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    CTC students take Career Readiness Test at Holmes Attala Center

    Second year students from welding, automotive, construction, health science, and teacher academy recently took the Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) test at Holmes Community College through a grant from the Kosciusko-Attala Development Authority. The CRC is a certificate that confirms to employers that a potential employee has the basic workplace abilities that all 21st century jobs require. It measures real world skills that are critical in the workplace. The areas tested were reading for information, applied mathematics, and locating information.
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    Emergency Dispatches: November 20, 2017

    At 10:11 am Attala Deputies and Natchez Trace Park Rangers were called to a report of a minor auto accident. The caller said they hit a deer on the Natchez Trace approximately 2 miles east of Attala Road 2101. No injuries were reported. At 1:26 pm Kosciusko Police and City Fire responded to a report of smoke in a building at 315 North Madison at the New Beginnings Church. The caller said they did not see any flames.Units arrived... Read More.

    Electric utilities ask higher rates on Mississippi customers

    Mississippi’s two privately-owned electric utilities want customers to pay more next year. Entergy Corp’s request would boost rates for a yardstick residential customer from $104 a month to $114 a month, beginning in February, to pay for fuel costs. That rate would last only five months, but Entergy says it anticipates a separate increase in July, keeping bills level. Mississippi Power Co. says its requests would boost monthly rates for a residential customer from $126 a month to $137... Read More.

    Philadelphia company inks $1M power pole deal for Puerto Rico

    A Mississippi company will provide 1,000 utility poles to the Puerto Rican national utility as part of Hurricane Maria recovery efforts. The Mississippi Business Journal reports that Thomasson Company of Philadelphia signed a $1 million contract with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority for 55-foot wooden poles. Thomasson Company President Brent Gray wouldn’t specify how much of the initial order would be sent, and said “it’s not easy doing business with a government and a utility that doesn’t have... Read More.

    Louisville woman charged as accessory in casino stabbing

    Federal marshals have arrested a Mississippi man sought for a stabbing at the Hard Rock Casino Hotel. Biloxi Police Maj. Christopher De Back said Tuesday that marshals arrested 29-year-old Hallis Wayne Russ Jr., of Vancleave, and his girlfriend, 37-year-old Brandi Delaine Ratliff, of Louisville, at the home of an acquaintance. The Sun Herald reports Russ faces an aggravated assault charge for stabbing a man during an argument in the casino’s valet area about 3:30 p.m. Friday. The injured man... Read More.

    Sunday Afternoon Accident in Ethel

    At 3:00 pm Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS, Ethel Volunteers,  along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to Pope Street in Ethel for a report of a two vehicle MVA. The caller said one of the cars had struck a light pole. Units arrived on scene to find one lane of traffic blocked. Medics checked all involved in the accident but no transport was given.  Attala3, Deputy Mark Hill, called for Water and Light to be called to the scene... Read More.
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    Emergency Dispatches: November 19, 2017

    At 8:40 am Attala Deputies and Kosciusko Police were notified of a shoplifter at Dollar General in Parkway Plaza. The caller said the white male left in a green Toyota 4Runner. The direction of travel given was west on Highway 12 toward Durant. At 9:28 am Attala Deputies were called to a report of a minor MVA on Attala Road 3022. No injuries were reported.

    Boswell Media Christmas Station now available on WKOZ 98.3

    It’s almost time for the most wonderful time of the year. The Boswell Media Christmas Station is back. The station is available on 98.3, all Boswell Media mobile apps, and on both Breezynews.com and Kicks96news.com. The Boswell Media Christmas Station will feature classic Christmas hits, as well as Christmas favorites from new artists. Get in the spirit with the Boswell Media Christmas Station.

    Josh Jolly “It Ain’t Easy” now available on iTunes and Spotify

    Josh Jolly’s “It Ain’t Easy” is now available for purchase. The 2017 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year award winning song can be found both on iTunes and Spotify. The song is also available on YouTube. “It Ain’t Easy” was recorded in Muscle Shoals, AL at the legendary Wishbone Studios. Several icons in the music industry worked on the song inlcuding Clayton Ivey(Roy Orbison), Travis Wammack (Little Richard), Mike McGuire (Shenandoah), Billy Lawson (Engineer, Producer, Singer/Songwriter, Tim McGraw, Sammy Kershaw,... Read More.