Archive - 2014

November 25th

Turkey Day 2014

Kosciusko Main Street sponsored Turkey Day on the square downtown Saturday morning. The event featured turkey calling, turkey tasting and turkey giveaways. Above, Franklin Kemp, left, and Jason Thayer showcase their turkey calling skills. Members of the crowd, which was estimated at around 100 people, attempt to catch small, rubber fowls that had prizes inside. The prizes included savings at area stores as well as 25 frozen turkeys were given away.

 

 

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Statewide officials visit Kosy for political event

An event to show support for a local politician Thursday night brought out more than 100 Kosciusko-area residents as well as two powerful Mississippi elected officials.

 

 

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History on Display

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of stories highlighting the Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes sponsored by the Attala Historical Society on Dec. 5, 5-8 p.m. Tickets,  $12 in advance and $15 day of, may be purchased at Renasant Bank, Citizens National Bank and the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corp. office.

 

 

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Bingo game offered to stimulate small business shopping

With the holiday shopping season officially getting its start this week, stores from across central Mississippi are vying for much needed dollars. Stores in the Kosciusko area are no exception, and one area official said shopping in Attala County during the holidays can have a major impact on the local economy.

 

 

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Display Divas

Two area high school students have helped a Kosciusko business to design a funky alternative to the typical holiday window display.

 

 

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Love-Power House

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories on the homes to be featured in the Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes sponsored by the Attala Historical Society on Dec. 5, 5-8 p.m. Tickets,  $12 in advance and $15 day of, may be purchased at Renasant Bank, Citizens National Bank and the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corp. office.

 

 

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Lions Club fundraiser under way

The Kosciusko Lions Club has launched its annual Christmas Basket Fund Drive and is now accepting donations toward a goal of $10,000.

 

 

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Grand jury to hear evidence in driveway death

A domestic dispute that led to the death of a Kosciusko man will be heard by the Attala County Grand Jury when it convenes in February.

 

 

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Appointments made at city meeting

The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen appointed two local citizens to committees at its meeting last week.

 

 

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Finding treasure in old photos

I stumbled upon a cache of old photographs of Jilda’s family this week. She had almost broken a hip trying to get sweaters out of the depths of my closet. From the darkness, I could hear muffled curses and unkind words about the way I stored my winter clothing. 

 

 

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