Today's Top Stories

Dr. Jenny Bailey Jones - one of two Kosciusko School Board members who reside within the school district but not the city limits - has confirmed she will not seek reelection come November.

Kosciusko police made two arrests last week in the Sept. 1 shooting at 502 South East St. that left one man dead and a woman seriously injured.

A group of economic development organizations in Central Mississippi are combining forces to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the area workforce and identify target business sectors.

What started as a simple request by locals to “Stuff the Semi” with supplies to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey quickly became two semis filled with cleaning items, pet supplies, toiletries, new clothes, baby items and diapers, paper...

County supervisors are considering a proposal to evaluate the condition of the Attala County Courthouse in downtown Kosciusko to determine what repairs are necessary.

The Kosciusko Whippets (0-3) and the Ridgeland Titans (1-2) met this past Friday night in what turned out to be a slugfest.  The Whippets trailed 27-14 in the third quarter, but came marching back to pull within six points of the lead at 27-21...

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.