Feb. 13, 1969
A festive atmosphere will descend upon courthouse square in Kosciusko during the next few days and a tree lighting ceremony is held Thursday night and the annual Christmas parade is held Monday night.
A sampling of holiday foods was offered Friday at Helping Hands Ministry annual tasters luncheon held at First Baptist Church Son Building.
Approximately $3,200 was raised from the event which is the major fund-raiser of the year.
Allie Grayce Gibson is launching her third annual project collecting items for Christmas stockings which will be distributed to pediatric patients at the Mississippi Center for Advanced Medicine in Jackson and also for local children with chronic health
A box of what appeared to be random and useless clock parts has yielded treasure for an area clock enthusiast and repairman.
Benny Weeks of the Weir area was given a box of discarded clock parts while repairing a grandfather clock for a family in Grenada.
The frustration and concern of being unable to afford health insurance is being replaced by hope and relief for hundreds of Attala County residents receiving care through Shepherd’s Touch, a non-profit ministry of Kosciusko First Baptist Church.