Photos: Golden Moon reopens after four months

The Golden Moon Hotel and Casino is now open. “After over four months of closure, we are excited to welcome our Guests back and look forward to safely providing them with outstanding service and a comfortable gaming experience,” said William “Sonny” Johnson, President and CEO of Pearl River Resort. “The health and safety of our Associates, Guests and... Read More.
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Governor: Virus cases down in 80% of Mississippi counties

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says new cases of the coronavirus are declining in more than 80% of the state's 82 counties. The Republican governor said Thursday that the decrease is a result of residents’ commitment to wearing masks and social distancing. He urged Mississippians not to become complacent and to continue their efforts to slow the virus’ spread, adding... Read More.
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Local student wins Health Science scholarship

Madison Odom from the Health Science Program at the Kosciusko/Attala Career Tech Center was recently recognized and received a $500.00 scholarship. The scholarship was awarded by the HSTE (Health Science Teacher Educators) organization for the state of Mississippi. Madison was selected from a group of applicants in Health Science programs across the state. She graduated from Ethel High School in... Read More.
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Golden Moon Hotel and Casino Opens Today at Noon

The Golden Moon Hotel and Casino opens today at noon. "After over four months of closure, we are excited to welcome our Guests back and look forward to safely providing them with outstanding service and a comfortable gaming experience,” said William “Sonny” Johnson, President and CEO of Pearl River Resort. “The health and safety of... Read More.
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Today in history: August 14

Today is Friday, Aug. 14, the 227th day of 2020. There are 139 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 14, 1997, an unrepentant Timothy McVeigh was formally sentenced to death for the Oklahoma City bombing. (McVeigh was executed by lethal injection in 2001.) On this date: In 1900, international forces, including U.S. Marines, entered Beijing to... Read More.
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Possession of marijuana and other recent arrests

On 08-12-2020, Cory R. Hughes, a 21 year old w/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana on North East Street by Officer Jaroderick Teague. On 08-12-2020, Dretavis D. Tolar, a 19 year old b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia on North East Street by Officer Wilbert Nelson. On 08-11-2020, Michael... Read More.
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Kosciusko School District to offer meals for virtual learners

The Kosciusko School District has announced that it will offer meals for students participating in virtual/distance learning. District Child Nutrition Director Laura Carraway said students will be able to pick up both breakfast and lunch meals at their respective schools. Meals must be ordered a day prior to pick up and can be ordered through a link on the... Read More.
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Mississippi sees jump in virus cases after improving numbers

Mississippi has reported one of its highest single-day increases in coronavirus-related deaths. The announcement comes soon after Gov. Tate Reeves said he thinks the state is beginning to turn a corner in the coronavirus pandemic. The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,081 new confirmed cases and 45 deaths on Wednesday, one of the top five single-day death tolls... Read More.
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612 new cases of coronavirus reported in Mississippi

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 612 new cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday afternoon. The total number of cases in the state is now at 69,986. There have now been 539 cases of reported in Attala County since the outbreak began. The state has reported 2,011 deaths due to the virus. For the latest on COVID-19 cases in... Read More.
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Today in history: August 13

Today is Thursday, Aug. 13, the 226th day of 2020. There are 140 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 13, 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin’s eastern and western sectors before building a wall that would divide the city for the next 28 years. On this date: In 1521, Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortez... Read More.