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1 week 22 hours ago
The Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation Board of Directors met Monday to discuss the future of the organization. The meeting was made necessary after the recent resignations of KADC employees Greg Cooper and Tonya Threet. Jonathan Powers, current board chairman, said it was decided the board would establish job descriptions for any...
1 week 22 hours ago
All principals in the Attala County School District will return to their positions for the 2015-2016 school year following action of the Monday night meeting of the board. They are Jim Wood, Ethel High School; Culley Newman, Greenlee Elementary School; Tony Holder, Kosciusko-Attala County Career Technical Center; Dietrich Harmon, Long Creek...
4 weeks 6 days ago
In the span of less than two weeks, two employees at the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation have handed in resignation letters. Greg Cooper, director of economic development at the KADC, formally resigned Thursday, Jan. 15, while Tonya Threet, director of community development for the group, notified board members of her resignation...
4 weeks 6 days ago
As Teacher of the Year from the Kosciusko School District, Gwendolyn Crowell is  among teachers nominated from throughout the state who will be eligible for top teacher award for Mississippi. Sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Education, the program recognizes outstanding performance by public school teachers. The state teacher of...
4 weeks 6 days ago
Three Attala County men are facing charges related to a shooting incident that took place Jan. 19 at a business near the Sallis community. The shooting happened at Horne’s Grocery on Highway 12 West. No one was injured. Bobby Malone, 18, of Sallis, and Charles Wilson, 26, of Sallis, were both arrested on Jan. 22 and charged with...
4 weeks 6 days ago
The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen approved the purchase of body cameras for all patrol officers on the city police force during its regularly scheduled meeting last week. Kosciusko Police Chief R.J. Adams had recently approached the board concerning purchasing cameras for his officers. The board agreed to purchase 18 camera systems, which would...
4 weeks 6 days ago
A Kosciusko man was killed Monday night when he was stuck by a vehicle while walking in the eastbound lane of Highway 12 in Holmes County Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office, the Durant Police Department and Durant Fire and Rescure were dipatched  around 8 p.m. Monday to a one vehicle accident on Highway...
5 weeks 22 hours ago
The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was celebrated in Kosciusko Monday with a prayer service in front of city hall and a program at the junior high. The theme for the local celebrations was “The Dream Marces on: Non-violence, the Most Potent Weapon.” The day opened with pray from Pastor Marvin Myles Jr. and singing...
5 weeks 22 hours ago
A Kosciusko High School senior was recently named Youth of the Year for the second-straight year by the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club of Kosciusko-Attala County. Biancca Ball, 18, said she is excited about the opportunity to go back to compete for the state youth of the year title again after finishing third last year. “I feel like...
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