James Phillips

1 hour 58 min ago
Kindergarten students at Kosciusko Lower Elementary School got a lesson in Handwashing 101 Friday morning. Students from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Technical Center led demonstrations in each kindergarten class at KLE, showing the younger students proper techniques for how to wash their hands. Amy Price, health science teacher at the career...
2 hours 18 min ago
ETHEL — Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail was involved in a one-car crash Saturday night while responding to an accident in Ethel. A bus from the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, which had participated in the Ethel Christmas Parade, slid off Henley Road, just off Main Street near the water tower at 6:52 p.m. Several VA...
2 hours 23 min ago
The holiday schedule for Attala County employees was set Monday. The Attala County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to give county workers Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 as Christmas holidays and Thursday, Jan. 1 and Friday, Jan. 2 as New Year holidays. The board could have voted to give Wednesday, Dec. 24 instead of the Friday after...
3 hours 50 min ago
Is it not funny how television networks start showing reruns about this time every year?  I am sure it is done for a variety of reasons, with one of the main reasons being that people are so busy during the holidays that they do not have time to keep up with their regular television shows.  I like the break in new programming. When...
1 week 4 days ago
Volunteers worked hard Saturday to make sure needy children in the Kosciusko area will have toys this Christmas by soliciting donations for Helping Hands. Helping Hands, a local ministry that assists area residents in need, is sponsoring an Angel Tree to provide toys for its clients. The Angel Tree was located at Wal-Mart in Kosciusko Saturday...
1 week 4 days ago
A 28-year-old Kosciusko woman has been charged in a fatal hit and run accident that took place Friday morning. Victoria L. Windom was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident. Investigators Mark Hill and Brice Cole made the arrest. Windom was booked on the charges and transported to the Attala County Jail to...
1 week 4 days ago
Downtown Kosciusko was buzzing with the sound of Christmas music Monday night as band students from the high school held a concert. Big Red, the KHS marching band, played several selections before the high school jazz band finished up the event with more holiday hits. Jesse Yates, the KHS band director, said moving the annual Christmas...
1 week 4 days ago
The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen has the task of appointing a new member to the city school board after receiving seven applicants interested in the position last week. The application process closed just before the aldermen met on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Mayor Jimmy Cockroft said the board received seven strong applicants. “All of these...
1 week 4 days ago
A babe in a manger, Santa Claus, snowmen, decorated trees, a winter wonderland. What memories do those images conjure up? For me, it takes me back to my grandmother’s house in December. Those images and many more were found on the hundreds of Christmas cards that surrounded the doorframes in her home.  My grandmother never learned...
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