UPDATE: Central Electric Restoration Efforts Continue

Date: April 14, 2024 Update: 8:30 A.M. Central Electric Restoration Complete As of 8:30 a.m., Central Electric has restored power to everyone that can receive it. Manager Long would like to thank all the CEPA employees, Alcorn County Electric Power Association, East Mississippi Electric Power Association, and Southern Pine... Read More.

Highway improvement projects continue across northwest Mississippi

BATESVILLE, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced several construction and maintenance projects in northwest Mississippi.“These projects are vital to our communities in northwest Mississippi, and they wouldn’t be possible without the tremendous level of support we receive from our state... Read More.

Flu Cases Continue to Fall, Even in Local Hotspot

For the third week in a row, Mississippi’s flu rate is dropping.   The State Health Department’s latest update shows that 6.6 per cent of patients seeing their doctor had flu-like symptoms.  That’s down from 7.7 per cent the week before.  It appears flu season... Read More.


Local softball teams to continue playoffs today

Two area softball teams will continue their softball playoffs schedule today.The Kosciusko Lady Whippets will go on the road to take on Pontotoc in Game two of a second round playoff series beginning at 6:00 pm. In game 1, the Lady Whippets pulled out... Read More.

Friday Storms Cause Power Outages

A combination of morning storms and gusty winds blew down trees and power lines across the state Friday.   As of noon, almost 44,000 outages were being reported including 1,758 in Attala County, 1,586 in Leake County and 347 in Neshoba County.   By 9 pm... Read More.



Gas Prices Continue Slow Fall– In Most Places

There are some exceptions-- but gas prices across Mississippi are edging downward.  AAA says the average price statewide today is $3.95, about a penny less than Thursday.  The auto club says Attala County has seen its average price drop by twice as much to... Read More.

Power Outages Continue in Attala, Leake

Power outages continue in Attala and Leake county. Inclement weather on Sunday left Mississippi in a literal state of emergency with at least 11 deaths, massive damage, and over 72,000 people without electricity. By late night Monday power had been restored to many regions... Read More.