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A standing-room-only crowd attended the Attala County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday morning to make their feelings known about a controversial proposal to relocate the Confederate States of America statue from the county courthouse grounds...

Sixteen of the 23 senior students who participated in the Write Mississippi Program will have essays printed in a book that will be distributed throughout Mississippi.

No idle retirement, has accepted role at non-profit Families First

As Nancy McRight reflects on her 29-year career, the last 17 at Holmes Community College/Attala, it is not accomplishments she talks about.

Supt. Billy Ellzey reported Monday night that at the end of the first full week of school there were 2,375 students enrolled for the 2017-2018 school year. 

“This number is about the same as last year,” said Ellzey.

The relocation of Culpepper Funeral Home from East Adams Street to Highway 35 north was celebrated with open house in the new facilities Friday, Aug. 11.

Three-time Class 4A State Powerlifting Champion Lyntez Merritt was presented his championship ring, encompassing his 2015, 2016 and 2017 state championships, this past Friday by Kosciusko High School athletic director Macy Wilbanks.

50 years a camper

By NANCY GREEN,

Since 1969, Bill Terry of Kosciusko has spent a week at Camp Lake Stephens in Oxford as a participant in Rainbow Camp.

He was honored for his long tenure of attendance during his week of camp this summer from July 3 to July 7.

Speed to burn

By STAN BEALL,

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third 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.

A cascade of fun

By KAREN FIORETTI,

The Attala County Library closed out its annual summer youth reading program with a fun afternoon of children cooling off from the hot summer sun.

Several dozen children enjoyed running through the water, shooting one other with water guns and eating watermelon.

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