Kosciusko High School student James Hunter Kittrell, 15, has been named winner of the American Legion Auxiliary Youth Hero and Award by Philadelphia Unit 138, Mississippi Department and is in competition for the national Youth Hero Award with the winner to be named Aug.
“Assessing and evaluating,” Rob Coleman said, best describes how he has spent his time in the early weeks as CEO and administrator of Baptist Medical Center - Attala. “Getting to know the hospital staff and the community have been my priories.”
Dozens of former and current colleagues gathered at the Kosciusko Police Department Friday evening as Captain David White retired from 28 years of service with the Kosciusko Police Department.
Downsizing during retirement takes different forms for different people.
For Wanda Joiner, who has been in the restaurant and catering business for more than 50 years, reaching that milestone means transitioning from cooking for hundreds to preparing meals for one.
Richard Greene will have logged 44 years of service — 42 in management — when he retires as director of the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System on July 1. As director, he has managed the 13 public libraries in Attala, Leake, Winston, Montgomery and Holmes counties.
In addition to their diplomas, French Camp Academy seniors got directions for their next journey in life from Mississippi College President Dr. Lee Royce as he gave the commencement address at the French Camp Presbyterian Church Saturday morning.