Fewer Flu Cases Reported in Mississippi

We’re still seeing a steady drop in the number of flu cases across Mississippi.  The statewide flu rate is down to 5.3 per cent, the lowest since early November.  That's the percentage of patients seeing a doctor with flu-like symptoms. And it’s dropped from... Read More.

Fires and Disturbances Reported Wednesday in Attala

On Wednesday, December 6 at 9:45 a.m., Kosciusko Fire Department and Kosciusko Police were alerted to a grass fire on Heald St. that was near a shed.  The fire was quickly extinguished.At 11:16 a.m., Kosciusko Police were called to Dollar General on Veteran’s Memorial... Read More.

Many fires reported in Attala over the weekend

Firefighters in Attala County were busy this weekend with several woods and grass fires.County Fire Chief, Tim Cox tells Breezy News that they were dispatched to 6 calls for woods and grass fires.  Firefighters were able to extinguish all the blazes without requesting assistance... Read More.

Drowning Reported at the Big Black River in Attala

At approximately 7:57 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2023 Attala County Deputies, Attala County Fire Department, Carmack Volunteers, and EMS were dispatched to the Bucksnort community of Carmack for a drowning.The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks was later dispatched to assist in... Read More.

Storm Damage Reported in the Area

Emergency managers in this part of central Mississippi are reporting some damage after Thursday's severe thunderstorms.  In Attala County, a couple of trees were blown down in the western part of the county near McAdams and on County Road 4202.   In Holmes County, trees... Read More.

MSDH: Two Local COVID Deaths Reported

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.