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2 days 22 hours ago
If you have been awake in Mississippi any time over the last week or so, there are a couple things that you have probably heard about. Did you know that the football teams at Mississippi State and Ole Miss were both undefeated? The Bulldogs and Rebels gridiron successes have been the topic of much discussion for several weeks and deservedly so...
2 days 22 hours ago
In the past seven days, downtown Kosciusko has been a beacon of activity. The Attala County Courthouse Square hosted a pep rally and fashion show Thursday evening as a way to celebrate homecoming for Kosciusko High School. The KHS homecoming parade took place on the square Friday afternoon. An autumn arts festival sponsored by Kosciusko Main...
2 days 22 hours ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Oct. 24, 1964 Cotton farmers of Attala County are rushing the cotton harvest to completion. Only 30 to 35 percent remains in the fields according to estimates from farmers, ginners, cottonseed and cotton buyers, and the county agent’...
1 week 2 days ago
Halloween is almost here.  In about two weeks, ghouls and goblins, superheroes and princesses, and various types of other characters will be roaming the streets in search of candy.  Trick or treating is one of many traditions that come each year during the Halloween season. Other events such as haunted houses, haunted trails, fall...
1 week 2 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Oct. 15, 1964 Members of Troop 44 receiving awards at the Court of Honor held at the First Methodist Church were Newton Love III, Buddy Burks, Charles Stewart, Henry Paul Sullivant, Ray Jackson, Tommy Joseph Warren Sanders and Jackie Wiles...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Having a career in community newspapers can call for a person to wear many hats. Because our teams usually do not have the largest rosters, each member of a community staff must have that ability to juggle many things throughout a day. On a day-to-day basis, we find ourselves doing a lot of different things. One minute we might be working on...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Despite our changing world, the daily and weekly community newspapers remain a prime source for recording local news events. Newspaper staffs document the lives of local citizens from birth announcements to their obituaries, the developments of city councils, county boards and school boards, the hometown school athletics and arts programs, and...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Oct. 11, 1964 The Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Kosciusko approved a balanced budget of $324,900 for the coming fiscal year at the regular monthly meeting. It was accomplished by inter departmental juggling and is essentially...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Halloween, my absolute favorite holiday, is almost here. At the end of this month, ghouls and ghosts as well as super heroes and celebrity look-a-likes will take to the streets in search of a treasure trove of sweets.  A Halloween tradition that I love is watching horror movies. Starting this week, several cable television stations will...
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