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4 days 14 hours ago
Downtown Kosciusko has a new beauty spot, the Pocket Park on East Jefferson Street. Two burned out buildings have been transformed into a perfect place for having a sack lunch or brief time to relax when the weather permits. Main Street is responsible for the transformation under the leadership of its president, G.G. Holmes. The Pocket Park is...
4 days 14 hours ago
Mr. and Mrs. Todd R. McDaniel of Sallis are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Camron Todd McDaniel, to Brittany Lee Neese, daughter of Mrs. Melissa Neese of Philadelphia and the late Robert Neese. Mr. McDaniel is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Summers of Kosciusko and Mrs. Shirley McDaniel of Sallis and...
4 days 15 hours ago
Laurie Elizabeth Warrington and Joshua Wayne Fleming were united in marriage on May 17, 2014, at eleven o’clock in the morning at the Paris-Yates Chapel on the campus of the University of Mississippi, Oxford. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Warrington, Sr. of Kosciusko. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Myrleen Boudousquie...
4 days 15 hours ago
Is is the end of summer: laughter in the pool, picnics outside, bike rides late in the day, kids playing in the yard until 8 or 9 p.m., sipping tea on the back porch, the smell of fresh cut grass, I really miss these things as summer comes to a close.  Last night while I looked through my kitchen window as the shadows of dusk began to...
4 days 15 hours ago
We have had long stretches without rain here.  The days are hotter than a dragon’s tongue, and the nights are not much cooler.  These past few weeks, clouds to the west and east had drenched swaths of Alabama, but it was almost as if Empire was under an umbrella.  This past weekend when I checked the radar, it looked...
1 week 5 days ago
William Walter Dodd, the first representative from Attala County in the Mississippi Legislature, was a very prominent plantation owner.  The William Dodd Cemetery is located on the old Dodd home place five miles south of Kosciusko off Highway 35.  Having the notoriety of naming the town of Kosciusko after Polish General Tadeusz...
1 week 5 days ago
I envy people like the late Steve Jobs, who was one of the creators of Apple. It was not his wealth or health that was enviable, but his ability to understand with certainty what would resonate with people. Having this gift would be handy. It was what made him wealthy. Jobs realized from the beginning that not everyone is a computer nerd; some...
1 week 5 days ago
I had so many cousins scattered all through my family as I was growing up that I never lacked for a playmate.   One of my cousins was the oldest of four, and her family lived on a farm out close to Hesterville, right on Highway 35. She and I were cousins but also friends. They were real farmers!  They lived very modestly, just as we...
2 weeks 5 days ago
Jamie Sample, biology teacher at Kosciusko High School, served as the group leader for a tour to England, France and Italy, with EF (Education First) Tours.  EF Tours is a tour company based in Boston. A total 21 students and six adults traveled with Mrs. Sample on her seventh tour abroad.  Students touring from Kosciusko were...
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