As Mississippi Valley State University pauses to highlight its outstanding academic scholars, the campus will also receive gems of knowledge from activist, author and entrepreneur James Meredith during the 2018 Honors Convocation Thursday, March 22.
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Just shy of his eightieth birthday, Kosciusko resident Sidney Bishop was sentenced Tuesday on seven counts related to the molestation of two young girls as far back as 2006, when the first victim was only five years old.
Mrs. Vivian Tyler celebrated her 100th birthday Friday, March 9, at the Atwood Home in Kosciusko, where she has resided for three years. She was born in 1918 in Choctaw County near French Camp, and is the remaining survivor of nine children born to Katie and Bob Turner.
Attala County library closed March 23
The Attala County public library will be closed on March 23 so that employees can attend a regional staff meeting.
A celebration of the life of Vickie Ellington who disappeared on Jan. 27, 2011, will be held Tuesday, March 20, at Bethsaida Baptist Church near French Camp.
Ethel Mayor Gwen Sims will hold a city forum “Starting Conversations about Healthy Communities,” on March 22 at Ethel City Hall from 6 to 7 p.m.
On Saturday, the Attala County Sheriff’s Department raised another $4,600 of the approximately $14,500 needed to purchase Victor, a K-9 officer, to replace the department’s prior K-9, who was put to sleep last fall due to significant health issues.