According to Police Chief Herbert Dew, the state crime lab's autopsy showed that Jan Overstreet, the man killed in the June 13 fire in an abandoned house at 727 N. Jackson St., died of smoke inhalation.
In a presentation to the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen last week, Darren Milner presented the case for pursuing the effort to construct the Mississippi Native American Museum on court square in downtown Kosciusko.
The Attala County School Board voted to hire Bobby Renfrow, originally a candidate for the Ethel High School principalship, to helm Greenlee Elementary School. Culley Newman, Greenlee current principal, was tapped for the Ethel High post.
The local community gathered Monday to observe Memorial Day, a holiday created to honor the memories of those who did not return from their military service for the United States. Special guest speaker was Major Sheri Biggs of the Air National Guard.
Following the Friday death of the young woman injured in a May 16 shooting incident, Ryan Louis Steen, 21, was expected to appear in Attala County Justice Court Wednesday morning to face upgraded charges.