Two weeks ago, Attala County had the third-highest gas prices in Mississippi. Now, there's only one county with a higher average price. AAA says a 25-cent increase since Monday has pushed Attala County's average price to $4.30, with Claiborne County now the only place... Read More.
Gas prices have jumped an average of almost 15 cents a gallon in Leake and Neshoba counties in the past week. Attala County has seen an increase of almost six cents but prices there were already higher than Leake and Neshoba. AAA says the... Read More.
School officials say a gun was found Tuesday morning in a student's bag at Kosciusko Junior High. The student's parent notified the principal before classes got underway that the gun might be on campus. The principal and an assistant principal were able to find... Read More.
A man is accused of breaking into a medical supply business in Kosciusko over the weekend, using a rock to shatter the glass door-- a crime witnessed by a police officer. Ashley McKee was quickly arrested but not before a Taser was used to... Read More.
Two weeks ago, there were 11 counties with an average gas price higher than Attala County. Now, there are only two. AAA says prices in the county are up more than eight cents just in the past week pushing over the $4 mark again... Read More.
Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton had a good reason for making the longest bike ride of his life—the entire 444-mile length of the Natchez Trace. “I’m not a cyclist,” Hamilton said. “But I hate cancer.” In addition to being a famous figure skater, Hamilton is... Read More.
Governor Reeves is asking for a major disaster declaration after tornadoes hit Mississippi on March 22nd doing more than $1 million in property damage. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says, if the request is approved, storm victims in Holmes County would qualify for individual... Read More.
First responders and hospital personnel need to practice their skills so they’ll be ready when something big happens. And in Kosciusko Thursday, an emergency drill is planned near the Coliseum with a number of city and county agencies responding to a simulated incident. Attala... Read More.
A program aimed at finding permanent homes for children in foster care is being expanded in Mississippi. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is giving the Department of Child Protection Services $1.7 million to pay for ten professionals whose fulltime job is arranging adoptions. ... Read More.
Doctor Thomas Dobbs says with the COVID-19 pandemic response winding down and Mississippi's medical marijuana program getting cranked up, changing leadership at the State Department of Health during this transition made sense. Dobbs will resign as State Health Officer at the end of July. ... Read More.
There are now only 11 other counties in Mississippi with an average gas price that's higher than Attala County. And Leake and Neshoba counties aren't much cheaper. AAA says gas is averaging $3.92 in Attala, more than 13 cents above the statewide average. The... Read More.
After getting through January, February and the first three weeks of March without a single tornado in Mississippi, the state has been battered by 89 over a period of less than four weeks. That includes 27 tornadoes on March 22nd, 29 on March 30th,... Read More.