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2 weeks 5 hours ago
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....
4 weeks 2 hours ago
4 weeks 2 hours 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...
4 weeks 3 hours ago
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...
4 weeks 3 hours 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...
4 weeks 3 hours ago
A group of several Kosciusko area women recently joined together to improve the lives of some the more furry residents of Attala County. The Rescuers of Kosciusko-Attala County describe themselves as a network of volunteers trying to save the world, one animal at a time. “That is exactly what we are trying to do,” said Angela...
4 weeks 3 hours ago
The Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club of Kosciusko/Attala County is holding is biggest fundraiser of the year on Oct. 2. The Children Are the Reason for Excellence (CARE) Dinner will feature guest speaker John Cohen, head baseball coach at Mississippi State University. “We are honored to have Coach Cohen coming to our event,” said...
4 weeks 3 hours ago
Dr. Gray Wallace has joined the staff at Kosciusko Medical Clinic. Wallace comes to Kosciusko from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he served as chief resident of the family medicine department in his final year of residency. Wallace grew up in Tupelo and said he knew he wanted to be a doctor at a young age. After...
4 weeks 5 days ago
Bids for a new Attala County Jail were opened last week, and county officials voted Monday to reject all of them. The Attala County Board of Supervisors rejected all of the bids after they came in much higher than officials were expecting. Five businesses turned in bids on the contract with all of them being near $6 million. “We just...
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