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January 28th, 2015

City official inquires about hospital deal

Kosciusko Alderman Henry Daniel attended the Attala County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning, asking county officials for an update on the ongoing lease issue at Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital.

 

 

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Two late night shootings under investigation

The Attala County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two shootings that happened late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.

 

 

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21 candidates qualify in first week

Most Attala County elected officials threw their names in the political hat again during the first week of qualifying for the 2015 primary election.

 

 

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White: Education issues are a priority for lawmakers

The Mississippi Legislature kicked off its election-year session last week, and one local lawmaker said he expects education issues to highlight much of the session.

 

 

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KPD looking into attempted break-in

The Kosciusko Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying two subjects who attempted to break-in a local business last week. Around midnight on Jan. 8, two subjects attempted to burglarize  Central Mississippi Firearms in Kosciusko. The two were unsuccessful in their attempt to pry open the iron bars and were scared away by the siren of the security system at the business. 

 

 

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New county BOE members take oaths of office

Rodger Clark and Janice Dees took the oath of office Jan. 8 from Judge Bob Jordan as they assumed their duties on the Attala County School Board.

 

 

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It's cold outside

Are we still in the South, Toto?  It certainly does not seem as if we are living inside the Mason-Dixon Line here for the past few days.  

 

 

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Stacey Dawn Sellers Dean

 

Stacey Dawn Sellers Dean, 36, of West, homemaker, died Jan. 25, 2015, at Montfort Jones Hospital in Kosciusko. 

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Unity Baptist Cemetery in West.

Southern Funeral Home of Durant is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

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Wesley David Rule

Wesley David Rule, 60, of West, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. 

 

 

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January 27th

Roy Holdiness

Roy Glynn Holdiness, 77, of Kosciusko, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at the Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at Jordan Funeral Home and from 12-2 p.m. on Thursday at Indian Springs Assembly of God in Winston County.

Military funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Indian Springs Assembly of God with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Jordan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Rev. Franklin Smith will officiate.

 

 

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