Photos: PDS students visit state Capitol

Presbyterian Day School 6th graders recently visited the Mississippi State Capitol. Speaker Pro Tempore Jason White explained to the students how bills are presented in the house of representatives. Students also met with Kosciusko native Sara Bailey Jones who is... Read More.

New Executive Director For Helping Hands

The Attala County Helping Hands Ministries’ Board of Directors recently selected Jacqueline Winters as its new Executive Director.Winters succeeds Scott Carson who completed his tenure at the end of 2022.As Executive Director, Winters will oversee operations at the organization’s distribution center and its thrift... Read More.

Mississippi Senate leaders unveil health care proposals

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi senators are proposing an $80 million grant program for financially struggling hospitals and other programs to help the state attract and retain nurses and physicians.Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann unveiled the plans Wednesday.One proposal would forgive up to $18,000 in... Read More.

Holmes CC introduces new mobile welding training facility

*Story by Steve Diffey from Holmescc.edu.Holmes Community College recently purchased a 52-foot eighteen wheeler trailer equipped with eight state-of-the-art welding station booths that will function as a stand-alone training center. It will allow an advanced selection of training as the trailer also includes a... Read More.

Brandon Presley joins race for Mississippi governor

Democrat Brandon Presley says he is running for Mississippi governor this year because he believes state government and the current Republican governor are disconnected from the needs of working people.Presley is his fourth term as a Mississippi utilities regulator, and he is a distant... Read More.