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The Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation held its annual banquet Thursday at the Attala County Coliseum. Officials said around 150 people attended the meeting, which featured entertainment by Yazoo City blues artist Jesse Robinson and was headlined by motivational speaker Jack McCall, who challenged those at the event to continue to work...
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GOODMAN — Jim Haffey, a Kosciusko resident, was named the new president of Holmes Community College during a press conference Thursday morning. Haffey grew up in the Ebenezer community of Holmes County. He is the ninth president of the Goodman-based college. Haffey is a HCC graduate and has worked for the school for 11 years in many...
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Tennessee Valley Authority held an open house last week in Kosciusko to inform area residents about a possible line expansion that would go through several areas of Attala County. The open house was held at the Attala County Coliseum and nearly 100 citizens attended. “We consider this to be a good turnout,” said Kim Choate,...
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A suspect wanted in a shooting incident was taken into custody Thursday after eluding police for several days. Jordan Ickom was apprehended at a residence on East Adams Street by members of the Kosciusko Police Department.  Ickom was taken into custody without incident. He is facing charges of weapon possession by a felon and...
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Three have qualified with Circuit Clerk Wanda Fancher  as candidates for positions on the Attala County School Board with voting to take place at the General Election on Nov. 4. In district five, two have qualified for the position being vacated by Linda Massey, board president, who is not seeking re-election. They are Rodger Clark and...
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Dr. Edward Bryant, who is completing 31 years of practicing family medicine in Kosciusko, was recently honored at a retirement reception. However, because he plans to “fill in” at Trace Medical Clinic, the prefix “semi” should probably precede that title. The Trace Medical Clinic staff held the reception in the Welcome...
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Donations given several years ago by Kosciusko residents to help with a safe water project in Africa have indirectly helped one young African girl recently graduate college. Kosciusko resident Sherri Buchanan went to the Samburu District in north-central Kenya in July 2005 as a part of an Earthwatch.org Communities (Water and Wildlife) Project...
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A local resident expressed traffic concerns near her home during the meeting of the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen last week. Sue Nowell told board members that speeding in the area of North Natchez and Love Street is out of control. “They come off Highway 12 driving like they are in the Indianapolis 500,” she said. “I can...
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The Kosciusko City School Board met Monday night with a technology discussion highlighting the meeting. Superintendent Tony McGee said the idea of having an outside person come in to evaluate the technology of the school district has been raised. He said he felt it was a good idea. Board member Jenny Baily Jones said she felt like the...
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