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6 weeks 4 days ago
Entries are currently being accepted into the Kosciusko Christmas Parade, which is scheduled for Dec. 1. The theme for 2014 is “Candy Canes and Christmas Carols.” The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. Tonya Threet, vice president of community development for the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation, said she is expecting a large...
6 weeks 4 days ago
Two young women are taking a little more than a month to walk across Mississippi. The pair’s journey led them to Kosciusko last week. Hannah Miller and Katya Korableva are taking part in Mississippi Heard, a project connecting the ladies’ home communities of Mississippi and Russia. The two started on their walking trip Oct. 12 and...
6 weeks 4 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...
6 weeks 4 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...
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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...
6 weeks 4 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...
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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....
7 weeks 4 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...
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