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Santa Claus took some time Friday to go over his “nice list” in between taking photographs with youngsters at Franks Chevrolet in Kosciusko. Letters from area children to Santa Claus make up the C-Section of this edition of The Star-Herald. Grab a paper today or subscribe online to gain access to our e-Edition to see the letters.
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Many residents of Attala County are having a brighter Christmas thanks to the work of a local civic group. Members of the Kosciusko Lions Club spent two days last week making deliveries to area citizens. Lions took throw blankets on Tuesday to residents in area nursing homes before handing out food baskets to needy families in Kosciusko and...
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The Attala County Board of Supervisors is prepared to borrow as much as $5 million to pay needed expenses for Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital. The board voted unanimously Friday morning to advertise the possibility of borrowing funds to pay certain closing costs and obligations related to the hospital. The resolution passed by supervisors...
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After interviewing three candidates, the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to appoint Andrea Myers to the city school board. Myers will serve the unexpired term of Kim Williams who stepped down from the Kosciusko School Board in September. The term will continue until 2018. Myers is a lifelong resident of Kosciusko and has worked...
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Kosciusko Lower Elementary School is under Elf  Surveillance. A large bulletin board in the hallway announces the mysterious presence and magic powers associated with the elf, which is among favorite children’s characters associated with the Christmas season. Each classroom at Lower has an elf that mysteriously moves about...
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Kindergarten students at Kosciusko Lower Elementary School got a lesson in Handwashing 101 Friday morning. Students from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Technical Center led demonstrations in each kindergarten class at KLE, showing the younger students proper techniques for how to wash their hands. Amy Price, health science teacher at the career...
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Through Bread on the Waters Food Pantry approximately 120 Kosciusko and Attala County families are supplied each month with a wide variety of food. The pantry is a ministry of New Life Center Church and is directed by the pastor, Rev. Grant Gregory.  “Through these 120 families  approximately 200 people benefit from the food...
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ETHEL — Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail was involved in a one-car crash Saturday night while responding to an accident in Ethel. A bus from the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, which had participated in the Ethel Christmas Parade, slid off Henley Road, just off Main Street near the water tower at 6:52 p.m. Several VA...
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The holiday schedule for Attala County employees was set Monday. The Attala County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to give county workers Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 as Christmas holidays and Thursday, Jan. 1 and Friday, Jan. 2 as New Year holidays. The board could have voted to give Wednesday, Dec. 24 instead of the Friday after...
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