The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has released the most recent school- and district-level chronic absence data, which shows that 14.2 percent of Mississippi students were absent 10 percent or more of the time enrolled during the 2016-17 school year.
Just as the Attala County Board of Supervisors were set to adjourn its meeting Tuesday morning, Beat 4 Supervisor Kary Ellington brought up the issue of litter on Attala County roadways, leading to a brief discussion of Attala County having its own jail again.
More than two dozen people filled half the Kosciusko Municipal Court gallery last week for the arraignment of Louise Miller, 68, of Kosciusko, who is charged with “molesting, touching of a child for lustful purposes,” according to police records.
Mardi Gras parade Saturday CANCELLED
Mardi Gras comes to the historic courthouse square Saturday with the third annual parade and celebration.
Pre-registration for Pre-K students will be held March 7-9 and for kindergarten, March 21-23 at Lower Elementary School.
Pre-K students must be age four and kindergarten students must be five before September 1 of the attending school year.
William Thomas “Tommy” Chisholm, 41, of Kosciusko will appear in court Wednesday on capital murder charges after he reportedly shot and killed Shauna Witt, 42, inside the Starkville Walmart Saturday morning.