Charles Layton Burchfield, 77, of Kosciusko, passed away Sept. 13, 2017, in Byron, Ga.
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Carol Ann Larson Whitman, 71, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at Baptist Medical Center-Attala in Kosciusko.
Services for Mrs. Madine Allen Meredith, 84, of Kosciusko, will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. at Jackson Street First Baptist M.B. Church with burial in Parkway Cemetery with Winters Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Services for Tommie Lee Ellis Jr., 74, of Durant, will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. at Durant Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery, Durant.
Ellis, a retired dairy worker, died Sept. 11, 2017, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Margaret Ann Harlow Self, 75, of McCool, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at her home.
KHS students garner exception to recognize special needs classmate
Thanks to a dialogue between Kosciusko High School seniors and the school administration, Jamya Erving, who has autism, will be able to serve as a Maid on the KHS Homecoming Court.
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 in downtown Kosciusko.
Kosciusko police yesterday made two arrests in the Friday night shooting at 502 South East St. that killed one man and injured a woman.
As the Star-Herald went to press Tuesday, Kosciusko Police Chief Herbert Dew said two investigators were at UMMC in Jackson hoping to conduct a follow-up interview with the 47-year-old black female victim of a shooting at 502 South East Street Friday night.
A new casino is set to be built near the Attala County line in the coming year.
After refinancing its gaming debt in November, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has announced plans to build a new casino north of Carthage.
Come Monday morning, Jerone Garland will be formally asking the Attala County Board of Supervisors to move the Confederate States of America monument from in front of the courthouse in downtown Kosciusko.
Deer hunting season (gun with dog) begins November 19 in most parts of Mississippi. People will be out in the woods this weekend in large numbers, and they will be looking for ways to keep warm.