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4 weeks 2 days ago
The Kosciusko Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying two subjects who attempted to break-in a local business last week. Around midnight on Jan. 8, two subjects attempted to burglarize  Central Mississippi Firearms in Kosciusko. The two were unsuccessful in their attempt to pry open the iron bars and were scared away by...
4 weeks 2 days ago
Rodger Clark and Janice Dees took the oath of office Jan. 8 from Judge Bob Jordan as they assumed their duties on the Attala County School Board. Rodger Clark was elected in November as the representative from District Four. Janice Dees was elected for District Three. She had previously served in the position filling the unexpired term of her...
5 weeks 1 day ago
Plans for continued restoration of the Strand Theater will soon be on the drawing board following action taken by the Kosciusko Mayor and Board of Aldermen at the Tuesday night meeting. The board agreed to hire Architect Belinda Stewart on an hourly basis to draw plans that will allow the restoration to continue in phases as funds are...
5 weeks 1 day ago
A large crowd of family and friends attended the Monday night meeting of the Kosciusko City School Board to support Andrea Myers who was sworn in as the newest member of the board. Myers was recently appointed to the school board by the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen. She will continue the term of Kim Williams who stepped down from the school...
7 weeks 23 hours ago
Jonathan Powers has a passion to serve his community. That passion is why is the chairperson of one of the most important entities in the area for 2015. Powers, who is agency manager for Farm Bureau in Kosciusko, took over as chairman of the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation in late 2014. Since that time, the group has already made some...
7 weeks 23 hours ago
7 weeks 23 hours ago
The 2015 election season officially opened Monday. The eight-week qualifying period for the August primary election started Monday and will continue through Friday, Feb. 27. Candidates for county positions will file paperwork and any required fees with the Attala County Circuit Clerk Office. In Attala County, races will be held to fill the...
7 weeks 23 hours ago
The Attala County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting of 2015 Monday morning with its first order of business being organizing the board for the year. District 3 Supervisor Troy Hodges was named board president for the year. Hodges, who has served seven terms as a supervisor, is starting his 27th year on the board. Hodges said he is...
7 weeks 23 hours ago
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee has finalized plans for the 2015 programs. On Saturday, Jan. 17, the 17th Annual Image Award Banquet will be held at the Kosciusko High School Commons.  Social time is 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.  The Image Award for distinguished service will be presented to an...
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