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5 weeks 4 days ago
The Ethel Christmas Parade was held Saturday night with more than 50 entrants participating. Parade winners included Best of Show: Lawn Mower, Simmons Klan; Most Original:  Randy Clark, Santa Claus; Best Float:  Greenlee third grade; Best Religious:  Berea Baptist; Best Vehicle: Beaver Dam Tomato Farm; Best Rig: #29 Ted Burns of...
6 weeks 5 days ago
Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail was involved in a one-car crash while responding to an accident in Ethel. Nail suffered minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko. A VA bus which had been in the Ethel Christmas Parade slid off a county road in Ethel near the water tower after the parade....
7 weeks 1 day ago
Volunteers worked hard Saturday to make sure needy children in the Kosciusko area will have toys this Christmas by soliciting donations for Helping Hands. Helping Hands, a local ministry that assists area residents in need, is sponsoring an Angel Tree to provide toys for its clients. The Angel Tree was located at Wal-Mart in Kosciusko Saturday...
7 weeks 1 day ago
A 28-year-old Kosciusko woman has been charged in a fatal hit and run accident that took place Friday morning. Victoria L. Windom was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident. Investigators Mark Hill and Brice Cole made the arrest. Windom was booked on the charges and transported to the Attala County Jail to...
7 weeks 1 day ago
Downtown Kosciusko was buzzing with the sound of Christmas music Monday night as band students from the high school held a concert. Big Red, the KHS marching band, played several selections before the high school jazz band finished up the event with more holiday hits. Jesse Yates, the KHS band director, said moving the annual Christmas...
7 weeks 1 day ago
The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen has the task of appointing a new member to the city school board after receiving seven applicants interested in the position last week. The application process closed just before the aldermen met on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Mayor Jimmy Cockroft said the board received seven strong applicants. “All of these...
7 weeks 1 day ago
Attala County School Board president Linda Massey, who did not seek reelection to the board, was honored at her last meeting with the group Monday night. She was presented a Certificate of Appreciation  by Supt. Bryan Weaver citing her for 12 years and three months of service. Refreshments were served and a time of fellowship honoring Mrs...
7 weeks 1 day ago
The Kosciusko Police Department is now taking donations to help fund its annual child safety and drug education program. “The greatest gift we can give our young children is a life filled with warm memories of a happy and safe life,” KPD Chief Ronnie Adams said. “Our police department is currently coordinating our annual...
8 weeks 1 day ago
Thousands of people packed the Attala County Courthouse Square Monday night for the 2014 Kosciusko Christmas Parade. Float winners for the parade were Kosciusko Water & Light, Grand Sweepstakes Award for Best Float; Ivey Mechanical, Best Business/Industry; First United Pentecostal Church, Best Religious; Ko Ms Head Start, Best Children...
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