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The Kosciusko Class of 2014 made history with its prom Saturday night. The prom, with its “Great Gatsby” theme, became the first KHS prom to be held on school property. The prom committee, made up of parents of seniors, organized the event, which was held inside a large tent in the parking lot of the high school. “At the...
3 days 8 hours ago
3 days 8 hours ago
A firm hired by the Attala County Board of Supervisors to analyze the financial standing of Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital has recommended the facility be leased or sold. Officials with Jackson-based BKD CPAs and Advisors met with supervisors last week to go over the analysis, which included a 150-page report. The full report could not be...
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In the last week, Kosciusko police have made several drug arrests. Captain Herbert Dew executed a traffic stop on April 10 on a vehicle for careless driving that led to the discovery of several grams of crack cocaine. The driver of the vehicle, Kenderich Peppers, was arrested and charged with careless driving, suspended drivers license, no...
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The Attala County School Board accepted one resignation and hired staff at all of the schools during its meeting last week. Approval was granted for hiring of the staff at Greenlee Elementary, Long Creek Elementary, Ethel High, McAdams High, Kosciusko-Attala Career Technical Center, and the district office. Pay scale was approved for bus...
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Relocation of one business and the establishment of another has brought new life to the south side of the court square. The former Josephine’s located at 117 W. Jefferson has moved down the street to 111 West Jefferson to share the building with Holly Millikan who maintains her bedding and home interior business on a smaller scale. The...
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State Auditor Stacey Pickering has released a study of the financial health of rural, publicly owned Mississippi hospitals. Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko was listed as the hospital with the most concern financially. The study gathered data from audited financial reports from 2009-2012 and includes 25 hospitals in Mississippi...
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Ashlee Kate Blackwell, a senior at Kosciusko High School, was crowned Miss Natchez Trace Festival 2014 Friday night. Blackwell is the daughter of David and Shelli Blackwell. Her extracurricular activities include soccer, Crown Club, Mayor’s Youth Council, DECA and Teen Library Council. “I’m really excited about this honor...
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