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2 weeks 6 days ago
On rollerblades, Nicole Borth of Westhoff, Texas, glided through Kosciusko along the Natchez Trace Parkway last week on her 444 mile trip from Natchez to Nashville in an effort to raise awareness of brain cancer. Bike and Blade for Brain Cancer was formed in honor of Nicole’s sister, Suzette Friend, who lives in Florida. She was...
2 weeks 6 days ago
A drug investigation that started by the Attala County Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of nine people, including two from Attala County. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail announced Tuesday that a year-long investigation that started with undercover drug buys in the county has now netted nine arrests as well as the seizure of 118...
2 weeks 6 days ago
The Attala County Board of Supervisors voted Monday for the county engineer to move forward with site design for a new jail. Christian Gardner of Gardner Engineering said he expected the site design plans would be completed in two to three weeks. “This is basically designing everything except the building,” he said. “We...
2 weeks 6 days ago
Programs commemorating Veterans Day on Nov. 11 are planned for the Aisle of Honor at Parkway Cemetery, and at the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home.  To coincide with the observances, Kosciusko Junior High School will sponsor “Take a Veteran to School Day” on Monday, Nov. 10, at 8:30 a.m. in the KJHS auditorium. James...
2 weeks 6 days ago
I have all of my life been somewhat of an activist.  I have always jumped on the bandwagon if an idea needs to go to fruition with banner success.  I have served on many committees in our hometown that have been triumphant.   I have this innate characteristic to never be able to say “NO” to anything asked of me....
3 weeks 6 days ago
A group of local paranormal investigators recently spent a night looking into possible ghost activity inside the Attala County Courthouse. Central Paranormal Research, which was started by Kosciusko brother and sister Doyle Goss and Lisa Goss Sanders, spent a Saturday night and early Sunday morning recording video and audio inside the...
3 weeks 6 days ago
3 weeks 6 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Education has released the 2014 school and district accountability ratings. Kosciusko and Attala County schools did not see much change in their grades from last year. The Kosciusko School District is one of 19 districts in the state to earn an A grade, while Attala County was one of 48 districts to earn a C. Both...
3 weeks 6 days ago
Polling places open at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, and will remain open until 7 p.m. for voting in the 2014 General Election. The only contest affecting Attala County offices is for a position on the Attala County School board, District 5. Rodger Clark and Sharon Massey are seeking the post. For United States Senate, Democrat Travis W. Childers...
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