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1 week 3 days ago
Get rid of hatred, forgive, and have hope was the message World War II veteran and Bataan Death March survivor Col. Glenn Frazier  gave participants who heard him speak Tuesday morning at the Aisle of Honor program at Parkway Cemetery.  Sheri Roebuck, former director of the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko,...
1 week 3 days ago
Take a Veteran to School was held Monday at Kosciusko Junior High School in observance of Veterans Day which was also observed and celebrated in various activities on Tuesday. A number of students invited veterans to school for participation in the program. Students who invited veterans introduced their guests, giving the branch of service...
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The City of Kosciusko is now accepting applications for a new school board member. Mayor Jimmy Cockroft announced during the city aldermen meeting last week that Kim Williams had resigned from the city school board. “Kim has done a tremendous job during her time on the board,” Cockroft said. “Her spot is an appointed seat,...
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Jason White of West, Representative from District 48 in the Mississippi Legislature, touted Farm Bureau for its involvement in shaping politics and promoting agriculture through the legislative system. The agriculture committee is among those on which Rep. White serves. He was the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Attala County Farm...
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The Kosciusko City School Board accepted more than $45,000 in grant funds during its meeting Monday. Superintendent Tony McGee said the money was from a Rural and Low Income Grant for the 2014-2015 school year and totaled $45,179. McGee said the funds would go to purchase three projector boards for high school teachers who did not have them...
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The parking lot and driveway at McAdams High School is scheduled for repairs following action taken by the Attala County School Board in a meeting held Thursday, Nov. 6. The quotes submitted by Cummins Concrete Service of Kosciusko were accepted. For the school entrance, Cummins quoted $23,650 and $5,500 for specified areas at the rear of the...
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With only one local race on the Nov. 4 election, Attala County saw only 30 percent of its voters cast a ballot. A total of 3,758 votes were cast in Attala County, where the only local race was for a spot on the Attala County School Board. The race for the District 5 seat on the school board saw Rodger Clark gain 55 percent of the vote to...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Entries are currently being accepted into the Kosciusko Christmas Parade, which is scheduled for Dec. 1. The theme for 2014 is “Candy Canes and Christmas Carols.” The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. Tonya Threet, vice president of community development for the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation, said she is expecting a large...
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Two young women are taking a little more than a month to walk across Mississippi. The pair’s journey led them to Kosciusko last week. Hannah Miller and Katya Korableva are taking part in Mississippi Heard, a project connecting the ladies’ home communities of Mississippi and Russia. The two started on their walking trip Oct. 12 and...
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