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10 weeks 6 days 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...
12 weeks 21 hours 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...
12 weeks 21 hours 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...
12 weeks 21 hours 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...
12 weeks 21 hours 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...
13 weeks 21 hours ago
Our family has lived in Mississippi for a little more than a year now.  Before our move to Kosciusko, our travel into the Magnolia State was very limited. As a family, we had only visited Tupelo, and I had only c0me to the state for a few sporting events early in my career. Due to that limited travel throughout the state, we have tried...
13 weeks 21 hours ago
t is often said that the states are the incubator for the nation. Public policy ideas get tested and refined at the state level.  Once the ideas prove workable and effective on a smaller scale, then Congress considers implementing them nationwide.  The same principle could be applied to the relationship between municipal governments...
13 weeks 21 hours ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Aug. 27, 1964 Young ladies in Mrs. Buddy Gardner’s Ballet Corp. gave a performance in the high school auditorium. They were Laura Jennings, Valerie Gardner, Nyma Lewis, Lisa Ryan, Mary Burge, Pamela Ellard, Lelea Swilley, Beth...
13 weeks 6 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Aug. 22, 1964 Over three hundred children registered for the summer reading program at the Attala County Library, according to Mrs. James Bruce, librarian. Seven thousand children’s books have been circulated from the Attala County...
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