In 2009, the Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko established a $1,000 scholarship in loving memory of Rose Dorchuck. Rose was a life member of Junior Auxiliary and was involved at the local level in Kosciusko as well as the national level for many years. This scholarship will be awarded to an individual currently attending or returning to college to... Read More.
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Today is Saturday, July 11, the 193rd day of 2020. There are 173 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 11, 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during a pistol duel in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Hamilton died the next day.) On this date: In 1533, Pope Clement VII issued a... Read More.
McAdams High School has announced the addition of girls volleyball to its athletics programs. The school made the announcement on its Twitter page Friday afternoon. McAdams High School will be adding girls volleyball as a sport this upcoming school year. pic.twitter.com/8EhrhjNPgV — McAdams High (@McAdamsBulldogs) July 10, 2020 Students that wish to... Read More.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 1,031 new cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday afternoon. The total number of cases in the state is now at 34,622. There have now been 383 cases of reported in Attala County since the outbreak began. The state has reported 1,215 deaths due to the virus. The number of recoveries statewide is... Read More.
The Kosciusko Attala Partnership held a ribbon cutting today for a new business downtown. Kosy Martial Arts recently opened its doors just off the square. The studio is located at 105 South Jackson St.
Kosciusko Whippets football star Antonio Harmon sat down with Breezy 101's Breck Riley to discuss his recruitment, being named to The Clarion Ledger Dandy Dozen, and what it's like preparing for the season during the Coronavirus Pandemic. (more…)
Mississippi’s five largest hospitals are reporting they have no Intensive Care Unit beds available amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Another four hospitals are reporting 5% or less availability. Dr. Alan Jones of the University of Mississippi Medical Center says he was awakened by a 4 a.m. call this week because the hospital had no place to put... Read More.
Your local Attala County Farmers Market continues to provide a safe environment for you to purchase fresh locally grown produce. As the summer produce picks up, we want to remind our customers that we are an Authorized Market Site and can redeem various government vouchers for your shopping needs. We accepted both FMNP (Farmers Market Nutrition Program) vouchers... Read More.
Local Representative Kenneth Walker has tested positive for Covid-19. He announced "In an effort to provide an update to the testing at the state capital, I wanted to inform my constituents, family, colleagues, and... Read More.