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Local Gas Price Spike Starting to Peak? Maybe

It's been a tough week if you've had to fill up your car in Attala County.  Since Monday, gas prices have jumped an average of 33 cents.  But AAA says it's possible the price spike has peaked.  The average price in the county today is $4.38.  That's down a couple of cents from Wednesday. ... Read More.

Lady Whippets Drop Game Two

Coming from an exciting late-night game one win Tuesday night, the Kosciusko Lady Whippets showed up Wednesday afternoon ready to wrap it up and claim the state championship for the second year in a row.  Sumrall's Lady Bobcats had different plans. In another close matchup, the score was tied at two after five innings.  After... Read More.

Multiple Crashes & Someone Dumping Trash in Attala Tuesday

Tuesday, May 18, 2022 3:41 a.m. – Attala County Deputies responded to a call from someone walking along HWY 12 West near the VFW reporting that someone in a white truck was following them. 6:06 a.m. – Attala County Deputies were called to a residence on HWY 35 near Dicken Circle. The caller stated a... Read More.

Tragic Accident Takes One Life But Saves Five

In June of 2021, Derell Latiker, 11, was jumping on his trampoline at home.  He fell off and received a massive brain injury that took his life just hours later.  Grief stricken, his mother Chitina Johnson knew she did not want his life to end at such a young age.  She chose to make... Read More.

Audio: Chief Talks About Officer’s Suspension

A Kosciusko police officer is serving a three-day suspension without pay for violating department policies during an interaction with a group of teenagers in a city park last week.  But some of the parents of the youngsters involved want stiffer punishment.  They're calling for Officer Braxton Goza to be fired.   Police Chief Chris Wray... Read More.

Lady Whippets Win First Game of State Championship Series

For the second year in a row, the Kosciusko Lady Whippets have made the trip to Hattiesburg to play for the softball championship. Facing the Lady Bobcats of Sumrall, the Whippets scored first, but the Bobcats kept it a tense game with a close score.  The Lady Whippets held on for a 9-7 win, taking... Read More.

McAdams Lady Bulldogs Softball Team Hosts Co-Ed Kickball Tournament Fundraiser

McAdams Lady Bulldogs Softball Team is hosting a Co-Ed Kickball Tournament on Saturday, June 4th. The tournament will be held at the McAdams High School Football & Baseball Complex. Gather your team and sign up today! There will be food and concessions present for the tournament. This event will help raise funds for the... Read More.

Help send off Lady Whippets softball at Kosciusko Lower Elementary

Kosciusko Lower Elementary will help send off the Lady Whippets softball team today as they travel to play for the State Championship. The team will visit the school prior to leaving for Hattiesburg. In what has become a tradition, students will line the school's sidewalk with signs and cheering as the team walks through. Members of the... Read More.

Whippet softball State Championship location and broadcast information

State Championship Location/Broadcast Information: Game 1 – Tuesday, May 17, 7:00 pm Game 2 – Wednesday, May 18, Approximately 3:15/3:30 Game 3 – Saturday, May 21, TBD (If needed) Location: University of Southern Mississippi Softball Complex, 507 N 25th Ave. Hattiesburg, MS... Read More.

A Busy Day for Attala Firefighters

1:42 a.m. – Attala County Deputies were called to HWY 35 South near the Leake County line when they received reports of several cows in the roadway. 3:51 a.m. – Attala County Fire Department and Ethel Volunteers were dispatched to a woods fire on Attala Road 5210 near Carson Ridge Baptist Church in the Ethel... Read More.

Williamsville Christian Academy Celebrates First Graduate

Williamsville Christian Academy, a part of Abundant Life Church of God, celebrated its first graduation since opening in 2018. Congratulations Casey Payton!

Dr. Dan Barnard named Executive Director Of Marty Stuart’s Congress Of Country Music and Historic Ellis Theatre

Dr. Dan Barnard named inaugural Executive Director of Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music (MSCCM) and the Historic Ellis Theatre in Philadelphia, MS, a world-class cultural center, museum, and performing arts center in Stuart’s hometown of Philadelphia, MS where the Ellis Theatre will open this fall. Barnard shared about his goals for the center: “Having... Read More.

Pearl River Resort announces summer entertainment lineup

Pearl River Resort is excited to announce its entertainment schedule, through July.  A mixture of country classics to rock legends, there’s something for everyone, including fireworks! The Oak Ridge Boys are scheduled for Saturday, May 28.  William Lee Golden, Duane Allen, Richard Sterbin, and Joe Bonsall bring their unforgettable harmonies to country and gospel classics. ... Read More.

Audio: Coach Tony Terry discusses Whippets softball Game 2 win over West Lauderdale

Kosciusko Whippets head softball coach Tony Terry speaks on his team's win over West Lauderdale that game the team its 4th North State Championship in five seasons.

Saturday – One Car MVA On Hwy 12 W

4:16 pm - Attala County officials responded to a house fire on Attala Road 5037. 4:40 pm - Officers received a 911 call about a one car MVA on Highway 12 West. Vehicle ran off the road and into a tree but no injuries or entrapment was reported at the time.

Multiple Calls in Sallis Area on Friday

Friday May 14th, 2022 7:33 a.m. – Attala County Deputies were called to a residence on Attala Road 4211 in the Sallis area when a homeowner was alerted to an unwanted person on their property. 9:12 a.m. – Attala County Deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on HWY 12 East near the Yockanookany Wildlife Refuge.... Read More.

Lady Whippets Win North State Championship Series!

After an exciting win on Thursday, the Kosciusko Softball Team traveled to Collinsville Friday evening for game two in their quest for the North State Championship.  After the Whippets jumped off to a 4-0 lead in the first inning, the West Lauderdale Knights came back sure and steady, pulling even at six all at... Read More.

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