KAP announces the return of the Hometown Scarecrow Contest

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership is once again holding a scarecrow contest for October. For the contest, homes, businesses, or churches can decorate their business front or lawn with a homemade decorated scarecrow. There will be cash prizes given for the best scarecrows. Judging will take place on Oct. 19. Applications can be found HERE. They should be returned to the KAP... Read More.

Happening today: Baptist Attala holding Community COVID-19 Vaccine Drive

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Attala is hosting a Covid -19 Community Vaccination Drive Wednesday, Sept. 15 and Thursday, Sept. 16. Anyone aged 12 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine. No appointment is needed. The Pfizer, Moderna and J&J are available, but supply is limited. To access the vaccination area, please enter the Hospital Main Lobby. Everyone will be screened and asked... Read More.

Your Entergy Bill Is About to Go Up

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--If you're on Entergy for lights, your bill is about to go up. Beginning in October a rate increase approves by the Mississippi Public Service Commission goes into effect. For the average residential customer, a bill will go up about $2.15 per month. Entergy requested the increase to help them offset costs incurred by ad valorem taxes they... Read More.

Why Gas Prices Could Be Cheaper

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--Mississippi has some cheap gas prices compared to the national average, but it could be cheaper, and the culprit is something that's been gone for two weeks. "Hurricane Ida is still resulting in the shutdown of millions of barrels of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico," said Patrick DeHaan with Gasbuddy.com.. "Maybe not millions at this... Read More.

It’s Still With Us: Nicholas Brings More Rain

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--It's not heavy rain or flooding, but Nicholas, now a tropical depression, is still bringing rain to central Mississippi. It's expected to stick around, at least through Thursday. "Nicholas is gonna make a real slow eastward track," said forecaster Eric Carpenter, with the National Weather Service. https://twitter.com/NHC_Atlantic/status/1437982248305774593?s=20 The storm has caused flooding in Texas and Louisiana and even in... Read More.

Coronavirus Kills More People in Central Miss.; An Option for the Exposed

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--Coronavirus has killed more people in central Mississippi. But, doctors with the Miss. State Medical Assoc., believe that a treatment that has helped many people who have gotten the virus could help you if you're pregnant, even if you've just been exposed. "If you've been exposed you can get the monocolonal antibody treatment, as well to protect... Read More.

House Fire on East Adams

11:16 a.m. – Attala County Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Highway 12 West when they received reports of a domestic disturbance in progress there. 11:46 a.m. – Kosciusko City Fire, Kosciusko Police, and Attala County Fire Department were called to a house fire on East Adams Street. (pictures below) 2:34 p.m. – Kosciusko Police responded to a... Read More.

How Breezy Got Its Groove Back

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--Two weeks ago Breezy101 was knocked off the air when a storm caused the tower to fall, incidentally, right on top of the Big Radio Building. Now you can hear the station on the air again, with more improvements to come. "The big tower that we lost is the equivalent of a 35-story building," said station owner... Read More.

COVID Cases Slow Down, So Do Hospital Numbers

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--Of the 71 deaths reported over the weekend from coronavirus in the state, three were in central Mississippi: One in Holmes County, one person in Scott County and one person in Winston County. For the weekend, 3,763 cases were reported in the state. The numbers are going down and so is the number of people in the... Read More.

The Threat From Nicholas Is Minimal

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--The threat from Hurricane Nicholas in central Mississippi is minimal. It came ashore in Texas, and is moving slowly eastward. But, once it reaches the central part of the state, it's not expected to bring anything except rain. "For central Mississippi not quite as much now," said forecaster Eric Carpenter with the National Weather Service. "The trends... Read More.