The Star Herald
July 22, 1962
The attendance at the Attala County Crusade for Christ continues to exceed all expectations, according to Dr. John Burge, chairman of the publicity committee. The large canvas cathedral located on the Kosciusko fairgrounds would not hold the crowds present any night thus far, he said.
T.L. (Tommy) Reynolds Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. T.L. Reynolds Sr. of Kosciusko, has been hired by the city of Kosciusko as City Engineer. His father, who is county engineer, will serve as consultant.
Widely scattered showers visited Attala county Tuesday afternoon but too late to be of much help to scorched crops and pastures. The Sugar Creek area reported on by George Wade, assistant county agent, had not received showers by noon but the sky was threatening. Rain for this area would be too late to be of great benefit to the farmers, however, he reported.
July 23, 1987
Residents of Blackjack Road, lying east of Highway 43 north of Kosciusko, have asked Attala supervisors to widen and pave the approximately one half mile stretch of road. The group presented a petition bearing 33 signatures of landowners in the area at a board meeting held last week.
Kosciusko school board members met with area health officials Tuesday night to discuss the state’s Public Health School Nurse Intervention Project, a program that would place a school nurse in the system to teach health related matters, including family planning and AIDS education, to children whose parents do not object.
W.C. Stewart and Billy Mitchell, representing the Kosciusko Heritage Foundation, met with officials from the Kosciusko Water and Light Commission Monday night seeking assistance for the Museum and Information Center located on the Natchez Trace Parkway. The two requested the commission members consider donating electrical service to the Center, which was built and is maintained through funds from the non-profit organization.
Construction workers swarmed the old elementary school building on the Ethel High School campus this week as a $79,000 summer renovation project was underway. The work at Ethel includes building a new gymnasium floor in the high school gym and adding a new roof and building improved restroom facilities and a janitor’s closet in the old elementary building. Malvaney Associates architects and planners in Jackson was hired by the board in the spring to do the architectural work for the projects and Ralph McKnight and Son Construction of Kosciusko was hired for the construction work.