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2 weeks 3 days 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...
2 weeks 4 days 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...
2 weeks 4 days 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...
2 weeks 4 days ago
A man wanted on felony escape charges was extradited back to Alabama last week after being arrested by Kosciusko area authorities earlier in the week. Manuel Wayne Posey, 49, of Carbon Hill, Ala., was arrested Monday after being located in Attala County. Kosciusko Police Chief R.J. Adams said information was given to the his department by...
3 weeks 4 days ago
Commissioner Brandon Presley, representing the Northern District of the Mississippi Public Service Commission, was guest speaker for the Lions Club program on Tuesday, March 18. Presley is a resident and former mayor of Nettleton. His address to Lions focused on things being done by the Public Service Commission (PSC) to move Mississippi...
3 weeks 4 days ago
Kosciusko residents will soon see improvements being made to the city police station. The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen voted last week to approve payment to an architect for design work on renovations to the police facility. The payment was for $3,494 with $2,810 of that being for the police project. The remainder was for architect work done on...
3 weeks 4 days ago
Mississippi libraries will celebrate  National Library Week April 13-19 with the theme, “Lives change @ your library.” For the week week, the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System will join libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week.   Libraries today are more than...
4 weeks 3 days ago
Andra Watkins, who is hiking the Natchez Trace Parkway from Natchez to Nashville, made a rest stop in Kosciusko last week on her 440 mile trek. She is the author of “To Live Forever, An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis.” The book of historical fiction and suspense follows Meriwether Lewis (of Lewis and Clark fame) after his...
4 weeks 3 days ago
Claude Julian’s Clothing Company has been a staple in downtown Kosciusko for 30 years. The store, which is located on the historic Attala County Courthouse Square at the corner of West Washington and North Madison streets, has transformed from a clothier to a landmark during those 30 years. “We opened with $13,000 inventory and...
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