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Don’t Forget Your Voter ID

It is important for voters to remember to have proper identification before heading to the polls today. The Voter ID law went into effect in Mississippi in June 2013. The law requires anyone voting during primary or runoff elections at polling places to show a photo ID card. IDs accepted on election day include: A driver’s license A photo ID card issued by a branch, department, or entity of the State of Mississippi A United States passport A government employee ID card A firearms license …Read More

Primary Elections

Primary Elections Today, Polls Open from 7 am to 7 pm

Mississippi voters on Tuesday are choosing Democratic and Republican nominees for governor and lieutenant governor. Three other statewide races have Republican primaries only. They are for auditor, treasurer and insurance commissioner. Polls are open 7:00 am-7:00 pm., and voters are required to show a driver’s license or other government-issued photo identification. Ballots will also include some primaries for public service commissioner and transportation commissioner. A long list of legislative primaries will be decided. On the county level, voters will choose party nominees for sheriff, supervisor, …Read More

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Who’s Running for Statewide Offices in Mississippi?

Complete election coverage begins for the Aug. 4 primary elections will begin Tuesday night at 7:00 pm Breezy on 101 and Breezynews.com. In addition to local coverage, Boswell Media will have constant updates on state wide and regional races. The complete list of candidates running for statewide offices in Mississippi this year includes: GOVERNOR Democrat: Robert Gray, Valerie Adream Smartt Short, Vicki Slater. Republican: Phil Bryant (incumbent), Mitch Young. Reform Party: Shawn O’Hara. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Democrat: Jelanie Barr, Tim Johnson. Republican: Tate Reeves (incumbent), Alisha …Read More

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Attala County Election Sample Ballots

The following sample ballots are available for the upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primaries to be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in Attala County. The sample ballot includes all candidates for each Party Primary Election. Actual ballots will only include those candidates for the individual district in Attala County. Sample Democratic Party Primary Ballot – Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Sample Republican Party Primary Ballot – Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Boswell Media will have complete coverage of the Aug. 4 primary elections results beginning at …Read More

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Complete List of Local Candidates

The complete list of local candidates for today’s Republican and Democratic primaries: Chancery Clerk: Gerry Taylor (I) Circuit Clerk: Wanda Fancher (I) Coroner: Sam Bell (I), Terry Culpepper, Kevin Gibson, Talisha Sandifer, Ron Winters County Attorney: Doug S. Crosby (I) Sheriff: Tim Nail (I), Steven Allen, Bobby Land, Tommy Pender, Martin Roby Tax Assessor/Collector: Brenda Williams , Mike Deason, Clark Patterson, Joey Halderman, Paul Tanksley Superintendent of Education: Bryan Weaver (I), Shem Malone-Whigham District 1 Supervisor: Amanda Dean, Lillie Jamison, Bobby Lindsay, Brock McCrory, Bryan …Read More

MDOT

MDOT Reminds Candidates of the Do’s and Don’ts of Campaign Signs

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants to remind political candidates that campaign signs are not permitted on state highway right-of-way. Mississippi campaign sign ordinances vary across cities and counties, but MDOT is charged with maintaining federal standards, which call for the removal of any signs, structures or other obstructions that occupy the highway or interstate right-of-way. MDOT advises candidates to be aware of local, state and federal laws before placing their signage and that campaign signs are not permitted on state right-of-way. To maintain …Read More

Fire

Dry Conditions Cause a Number of Fires Over the Weekend

The recent dry conditions in parts of Attala County are beginning to take a toll on the area. Attala Fire and Rescue units responded to three different fires Sunday, Aug. 2. The first fire took place near Carson Ridge 3:50 am Sunday morning. After clearing that incident, AFR units responded to another grass fire on Attala Road 2234 at 9:55 am. Fire officials got that blaze under control by 11:30 am, but were called back to the scene at 12:30 pm because the fire started …Read More

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2015 Kosciusko Football Season Tickets

Season tickets for the 2015 Kosciusko Football season will go on sale today. Only previous season ticket holders may purchase their tickets August 3rd and 4th. All remaining tickets will be sold beginning Wednesday, August 5th. Tickets may be purchased from the High School office from 8:00 am – 11:30 am and from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Tickets will be $35 each.

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Deer Permit Applications Available at Yockanookany and Other WMAs Today

Beginning August 3, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will accept draw permit applications for deer and early season teal hunts on Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs). Applicants must apply online at www.mdwfp.com/draws and have a valid Mississippi hunting license before applying for a WMA draw hunt. Permitted deer hunts will be available for Black Prairie, Charles Ray Nix, Hell Creek, Great River Road, Mahannah, Natchez State Park, Sardis Waterfowl, Sky Lake, Trim Cane, Twin Oaks, and Yockanookany WMAs. Youth and disabled hunting …Read More

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Attala’s Got Talent Competition is Returning to Central MS Fair

The 2015 Central MS Fair is right around the corner, and that means it’s almost time for the Attala’s Got Talent Competition. This year’s competition will take place Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00 pm at the Attala County Coliseum. Come and enjoy a night full of singers, dancers and every type of performer in between compete for the right to be named the 2015 Attala’s Got Talent Winner. Applications can be picked up at the KADC office and the deadline to register is Wednesday, August 5th. …Read More

BOLO

B.O.L.O. – Stolen Vehicle

Louisville Police Department has issued a B.O.L.O. for a stolen vehicle from Crowson Auto World in Louisville on July 31, 2015. The vehicle is a 2015 Black Ford F-150. Please call your local law enforcement, if vehicle is spotted.

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Overturned Vehicle on Hwy 12 West

On Friday at 10:42 p.m., Attala Fire Deparment, Attala Sheriff’s Department and MS Highway Patrol responded to a accident that involved an overturned vehicle on Highway 12 West. The crash happened near Horne’s Store in Sallis. All occupants had on their seat belts.