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3 weeks 4 days ago
A group of several Kosciusko area women recently joined together to improve the lives of some the more furry residents of Attala County. The Rescuers of Kosciusko-Attala County describe themselves as a network of volunteers trying to save the world, one animal at a time. “That is exactly what we are trying to do,” said Angela...
3 weeks 4 days ago
The Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club of Kosciusko/Attala County is holding is biggest fundraiser of the year on Oct. 2. The Children Are the Reason for Excellence (CARE) Dinner will feature guest speaker John Cohen, head baseball coach at Mississippi State University. “We are honored to have Coach Cohen coming to our event,” said...
3 weeks 4 days ago
Dr. Gray Wallace has joined the staff at Kosciusko Medical Clinic. Wallace comes to Kosciusko from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he served as chief resident of the family medicine department in his final year of residency. Wallace grew up in Tupelo and said he knew he wanted to be a doctor at a young age. After...
4 weeks 2 days ago
Bids for a new Attala County Jail were opened last week, and county officials voted Monday to reject all of them. The Attala County Board of Supervisors rejected all of the bids after they came in much higher than officials were expecting. Five businesses turned in bids on the contract with all of them being near $6 million. “We just...
4 weeks 2 days ago
The Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation held its annual banquet Thursday at the Attala County Coliseum. Officials said around 150 people attended the meeting, which featured entertainment by Yazoo City blues artist Jesse Robinson and was headlined by motivational speaker Jack McCall, who challenged those at the event to continue to work...
4 weeks 3 days ago
GOODMAN — Jim Haffey, a Kosciusko resident, was named the new president of Holmes Community College during a press conference Thursday morning. Haffey grew up in the Ebenezer community of Holmes County. He is the ninth president of the Goodman-based college. Haffey is a HCC graduate and has worked for the school for 11 years in many...
4 weeks 3 days ago
Tennessee Valley Authority held an open house last week in Kosciusko to inform area residents about a possible line expansion that would go through several areas of Attala County. The open house was held at the Attala County Coliseum and nearly 100 citizens attended. “We consider this to be a good turnout,” said Kim Choate,...
4 weeks 3 days ago
A suspect wanted in a shooting incident was taken into custody Thursday after eluding police for several days. Jordan Ickom was apprehended at a residence on East Adams Street by members of the Kosciusko Police Department.  Ickom was taken into custody without incident. He is facing charges of weapon possession by a felon and...
4 weeks 3 days ago
Three have qualified with Circuit Clerk Wanda Fancher  as candidates for positions on the Attala County School Board with voting to take place at the General Election on Nov. 4. In district five, two have qualified for the position being vacated by Linda Massey, board president, who is not seeking re-election. They are Rodger Clark and...
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