JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the first confirmed pediatric influenza death in Mississippi for the 2023-2024 flu season. Pediatric deaths are defined as deaths of individuals under 18 years of age.Including this reported death, there have... Read More.
Six former Holmes County school officials will have to pay back more than $200,000 which the State Auditor says was misspent. Shad White says his office has issued demand letters based on the findings of an audit in December of 2020. The largest amount—almost... Read More.
A firearm was confiscated at Kosciusko Junior High Tuesday morning.The following message was sent out to parents Wednesday by Superintendent Billy Ellzey:"Good afternoon parents. Prior to the beginning of classes this morning, the Kosciusko Junior High Principal was notified of a potential firearm on... Read More.
Today all Attala County newly elected and re-elected officials were sworn in at the Attala County Courthouse. Chancery Court Judge Joseph Kilgore began the ceremony congratulating all elected officials and charging them with the duties of being communities servants. Those sworn in were the... Read More.
Three Attala County elected officials reflected on their careers during the final Board of Supervisors meetings of 2019 Monday.It was the final meeting for Chancery Clerk Gerry Taylor, District 2 Supervisor Charles Fancher, and District 4 Supervisor Kary Ellington.Board attorney Scott Pickle ended the... Read More.
Update: The burn ban in Attala County has lifted.The Attala County Board of Supervisors voted to lift the burn ban during Monday's meeting.Oct. 8: On the backs of Governor Phil Bryant's statewide burn ban, Attala County officials have issued one of their own.The... Read More.