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6 days 21 hours ago
With the recent shakeup at the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation, our community finds itself at a crossroads. What is the biggest issue facing the Kosciusko area? Some would say it is a need for more jobs. Others might say more focus should be placed on tourism. Still others might say our biggest need is improving our...
6 days 22 hours ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Feb. 28, 1965 Flu virus has thinned the ranks of Whippets out for spring football practice but 52 have drawn uniforms to date, according to Head Coach Larry Thomas. They now have one weeks practice under their belts and prospects are...
6 days 22 hours ago
With it being the season of lent, I have spent some time in recent days reflecting on blessings in my life. My biggest blessing is definitely my family. With Easter coming soon, I was reminiscing about some family Easter outings. For the last several years, our family started off our Easter at a place called Brackner Park. It is a small piece...
1 week 16 hours ago
Who is our President? Barrack Hussein Obama Is our President.  Let me say up-front I have no ill will against Him as a Man.  He is a family man and loves his family. I can't get into his mind; but the problem I have with President Obama is that He does not take the Great Problems of our Beloved USA and the World seriously.  ...
1 week 16 hours ago
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee is and continues to be inspired by the dedication and generosity of our donors and supporters. Regardless of the role you played in the successful fruition of our efforts, there is no way to fully express our gratitude to you for your unrelenting support and loyalty.  The Committee...
1 week 22 hours ago
A little over a year ago I moved back to Kosciusko after living in Seattle, Washington area for nearly 40 years. My brother and I inherited the old family place south of town. I have enjoyed being there, fishing in our pond and shooting nice bucks and doe with a trail camera. There has been a bit of culture shock adjusting to the change from...
1 week 22 hours ago
My very positive experience with the Attala Nursing Center began on October 30, when I was admitted for therapy. I spent 55 days, coming home on December 24. The entire staff of the center was super nice. There are just too many to name. One name I will give though is that of my delightful roommate, Charlotte McDaniel of the Newport Community...
1 week 22 hours ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Feb. 21, 1965 Another expansion for Central Wholesale Company here was announced today by Luther Billings, manager. This is the fourth since the Russell Company acquired the property in 1948. It involves expanding warehouse space by the...
1 week 1 day ago
Valentine’s Day 2015 will mark the 19th Valentine’s Day that my wife, Andrea, and I have celebrated together.  How do we plan to celebrate 19 years of Valentine’s bliss?  I expect we will take our four kiddos out to eat for a meal and maybe all of us will take in a movie. On the off chance I can find a babysitter...
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