WIN YOUR PICKING 35 TSHIRT

 

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Picking 35 is almost here and KAP wants you to look your best while traveling the Highway 35 trail of pickers. You’ve seen your friends and neighbors wearing one, now you can “WIN” one of our awesome Picking 35 tshirts. Find our facebook.com/kosciusko.ms page, Like us, Like our Giveaway post and Share with friends. We will randomly draw one lucky winner on Monday, April 2.

 

Kosciusko Welcomes Three New Businesses

The City of Kosciusko is proud to welcome three new businesses to our community:

RBR, a great men’s shopping experience owned by  Mark and  Susan Chamblee and Blake Rutherford is located in the heart of our historic downtown square.

The Aisle, owned by Chris and Susan Strohm is located off Highway 35 South and is a premier wedding and  private event venue.

Heritage Antiques, owned by  Randol Lindsay is located at 308 North Jackson Street.

Be sure to stop by each location and see what they have to offer!

 

 

Mississippi Native American Museum Construction

Construction has begun on what will eventually become the Mississippi Native American Museum.

The old Leonard’s building on the south side of the square in Kosciusko is being completely renovated for the project.

A barricade is up at the front of the building and the sidewalk is closed. The section of Madison Street between Jefferson and Monroe is also closed due to construction.

Construction on the building will including removing the roof and asbestos.

For constant updates on progress, visit BreezyNews.com.

Pop Up Flea Market Recognized with Award from MS Main Street

The first Saturday of each month, downtown Kosciusko comes alive with bargains galore and community rapport — the monthly Pop Up Flea Market!

An enjoyable way to spend one’s Saturday, the Pop Up Flea Market has been a fun and successful phenomenon in our beloved hometown. Even better, the Mississippi Main Street Association agrees, choosing it as the 2017 Outstanding Economic Impact Award winner. (more…)

Debut of 2016-17 Newcomers & Visitors Guide

The Star-Herald, in collaboration with the Kosciusko Attala Partnership (KAP), has released a brand-new Kosciusko Newcomers & Visitors Guide. In addition to background on the community, the guide highlights resources, attractions, KAP’s partner businesses/organizations, + more! (more…)

Attala Works: A Community Effort & Key First Step

On Wednesday, August 3 The Attala Center of Holmes Community College hosted employers, elected officials, and community stakeholders for a kickoff info session regarding Attala Works, a collaborative workforce initiative with the Kosciusko Attala Partnership.

By Kel McDowell, CEO, Kosciusko Attala Partnership:


In today’s economic landscape, workforce is paramount.

And for both our existing employers and those assessing where to do business – Attala County is no exception. (more…)

A Family Tradition: Patterson Jewelers has been a staple of Kosciusko square since 1950

This story was originally published in The Star-Herald.

By James Phillips

Patterson Jewelers has been a staple in downtown Kosciusko for more than 60 years. The store, currently owned and operated by Jimmy and Paula Patterson, was opened in 1950 by Jimmy’s father, Jack Patterson.

Jimmy Patterson started helping around the store at a young age and went to his first jewelry school at 14. “They didn’t want to teach me because I was so young,” he said. “I ended up with the highest grade in the class.” (more…)

“A Step Back in Time” Recognized with Award by Mississippi Main Street

“A Step Back in Time,” a September 2015 event that showcased the history of Kosciusko’s historic downtown through portrayals of prominent figures in the city’s history (for background, see this story from BreezyNews), was recognized at Mississippi Main Street’s 27th Annual Awards Luncheon. (more…)