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Justin Develin cares about his community.

The Star-Herald earned 14 awards in the recent Better Newspaper Advertising Contest sponsored by the Mississippi Press Association.

For two days, Jennifer McCaskill’s co-workers at The Star-Herald heard the whereabouts of her shipment of baby chicks as she anxiously tracked them on their route from a hatchery in Iowa to the post office in West.

The Whippet and Tiger baseball and fastpitch teams started their first official practices for the upcoming season this past Monday.  Kosciusko and Ethel High Schools will begin their respective seasons on February 20.

Both the Kosciusko Whippets and Lady Whippets were 2-0 last week with the Whippets defeating Louisville 66-56 and Caledonia 67-55 and the Lady Whippets winning 55-54 and 48-24 respectfully.  

This spectacular and eerie image of the Horsehead Nebula was recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp.