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5 days 17 hours ago
Chris and Rosie Terry, both teachers in the Kosciusko School District, have been selected as National Volunteers of the Year for the Catch-A-Dream Foundation.   The Catch-A-Dream Foundation grants once-in-a-lifetime hunting and fishing experiences to children 18 years or younger who have a life-threatening illness.  The Terrys will...
6 days 5 hours ago
Jerry Blackstock, 38, of Kosciusko, is being held in the Attala County Jail for investigation following his arrest Saturday in the Four Corners Community. He had warrants for his arrest in three counties. Sheriff Tim Nail said he was wanted in Leake County on two counts of burglary, in Winston County for a parole violation and in Attala County...
6 days 11 hours ago
Come Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Elmo and Frances Breazeale will mark the day with a record that probably no other couple in Kosciusko will be able to top. Having been sweethearts for more than 70 years, they have a record of Valentine Day observances that would be hard to beat. Mrs. Breazeale has celebrated her 90th birthday and he is...
6 days 12 hours ago
Classes at Kosciusko Junior High School were halted Thursday morning after a threatening letter was found at the school. Kosciusko Schools Superintendent Tony McGee said school officials found a bomb threat in a letter around 11 a.m. Students were evacuated from the building to the practice football field adjacent to the school. Kosciusko...
6 days 12 hours ago
A Kosciusko native announced last week that he is running for lieutenant governor. Tim Johnson, a former Republican state senator, has switched parties and is now challenging incumbent Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves. During a press conference at the Capitol Wednesday, Feb. 4, Johnson explained to voters why he decided to change to the Democratic Party...
6 days 12 hours ago
Bulus E. Leflore Jr. announces his candidacy for the Mississippi House of Representatives, District 27 that represents Leake, Madison, Attala and Yazoo counties. He will be a servant to the people and support those issues that are important to taxpayers. He is a member of the King David Temple Apostolic Church. He is a 1978 graduate of Carthage...
6 days 12 hours ago
The Attala County Board of Supervisors held a called meeting Monday morning to approve items related to Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital, including the approval of borrowing up to $5 million to cover hospital debts. Supervisors voted unanimously to approve borrowing up to $5 million to pay for debts associated with the hospital that will not...
1 week 11 hours ago
The Star-Herald earned nine awards in the recent Better Newspaper Advertising Contest sponsored by the Mississippi Press Association. Publisher James Phillips and Graphic Artist Jennifer McCaskill attended a luncheon Saturday in Jackson to accept the awards for the newspaper. The awards were judged by members of the Louisiana Press Association...
1 week 11 hours ago
A bill currently making its way through the Mississippi Legislature would allow Attala County to borrow up to $5 million in relation to a deal that would see Jackson-based Baptist Health Systems taking over the financially-strapped health care facility. House Bill 1418 passed unanimously by the Ways and Means committee last week, but the bill...
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