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    Emergency Dispatches: May 25, 2017

    At 7:28 am Attala Deputies along with Attala Fire and Rescue were called to Attala Road 4140, just of of Highway 14 west, for a report of a structure fire. The caller said she  had not been to the home since Wednesday afternoon. She returned home this morning to check the mail and found the house on the ground. She said the fire was out but it was still smoldering. No injuries were reported and there has been no word on the cause of the …Read More

    Domestic violence and other recent arrests

    On May 21, 2017, Michael Childers, a 27-year-old black male, was arrested for domestic violence. On May 17, 2017, Keon Gilliam, a 25-year-old black male, was arrested for suspended driver’s license and no insurance. On May 16, 2017, Justin Nabors, a 25-year-old white male, was arrested for possession of controlled substance and possession of marijuana in a vehicle. On May 11, 2017, Kenneth McBride, a 26-year-old black male, was arrested possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance and resisting arrest. On May 10, 2017, Cedric …Read More

    Attala firefighter graduates from state fire academy

    Firefighter Braxton Goza of the Attala County Central Fire Department graduated May 25, 2017 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson, MS. This intense seven-week course included classroom and hands-on instruction in the areas of fire behavior, fire suppression, rescue, incident command, hazardous materials and other fire related topics. This course meets and exceeds the National Fire Protection Association for Firefighter Qualifications and the uniform minimum training standards stated in the Mississippi …Read More

    Mississippi Songwriter of the Year 2017 Competition (video)

    Boswell Media is proud to announce The Mississippi Songwriter of the Year 2017 Competition. The competition is coming to Philadelphia this July! If you have a song you’ve always wanted to hear on the radio, this is your chance. The winner of the competition will travel to Muscle Shoals, AL to have an original song professionally recorded at one of the top recording studios in the industry. Click here for an entry form and more details. The Mississippi Songwriter of the Year 2017 is sponsored …Read More

    Big Red Band Meeting

    There will be a high school band parent information meeting on June 1st at 6:00 pm at the High School Band Hall. All high school band parents are encouraged to attend!

    Individual Mississippi tornado victims in Holmes & Montgomery won’t get federal aid

    Individuals in two Mississippi counties won’t be getting aid following tornado damage. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency announced Wednesday that federal officials are rejecting the request for payments to people in Holmes and Montgomery counties. Federal officials say damage was too slight to warrant individual assistance. Gov. Phil Bryant says the state and nonprofit groups will try to fill gaps. Mississippi was struck by 29 tornadoes on April 30. Damage was worst in the Holmes County town of Durant, where one man died, and in …Read More

    Just The Crumbs Thrift Store Now Open

    Just The Crumbs Thrift Store is now opened in Kosciusko.  Just the Crumbs is a non profit organization that funds the ministry of Lavon Haden.  Brother Haden shares the love of Christ by providing meals for victims and volunteers in disasters.  Currently, he is feeding over 400 people in Durant.  Just the Crumbs Thrift is located 1.4 miles west of Fred’s Dollar Store on highway 12.  You can find household items, clothing for men, women, and children starting at only 25 cents, and shoes.  Just …Read More

    Holmes CC wins big at public relations conference

    When it comes to marketing and public relations, Holmes Community College is among the best in the state. The school’s Marketing/Recruiting Department took home several awards at the 2017 College Public Relations Association of Mississippi annual conference on Sunday. In total, members of the department received 11 awards for social media, sports stories, and other marketing projects. Holmes was also presented with the Grand Award for Electronic Media. “To receive recognition in eight categories represents the exemplary talent amongst our team members,” Director of Marking …Read More

    DUI, domestic violence and other recent arrests

    On May 23, 2017, Tony Fisher, a 36-year-old black male, was arrested for disregard for a traffic device, DUI (felony), and no driver’s license on Clark Road by Investigator Mark Hill. On May 23, 2017, Rashena Ickom, a 23-year-old black female, was arrested for shoplifting on Veterans Memorial Drive by Officer Chase Voyles. On May 23, 2017, Daryl Biggart Jr., a 38-year-old white male, was arrested for domestic violence (simple assault) on Bell Street by Capt. David White. Other recent arrests: On May 21, 2017, …Read More