Photos: Early Morning Fire at Kosciusko Gas Station

An early morning fire broke out at a popular Kosciusko gas station. Kosciusko Fire Department and Kosciusko Police were dispatched to Whit's Kwik Foods on Hwy 12 just before 3:00 am Friday when dispatch received several calls about smoke showing from the roof of the... Read More.

Vehicle Fire and Shots Fired

On Thursday at 5:08pm, Central Fire and officers responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Highway 35 at the Yockanookany bridge.  Arriving on scene, officers determined that it had just been smoking badly. At 7:36pm, officers responded to a report of shots fired... Read More.

Local COVID Cases Hit Three-Month High

While Attala County is part of the public health district which is seeing the most flu cases in Mississippi, the biggest number of new COVID-19 infections in the local area is in Neshoba County.  The State Health Department reported 66 cases in the county... Read More.

MSDH: Sick Patients Putting Strain on Hospitals

An early and active flu season along with an uptick in COVID-19 cases are creating stress for Mississippi's hospitals.  State Health Officer Dr. Dan Edney says the availability of ICU beds is dropping, especially at the hospitals which offer advanced care.  He says some... Read More.

The Luckiest Place in Mississippi?

If you're going to play the lottery, maybe you ought to drive to Hazlehurst to do it.   The city of fewer than 3,600 residents seems to be the luckiest place in Mississippi.  It's now had two            $1 million winners... Read More.