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June 23, 1994

Carlos Smith of Pontotoc has been hired as head coach for the KHS boys basketball team.

Attala County gardeners showing their harvest are Martha Fleming, J. D. Watts, Joyce Cook and Hubert Ellis.

Fathers recently honored at the VA Nursing Center were Marvin Griffin, oldest father; Troy Pearson, youngest father; John Sanders, the most children.

VFW Auxiliary President Lena Munn shows the awards the organization recently won at the state convention.

Dr. Stanley Hartness, President-Elect of the Mississippi Medical Association, stated that gambling addiction is a growing concern of the American Medical Association. According to Hartness, the increase of gaming facilities has caused the AMA to put gambling addiction at the forefront of its issues.

June 26, 1969

New Lions Club officers are Bob Baxter, first vice-president; Bob Wiseman, incoming president; Pat Vanderford, treasurer; Wayne Stone, second vice-president; Charles England, third vice-president; Bob Kelly, tail twister; Thomas Craft, secretary; Lailon Dorsey, lion tamer; Jim Scarborough and J. S. Joseph, board members.

Charles Brown of Ethel was recently abducted and forced to drive to Memphis after he picked up a hitch hiker. The abductor released Brown in Horn Lake.

The Attala Oil Co. softball team recently won the Kosciusko championship. Members of the team are Beth Craft, Melody Barrett, Janice Thomas, Jane Moore, Nelvia Cook, Penny Adams, Jill Shaw, Jan Poole, Beth Breazeale, Cindy Patterson, Deborah Patterson, Patsy Riley, Debra Swoope, Patsy Riley, Melinda Moody and Cindy Brunt. Coaches are Mrs. Bob Kelly and Wanda and Judy Kelly.

David Wasson was recently honored as a retiring volunteer fireman by the Kosciusko Fire Department.


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Harry Cole Proctor, 82, passed away Sunday, Mar. 22, 2020, at Baptist-Attala in Kosciusko.