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StandUp Mississippi, a town hall meeting effort to address the opioid crisis in the state, visited Attala County last week.

The Kosciusko Police Department held an active shooter drill at Kosciusko High School Friday morning in an effort to keep officers, school leadership and students ready should a real-life situation arise at the school

The Great American Clean-Up will be held here Saturday, April 21

Area residents are rallying around efforts to clean area roadsides of trash.

Kosciusko senior Thomas Brunt is among “the best of the best, the cream of the crop” in Mississippi high schools, according to Mississippi High School Activities Association executive director Don Hinton.

Ethel’s fast-pitch softball team wrapped up the Region 5-1A regular-season championship last week while also piling up three victories.

Blake Wilkinson tossed a complete game to help Ethel knock off French Camp Academy 3-2 last week, earning the Tigers a division split with the Panthers.



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A total of 850 people signed up last week in a survey of possible factory workers in the Attala County area, according to IDC director Dan Kimbrough.

Green eggs & ham


Kosciusko Lower Elementary capped off a week full of Dr. Seuss celebrations with a breakfast of green eggs & ham.

Although it might not have looked too appetizing to some of the grown-ups, most of the kids excitedly grabbed their trays.