Today In History, Monday, November 23

Today is Monday, Nov. 23, the 328th day of 2020. There are 38 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 23, 1963, President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed Nov. 25 a day of national mourning following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. On this date: In 1887, actor Boris Karloff was born William Henry Pratt in... Read More.

Today in history: November 22

Today is Sunday, Nov. 22, the 327th day of 2020. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. Connally, riding in the same car as Kennedy, was seriously... Read More.

KAP Merry Marketplace returning this weekend

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership Merry Marketplace is returning to Kosciusko for the 2020 holiday season. This year the Merry Marketplace will be located in the conference room at the KAP office, located at 101 N Natchez St. The marketplace will feature crafts, jewelry, and other work of local artists. Coffee, water, and other refreshments will also be available. The hours for... Read More.

Career-Tech Center students find creative waves to work amidst pandemic

Students in the Teacher Academy program at the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center are staying busy with virtual and traditional learning Students in traditional learning are creating new bulletin boards in the CTC classrooms. As future educators, they are learning the importance of creative bulletin boards in the classroom to help stimulate student learning. Students pictured are Aniyah Riley, Kemyia Kern,... Read More.

Today in history: November 21

Today is Saturday, Nov. 21, the 326th day of 2020. There are 40 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. On this date: In 1920, the Irish Republican Army killed 12 British intelligence officers and two auxiliary policemen in the... Read More.

Mississippi teen wounded after encounter with game warden

A Mississippi sheriff says a 15-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot by a game warden. Holmes County Sheriff Willie March says Thursday that the shooting happened Wednesday night. The teenager and another person were in a vehicle that initially did not stop at roadblocks set up by game wardens. March said his deputies had set up the roadblock... Read More.

Attala County Farmers Market prepares for Thanksgiving

We have finally approached the time of year where we can reflect and be thankful. The Attala County Farmers Market is grateful for each of you who continued to support us throughout all the COVID 19 changes. As you plan to safely celebrate this holiday, visit us for all you’ll need to prepare a delicious meal for... Read More.

Boys and Girls Club to pass out soup and crackers

The Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club will hold its Super Soup Day this weekend. Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, the club will provide free soup and crackers. The club is doing this to show its appreciation to the community. Call the club for more details at 662-289-4252.

Several local football players earn Region 3-1A honors

Several local football players earn have earned Region 3-1A honors. The honors included Coaching Staff of the Year, 1st team and 2nd offense, 1st team and 2nd defense, and honorable mention. 2020 Honors: Coaching Staff of the Year - Ethel High School Defensive Player of the Year - #3 Anton Clark (LB), Ethel High School 1st Team Offense RB -... Read More.

Click it or Ticket is In Effect

The Click it or Ticket Campaign is on high alert. And Law Enforcement will be on the roads from now through November 29th to make sure you are wearing your seat belt.  the goal of this initiative is to keep drivers and passengers safer on our roads. An early study for 2020 suggests that... Read More.

Today in history: November 20

Today is Friday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2020. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 2000, lawyers for Al Gore and George W. Bush battled before the Florida Supreme Court over whether the presidential election recount should be allowed to continue. On this date: In 1620, Peregrine White was born... Read More.