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2 weeks 16 hours ago
Holmes Community College has been recognized as one of the top two-year colleges in the country and is now competing for a $1 million prize.  The Aspen Institute is seeking to reward the best of the best with its 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The Washington, D.C. based education and policy studies organization...
3 weeks 10 hours ago
Before being elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives, Rep. Jason White (R-West) had never stepped foot inside the Capitol Building in Jackson. White sees that as a positive. “I’m a country guy who grew up in Kosciusko,” White said. “My parents were not that active in politics, and I think that has helped me...
3 weeks 10 hours ago
FRENCH CAMP — A Minnesota family has spent its spring break biking on the Natchez Trace Parkway. The Swansons, a family of four from St. Paul, made their way through French Camp Monday afternoon, stopping at the Council House Café for a quick meal before continuing their journey north along the Trace. “Ninety percent of...
3 weeks 10 hours ago
Medicine and more best describes Sullivan’s Discount Drugs and Gifts. In addition to getting prescriptions filled and buying other medical needs, customers may also find a gift for just about any occasion that might arise. Established as Sullivan’s Discount Drugs by Ronnie Sullivan in 1969, the store became Sullivan’s...
3 weeks 10 hours ago
The Friday kickoff of the 45th annual Natchez Trace Festival will serve as a sample of the activity planned for the event on Saturday, April 26. Beginning at 4 p.m. Friday on North Natchez Street across from the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation (KADC) office, there will be a festival atmosphere with music, food and fun for all...
3 weeks 10 hours ago
The Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club of Kosciukso/Attala County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign last week. The One Campaign began last week with a special meeting of the OWBGC Board of Directors. The theme for the 2014 campaign is “Give Before You Get.” “The board is using this theme as an incentive for each...
3 weeks 11 hours ago
  Durant Excel by 5 Coalition received approval recently as a Candidate for Early Childhood Community with Mississippi Excel by 5, a non-profit organization dedicated to quality early learning for children ages birth to five.   State Director Bob Clay and Site Coordinator Kayla Beck presented Mayor Tasha Davis and Geraldine Sturgis...
3 weeks 16 hours ago
Allie Grayce Gibson is a 5-year-old Kosciusko resident who has battled a blood and spleen disorder her entire life. Having hereditary spherocytosis has kept Allie Grayce in and out of hospitals since she was three weeks old. Many of her hospital stays have been at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. Allie Grayce, with the help of...
3 weeks 16 hours ago
A group of 37 bicycle enthusiasts making a 400-mile ride down the Natchez Trace Parkway stayed in Kosciusko Friday for a one-night pit stop. The group was participating in The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure, which started March 16 in Nashville. The weeklong bike ride is a fundraiser for The Fuller Center, which works to build new homes and...
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