This week, McAdams High School announced that they have chosen Me'Kyle Riley as their 2020-2021 Teen Read! Advocate. Congratulations and thank you for your dedication to reading and your support of both our school and community libraries.
11:12 am- Near intersection of Blackjack Road on Highway 35 North, a double MVA car injury occurred. Injuries are unknown.
Registration is now open for the 2021 Miss Natchez Trace Festival pageant. This year's event is set for Friday, April 9 at 6:30 pm at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. The pageant is open to girls in Attala County in grades 0-12. Tickets for the public are $6. Pageant entry forms can be found here. The deadline to register... Read More.
First year agriculture students at the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center are studying animal reproduction and genetics. To help understand the process, they have incubated eggs to learn about the gestation process of chickens. They have also learned to detect the embryo heartbeat inside the eggs before hatching. Pictured is Johnathan Lindsey using a stethoscope to listen for... Read More.
Kosciusko Chief of Police Herbert Dew has confirmed a Friday night shooting. At approximately 6:20pm, 20-year-old Tyreece Thomas was found on Peachtree Street having been shot at least one time. Emergency Services arrived and he was taken to Baptist Medical Center - Attala to be airlifted. This morning at 7:25am Thomas was pronounced dead. One suspect, 21-year-old Demonta Magee, was taken... Read More.
"Picking 35" is coming back. Central Mississippi’s 60-mile yard sale is set for Saturday April 3, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Yard sales will be set up on Hwy 35 from Vaiden to Walnut Grove and all points in between. For more information, contact Kosciusko-Attala Partnership at 662-289-2981.
Natchez Trace Parkway is asking motorists to watch out for work crews and hazards in the roadway as winter storm clean-up continues. Workers have cleared over 200 downed trees. Last week’s ice storm weakened many trees along the Parkway causing some to fall and others to become hazardous. The ground remains saturated and forecasted rain may cause more trees to fall. Drivers should be alert and lower speeds... Read More.
The Kosciusko School District invites all students, parents, staff, and community members to take our comprehensive needs assessment survey. The information you provide will assist in providing the Kosciusko District and its community with the best learning environment possible. Please take a moment to complete the online survey below. Kosciusko School District Comprehensive Needs Assessment Survey.
2:14pm - Attala Central Fire was called to a residence on Attala Road 2247 due to calls of a grass fire. 2:33pm - Attala Deputies responded to a two car accident at the intersection of Hwy. 12 and Hwy. 35. No injuries were reported. 2:22pm - Attala Central Fire and Carmack Volunteers were called to a structure on Hwy.... Read More.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has issued a warning about an ongoing scam. In a Facebook post, the agency said scammers are claiming that FEMA is giving out $800 vouchers for disaster assistance. The post reads: "Currently, Mississippi is... Read More.