Today's Top Stories

Mrs. Willie Mae Martin’s centennial birthday was marked with friends and family at a celebration on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club.

A partnership between Ivey Mechanical and Holmes Community College (HCC) recently prepared 11 applicants to be apprentice plumbers through an “Introduction to Plumbing Trades.”

As Kosciusko School Board member Jenny Jones leaves the board after five years, we asked her to reflect on her experience with a short Q&A.

Former Kosciusko Whippet and Holmes Community College Bulldog Josh Dodd has committed to play football for the UT Martin Skyhawks this fall after a stellar high school career and a solid sophomore season for the Bulldogs.

The Kosciusko Whippets moved to 7-1 on the year after defeating Ethel and Choctaw County last week by scores of 49-43 and 37-34 respectively before picking up their first loss at West Lauderdale earlier in the week, falling 47-44.  The Lady...

The Mississippi Department of Education recently gave the Kosciusko School District special education program high marks – a perfect score on compliance and “meets expectations” on results, scoring 43 of the 63 point available.

A rare find


A box of what appeared to be random and useless clock parts has yielded treasure for an area clock enthusiast and repairman.

Benny Weeks of the Weir area was given a box of discarded clock parts while repairing a grandfather clock for a family in Grenada.

Blue Collar Panther


EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing ability for their teams in 2017.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in The Star-Heral

Back to School Bash


It's Saturday morning and we're at Hibbett Sports where Kingdom Life Church is holding its 10th annual Back to School Bash. Previously, the event was held at Jason Niles Park and included giveaways of backpacks to children in need.