monday night.  They hosted Columbus on Tuesday night before beginning with the Class 4A Playoffs that will have the Lady Whippets playing either Houston or Itawamba.   In the Thursday night contest with the Louisville Lady Wildcats,...
6 weeks 1 day ago
A downtown Kosciusko building has received a facelift in recent weeks that has helped restore the site to closer to what it looked like in years gone by. The building, which has been the site of everything from grocery stores to banks, was most recently home to offices for the Attala County School Board. When the school board vacated the...
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