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November 12th, 2014

Whippets advance to round two

KOSCIUSKO—The Kosciusko Whippets have not won 10 games since 1998, going 11-4 with a season-ending 20-0 loss to Clarksdale in the Class 4A North State Championship game.  Fast-forward 16 years to 2014 and the Whippets are riding high at 10-2 after a first round playoff win over Rosa Fort 37-26 and a trip to Itawamba AHS for round two on Friday night.  

 

 

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Back-to-back wins for the Ethel Tigers

The Ethel Tigers had suffered for 10 weeks through injuries, roster decline and losses before last week’s 24-12 win over the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves gave them their first win of the year.  One week later the Tigers won again, defeating the East Oktibbeha Titans 42-28 to end the year in front of the home crowd with a two-game winning streak and a 2-10 record.

 

 

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On the Porch with Dirk: Holiday Traditions

 

 

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Charles Terry Lewis

Funeral services for Charles Terry Lewis, 51, of Carthage, will be held Sunday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m. at Pleasant G?rove No. 1 M.B. Church with burial in Wright Cemetery.

Lewis, a construction worker, died Nov. 10, 2014 in Leake County.

Winters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

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Alma Summerlin

 

Mrs. Alma Summerlin, 92, of Kosciusko passed away November 10, 2014, in Kosciusko.

 

 

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Joel McCarty

 

Mr. Joel McCarty, 57, of Kosciusko passed away November 9, 2014, in Jackson.

 

 

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$45k in grant funds accepted by city school board

The Kosciusko City School Board accepted more than $45,000 in grant funds during its meeting Monday.

 

 

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McAdams High parking lot getting repairs

The parking lot and driveway at McAdams High School is scheduled for repairs following action taken by the Attala County School Board in a meeting held Thursday, Nov. 6.

 

 

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New county school board member elected, voter turnout low

With only one local race on the Nov. 4 election, Attala County saw only 30 percent of its voters cast a ballot.

 

 

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Send in the clown...just for one day

There are many things that divide people these days. Important issues, such as healthcare, marriage equality and women’s rights, are only a few of the things that can separate us as people. A week or so back, I found quickly found out another issue where there is no middle ground amongst people — clowns.

 

 

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