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2 days 17 hours 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...
2 days 17 hours ago
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...
2 days 17 hours ago
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...
2 days 17 hours ago
The Kosciusko Fire Department is hosting its annual House of Horror starting tonight (Thursday). The spook house is located inside the all-purpose building at Jason Niles Park and is in its eighth year. It will take place Thursday through Saturday starting at 6 p.m. each night. Admission is $4 and proceeds will go to help purchase equipment...
2 days 18 hours ago
  The Kosciusko Foundation for Excellence in Education held its annual membership banquet Tuesday evening at the Kosciusko High School Commons.  The event included performances by students from Kosciusko Lower Elementary and Middle Elementary Schools, as well as a variety of artwork prepared by students from Kosciusko Upper...
1 week 1 day ago
Signs of work being done by a Kociusko-based cycling group can now be seen at several locations along the Natchez Trace Parkway. In recent weeks, lane stencils, also known as sharrows, have been painted at three different spots on the parkway to remind motorists that cyclists are common users of the road. Signs have also been installed to...
1 week 1 day ago
Cheerleaders from Kosciusko High School spent the early part of this week giving downtown a homecoming facelift. With downtown businesses now properly decorated for homecoming week, it is time for homecoming festivities, which kick off tonight (Thursday) with a huge pep rally on the Attala County Courthouse Square. A new twist for the pep...
1 week 1 day ago
A longtime resident of Kosciusko presented the city with a framed piece of history during a meeting of the city board of aldermen last week. Eugene Hill Jr., a local railroad historian, presented Mayor Jimmy Cockroft with two photographs of the old Kosciusko Train Depot. Hill said he felt the city should have the historic photos. “The...
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The Kosciusko Foundation for Excellence in Education will host its 24th Annual Membership Banquet on Monday, October 20, at 7 p.m. in the Kosciusko High School Commons.  The keynote speaker for the event is Kenneth Townsend, a 2000 KHS graduate who is currently on faculty at Millsaps College and serves as Special Assistant to the College...
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