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    House Fire on 1030

    At 3:51 pm Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Volunteers responded to a report of a shed fire on Attala Road 1030 just off of Highway 35 South. Emergency Personnel arrived on scene and notified responding units that they had a fully involved shed and that the home was also on fire. Units were able to contain the fire by 5:30. According to Emergency Personnel, the home owner said the fire started in the shed and... Read More.

    Central MS Fair Schedule of Events

    The Central MS Fair is returning to Kosciusko and Attala County Aug. 9 – 12. The 108th annual fair will feature many events that are sure to provide fun for the entire family. The Exhibit Hall at the coliseum will be open nightly from Wednesday – Thursday during the fair. Exhibits include art, photography, flower show, youth exhibits and more. Also, returning to the exhibit hall after many years is the Fin, Horn, and Feathers competition. The best talent... Read More.

    Kosciusko woman killed in Leake County wreck

    A Kosciusko woman was killed in three-car wreck in Leake County Thursday afternoon. According to MHP Staff Sergeant Andy West, the accident happened just after 4:00 pm on Hwy 35 S near the Attala/Leake County line. A car traveling south on Hwy 35 collided with two other vehicles while attempting to pass. Kathy Martin, a 51-year-old black female from Kosciusko, was pronounced dead at the scene by Leake County Coroner Earl Adams. The driver of one of the other... Read More.

    HEAT ADVISORY: Dangerous heat until 7:00 pm tonight

    The National Weather Service (NWS) in Jackson has issued a heat advisory for Attala and other counties in central MS. Additional counties covered in the advisory include Choctaw, Montgomery, and Winston. Temperatures will be in the mid- and upper 90s across the area. Heat index values are expected to be 105 to 110 degrees in areas covered by the heat advisory. The advisory is set to expire at 7:00 pm tonight. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) offers the... Read More.

    Big Red Band wraps up band camp 2017 (video)

    The Kosciusko Big Red Band held its annual Parent Night Thursday night. Parents and members of the community watched as the band went through its warmups and band camp routines before performing movements from the 2017 marching show, “The Mask of the Red Death.” Earlier in the day, the band held a drill down competition to find the best marcher in the band. That competition was won by Daleshia Carter. The band has one more day of practice Friday... Read More.

    Exchange Club Donates to the Big Red Band

    The Exchange Club recently donated bottled water to the KHS Big Red Band.  The Band has been practicing for the upcoming season for the last two weeks and needed the water to distribute to its members. The Exchange Club stopped by while the band members were on a break from practicing.  For more info on how you can donate call 662-289-2334. For more information about the Exchange Club contact club president, Lora Beckham at 662-289-1050.

    WIC vouchers now accepted at Attala County Farmers Market

    The Attala  County Farmers Market will begin accepting FMNP senior voucher and WIC vouchers this Saturday, July 22. Vouchers can be redeemed at certified markets throughout the remaining season. Vouchers can only be utilized to purchase fresh fruits &  vegetables from markets that display the Mississippi Dept of Agriculture and Commerce logo. The Attala County Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. – noon and is located at the Hwy 12/35 intersection in Kosciusko

    Local officer earns statewide recognition

    Officer Mark Gilmore has been named the D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year in the state of Mississippi. Gilmore was honored Monday at the D.A.R.E summer conference in Biloxi. D.A.R.E stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. The D.A.R. E. website describes the program as “a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.” Gilmore serves as an instructor for the D.A.R.E program,... Read More.

    House Fire on Attala Road 4037

    At 1:08 pm Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS, Sallis Volunteers along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a house fire on Attala Road 4037. The caller said the rear of the home was fully engulfed in flames. Emergency personnel arrived on scene and notified responding units that there was heavy smoke showing front the from of the structure and flames from the rear. The has been no word on to the cause of the fire.