Signings and a reading from the book, “Crooked Snake, the Life and Times of Albert Lepard,” by Lovejoy Boteler was the focal event Friday for National Library Week observance at the Attala County Library.
Morgan Faith McGlothin was named Miss Natchez Trace Festival and queens were also named in several age categories during festival kickoff events Friday. The festival will be held the last weekend of April.
Plans for updates and repairs at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club are underway following Winfrey’s announcement that she is donating proceeds from the sale of her new book, “The Path Made Clear,” to the Kosciusko facility.
A team of Kosciusko medical professionals armed with pharmacy and medical supplies traveled to Barahona, Dominican Republic and Ans-A-Pitre, Haiti, where they ministered to children of Hispaniola Mountain Ministries.
Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail, left, Deputy Scott Walters and Drug Dog Victor, right, accept a check and Certificate of Appreciation from Attala Steel for their help in maintaining a drug-free work environment its Kosciusko facility.