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.

First Monkeypox Case Confirmed in Mississippi

From the State Health Department:  Monday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported its first case of Monkeypox in a Mississippi resident. The specimen was tested at the Mississippi State Department of Health Public Health Laboratory. An investigation to identify persons who may have... Read More.


Mississippi reports 1st case of coronavirus

Mississippi health officials Wednesday announced that the state had its first presumptive positive case of coronavirus.In a news release, the Mississippi State Department of Health said that a man in southeastern Mississippi who had tested positive had recently traveled to Florida.The Forrest County man... Read More.

5 plead not guilty in Mississippi welfare fraud case

Trial dates have been set for the former head of Mississippi's welfare agency and some other people.They are charged with misusing money that was intended to help needy people in the nation's poorest state.John Davis is former director of the Mississippi Department of Human... Read More.


New Mississippi AG reviewing Curtis Flowers case

Mississippi's new attorney general must decide whether to take a quadruple murder case to a seventh trial.Curtis Flowers has had two mistrials and four reversed convictions in a nationally watched case involving the 1996 slayings of four people at a Winona furniture store.News outlets... Read More.