News

2 weeks 5 days ago
The Attala County School Board has named Culley Newman principal at Greenlee Elementary School following the resignation of Lilia Fisher last month. Newman is a former faculty member at McAdams and Ethel Schools. During the meeting the board also accepted some resignations and hired several for the upcoming school year.  Resignations...
2 weeks 5 days ago
Despite losing the Republican runoff for the U.S. Senate, Chris McDaniel did carry Attala County in the election last week. McDaniel garnered 1,235 votes to Cochran’s 1,064 in Attala County. McDaniel carried every precint except East, Newport and North East. Cochran had strong showings in those areas. After finishing behind McDaniel...
3 weeks 6 days ago
3 weeks 6 days ago
A number of homes in the Kosciusko area got spruced up last week at the hands of 120 youth from Texas on a mission. The youth and leaders representing Central Texas Conference Youth Mission (CTCYM) arrived in Kosciusko Sunday and began work on Monday. They were from Acton UM Church, Granbury, Texas; China Spring UM, Waco; First United...
3 weeks 6 days ago
The Star-Herald earned several awards in the Mississippi Press Association 2013 Better Newspaper Awards Editorial Division Contest. The awards were announced Saturday at a luncheon at the IP Casino and Resort in Biloxi. The Star-Herald earned one first-place award, for Best Front Page by Publisher James Phillips. The newspaper also received...
3 weeks 6 days ago
Holmes Community College President Dr. Glenn F. Boyce informed the Holmes Community College Board of Trustees last week he would be stepping down June 30 to become the associate commissioner for academic affairs with the Institution of Higher Learning. “I’m honored to be given that opportunity,” Boyce said. “It would...
3 weeks 6 days ago
Mayor Jimmy Cockroft and Board of Aldermen are urging Kosciusko residents to make the city more attractive and safe by cleaning up and eliminating clutter on properties. At the board meeting last week the mayor emphasized the importance of cleaning property around unoccupied dwellings, along with removal of abandoned vehicles with flat tires...
4 weeks 6 days ago
Two eyesores in downtown Kosciusko are becoming the focal point of a beautification effort in the city. Kosciusko Main Street is working to transform the former Alfa and City Cleaners buildings on Jefferson Street, which are both burnt out, into pocket parks. “To me it would be advantageous to the city because it would look a lot...
4 weeks 6 days ago
Kosciusko police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a car theft last week. KPD received a report of a vehicle stolen from a residence on Weatherly Street around 10:30 a.m. on June 9. Early the next morning, the Attala County Sheriff’s Office received a call concerning an abandoned vehicle on Attala Road 4142, also...
Syndicate content