Today, nearly 200 High School Seniors in Attala County were supposed to have a traditional graduation service. When COVID-19 hit our state and our seniors realized they may not get to have a traditional graduation, many were sad, confused, and very disappointed their senior year was ending so abruptly. Then the school districts, churches, parents, and local... Read More.
POWER RESTORATION DURING COVID-19 Be weather aware. The majority of Central Electric Power Association’s service area is under watch for severe weather on Easter Sunday which could result in major power outages. Please know that we have restoration plans in place to keep power flowing. As a company that provides a critical service to the community, we have... Read More.
Many of us have often said I wish I had time to... Cook more for my family, spend more time with my kids, do yard work, cleaning out the clutter in my house, or maybe even learn to play an instrument. Time is something we all have a lot more of, and we are doing all the... Read More.
Trace Urgent Care is now your primary site for drive through screening. The following health protocols have been set up following the CDC and MS State Health Department recommendations for identifying and treating any patients that may have been exposed to or have symptoms of COVID-19. Call first,662-289-9155. Trace Urgent care will give you an appointed time... Read More.
Jordan Funeral Home and its staff would like to take this opportunity to make a public service announcement regarding COVID 19 and how this may affect service to our community. We are becoming educated on the government’s restrictions and the medical community’s advice. We are also monitoring our... Read More.
First Baptist Church Kosciusko hosted Drive-in Church Sunday evening in downtown Kosciusko. The congregation parked in the Renasant Bank Parking Lot, tuned their radio to Breezy 101, and honked their horns in celebration to be able to gather together. The Ministry team of FBC Kosciusko lead everyone in song and worship delivering a inspiring message. The service... Read More.
As of Sunday, March 22, there are no new COVID-19 cases in Attala or Leake Counties. According to the Mississippi Department of Health, Attala and Leake Counties both have one confirmed case of COVID-19. Neshoba County is still reporting zero cases. The total cases in Mississippi are now 207, which is up from the 140 cases reported... Read More.
Premier Medical Group has established protocols following the CDC and MS State Health Department recommendations for identifying and treating any patients that may have been exposed to COVID-19. As of now, there have been no documented cases in Attala County. However, for these protocols to... Read More.
Thursday evening, James Culpepper was sworn in as Alderman Ward 1. He was elected on February 18th in a special election to replace Taylor Casey. Taylor Casey was elected as Chancery Clerk in November leaving his Alderman position. James will fulfill the rest of the current term as Alderman Ward 1.
A body found weighted down in a pond in the Hope community on Feb. 15 has been identified as that of a 19-year-old Philadelphia man, who was reported missing by his mother on Oct. 24. The Mississippi Crime Laboratory in Jackson identified the body as that of DeMarquis KeiMondre’ Houston of 1700 Pendleton Square Apartments. Two people were earlier... Read More.
Nine people have been charged in connection with the body found in a pond in the Hope community. Neshoba County Sheriff Eric Clark said the identity of the body is being withheld until positive identification is made. However, along with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, the sheriff’s office has arrested several suspects in connection with the crime. James Kelly... Read More.