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Kosciusko, MS
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Humidity: 74% Dew Point: 75°
Clouds: 19% Pressure: 30.06 in
Wind: NNE 3 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 10:06am.
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Today
91 71
Drizzle in the afternoon.
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Mon
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  • Heat Advisory
    Updated: Sun Aug-20-17 09:14am CDT
    Effective: Sun Aug-20-17 09:14am CDT
    Expires: Sun Aug-20-17 07:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Adams; Attala; Bolivar; Carroll; Choctaw; Claiborne; Clarke; Clay; Copiah; Covington; Forrest; Franklin; Grenada; Hinds; Holmes; Humphreys; Issaquena; Jasper; Jefferson; Jefferson Davis; Jones; Kemper; Lamar; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Leake; Leflore; Lincoln; Lowndes; Madison; Marion; Montgomery; Neshoba; Newton; Noxubee; Oktibbeha; Rankin; Scott; Sharkey; Simpson; Smith; Sunflower; Warren; Washington; Webster; Winston; Yazoo
    Instructions: Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1. A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
    Message Summary: ...heat advisory in effect through this afternoon...
    ...heat advisory remains in effect until 7 pm cdt this evening...
    * temperature...high temperatures in the mid 90s with peak afternoon heat index values ranging from 103 to 109 degrees.
    * impacts...heat related illnesses may be possible for those outdoors in unshaded areas without proper precautions taken.

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The Attala County Library is hiring

The Attala County Library/Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System is hiring. The position open is Attala County Librarian/Branch Manager. The Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is seeking applicants with at least a bachelor’s degree and successful personnel management experience. Public service minded, outgoing, diplomatic, strong interpersonal and coaching skills are required. Benefits include State Retirement, Co-Pay Health Insurance, holidays, medical and personal leave. Interested candidates can apply in person at the Attala County Library during normal business hours... Read More.
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Emergency Dispatches: August 19, 2017

At 3:18 Attala Deputies along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of an accident involving a car nd a 4 wheeler on highway 12 east near Abraham Chapel. The caller said there were no injuries.

Three Transported to Local Hospital After MVA (Video)

At 2:15 pm Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS  along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA on Highway 12 at the West Jefferson intersection. The caller said one vehicle was smoking heavily. On arrival emergency personnel found on truck on it side and one car off the side of the roadway. All occupants were out of the vehicles and ambulatory. MedStat transported three patients to Baptist-Attala for medical treatment. The extent of their... Read More.

Neighbor Stops Burglary in Progress (Audio)

At 8:26 am Attala Deputies were called to a residence on Attala Road 3225 for a report of a B&E in progress. A neighbor witnessed the burglary and gave chase. He was able to catch subjects and held the two until a deputies arrived on scene. Sheriff Tim Nail tells Breezy News that “A watchful neighbor saw the two” and was able to stop them. Nail said several items were recovered in the vehicle. The two arrested were Chase... Read More.

Friday Night Football Scores

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Decision on Red Water Casino in Leake County could go to a vote

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Attala County librarian to retire after 40 years of service

The Attala County Library is saying goodbye to one of its longest tenured employees. A retirement reception for Mrs. Eloise Williams will be held Thursday, Aug. 31. Mrs. Eloise has been working for the Attala County Library and the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library system for the past 41 years. The reception will be held in the library’s meeting room beginning at 2:00 pm.
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The Kosciusko whippets season football opener is against the Neshoba Central Rockets in Philadelphia Mississippi. The Neshoba Rockets scored the first touchdown with a running play making the score (0-6) with a missed field goal. The whippets intercepted the ball in the first and gave it right back to the rockets with a fumble touchdown making the score (0-12) with a miss two point conversion. The whippets would then throw a 40+ yard touchdown in the first quarter making... Read More.

Limb Knocks Out Power to Home on Landrum

At 7:07 pm Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire responded to a report of a tree that fell on a house on the 100 block of Landrum Street.The caller said there was smoke coming from somewhere. Emergency Personnel arrived on scene to find that a limb had fell knocking down the power line to the home and across the roadway. Kosciusko Water and Light was called to repair the damage. No injuries were reported. City Fire cleared... Read More.

Rigby transferring from Mississippi State to West Alabama

Former Kosciusko Whippet baseball star Ryan Rigby is transferring from Mississippi State to the University of West Alabama. The news was announced Friday in an article from uwaathletics.com. After a successful sophomore season with the Bulldogs in 2016, Rigby was expected to be one of the nation’s best relief pitchers in 2017. He was named to the watch list for the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, an honor given to college baseball’s top relief... Read More.