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House fire remains under investigation

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...

The Attala County Library kicked off its series of summer children’s programs with G and J Traveling Petting Zoo, sponsored by the Friends of the Attala County Library.

The 4H Summer Fun Program kicked off last week by teaching children about bugs and insects for June’s Cloverbud Day event.

Nita Rae Towne

Nita Rae Towne died unexpectedly at her home in Bastrop, Louisiana, on June 1, 2019. 

She was born on July 8, 1953, and was the daughter of William (Bill) Towne and his wife, Juanita Brunt Towne, each of whom predeceased her. 







Mississippi Optometric Association to provide eye exams at no cost for students who did not pass third-grade reading assessment

For the fifth year, the Mississippi Optometric Association (MOA) and the Mississippi Vision Foundation (MVF) will provide eye exams at no-cost to third-graders who did not pass the state reading assessment test and do not have insurance.




Jimmy Frank Hutchison

Jimmy Frank Hutchison, age 77, passed away peacefully at his home and went to be with the Lord.

He was born in Attala County on May 18, 1942, and was the sixth son of Schuler and Alice Hutchison. He attended First United Methodist Church of Clinton.




Amy Louise Edwards

Amy Louise Edwards, 32, passed away Sunday, May 25, at the University Medical Center.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Culpepper Funeral Home with burial following at McClain Cemetery in Newport. 



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