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Plans for continued restoration of the Strand Theater will soon be on the drawing board following action taken by the Kosciusko Mayor and Board of Aldermen at the Tuesday night meeting. The board agreed to hire Architect Belinda Stewart on an hourly basis to draw plans that will allow the restoration to continue in phases as funds are...
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A large crowd of family and friends attended the Monday night meeting of the Kosciusko City School Board to support Andrea Myers who was sworn in as the newest member of the board. Myers was recently appointed to the school board by the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen. She will continue the term of Kim Williams who stepped down from the school...
2 weeks 2 days ago
Jonathan Powers has a passion to serve his community. That passion is why is the chairperson of one of the most important entities in the area for 2015. Powers, who is agency manager for Farm Bureau in Kosciusko, took over as chairman of the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation in late 2014. Since that time, the group has already made some...
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2 weeks 2 days ago
The 2015 election season officially opened Monday. The eight-week qualifying period for the August primary election started Monday and will continue through Friday, Feb. 27. Candidates for county positions will file paperwork and any required fees with the Attala County Circuit Clerk Office. In Attala County, races will be held to fill the...
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The Attala County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting of 2015 Monday morning with its first order of business being organizing the board for the year. District 3 Supervisor Troy Hodges was named board president for the year. Hodges, who has served seven terms as a supervisor, is starting his 27th year on the board. Hodges said he is...
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The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee has finalized plans for the 2015 programs. On Saturday, Jan. 17, the 17th Annual Image Award Banquet will be held at the Kosciusko High School Commons.  Social time is 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.  The Image Award for distinguished service will be presented to an...
3 weeks 3 days ago
Citizens across The Star-Herald coverage area ring in the New Year in a variety of ways. Some go to family gatherings, some attend special church services and some party until after midnight. Several church services are planned across Attala County and surrounding areas. Outfielders Sports Bar is planning on celebrating when the clock strikes 12...
3 weeks 3 days ago
January Cases  of influenza were on the rise and area doctors predicted a possible epidemic. Three Kosciusko men, along with several friends, turned back the clock to remember a common event from their childhood – an old fashioned hog killing. Charles England, Frank Montague and Dr. Edward Bryant purchased three live hogs which...
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