Roads Closed Due to Flooding

Sheriff's Deputies called in to report that the road is barricaded on Highway 19 N at the Possumneck Community. Also, Highway 35 North at the Holt residence.  MDOT has blocked the highway and encourage motorists to take an alternate route.

Williamsville Independent Methodist Church Celebrates 55 Years

Williamsville Independent Methodist Church will celebrate its 55th anniversary with activities planned for all weekend. Beginning on Friday, at 6:30 pm with Movie Night. The movie "Breakthrough" will be showing in the Fellowship Hall Gym. Saturday morning starts at 9 am with a community work project. Join us as we clean around Choate's Stand (next to Renasant... Read More.

Ethel May Day Festival set for this weekend

The Town of Ethel will hold its annual May Day Festival on Saturday, May 1 on Main Street from 8 am until 4 pm. Festival organizers are now accepting applications for the following: Arts & Crafts - $20 Food with Electricity - $40 Food without Electricity - $30 Unique Treasures - $15 Call or email for an application.... Read More.

New Business Opens In Ethel

A new Ice Vending machine has been set up on Main Street in downtown Ethel. The machine will be open 24/7 starting today, Wednesday, March 31, 2021.  It will dispense a 10 lb. bag of ice for $1.50 or 2 bags for $2.50. Lora Bain Beckham has owned the property for 6 years and says, “It is... Read More.

Exchange Club Community Service Project

The Kosciusko Exchange is conducting a community service project for the month of March. We are seeking donations of new and slightly used puzzles and board games to be donated to the Attala County Nursing Home. Donations can be dropped off at Boswell Media, The Citizens Bank, and Angel MacDonald State Farm. For more information about the... Read More.

Special Election to Take Place in Ethel

The Town of Ethel is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a vacant seat on the Board of Alderman. Applications may be picked up at Town Hall and must be turned in by September 16.  To qualify as a candidate the person must:  Live in the Ethel Town limits; Must be registered to vote; Get 15 signatures... Read More.

Exchange Club Honors Youth

The Kosciusko Exchange Club announces the 2019/20 scholarship winners. Each youth of the month submitted an essay throughout the school year: September -- Diamond Rayford, October -- Thomas Jones, November -- Madison Autry, December -- Lakelynn Fancher, January -- Paul Wood, February -- Jordan Hughes, March -- Leila Bell.  The winning essay was submitted by Lakelynn Fancher,... Read More.

Ethel May Day Festival Cancelled

The May Day Festival Committee has decided to cancel the May Day Festival that was postponed until October 3 due to the ongoing concerns related to Covid-19.  Anyone that has any questions, or already submitted applications may contact Laura Sanders at 228-596-3766.

ACSO Captures Murder Suspect

Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail reports that on 7/15/20 his department received information that a suspect in an Attempted Murder in Baton Rouge, LA was located in Attala County. An investigation by Chief Mark Hill led to the location of the suspect. Deputies were able to place surveillance... Read More.

NAACP Banquet Postponed

The NAACP Banquet that was scheduled for April 25 has been postponed. A new date has not been selected yet. Continue to monitor BreezyNews for updates.