COVID-19 is being blamed for two more deaths in this part of central Mississippi. The State Health Department says the reports from Attala and Leake counties are among 23 deaths included in the latest update, with some of those dating back to January.The total... Read More.
A Louisiana sheriff says the rocky beach that was the scene of a tragedy involving a family from Ethel is not a popular spot for swimming. 28-year-old Samantha Alexander and her seven- and eight-year-old daughters, apparently drowned. An investigation continues. A nine-year-old boy who... Read More.
The State Health Department is reporting new COVID deaths in Attala and Neshoba counties. The two were identified from recently reviewed death certificate reports, the deaths occurring between August 20th and October 7th. Since last Tuesday, Leake County has reported 21 new COVID cases,... Read More.
COVID-19 is being blamed for the deaths of two more people in this part of central Mississippi. The State Health Department is reporting that a Leake County resident and another from Neshoba County died during the last two weeks. The number of new infections... Read More.
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.
There’ve been three more local COVID deaths. The latest update from the State Health Department shows no deaths in the past week in this part of central Mississippi but the week before, two people died in Neshoba County and one in Attala. And in... Read More.
In its weekly county-level COVID-19 update, the State Health Department is reporting three more deaths in Neshoba County and one more in Leake County. But there's still only a trickle of new cases in the local area -- 17 in Attala County since last... Read More.
The State Health Department says five more COVID-19 deaths have been reported in the local area since last Monday. Three of the deaths were in Leake County with one each in Attala and Neshoba counties. The Health Department is no longer providing daily county-level... Read More.
An investigation continues into the deaths of two people whose bodies were found near Conehatta close to the Newton-Scott county line Friday night. But few details have been released. Social media reports say the victims were young women but there's been no confirmation from... Read More.
Mississippi’s COVID numbers are going in opposite directions. The State Health Department on Wednesday said the number of new cases was the lowest this year—542. But there were 96 deaths, the most reported in a single day in three weeks. Three of the deaths... Read More.
Health officials had predicted that the COVID-19 surge fueled by the omicron variant that we saw in Mississippi would turn around just as dramatically. And it's playing out this week with only 587 new cases reported on Thursday-- about half as many as Wednesday... Read More.
Mississippi is seeing its lowest COVID-19 numbers of the year with the State Health Department on Wednesday reporting 1,062 new cases. Thirty-eight of those were in Neshoba County but Attala and Leake counties each had only eight new cases. The Health Department reports 75... Read More.