Area softball teams prepare for upcoming season

Kosciusko, Ethel, and McAdams have released their softball schedules for the upcoming season.The teams begin their 2023 campaigns this month.Kosciusko is looking to defend its 2022 4A State Championship, while the Tigers are looking to improve on a 2022 season that saw the team... Read More.

Another Monkeypox Case in Area Health District

A fifth case of monkeypox in the public health district which includes Attala County.   The State Health Department isn’t saying which of the nine counties in the district is reporting that case.   Statewide, there’ve been 79 cases of monkeypox.

Monkeypox Cases Up Statewide, Area Numbers Stable

While the number of monkeypox cases in Mississippi continues to grow, there haven't been any additional cases in this part of the state.  The Health Department says the statewide total is now 52.  Most of those are in and around the Jackson area.   The... Read More.

More COVID Deaths in the Local Area

Two more local COVID deaths are being reported.  But it’s not clear how recent those deaths might have been.  The State Health Department says someone in Attala County died between June 10th and August 18th, that death just now showing up during a records... Read More.

Multiple Calls in Sallis Area on Friday

Friday May 14th, 20227:33 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... Read More.

UPDATED – Woods Ablaze in McCool Area

Monday May 2, 202210:04 a.m. – Attala County Fire Department was dispatched to a woods fire on Attala Road 2247/Old Trace Road. MS Forestry Commission was called in to assist with the fire.3:36 p.m. – Attala County Deputies were dispatched to a domestic... Read More.

Woods Fire in McCool Area Today

12:12 a.m. – Attala County Deputies responded to calls reporting a disturbance in progress at a residence on Attala Road 3111/Hesterville Road in the West area.11:50 a.m. – Attala County Fire Department and McCool Volunteers were dispatched to a woods fire on Attala Road... Read More.