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FULTON––The Whippets moved to 11-2 on the year after defeating the Itawamba AHS Indians 30-13 last Friday night to advance into the semifinal for the Class 4A North State Championship against Greenwood on Friday night.  The Whippets will play host to the 10-2 Bulldogs who are coming off a 60-29 win over Ripley.   “I...
1 week 4 days ago
Get rid of hatred, forgive, and have hope was the message World War II veteran and Bataan Death March survivor Col. Glenn Frazier  gave participants who heard him speak Tuesday morning at the Aisle of Honor program at Parkway Cemetery.  Sheri Roebuck, former director of the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko,...
1 week 4 days ago
Take a Veteran to School was held Monday at Kosciusko Junior High School in observance of Veterans Day which was also observed and celebrated in various activities on Tuesday. A number of students invited veterans to school for participation in the program. Students who invited veterans introduced their guests, giving the branch of service...
1 week 4 days ago
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories on the homes to be featured in the Candlelight Tour of Homes sponsored by the Attala Historical Society to be held on Dec. 5.   From the front porch, the den, or from the top deck of their apartment, Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Cheek have a view of the historic courthouse square...
1 week 4 days ago
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...
1 week 4 days ago
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...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Entries are currently being accepted into the Kosciusko Christmas Parade, which is scheduled for Dec. 1. The theme for 2014 is “Candy Canes and Christmas Carols.” The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. Tonya Threet, vice president of community development for the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation, said she is expecting a large...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Two young women are taking a little more than a month to walk across Mississippi. The pair’s journey led them to Kosciusko last week. Hannah Miller and Katya Korableva are taking part in Mississippi Heard, a project connecting the ladies’ home communities of Mississippi and Russia. The two started on their walking trip Oct. 12 and...
2 weeks 4 days ago
On rollerblades, Nicole Borth of Westhoff, Texas, glided through Kosciusko along the Natchez Trace Parkway last week on her 444 mile trip from Natchez to Nashville in an effort to raise awareness of brain cancer. Bike and Blade for Brain Cancer was formed in honor of Nicole’s sister, Suzette Friend, who lives in Florida. She was...
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