Today is Saturday, May 23, the 144th day of 2020. There are 222 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 23, 1984, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop issued a report saying there was "very solid" evidence linking cigarette smoke to lung disease in non-smokers. On this date: In 1814, a third version of Beethoven's only opera,... Read More.
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At 6:10 pm City and County Officers were notified to be on the Look Out for a gray 2000 Chevrolet truck occupied by a white female. According to to the BOLO the female can be released but the truck needs to be held. The tag number is "DBS 0882", If you spot this vehicle you are... Read More.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the next steps for Mississippi to continue safely reopening the state's economy and getting people back to work while protecting public health. In a new executive order, Governor Reeves has extended his Safer At Home order and accompanying amendments for another week until 8:00 AM on Monday, June 1 to continue flattening... Read More.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 402 new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday afternoon. The total number of cases in the state is now at 12,624. There were 12 new cases reported in Attala County. There have now been 269* cases reported in the county since the outbreak began. Additionally, there was one new death reported... Read More.
At 10:03 am Kosciusko Police and animal control were called to the 100 block of Clark Road for a report of a pig in the callers yard.
Today, nearly 200 High School Seniors in Attala County were supposed to have a traditional graduation service. When COVID-19 hit our state and our seniors realized they may not get to have a traditional graduation, many were sad, confused, and very disappointed their senior year was ending so abruptly. Then the school districts, churches, parents, and... Read More.
At 7:34 am Attala Deputies, Baptist EMS, The Mississippi Highway Patrol along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to highway 35 south near the old spring for a report of a one vehicle MVA. The caller said the vehicle hit a tree. Emergency personnel notified medical responders that the patient was out of the vehicle . He... Read More.