Free Covid-19 Testing In Attala and Winston Counties Today

Free Covid-19 testing is available in Attala and Winston counties today. Testing is now expanded from teachers, staff, administrators to include nurses, and childcare facility workers on these specific days. Testing hours are 11am to 6 p.m. and patients should call ahead to make arrangements. Visit the Mississippi Department of Health website at Read More.

Today In History, Monday, November 23

Today is Monday, Nov. 23, the 328th day of 2020. There are 38 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 23, 1963, President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed Nov. 25 a day of national mourning following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. On this date: In 1887, actor Boris Karloff was born William Henry Pratt in... Read More.

Today in history: November 22

Today is Sunday, Nov. 22, the 327th day of 2020. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. Connally, riding in the same car as Kennedy, was seriously... Read More.

Long Creek Names Teacher of the Month

Marketta Hatchett, Long Creek’s P.E. teacher, was announced Employee of the Month.  She was rewarded with lunch from the principal, a plaque, a door wreath, and a personal parking space. Thanks for all you do for our school, our students, and our parents to ensure a safe and productive learning environment.

Ethel Announces Shooting Team

The 2020-2021 Ethel High School Shooting Team was recently selected at Ethel High School. High school members are Colby Allen, Hayden Graves, Hunter Hutchison, Cyrus Rone, Hayden Langford, Tyler Weaver, Kyle Nabors, Jon Cochran, Macee Sisson, Brent Bell, and Braxton Rone. Junior high members include Talon Beauchamp, Kaden Deason, Gage Steed, Jake Newman, Wes Jolley, and Wyatt May. The team... Read More.

KAP Merry Marketplace returning this weekend

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership Merry Marketplace is returning to Kosciusko for the 2020 holiday season. This year the Merry Marketplace will be located in the conference room at the KAP office, located at 101 N Natchez St. The marketplace will feature crafts, jewelry, and other work of local artists. Coffee, water, and other refreshments will also be available. The hours for... Read More.

Career-Tech Center students find creative waves to work amidst pandemic

Students in the Teacher Academy program at the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center are staying busy with virtual and traditional learning Students in traditional learning are creating new bulletin boards in the CTC classrooms. As future educators, they are learning the importance of creative bulletin boards in the classroom to help stimulate student learning. Students pictured are Aniyah Riley, Kemyia Kern,... Read More.

Today in history: November 21

Today is Saturday, Nov. 21, the 326th day of 2020. There are 40 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. On this date: In 1920, the Irish Republican Army killed 12 British intelligence officers and two auxiliary policemen in the... Read More.

Mississippi teen wounded after encounter with game warden

A Mississippi sheriff says a 15-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot by a game warden. Holmes County Sheriff Willie March says Thursday that the shooting happened Wednesday night. The teenager and another person were in a vehicle that initially did not stop at roadblocks set up by game wardens. March said his deputies had set up the roadblock... Read More.

Attala County Farmers Market prepares for Thanksgiving

We have finally approached the time of year where we can reflect and be thankful. The Attala County Farmers Market is grateful for each of you who continued to support us throughout all the COVID 19 changes. As you plan to safely celebrate this holiday, visit us for all you’ll need to prepare a delicious meal for... Read More.

Boys and Girls Club to pass out soup and crackers

The Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club will hold its Super Soup Day this weekend. Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, the club will provide free soup and crackers. The club is doing this to show its appreciation to the community. Call the club for more details at 662-289-4252.