Lula Thompson wins Circuit Clerk Race

The election results are finally in for Attala County.  In a very close circuit clerk's race, Lula Thompson won with 2,620 votes to Tim Pinkard's 2,558 votes.  Jeffery Perteet will take the Attala County School Board district one seat, and Cody Whittington will take... Read More.

Governor Reopens Qualifying For Circuit Judge

Governor Reeves announced Friday that candidate qualifying is being reopened for Circuit Judge, District 5, Place 2 following the death of Judge George Mitchell in April.   Mitchell was the only candidate who had qualified to run for that judgeship which covers Attala, Carroll, Choctaw,... Read More.

Circuit Judge George Mitchell dies at 77

Fifth Circuit Judge George Mitchell Jr. died Tuesday at the age of 77.Mitchell was appointed as Fifth Circuit Judge in 2015 by then Governor Phil Bryant.He retained the position after winning the November 2016 general election.Counties in his district included Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada,... Read More.

Bryant Appoints Burns Eighth Circuit Court Judge

Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that he has appointed Brian K. Burns as the Eighth Circuit Court District Judge. He replaces Judge Christopher A. Collins, who is leaving public service after serving 21 consecutive years as a judge. Burns’ appointment is effective on January... Read More.