Two Attala County men were arrested for stealing cattle and selling them. Sheriff Tim Nail said 24-year-old Ryan “Stone” Branch and 30-year-old Sam Miller were arrested on Monday, Feb. 13 for stealing cattle from a pasture. According to Nail, the cows were then sold at the Winona Stockyards. Both Branch and Miller were charged with grand larceny and petty larceny. Other recent arrests: On February 16, 2017, Judy Mckee, a 52-year-old white female, was arrested for burglary of a commercial building. On February 16, 2017, …Read More
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Registration for Pre-K and Kindergarten students at Longcreek and Greenlee Elementary schools is going on now through Tuesday, Feb. 28. Registration will take place at each school’s office from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm daily. Pre-K students must be 4-years-old by Sept. 1. Kindergarten students must be 5-years-old by Sept. 1. Documents required for registration include: Birth certificate Social Security Card Two proofs of residence Completed shot record For more information, contact Longcreek Elementary at (662) 289-1630 or Greenlee Elementary at (662) 674-5263.
At 7:50 pm Attala Deputies and the Mississippi Highway Patrol were called to Highway 19 South near the Microwave tower. The caller said an 18 wheeler ran in a ditch. No injuries were reported.
February is Career and Technical Education Month. Throughout the month, instructors from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center will be visiting “Good Morning Kosciusko” to speak about the individual programs offered at the center. Tuesday morning’s guest were Mr. Trey Cullpepper, Logan McDaniel, and Savanna Frazier from the Welding program. Hear from Mr. Culpepper and the students in the audio link below.
A routine traffic stop led to a drug bust for the Attala County Sheriff’s Office. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said Billy Burchfield, a 26-year-old white male, was pulled over by Deputy Hugh Curry on Thursday, Feb. 16. During the stop, deputies confiscated 14.1 grams of ICE, paraphernalia, and over $500 in cash. Burchfield was arrested and taken into custody on a number of drug related charges. Other recent arrests: On February 17, 2017, Robert Watkins, a 38-year-old white male, was arrested for aggravated domestic …Read More
A 19-year old has been charged with murder in Leake County. The Leake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a stabbing at residence of 5333 MS 488 just after 10 am on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Deputies found the victim, 40 year old Danny Kent, on the ground and his stepson, 19 year old Cody Lee, near him. Kent was transported to Baptist Memorial Leake Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Leake County Sheriff’s Department stated that it was determined that Kent had been stabbed …Read More
The Attala County NAACP Youth Council will hold its first Black History Program on Saturday, Feb. 25. The event will begin at 3:00 pm at the Jason Niles Park Pavilion. The theme for the program is “Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due.” Admission to the event is $1. For more information, or to become a sponsor, call Sherika Harvey at 662-739-2760.
On February 17, 2017, Russell Alston, a 22-year-old black male, was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance felony on Lee Street by Investigator Greg Collins. Other recent arrests: On February 19, 2017, Amanda Hutchinson, a 27-year-old white female, was arrested for failure to appear in court on West Adams Street by Officer Josh Pinkard. On February 18, 2017, Corry Lee, a 30-year-old black male, was arrested for no nnsurance, suspended drivers license, and improper equipment on South Street by Officer Josh …Read More
The Holmes Community College girls and boys bulldog basketball teams were in action Monday night. On Monday night, the teams played host to Coahama. The girls played a close game, but a big 4th quarter by The lady Bulldogs put the game out of reach and the Lady Bulldogs won (71-65). The boys fared well against the long time foe. Using a big 2nd half , the Bulldogs were able to hold and win (94-67) over the Tigers. Both teams will advance to the next …Read More
The Kosciusko Lady Whippets were in action tonight playing the Lady Tigers of Ripley High School in the opening round of the Girls 4A MHSAA State playoffs. The Lady Whippets entered the game with a season record of 15-13 while the Lady Tigers entered 15-10 on their season. It was a fast 1st quarter with both teams trying to gain an advantage and the lead when the horn sounded the Lady Tigers were up by 3 points 12-9 over the Lady Whippets. The Lady Tigers …Read More