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The annual sports challenge at the Central Mississippi Fair has been renamed as the Community Sports Challenge in an effort to get more participants. The event, formerly known as the Corporate Sports Challenge, is now open to any civic organization, small business or church group. “This is definitely a community friendly event and we...
4 days 15 hours ago
Officials with the United States Postal Service spoke to Ethel residents Thursday concerning changing the hours at the Ethel Post Office. State postal officials said as long as Postmaster Van Cain remains in his position that hours will remain the same until Jan. 10, 2015. At that time, or if Cain leaves for any reason, the post office will...
4 days 15 hours ago
For hundreds of youngsters from throughout Mississippi, Attala County has been the destination for spending a portion of their vacations from school. Central Hills Baptist Retreat in the Springdale Community is the attraction and host for a time of Bible study, worship and recreation. “It has been an awesome summer,” said Camp...
4 days 17 hours ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing abilities for their teams in 2014.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in Attala, Choctaw and Holmes counties and are nominated by their coaches....
4 days 17 hours ago
The Kosciusko O-Zone All-Stars hosted the Dixie Youth State Tournament with a trip to the World Series in Lexington, SC, on the line.  Tournament play was rained out Friday night and was resumed on Saturday.  The Kosy Stars played McComb in game one and lost the contest 4-1 before defeating Indianola 10-4 Saturday evening.  The...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing abilities for their teams in 2014.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in Attala, Choctaw and Holmes counties and are nominated by their coaches....
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Hidden in the back of a downtown Kosciusko building is a mechanical contraption that not many people know is there. A whimsical carousel, built in the 1970s, is being called a “hidden jewel” by some who think it could provide a tourism boost for the city. The carousel, located in the warehouse section of the Ivey National office...
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