Proposals to allow early voting and to create online registration for first-time voters are advancing at the Mississippi Capitol. So is a plan that could eventually simplify restoration of voting rights for people who served time for nonviolent felonies. All three bills passed the House Elections Committee on Monday and move to the full House for more debate. House Bill 228 would allow no-excuses in-person early voting, starting 14 days before an election. Current law only lets people vote early if they will be out …Read More
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At 7:47 am Attala Deputies and Attala Fire were called to a report of a power line fire at Attala Road 1163 and Highway 19 South. Units arrived on scene and reported sparks arching from a line that had been knocked down by a fallen tree. Emergency personnel called for the power company to repair the line. AT&T was also called when they found phone line that were also knocked down. At 11:42 am Attala Deputies, Zama Volunteers, The Mississippi Highway Patrol along with Attala …Read More
On Friday, Feb. 17, the Attala County Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter will host the Big Black Federation Contest at the Kosciusko Attala Career Tech Center. Agricultural students from Choctaw, Carroll, Winston, and Webster counties are invited. The junior and senior level competitions will include: welding tractor operation/maintenance tool identification opening/closing ceremony creed speaking extemporaneous speaking prepared public speaking parliamentary procedure Part of hosting requires that the Attala Chapter must provide judges. If you or someone you know is a former FFA member, FFA …Read More
In recognition of National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month, the Attala County Library will be hosting a women’s self-defense class. The class will be held Tuesday Jan. 24 from 6 to 8 PM. The class is open to all women ages 16 and older. If a child is under the age of 18, a parent must sign a waiver for them to attend the class. The class is free, but space is limited. Call 662-289-5141 to register.
A five-year-old boy’s body was found in a farm pond on Saturday morning in Neshoba County. The accident happened around 9:30 Saturday morning. Neshoba County Coroner John Stephens said, “a man, who had been hunting, found the body of a five-year-old boy Saturday morning floating in the water.” Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell said the accident happened on River Road (Road 602) that runs between Highway 16/19 in Neshoba County. The child was seen earlier that morning playing with his sister in the house by …Read More
Police have arrested a man in the death of an 81-year-old barber and charged him with capital murder. Lexington police say they arrested 55-year-old Wilson Jones in the death of William “Billy” Zeigler, whose body was found dead inside his home Sunday night. Authorities tell local news media he had been hit over the head with a blunt object. Investigators haven’t said why Jones might have killed Zeigler. Relatives of Ziegler say that Jones worked for him and had known him for many years. It’s …Read More
The Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center has announced Star Students for the second-nine week grading period.
Breezy 101, Good Morning Kosciusko, and Little Caesar’s Pizza are proud to announce “Hot-N-Ready” Fridays. Listen to “Good Morning Kosciusko” every Friday for your chance to win a free “Hot-N-Ready” Pizza from Little Caesars. If you start off your Friday Hot-n-Ready for the weekend, just listen for the cue to call during “Good Morning Kosciusko” from 6:00 – 9:00. It’s the perfect way to kick off the weekend. “Hot-N-Ready” Fridays from Breezy 101 and Little Caesars Pizza!
At 11:27 am Kosciusko Police were called to Parkway Pure on Veterans Memorial Drive. The caller said someone had ran into the ice box. No injuries were reported. At 2:36 pm Kosciusko Police were called to Lower Elementary. The Principle reported that there was someone passed out in a Dodge Durango with an open container in the vehicle. At 3:04 pm Kosciusko Police were called to Wal-Mart for a report of two shoplifters. At 6:00 pm Attala Deputies were called to Attala Road for a …Read More
A student at Presbyterian Day School in Kosciusko recently represented the school in the a statewide spelling bee. PDS Administrator Terry Cox is pleased to announce that Rachel Hammack, representing the 5th grade, placed 2nd in the MAIS Overall Spelling Bee. There were 25 students competing in this grade. Debbie Horn is Rachel’s Spelling teacher and she is the daughter of Stephen and Beth Hammack.