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Kicks Picks Week 4 Winner: Melissa Stephens

The Kicks Picks Presented by Wheel In Grocery of Carthage was another very competitive competition in Week 4. The top spot was won by Melissa Stephens of Carthage with 17 winning picks. Melissa Stephens wins the Week 4 Tailgate Prize Pack. Week 5 picks can be found here. Make your selections and submit prior to 6pm on Friday... Read More.

Happening today: Friends of Attala County Library to meet

The Friends of the Attala County Library will meet today in the library’s meeting room at 12:00 noon. Anyone interested in becoming a Friends member may attend this meeting. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 662-289-5141.  

Attala County Supervisors approve purchase of new firetrucks

Attala County is getting five new firetrucks. During Monday's meeting, the board of supervisors approved the purchase of the five (3 engines and 2 tankers) trucks at a total cost of $1,225,431. The motion passed pending the approval of District Two Supervisor Charles Fancher, who was absent from the meeting. Emergency management director Danny Townsend said the county... Read More.

Happening today: The Jeff Koonz Show on Breezy 101

The Jeff Koonz Coach's Show airs tonight on Breezy 101. The show is a one hour talk show featuring Holmes Community College head football coach Jeff Koonz. Voice of the Bulldogs Josh West will host the show live from 7:00 - 8:00 pm at Longhorn's Steakhouse in Newport. The restaurant opens at 6:00 p.m. with a limited menu. Take... Read More.

Mississippi offering $25,000 to help pay for field trips

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is offering aid to offset the cost of field trips to the state's twin history museums in Jackson. The department says it has $25,000 to help students who attend most public schools to visit the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and is seeking to raise more. Students... Read More.

Today in history: September 17

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2019. There are 105 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 17, 1987, the city of Philadelphia, birthplace of the U.S. Constitution, threw a big party to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic document; in a speech at Independence Hall, President Ronald Reagan acclaimed... Read More.

Emergency Dispatches: September 16, 2019

At 6:25 am Attala Deputies were called to Attala Road 4989 for a report of a one vehicle MVA. The caller  said they hit a deer and simply needed a report. At 10:36 am Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with Kosciusko City Fire responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA by the Post Office on... Read More.

One Arrested for Arson

One man is behind bars for arson. According to Investigator Mark Hill with th Attala County Sheriff Department on September 14, 2019 Carl Anthony Houston, a 49 year old black male from Kosciusko, was arrested for arson 3rd Degree by Sergeant Nick Cox. Houston is accused of setting fire to the personal belongings of his girlfriend at his... Read More.

Leake County authorities investigating weekend murder

Leake County Lawmen are investigating a murder that took place Saturday morning in Leake County. Officers were called to a house on Griffin Lane, off the Natchez Trace in Leake County Saturday around noon. “A man’s body was found at a home by a postal worker and he called authorities,” said Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner. The victim has... Read More.