Today's Top Stories

The American Legion Riders held one of two annual flag retirement ceremonies at Parkway Cemetery following today's Memorial Day program at the Coliseum. 

See video of the flag retirement ceremony on our facebook page.

The Star-Herald tagged along with Attala County first responders Thursday night for the live-action culmination of disaster search and rescue training this week.

Although many of the classes offered through the Workforce development program at Holmes Community College – Attala are intended to prepare students for employment, one class in particular is a big draw for an older crowd.

Parents’ lunchbox messages reach more than their own children

While many local young people graduating from high school prepare for college and others look for work, there is a small group who have been preparing for military service.

Kosciusko High School and French Camp Academy held their annual graduation ceremonies last weekend.

Kosciusko graduated more than 120 students while French Camp Academy graduated 37.

Growing farmers

Garden seminar focuses on healthy eating and encouraging a new generation of farmers

The rains held off just long enough for participants to enjoy the “Farm to Table” theme of the yearly garden seminar, sponsored by Kosciusko Main Street.

4-4A Champs, again

The Kosciusko Lady Whippet fastpitch team claimed their third straight Region 4-4A title last Tuesday night with a 5-3 win over West Lauderdale.  With the win the Lady Whippets improved to 20-5 overall and 9-1 in region play.

Whippets to host Itawamba

The Kosciusko Whippet baseball team moved to 24-4 on the year after sweeping Senatobia by scores of 10-4 and 6-5.  The first game was moved up to last Thursday in an attempt to beat the rain, but game two was washed out both Friday and Saturday in Senatobia.  Game two was fin