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HCC Goodman Campus Installs State-of-the-Art Surveillance System

With 200 surveillance cameras now installed on the Goodman Campus with 24/7 monitoring, campus safety has improved dramatically since the completion of the spring semester, according to Goodman Campus Police Chief Tony McDaniel. The cameras, located in all seven dormitories and their exteriors along with major parking lots, are monitored from the Goodman Campus Police Station located next to Attala Hall. In the surveillance room, nine 48-inch monitors can be seen all at one time. Each monitor has 16 views, which gives the security officer …Read More

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Back to School Bash set for July 23

St. Matthews Episcopal Church and Kingdom Life Church will hold the 9th Annual Back 2 School Bash Saturday, July 23. The event will take place at Jason Niles Park from 10:00 am – noon. There will be jumpers, games, and free food and free back packs will be given away to the first 350 kids in attendance. For more information, call 662-739-7186.

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Choctaw Indian Fair Packed Full of Entertainment

A way to experience the true Choctaw Indian culture is right in your backyard. The Choctaw Indian Fair gives outsiders a peak into their world. “This is our time for the Choctaw Indians to really just showcase our culture, to go out there and put it best foot forward to show people what the reservation is like,” says Misty Dreifuss, public information director. Artisans will be displaying their talents at the arts and crafts pavilion. Fair goers can watch them bead jewelry and make baskets. …Read More

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Kosciusko All-Star Team Headed to State Tournament

A Kosciusko All-Star baseball team won its region tournament over the weekend and will now play in the state tournament. The 7U All-Star team competed this weekend against teams from West Lauderdale, Philadelphia, and Yazoo City. The team played two games Friday night and three games Saturday, eliminating West Lauderdale and then Philadelphia in a back-to-back series. The team will now move on to the state tournament in Mendenhall beginning July 8. Pictured: (left to right) Rowan Atkinson, Bradley Goss, Jax Tate, Brooks Kuhn, Nicholas …Read More

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Emergency Dispatches: June 26, 2016

12:27 pm Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the intersection of Peachtree and Elm Street for a report of a two vehicle MVA.  The caller said the two involved were a silver Avalanche and a Buick. No injuries were reported. 8:38 pm Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Highway Patrol along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on Highway 19 South near the South Point Subdivision. The caller said that the vehicle …Read More

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HCC Set Dates for Basketball Camp

Holmes Community College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jason Flanigan has set the 2016 Jason Flanigan Basketball Camp for June 27-June 30 on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College. The Jason Flanigan Basketball Camp is a fun environment for players of all ages. Particpiants will learn the fundamentals of the game along with specialized instructions in shooting, playing defense, ball-handling skills and rebounding. Also, each player will take the skills that he/she has learned and apply them in fun, competitive areas such as one-on-one games, three-on-three, five-on-five, bump competition, slam …Read More

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2016 Miss Mississippi Crowned

KHS graduate, Meredith Thomas competed in Vicksburg this week during the Miss Mississippi Pageant. Thomas, a senior at Mississippi State University, competed as Miss MSU. The pageant began on Wednesday, June 22, with Thomas performing in the talent portion of the pageant. Thursday night, she participated in the evening wear and on-stage question category, and Friday took to the stage for the swimsuit competition. Saturday, June 25, Laura Lee Lewis, formerly Miss Dixie, was crowned as Miss Mississippi 2016. Lee is from Brookhaven, MS and …Read More

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Attala Historical Society to Honor Korean War Veterans

The Attala Historical Society will honor all Veterans at its annual “Salute to the Military Pops Concert Thursday, June 30 at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center beginning at 6:30 pm. This year, special recognition will be given to Korean War Veterans. Veterans can contact Anne Porter (662-289-6257) to reserve seating seating and get their names added on the list of names to be honored during the ceremony. Family members of ones paying the supreme sacrifice will be also be recognized. Attala County Korean Veterans …Read More

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Emergency Dispatches: June 24, 2016

6:26 pm Kosciusko Police and City Fire responded to Lenard and Lucas Street for a report that a vehicle had ran into the trees in the sharp curve. The caller said it was located behind Lower Elementary. They said there were no injuries.

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Attala’s Got Talent Coming to the Central Mississippi Fair

Can you sing, dance, play an instrument, or even do a magic act?  If so, you can show off whatever your talent may be at Attala’s Got Talent Show at the Central Mississippi Fair.  There will be a cash prize awarded to the winner.  The talent show is Wednesday, August 3rd at 6:00 at the Attala County Coliseum.  For more information contact Melissa Boswell at Boswell Media 289-1050 or the Kosciusko Attala Partnership at 289-2981