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.
Date: February 25, 2021 Update: 7:00 P.M. Central Electric Restoration Complete Winter Storms Uri and Viola hit central Mississippi the week of February 15, 2021. Central Electric Power Association experienced sustained power outages throughout its seven county service area. Just as crews were making significant progress in restoration efforts from Winter Storm Uri, Viola caused additional damage. The heavy precipitation put additional strain... 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.
The Mississippi House is backing away from a proposal for a statewide election on increasing gasoline and diesel fuel taxes. The idea was to generate more money for improvements to state highways and local roads. House Bill 1364 died Wednesday when the House did not vote on it before a deadline. Mississippi's motor fuel tax has been... Read More.
As of today 547,707 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 817,055 distributed. 3947 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 3932 people from Leake, 4519 from Neshoba, and 3564 from Winston county. Vaccines have now been distributed in multiple venues around the state. As of yesterday 30,000 additional vaccines were uploaded for distribution.
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.
A karaoke competition is returning to Family Night at this year's Natchez Trace Festival. Contest will be held on Friday Night, April 23 at 6:30 PM on E Jefferson Street near Craft Cleaners and the Moomba Area. First, second, and third place winners will receive cash prizes. The entry fee is $20. Entry forms can be found here. For more information,... Read More.
6:10 am - Attala County deputies were called about a vehicle being off the road in McCool on Hwy. 411. No injuries were reported. 8:04 am - Kosciusko police were called to a vehicle being stalled at the intersection near Kangaroo Crossing. 1:49 pm - Kosciusko police responded to a residence on James H. Meredith Street due to an... Read More.
Laken Milner, daughter of Rhonda and Darren Milner, and Lucas Price, son of Amy and Jay Price, were recently named Mr. and Miss Holmes Community College Goodman Campus. Both Milner and Price are 2020 graduates of Kosciusko High School. They were elected by the student body of the HCC Goodman Campus. Laken is a Sophomore majoring in... Read More.