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Sept. 29, 1994

Gov. and Mrs. Kirk Fordice greeted people at the Kosciusko-Attala County Vocational Center on Monday. The governor was in town to announce the opening of a new plant, Electrical Cord Sets.

The capital murder trial of Billy Joe Barnett, one of four persons accused of conspiring to kill Kosciusko businessman J. R. Tavares, began Tuesday afternoon.

Kosciusko native Hank Johnston of Dallas was the recent speaker at the Kosciusko Historical Society.

Kosciusko artists Jack Olson and Ann Jordan are teaming up to exhibit their works at the Jackson Municipal Art Gallery.

Twentieth Century Club officers are Mrs. H. S. Smithson, first vice president; Mrs. George Dorrill, president; Mrs. Cadman Porter, treasurer; Mrs. Fred Allen Bell, parliamentarian; Mrs. Jimmy Teasley, reporter; Mrs. Don Smith, secretary; Mrs. John E. Shaw, second vice-president; Mrs. Don Weaver, historian.

Oct. 2, 1969

Dr. Mariano Di Gangi will be the featured speaker at the annual Missions Conference at First Presbyterian Church.

The annual Attala County United Givers Fund Drive officially opened with a kick-off meeting at B & F Grill. Drive chair is Charles Brown; Division Leaders are John Shaw and Billy Proctor; President is Roby Coleman.

A painting of Thaddeus Kosciuszko by Kosciusko artist Bart W. Jordan unveiled this week will hang in the Kosciusko High School Library.

Henry H. Jordan and Ann Firestone recently exchanged wedding vows at the First Presbyterian Church in Clarksdale.

Those honored for perfect Sunday School Attendance at Parkway Baptist church were Liticia Witzel, James Odom, Becky Odom, Mark Williams, Amanda Witzel, Shannon Witzel, Ricky Brashier, Howard Odom, David Fullilove, Mrs. D. B. Fulllilove, Sheila Shumaker, Mrs. Howard Odom, Russ Oliver, Mrs. L. D. Jones, Buddy Shumaker.