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The Long Creek Elementary School PTO will meet Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Officers will be elected and important topics will be discussed for the upcoming school year. This will will be a very important meeting, so all parents are urged to attend. Contact the school at 662-289-1630 for more information.
The maker of Sara Lee, Nature’s Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory. Bimbo Bakeries said Wednesday one consumer found small pieces of glass on the outside of the bread. No injuries have been reported. The recall covers seven different Sara Lee products, two each sold under the Nature’s Harvest and Great Value brands, and one each for the Kroger, L’Oven …Read More
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is offering dove hunting opportunities on wildlife management areas (WMAs) across the state. There are 15 WMAs with designated, prepared dove fields, including the Yockanookany WMA located in eastern Attala County. The other areas include Black Prairie, Canal Section, Charles Ray Nix, Copiah County, Divide Section, Hell Creek, Howard Miller, Indianola, Leroy Percy, Mahannah, Muscadine Farms, Okatibbee, O’Keefe, and Tuscumbia. The Yockanoonkany WMA dove field will be open Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2:00 pm. Other Wildlife …Read More
The Kosciusko Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Attala County Nursing home around 7:45 Thursday night. When officials arrived, they found that a dryer on the first floor had caught fire. The fire was quickly put out and there was no further damage to any surrounding structures or equipment. The cause of the fire is unknown. No injuries were reported.
Local area high school football games for Friday, August 28: Attala County: Kosciusko at Northeast Lauderdale Houlka at Ethel Scott Central at McAdams Choctaw County: French Camp at Eupora Winona at Choctaw County Holmes County: Holmes County Central at Indianola Gentry Durant at Puckett Carroll Academy at Central Holmes Leake County: Leake Central at Leake County Sylva Bay Academy at Leake Academy Neshoba County: J.Z. George at Philadelphia Neshoba Central at Newton County Choctaw Central at Union Winston County: West Point at Louisville Winston Academy …Read More
The Holmes Community College football team kicked off its 2015 season by traveling to Raymond taking on the Eagles of Hinds Community College. The Eagles took an early lead with 2 touchdowns and 1 field goal putting them on the board with a score of 13-0. During the 2nd quarter the Bulldogs were able to hold the Eagles while scoring 1 touchdown bringing the score to 13-6 at half-time. Coming into the 3rd quarter, both teams managed to score 1 touchdown each and the Bulldogs …Read More
Update: The Mississippi State University Maroon Alert system has issued an “all clear” for campus. A student on campus confirms to Breezy News that the lockdown is indeed over and students/faculty are being allowed to walk freely on campus. Classes and other campus operations will resume at 2:00 pm. At this time, there are still no confirmed reports that any shots were fired on campus, but police do have a suspect in custody. 10:50 – Multiple media outlets are reporting that the campus of Mississippi …Read More
Well the counting machine didn’t make it easy, but the results from Tuesday’s Democratic runoff are in. The circuit clerk’s office was set to begin counting absentee ballots around 2:00 pm Wednesday afternoon, but the malfunction with the counting machine delayed the process. However, Attala County Circuit Clerk Wanda Fancher says that the machine was eventually fixed and the results were verified and sent to the state offices last night. Most of the races in Attala County were already called Tuesday night, but the absentee …Read More
North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS) and Central Mississippi, Inc. will sponsor an educational outreach workshop discussing civil legal matters on September 18, 2015, 10 a.m. at the Kosciusko Head Start Center located at 600 Tipton Street. Topics to be discussed are Social Security benefits, birth certificate issues, wills, taxes, eligibility requirements for various benefit programs, and other civil legal matters. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given away. North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc. has partnered with Central Mississippi, Inc. to …Read More
6:09 am: Attala County Sheriff and fire units responded to a one car accident on Hwy 14 W towards Goodman. The vehicle is described as a green Dodge truck. The cause of the accident is not known at this time. 6:10 am: Kosciusko Fire Department responded to a one car accident near Attala Road 1010. The vehicle is described as a black Lexus. The cause of the accident is not known at this time.
Update: Absentee ballots have been counted. The 346 Absentee ballots have been counted: 57 were thrown out, Denson received 94 absentee votes to Anderson’s 203. Final totals for the MBCI Tribal Chief Run-Off for August 25: Anderson 1995; Denson 1627. The voices of the Choctaw people have spoken once again – Chief Phyliss J Anderson has beaten Beasley Denson. Absentee votes have been counted, Phyliss Anderson with 55% of the vote is the winner of Tuesdays Tribal Chief race. Chief Phyliss J. Anderson defeated Denson …Read More