Candidates set for Attala County special elections

The candidates are set for Attala County November elections. In a special election for Attala County Circuit Clerk, the candidates are current interim Circuit Clerk Lula Thompson and District Five Supervisor Tim Pinkard. The winner of the election will finish out the unexpired term of... Read More.

Health Department Gives Medical Marijuana Update

The State Health Department says it’s issued a total of 25 medical marijuana cards to patients so far.  Thirty-six medical practitioners have been registered and 78 work permits have been issued.   The department says 16 business licenses have been approved, most of those involving... Read More.

Attala SO makes narcotics arrest

On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, Agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and Deputies with the Attala County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant at 4898 CR 4045 in Sallis, MS. This search warrant is the culmination of a joint investigation that began in... Read More.

Monkeypox Patient in MS Was Infected Elsewhere

Mississippi’s first monkeypox case is a person who became infected while traveling.  State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers says the individual "acquired the infection outside of Mississippi."   Even though COVID and West Nile virus cases are identified by county, the monkeypox case isn't.  One reason:... Read More.