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11 weeks 6 days ago
Thank you to festival workers   A huge “Thank You” to all who attended this year’s Natchez Trace Festival. What a great day we had to come together in historic downtown Kosciusko for a day of fun, shopping, play and great food. There is a part of the festival that you can’t see. It’s the folks that Tonya...
11 weeks 6 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   May 3, 1964 The Kosciusko Jaycees have undertaken the sponsorship of a summer baseball program for boys from ages 13-15. This League has formerly been sponsored by the VFW, which has been forced to discontinue such sponsorship, and has now...
12 weeks 6 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   April 23, 1964 Dr. W.W. McBryde was honored Saturday with a 50 year Past Masters pin and certificate. The presentation was made by W.P. Murdock, secretary of Carnot Posey Lodge No. 378 where Dr. McBryde has been a member since January 17,...
13 weeks 6 days ago
For millions of people, the next few days are quite sacred.  Tomorrow is Good Friday, which is a day set aside by Christians to remember the crucifixion of Jesus. Sunday will mark Easter (my preferred term is Resurrection Sunday), which is when believers celebrate the resurrection of the crucified savior.  The week before Easter (...
13 weeks 6 days ago
While the 2014 Kosciusko High School prom made history for being the first event of its nature on school property, the organizers of the prom need to be commended more for making sure there was only one prom in Kosciusko this year. Some years, white students have had a prom and black students have had a prom. At this time in history, the idea...
13 weeks 6 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   April 16, 1964  Near tornadic winds struck Attala and adjoining counties early Monday morning, accompanied by lightning, hail and a deluge of rainfall. Reported property damage was at Harmony Baptist Church in the northeast part of...
14 weeks 6 days ago
Many residents of Kosciusko and Attala County have probably never heard of Attala United. Before Tuesday morning, I had only a tiny bit of knowledge about the group. Attala United is a group of area ministers from multiple denominations who meet monthly to discuss ministry within the area. On Tuesday morning, I had the opportunity sit in on...
14 weeks 6 days ago
Charity Ball a success I am a honored twenty year life member of the Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary. This is an organization that has always been very close to my heart since my induction as a provisional in the early 90s. During the years I was active we promoted many projects that benefitted the children in our area, for which I took great...
14 weeks 6 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   April 9, 1964 A total of 3.8 inches of rainfall from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday caused ditches all over the city and county to become rampaging rivers that resulted in road damage and washed out bridges estimated at $25,000. • Jaycette...
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