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Today in history: October 21

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 21, the 295th day of 2020. There are 71 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1879, Thomas Edison perfected a workable electric light at his laboratory in Menlo Park, N.J. On this date: In 1797, the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, also known as “Old Ironsides,” was christened in Boston’s harbor. In... Read More.

Ethel Social Studies Students Get Creative

After reading about a famous expedition, Mrs. Poole’s 7th and 8th grade classes researched other expeditions and presented their information to their classmates. Pictured are some of the students with their presentations: Autumn Sims, Treasure Hollman, Akeelah Clark, Haleigh Hutchison, Sadie Kate Wood, and Rylie Renfrow.

After mandate repeal, masks required again in nine counties

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced he is imposing a mask mandate for public indoor spaces and other restrictions in nine counties. The new rules are to curb the spread of coronavirus amid weeks of steadily rising case numbers. Mississippi saw two days recently where numbers of new cases reported in one day reached more than 1,000. The counties where... Read More.

Kick’s Picks Week 7 Winner: Bob Posey

Lots of upsets on the gridiron last week caused difficulties for many players during Week 7 of Kicks Picks Presented By Byars Furniture. However, we had a three-way  tie for this week’s top spot. Following the tiebreaker, Bob Posey of Philadelphia is the winner of our weekly prize, the Football Friday Food Prize from Singleton Fish House in... Read More.

Trespassing and other recent arrests

On 10-19-2020, Tom Sellers III, a 40 year old b/m from Kosciusko, was arrested for Trespassing on James H. Meredith Street by Captain Josh Pinkard. On 10-18-2020, Casey S. Prewitt, a 39 year old w/f from Kosciusko, was arrested for No Tag, Suspended Driver's License, No Proof of Insurance, Possession of Paraphernalia and Possession of a Counterfeit... Read More.

Cruisin for a Wish weekly schedule

The entire month of October, Boswell Media and the Make A Wish Foundation will be “Cruisin for a Wish.” Throughout the month, the official “Cruisin for a Wish” truck will travel to local businesses in Attala, Leake, Neshoba, and Winston counties to raise money to help grant wishes for kids in each county. Anyone that makes a donation... Read More.

CTC Star Students

The Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center has announced star students for the first nine-week grading period.  They are: (top, left to right) Steven Steed - Automotive Service Technology Jersey Reed - Agriculture Juan Garcia - Welding Jon Cochran - Construction Technology (bottom, left to right) Maeson Jolley - Keystone Arianna Austin - Teacher Academy Robert Pickle - Health Sciences Kristen Keith - Digital Media Larry Townsend - CTE... Read More.