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Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the state’s total to 31 so far for 2018. The reported case is in Attala County.

The Kosciusko Whippets football team got up extra-early Friday morning to greet Pre-K through first-grade children in the car line as they arrived at Kosciusko Lower Elementary School Friday morning.

It was not the McAdams Bulldogs’ night, Friday, on the road against Leake County High School.

The 28-6 final score, in favor of the Gators, however, is misleading as numbers can often be.

There is a backstory but no excuses.

No sour grapes, just a sour aftertaste from one that got away. Central Holmes Christian School lost 20-12, Friday on the road against Winona Christian.

The Helping Hands Ministry held a fundraiser last week that featured dinner and the talents of many volunteer performers.

Kelly Lynn Gill

Mrs. Kelly Lynn Gill, 50, of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away August 26, 2018.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 30, at Unity Cemetery. Rev. Danny Townsend will officiate

Dorothy Waldron

Mrs. Dorothy Waldron, 93, of Kosciusko, passed away August 22, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral services were Saturday, August 25, at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel; burial followed at the Kosciusko City Cemetery. Rev. Doyle Mitchell officiated.

Charles McMillan

Mr. Charles McMillan, 91, of Sallis, passed away August 25, 2018, at his residence.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 27, at Coleman Cemetery in McAdams. Rev. Ricky Summers will officiate.