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Kosciusko Main Street sponsored Turkey Day on the square downtown Saturday morning. The event featured turkey calling, turkey tasting and turkey giveaways. Above, Franklin Kemp, left, and Jason Thayer showcase their turkey calling skills. Members of the crowd, which was estimated at around 100 people, attempt to catch small, rubber fowls that...
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An event to show support for a local politician Thursday night brought out more than 100 Kosciusko-area residents as well as two powerful Mississippi elected officials. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the House Rep. Philip Gunn (R-Clinton) were two of the guests at a campaign fundraiser for Rep. Jason White (R-West) held in...
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With the holiday shopping season officially getting its start this week, stores from across central Mississippi are vying for much needed dollars. Stores in the Kosciusko area are no exception, and one area official said shopping in Attala County during the holidays can have a major impact on the local economy. Tonya Threet, vice president of...
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Two area high school students have helped a Kosciusko business to design a funky alternative to the typical holiday window display. Subrina Weatherby and Hannah Palmertree, seniors at Ethel High School, are also third-year marketing students in the career pathway experience at the Kosciusko-Attala Career Technical Center. Through their studies...
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The Kosciusko Lions Club has launched its annual Christmas Basket Fund Drive and is now accepting donations toward a goal of $10,000. Dr. Stephen Rea is serving as chairman of the drive. The club plans to deliver 288 food baskets on Wednesday, Dec. 17.  Applications are now being accepted from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the RSVP office,...
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A domestic dispute that led to the death of a Kosciusko man will be heard by the Attala County Grand Jury when it convenes in February. Police confirmed earlier this month that Joel McCarty was run over on Nov. 2 by his wife in the driveway of a home on Hillcrest Drive. McCarty died several days later in a Jackson hospital. No arrest has been...
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The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen appointed two local citizens to committees at its meeting last week. “We have a couple of appointments we need to make,” Mayor Jimmy Cockroft said. “These folks will work hard, be active and do a great job.” Sue Culpepper was appointed to the Kosciusko Histotic Preservation Committee,...
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The 30th anniversary of the opening of the Kosciusko Visitors Center and Museum was celebrated Monday at the facility located adjacent to the Natchez Trace Parkway. Built by private fund donations, the center has been continually staffed by volunteers from the community. Those volunteers who have been consistent during the 30 years and...
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