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Linda Farmer probably knows what is going on in every one of the 30 Baptist churches in Attala County. That is because she has spent the past 35 years serving as secretary in the office of the Director of Missions of the Attala Baptist Association. Rev. Steve Jordan currently serves as director of missions for the association. On Sunday,...
14 hours 13 min ago
After organizing an Easter basket drive for children at a Jackson hospital, a 5-year-old Kosciusko girl was able to deliver those baskets last week. Allie Grayce Gibson, the daughter of Kevin and Rhonda Gibson of Kosciusko, has suffered from a rare blood and spleen disorder her entire life. Having hereditary spherocytosis has kept Allie Grayce...
14 hours 20 min ago
Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital announced Wednesday an expense reduction which will eliminate more than $2 million in operating expenses over the next years. The move is an effort to address the worsening financial condition at the hospital. The expense reduction will reduce labor expenses by 22 percent, resulting in the elimination of 35.5...
14 hours 31 min ago
Administrators for the 2014-2015 school year and other personnel matters were handled, the school calendar approved, and other business was conducted by the board of trustees of the Kosciusko School District at its meeting on April 14. Administrators approved were Jonathan Carnes, Shane Rodgers, Roger Hill, Jackie McElwain, Cassandra Fulton,...
1 week 15 hours ago
Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital announced Wednesday an expense reduction which will eliminate more than $2 million in operating expenses over the next years. The move is an effort to address the hospital's worsening financial condition. The expense reduction will reduce labor expenses by 22 percent, resulting in the elimination of 35.5...
1 week 16 hours ago
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...
1 week 16 hours ago
1 week 16 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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