Those Involved in Ethel Shooting Incident Identified

Attala County Sheriff, Tim Nail has released the names of those involved in the Wednesday evening shooting in Ethel.Cliffton Merritt, 52 years of age, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.Merritt... Read More.


Photo: Kaytlyn McCuller chosen as Ethel STAR Student

Kaytlyn McCuller has been named Ethel High School's STAR Student for the 2022-2023 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council M.B. Swayze Foundation.STAR Students are chosen based on ACT scores and academic excellence.Kaytlyn has chosen Jason McCuller as her STAR teacher.The Ethel High School senior... Read More.

Ethel softball player named to All-Star team

An Ethel softball player will participate in an upcoming all-star game.Lizzy Rae Ellington has been named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches 1A/2A/3A All-Star team.Ellington will represent Ethel on the South Team at the 2023 All-Star game.Those games will be played at Jones College... Read More.


Light Pole Catches Fire and Gas Leak in Ethel

On Sunday at 3:59am, fire and deputies were dispatched to Attala Road 2203 for a report of a light pole having caught fire.At 11:47am, there was a report of a gas leak at the Ethel Quick Stop.  Upon arrival, the store was momentarily evacuated... Read More.


Ethel High School Beta Club Visits First Responders

Recently, Ethel High School's Beta Club visited Attala County first responders.Students took snacks and fruit to the Attala County Sheriff's Office and the Attala County Fire Department.Pictured below are some of the Beta Club officers presenting the gift boxes marked "Thank You".