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The Kosciusko Foundation for Excellence in Education will host its 24th annual Membership Banquet on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 pm in the Kosciusko High School Commons. Keynote speaker for this event is Kenneth Townsend, a 2000 KHS Graduate who is currently on faculty at Millsaps College, and serves as Special Assistant to the President at the...
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The Attala County School Board adopted the Concussion Management and Return to Play Policy as outlined by the Mississippi High School Activities Association  (MHSAA) at a meeting held last Thursday. The adoption policy is required annually by the MHSAA. Among specifics of the policy the education of administrators, coaches, parents and...
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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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A Durant-based manufacturing company celebrated a production milestone last week. Hunter Engineering Company produces an RX-style lift rack and recently produced rack number 20,000 at its Durant facility. “We are very proud to reach that number,” said Wayne Bowling, plant manager. “Our team here works hard, and we were...
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The Kosciusko Rotary Club provided and distributed dictionaries to 336 third grade students, their teachers and librarians in city and county schools last week. The dictionary give-away is an annual project of the Rotary Club. Dr. Larry Routt, in costume, portrayed “Mr. Dictionary.” He was accompanied by Rotary Club members Dr....
3 weeks 6 days ago
3 weeks 6 days ago
Officials with the Kosciusko School District have seen a need in recent years to provide more resources to area parents. As a result of that need, a new facility has been opened by the school board, which will provide additional support for parents and students. The KSD Parent Resource Center is located at 301 East Jefferson Street in downtown...
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The Attala Historical Society and the Kosciusko Tourism Promotional Council will host a Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes and Structures in Kosciusko, Dec. 5, from 5 until 8 p.m. The tour will feature three historical homes and one historical inn near and around the Courthouse Square and will include a time of caroling and refreshments at the...
3 weeks 6 days ago
Alderman Henry Daniel spoke to his fellow members of the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen last week concerning a dangerous intersection in his district. Daniel provided a sketch of the intersection of Highway 19 and Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and pointed out several dangerous areas around the intersection. “This is a very dangerous...
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