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14 hours 35 min ago
The Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center has focused on equipping students with technical and life skills to help them become productive citizens of Attala County since 1984.  Currently there are nine career tech programs for high school students in grades 10-12. In previous years, the center was known as the Vo-Tech center; but a few...
14 hours 45 min ago
A group of Attala County students kicked off 2015 National Future Farmers of America Week on Monday by teaching younger students a lesson on agriculture. The Attala County FFA and Junior FFA groups presented Ag in the Classroom workshops at Long Creek and Greenlee elementary schools. FFA members taught a lesson on dairy products to second...
14 hours 49 min ago
Planning for the 2015 Natchez Trace Festival is currently under way, and headliners for Friday and Saturday entertainment have been announced. The festival is set for Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25. Friday Family Night, sponsored by Franks Chevrolet, will be headlined for the second-straight year by a concert from Hunter and the...
14 hours 50 min ago
Tim Nail has formally announced his candidacy for reelection to the position of sheriff of Attala County and asks for continued support from area citizens. Nail thanks everyone for their support as he has served the people of Attala County as sheriff for the past two and one-half years. He has developed a close working relationship with local...
14 hours 56 min ago
Kenneth Walker has qualified to seek the post of state representative for House District 27.  Walker says that he will proudly work for the people of District 27.  With over 40 years of experience in corporate management, budgeting and regulatory affairs, Walker is the candidate to represent District 27 with the know-how to get...
20 hours 37 min ago
An updated and expanded Holmes Community College facility in Kosciusko is currently in the building phase and is expected to be open for classes in August. Nancy McRight, director of the HCC education center in Kosciusko, said she expects to move into the center in June or July. “The end date for the project is April 16,” McRight...
20 hours 43 min ago
A shooting Sunday night in Kosciusko left one man dead and another in jail. Amonds “Rio” Johnson, 21, of Kosciusko was killed after being shot as many as five times. The incident happened at a home on West North Street. Charles C. Phillips, 31, has been charged with murder and is currently being held in the Attala County Jail. A...
20 hours 44 min ago
After the Attala County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning, District 1 Supervisor Eddie Womble announced that he was withdrawing his name from the race for that seat. Womble, who has been in that position for several terms, said it was the right time for him to walk away. “It is just time,” he said. “There is a time...
20 hours 46 min ago
Stennis Thompson asks for your vote and support on August 4 as Supervisor of District 1, Attala County.  He was born and raised in District 1, where he has also raised his family. He attended school at Kosciusko High School and Holmes Community College. He has been married to Margie Foster Thompson for 28 years and has two grown children,...
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