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15 weeks 7 hours 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...
15 weeks 7 hours 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...
15 weeks 7 hours 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...
16 weeks 6 hours ago
  Easter egg hunts are not like they used to be.  The biggest difference is the eggs. These days the eggs are most always plastic and are either filled with candy or some small toy. Typically, the church or group hosting the egg hunt provides the eggs. When I was a child, about the only plastic eggs were in the clucking chicken...
16 weeks 6 hours ago
  Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   April 2, 1964 Kosciusko Mayor and Board of Aldermen held a called meeting on March 24 for the purpose of receiving bids on paving nine streets within the city limits of Kosciusko. One bid was received from Warren Brothers Paving...
17 weeks 12 hours ago
I am not a hunter. Well, I guess technically I used to not be a hunter.  That all changed last March when I went on my first turkey hunt, which was actually my first hunt of any kind.  Until about a year ago, I had little to no inclination to ever go hunting, but a Sunday morning sermon changed that. Mike Skelton is one of my best...
17 weeks 12 hours ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   March 26, 1964 A total of 13,339 Attalans received the second round of polio vaccine last Sunday at the eight clinics located over the county. • Eighth grade winner in the recent Exchange Club essay contest on crime prevention was...
18 weeks 6 hours ago
When it comes to good candy, no other holiday even comes close to Easter.  I am partial to Cadbury Eggs. Those are the chocolate eggs with the gooey, creme-filled center that looks like a yolk. Cadbury Eggs are probably best known for their television commercials with a rabbit clucking like a hen before finally laying all those...
18 weeks 6 hours ago
It was, perhaps, no coincidence that a century of “sunlight” was born during the winter holidays, when celebrants burn Yule logs, place stars atop trees and light candles to hold back the darkness during these longest nights. On Dec. 20, 1913, Harper’s Weekly published “What Publicity Can Do” by Louis Brandeis. In...
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