4:11 am - Attala County Deputies responded to an alarm at McAdams Quick Stop. 7:45 am - Kosciusko Police were called due to a tree being down on Third Street. 12:09 pm - Attala County Deputies responded to an alarm at a residence on Hwy. 12. 12:42 pm - Kosciusko Police were called to Kangaroo Crossing after reports of... Read More.
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Ten-digit phone dialing is coming to northern Mississippi. Customers in the 662 area code will have to start dialing that code plus the seven-digit phone number to complete local calls. Beginning April 24, customers can begin dialing 10 digits in the 662 code. That includes people in Southaven, Oxford, Tupelo, Columbus, Starkville, Greenwood and Greenville. Kosciusko and Attala County is... Read More.
The petting zoo will once again be a featured highlight of the Natchez Trace Festival. G&J Traveling Petting Zoo will have all kinds of animals on display this year. The petting zoo will be set up at Choate's Stand during the festival beginning at 8:00 am. The 51st annual Natchez Trace Festival is set for Saturday, April 24 in... Read More.
1,369,330 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 1,670,975 distributed. 8431 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 8421 people from Leake, 8625 from Neshoba, and 7689 from Winston county. Vaccines have now been distributed in multiple venues around the state. Governor Reeves announced vaccination eligibility has now expanded to ages 16 and over. Vaccines will be... Read More.
The Kosciusko Whippets lost to the Northeast Lauderdale Trojans in a game moved from Tuesday to Wednesday evening. The home team scored first and held the lead until the third inning when the score was tied up. But, late in the game, the Trojans came roaring back, and the Whippets fell with a final score of 12-3. Kaylan Powell... Read More.
12:18 pm – Attala County Deputies were called to Attala Road 4045 for a domestic disturbance. 1:12 pm - Kosciusko Police responded to calls of an 18 wheeler broken down in front of Valero gas station. 9:19 pm - Attala County Deputies were called to Hwy. 35 North due to a vehicle going off the road and sliding... Read More.
One person is dead following a wreck in northern Attala County. The accident happened around 12:13 am Wednesday morning on Sand Hill Road in Hesterville. Attala County Coroner Sam Bell identified the victim as 24-year-old Sawyer Armstrong. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
The City of Kosciusko has hired a new building inspector. During Tuesday's meeting of the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen, the board approved the hire of Richie Armstrong. Armstrong currently works for the Kosciusko School District, but will begin work for the city on April 16. The Kosciusko Building Official is responsible for implementing building and zoning codes within the... Read More.