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6 weeks 2 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago. Sept. 20, 1964 Wilbur L. Brunt, aviation machinist’s mate reciprocating  engine mechanic first class USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Brunt of McCool, was chosen “Outstanding Enlisted Member of the Month for July at Saufley Field...
7 weeks 1 day ago
The fall is my favorite time of year. I learned last year that there is nothing better than a drive down the Natchez Trace Parkway in autumn when the leaves are changing and the temperature is a bit cooler. While I enjoy the beauty of fall foliage and the milder weather, the reason fall is my favorite time of year is because football season...
7 weeks 1 day ago
It wasn’t much improvement when Mississippi went in 2012 from the fattest state in the nation to the second-fattest. But reclaiming the top spot on the heavy list, based on a 2013 survey released last week, is a disappointing setback. It reaffirms the multitude of health problems this state is facing now as a result of its expansive...
7 weeks 1 day ago
On Aug. 8, my husband Dobbin was unfortunate enough to get struck by a vehicle in front of Wal-Mart.  I would like to tell you about some unsung heroes. Well, first there was this lady, Kay Robertson, who does not even know us but saw Connie Parker, an RN, go into the store ahead of her. She ran into the store and got Connie. Connie was...
7 weeks 1 day ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago. Sept. 13, 1964 Kosciusko business leaders met with the Board of Directors of The Reformed Theological Institute who are seeking a permanent location for the independent school. They have been using and will continue to use First Presbyterian Church...
8 weeks 2 days ago
Over my 18-year newspaper career, I have done just about everything you can do at a newspaper. One of the few aspects of the newspaper business I had never done until a few months ago was delivering the paper. I have delivered a paper or two over the years, but I have never regularly delivered papers until recently.  While I have never...
8 weeks 2 days ago
Being named the No. 7 safest city in Mississippi by a recent study is a great designation for the City of Kosciusko. Safe Choice Security gave the designation to Kosciusko after consulting with 2013 FBI Crime Data for more than 100 cities in Mississippi. The group compared property crimes and violent crimes to come up with a list of the 14...
8 weeks 2 days ago
The Methodists have continued to be faithful supporters of Millsaps College. Today the United Methodists of Mississippi provide scholarship support to Millsaps students through their annual apportionments, a certain percentage of the Board of Trustees are United Methodist clergy or laity, and the Resident Bishop of the Mississippi Area serves as...
8 weeks 2 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago. Sept. 5, 1964 Presiding over the September term of Circuit Court for Attala County will be Circuit Judge Marshal Perry of Grenada. There will be a reasonably heavy docket according to Circuit Clerk Robert J. Ross. • Miss Carmelita Shurden...
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