"Picking 35" is returning for a fourth year. Central Mississippi’s 60-mile yard sale is set for Saturday April 4 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Yard sales will be set up on Hwy 35 from Vaiden to Walnut Grove and all points in between.
Parkway Baptist Church will be having a stew fundraiser on Saturday, February 22. Pick up will be from 2-4 pm. The cost is $7 per quart and $25 per gallon. If you would like to place an order before Saturday, you may call the church office at 662-289-1222. Pleasant Grove M.B. Church #2, Hwy 14 E... Read More.
Today is Sunday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2020. There are 312 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 23, 1945, during World War II, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi, where they raised two American flags (the second flag-raising was captured in the iconic Associated Press photograph.) On this date: In 1822, Boston... Read More.
Students from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center participated in Guard X and received a hands-on MS Army National Guard experience with hand held weapons, field artillery, drones, computers, radio communication devices, and paladin operations. Students were shown a video concerning the benefits of the MS Army National Guard, given refreshments, and had the opportunity to talk to different... Read More.
Attala County FFA students recently partnered with Natural Science Museum of Mississippi to help educate elementary students about wildlife. Utilizing FFA students who had competed their Animal Science course at the CTC, along with training provided by Mrs. jakie Kerr from the Natural Science Museum, was ideal for this task. "I'm pleased that students are now registered museum volunteers... Read More.
Holmes Community College has announced in its annual Who's Who results Goodman Campus Mr. HCC - Michael Harris Miss HCC -Tiara LeFlore Sophomore Favorites Delancy Anderson Jason Ables Johna Beavers Spencer Burden Calen Lewis Parker Jones Mallory McKenzie Paul Ray McGraw Freshman Favorites Gabrielle Elise Diffey Jennifer Phillips Tolar Purvis Lakesia Smith Mikayla Williams Grenada... Read More.
Trial dates have been set for the former head of Mississippi's welfare agency and some other people. They are charged with misusing money that was intended to help needy people in the nation's poorest state. John Davis is former director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services. He has pleaded not guilty, and his trial is set to start June... Read More.
Dixie Youth Baseball registration is going on now through Saturday, Feb. 29. Registration forms can be picked up at the Hugh Ellard Park office 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday A special Saturday registration will be Feb. 29 from 9:00 am – noon. The cost is $75/player, $150 for two, and $195 for three or more. Contact Todd Ables... Read More.
The Kosciusko Cardinals early-bird registration will be held Friday, Feb. 21 from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Registration will be held at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club. New players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. For more information please contact Antonio Riley at 662-739-5047.
Applications are now available for the 51st annual Natchez Trace Festival. Vendors can apply for booths in arts, crafts, food, or the Moomba Kids area. Applications are also available for the Miss Natchez Trace Festival pageant and the karaoke competition. This year's festival is planned for Saturday, April 25. Call or visit the Kosciusko Attala Partnership office for more information. Link:
A benefit for Roonie Bishop will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Attala County Coliseum beginning at 9:00 am. The festivities for the day include a car, truck, and bike show, a bake sale, and an auction. There will also be live entertainment by 51 South and Big Earl... Read More.
Charity Ball is the biggest fundraising event held by Junior Auxiliary and the proceeds help fund all of its projects for the upcoming year. The goal of Junior Auxiliary is to better the lives of children within Attala County. People may see the “ladies in blue” reading to kids in local... Read More.