Representatives of the National Weather Service last week presented Kosciusko weather watcher Jim Dendy with the John Campanius Holm Award, an honor provided to only 12 of the nation’s 8,000 weather watchers each year. Each has served for at least 20 years.
A federal grand jury has returned a first degree murder indictment against Roland Mitchell Dampeer in the shooting death of Sherry Ingold, a rural postal delivery worker delivering mail along Highway 35 in Hesterville on Jan. 16, 2020.
House Bill 1369 and Senate Bill 2606, currently before the Mississippi legislature, would give local government entities the option to publish their public notices on free, government-maintained websites rather than in local newspapers.
Charity Ball is the biggest fundraising event held by Junior Auxiliary and the proceeds help fund all of the organization’s projects for the upcoming year. The goal of Junior Auxiliary is to better the lives of children within Attala County.
At its most recent meeting, the Kosciusko School Board voted for lease options to fund a $1.5 million roof replacement at the high school.
Asked for an update on finding a resolution to the stench regularly emanating from a city sewage lagoon on the other side of the Natchez Trace, Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft said that — while a permanent solution is yet to be found — numerous parties are now working together