Domestic violence and other recent arrests

On 7-07-2020, Lakesha I. Mullins, a 32 year old b/f from Kosciusko, was arrested for Petit Larceny and Contempt of Court on West Adams Street by Captain Joshua Pinkard. On 7-06-2020, Jaylen E. Massey, a 25 year old b/m from Sallis, was arrested for Petit Larceny, Contempt of Court and Possession of Paraphernalia on Northview Drive by Captain... Read More.

Today in history: July 9

Today is Thursday, July 9, the 191st day of 2020. There are 175 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 9, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read aloud to Gen. George Washington’s troops in New York. On this date: In 1755, British General Edward Braddock was mortally wounded as his troops suffered a massive defeat during... Read More.

Masks to be required at MS driver’s license offices

Masks will become mandatory at all Driver License Offices beginning Monday, July 13. “We have to be diligent in our efforts to limit transmission of the virus,” said DPS Public Safety Commissioner Sean Tindell. “We also feel it is imperative to require a facemask be worn by all patrons and personnel inside driver license offices to accomplish... Read More.

At least 8 Mississippi lawmakers test positive for COVID-19

The state health officer in Mississippi says at least eight of the state's lawmakers have tested positive for the new coronavirus. Dr. Thomas Dobbs says Tuesday that there are also 11 other suspected cases of the virus among lawmakers and Capitol employees. Among those who have said they have COVID-19 are Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann and House Speaker Philip... Read More.

More summer reading programs announced for Attala County Library

The Attala County Summer Library Program is coming to a close, but there is still time to participate. The summer program will end July 19. Children can register online through the Beanstack app or pick-up the summer program packet at the Attala County Library. A new packet is available each week which includes family activities and a book. During this difficult... Read More.

Today in history: July 8

Today is Wednesday, July 8, the 190th day of 2020. There are 176 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 8, 2000, Venus Williams beat Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 7-6 (3) for her first Grand Slam title, becoming the first Black female champion at Wimbledon since Althea Gibson in 1957-58. On this date: In 1776, Col. John Nixon... Read More.

Kosciusko Attala Partnership delivers thermometers to local businesses and schools

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership would like to thank MEDC (Mississippi Economic Development Council) and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) for the opportunity to provide needed thermometers to our manufacturing, library, clinics, hospital, city and county schools and others throughout our area. “These could not have come at a better time as many of our businesses are needing them... Read More.

Effective Immediately-Youth Curfew for Carthage

A Youth Curfew is in effect immediately. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen voted last night to instate an 11p.m. youth curfew until August 31st. The decision was made based on recent incidences of excessive loitering and concerns throughout the community, especially in public locations.