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2 days 10 hours ago
A group of local paranormal investigators recently spent a night looking into possible ghost activity inside the Attala County Courthouse. Central Paranormal Research, which was started by Kosciusko brother and sister Doyle Goss and Lisa Goss Sanders, spent a Saturday night and early Sunday morning recording video and audio inside the...
2 days 10 hours ago
2 days 10 hours ago
The Mississippi Department of Education has released the 2014 school and district accountability ratings. Kosciusko and Attala County schools did not see much change in their grades from last year. The Kosciusko School District is one of 19 districts in the state to earn an A grade, while Attala County was one of 48 districts to earn a C. Both...
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Polling places open at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, and will remain open until 7 p.m. for voting in the 2014 General Election. The only contest affecting Attala County offices is for a position on the Attala County School board, District 5. Rodger Clark and Sharon Massey are seeking the post. For United States Senate, Democrat Travis W. Childers...
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Melvin Gibson, who served several years as the Attala County Veterans’ Service Officer, has been re-appointed to that post. The Attala County Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of John Pumphrey from that post on Monday and approved Gibson to return to the role on a temporary basis. Gibson will serve in the role until a...
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A request by a Jackson-based health agency to take over a home on Jefferson Street brought out several neighbors who were against the possible rezoning of the home. Garden of Angels Health Agency has shown interest in putting a counseling center in what most locals call the Ivey House, which is a historic home in the area. A representative...
1 week 2 days ago
  A Kosciusko native recently released his first cookbook which is getting rave reviews nationwide. Ben Mims, a 2003 graduate of Kosciusko High School, is a food writer, recipe developer and pastry chef. He is the author of “Sweet & Southern: Classic Desserts with a Twist.” The book is now available on Amazon and in book...
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An arrest has been made in a shooting which took place in the Sallis area early Friday morning, Oct. 17. According to Sheriff Tim Nail, the call to the intersection of Attala Roads 4114 and 4221 in the Sallis area came at 3:50 a.m. Upon arrival, Clayton Ashford of Kosciusko was found to be the victim of the shooting and was airlifted to the...
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A program of dedication was held Sunday afternoon at Love Mission celebrating the completion of a newly constructed building on Aponaug Road. Love Mission, a ministry of Kosciusko First Baptist Church, began in 1994 and has grown through the years necessitating larger facilities.  Meetings are held each Wednesday at 5 p.m. with an...
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