To kick off Spring Break, Cool Kidz sponsored a Paint and Sip event at Northside Park on Saturday. Children chose from a selection of paintings to complete and enjoyed snacks together. Pictured below, Zykeeria Wright, 8, and Ayaha Sholor, 7, get to work on their paintings.
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The Attala County Board of Supervisors has awarded two bridge replacement contracts:
The bid for ERBR-04(2) on Attala Road 2120 went to N. L. Carson Construction Company for $876,384.50.
Based on legislation that use taxes collected by the state will be distributed to counties, Attala County is estimated to receive $210,978.40 later this year. Assuming that figure is accurate, the funds will be split among the county’s five districts, as follows:
Each year, the Attala County Board of Supervisors commits to provide funding to several area services and organizations. During a recent meeting, the board voted to commit funding as follows to seven local organizations:
Health Department, $85,000
Mar. 9, 1995
The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen voted to commit $150,000 to the proposed sports complex.
Judge Joseph Loper denied a new trial for Billy Joe Barnett, convicted of capital murder and conspiracy in the death of Jerry Tavares.
Janie Taylor Clark, 89, was welcomed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on Mar. 6, 2020.
Graveside services for infant Emily Nicole Mathews were Friday, Mar. 6, 2020, at Parkway Cemetery with Rev. Gary Jackson officiating.
Elizabeth “Beth” Bell, 72, passed away Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020, at her home in Ethel.
Services were Tuesday, Mar. 10, at Culpepper Funeral Home. Burial followed at Parkway Cemetery in Kosciusko.
Glyn Allen Dickerson Sr., 84, passed away Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020, at his home in Possumneck surrounded by his wife of 64 years, his four children, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
MSSDAR Samuel Hammond Chapter members Hollee Casey, Sarah Cheek, Dorothy Harmon, Ellen Pettit and Pat Proctor, along with her husband Billy Proctor, attended the 114th State Conference for the Mississippi State Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Jackson on Feb.