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.
After being named the Offensive MVP of The Star-Herald All Area team in 2016 after rushing for 1002 yards, Kosciusko senior running back/linebacker Kadarius Banks is ready for the 2017 season. Motivated by his team’s lack of success in 2016, Banks feels he is stronger, smart
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.
The Kosciusko Board of Trustees will meet in special session tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the district's administration building.
The only item listed on the notice is a personnel item, however no other information behind the purpose of the meeting as been released.