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West Adams Street Open Following Road Work

West Adams Street near the Attala Feed Mill is open once again following work on a sinkhole. The section of the road from Lumber St to Peachtree St was closed Monday while crews worked on the problem spot located just east of the railroad tracks. Howard Sharkey with the City of Kosciusko Street Department says that crews fixed the culvert under the street and the road is once again safe for travel.      

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New Signage up at Kosciusko-Attala Partnership (Gallery)

Workers from Southeastern Sign Company in Madison, MS worked Tuesday morning to update the Koscisuko-Attala Partnership’s sign. The name change, from Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation, was announced earlier this year during the annual Who’s Who Banquet.  

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Malicious Mischief and Other Recent Arrests

On June 27, 2016, Taylor Evans, a 19-year-old white male, was arrested for Malicious Mischief and Disturbing the Peace on Walnut Grove Road by Captain Chris Busbea. Other recent arrests: On June 23, 2016, Monica Baker, a 43-year-old white female, was arrested for Simple Assault and Fail to Appear in Court on Highway 35 South by Investigator Greg Collins. On June 23, 2016, Chase Baker, a 19-year-old white male, was arrested for Simple Assault with a Weapon on Highway 35 South by Investigator Greg Collins. …Read More

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Attala County Fire Department Looking to hire New Firefighter

The Attala County Fire Department is taking applications for the position of entry-level firefighter. Entry-level firefighters provide fire and rescue services to Attala County. This includes fire suppression, rescue, and fire prevention. Applicants should be in sound physical condition and capable of working in high heat to freezing temperatures, heights, small/confined spaces, and other hazardous environments. Employees at the Attala County Fire Department work a rotating 24-hours on/48-hours off schedule, and must be able to work effectively within a team dynamic. Minimal Requirements: Between the …Read More

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Emergency Dispatches: June 28, 2016

8:06 am The Attala Sheriff’s Department was called to the intersection of North Natchez and Knox Road for a report of a minor auto accident involving a city vehicle.  The Sheriff’s Department are called to write the report when a city vehicle is involved. No injuries were reported.

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Register Your Cell Phone to the No-Call List Beginning Friday

Beginning Friday, July 1, residents of Mississippi will be able to register their cell phone on the do-not-call-list. Mississippi Public Service Commissioners Brandon Presley, Cecil Brown and Sam Britton will hold press conferences across the state throughout the month of July to answer any questions about registration and other general information regarding the Mississippi No Call Program. “We are committed to protecting the privacy of Mississippians and the enforcement of the No-Call list is paramount to that effort. Because many Mississippians use their cell phones …Read More

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KAP/HCC Combine to Launch “Attala Works”

The Attala Center of Holmes Community College (Holmes CC) and the Kosciusko Attala Partnership (KAP) are collaborating to launch Attala Works, an initiative aimed to measure, engage, and enhance the workforce in Attala County, Mississippi. Working through the framework of ACT’s Work Ready Community (WRC) certification program, Attala Works will connect businesses, job-seekers, and key stakeholders in the community to ensure maximum participation. The focal point of the program is the National Career Readiness Certification System, which utilizes ACT’s WorkKeys exams, a series of job …Read More

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Emergency Dispatches: June 27, 2016

6:15 pm Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on Highway 12 West near the VFW. The caller said the vehicle had ran off the road. No word on injuries. 10:15 pm Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on Highway 12 West near McAdams. The caller said a car had hit a …Read More

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Three Patients Transported From MVA (Video)

At 10:48 am Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS, the Mississippi Highway Patrol along with Attala Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a report of a two vehicle MVA on Highway 12 West near Attala Road 4045, also know as Sudduth Road. Dispatch reported that they were unsure of any injuries. Deputy Jimmy Nunn arrived on scene and notified responding units that there was possibly two patients complaining of stomach and wrist pain. According to emergency personnel on scene, one of the vehicles was turning on to …Read More