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6 weeks 1 day ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago. Nov. 5, 1964 Alexander G. Noah of Kosciusko, has been named a crew leader for the 1964 Census of Agriculture. He is one of about 1,825 persons throughout the U.S. to receive this appointment. • Mrs. Jack Patterson and Mrs. Raymon Jackson...
7 weeks 1 day ago
As anyone could tell from my columns in recent weeks, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. The candy and scary movies are great, but my main reason for loving the holiday is because the first spawn of James Phillips made his way into the world Halloween 2002.  I refer to my about to be 12-year-old son Stone as a spawn, because...
7 weeks 1 day ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Oct. 29, 1964 Natchez Trace Association members elected W. C. Leonard Jr. of Kosciusko vice president of the association at an annual statewide meeting held in Lorman Monday. Frank Gayden, executive director of the Kosciusko-Attala Chamber...
8 weeks 1 day 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...
8 weeks 1 day 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...
8 weeks 1 day 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’...
9 weeks 22 hours 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...
9 weeks 22 hours 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...
10 weeks 1 day 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...
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