Attala Deputies Busy With Storm Damage

Wednesday April 13th, 20228:08 p.m. – Attala County Deputies and MDOT were alerted to a tree down on HWY 16 North around 3 miles outside of the city. All lanes of traffic were blocked by the tree.8:47 p.m. – Attala County... Read More.


NWS Surveying Local Storm Damage Today

A National Weather Service survey team today plans to inspect Wednesday’s storm damage in Attala and Leake counties to determine if it was caused by a tornado—and if so, how strong that storm might have been.  Already, ten tornadoes have been confirmed in Mississippi,... Read More.

Photos: Storm Damage Reported Locally

Wednesday's storm damage in this part of central Mississippi was concentrated near the Attala-Leake county line.Emergency managers in the two counties say what may have been a tornado left behind a trail of damage in three areas.One home was heavily damaged by a falling... Read More.


Some Counties Can Seek Storm Repair Funds

It’s too soon to say if there’s enough damage from this week's storms to qualify for federal disaster assistance.  But the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says if we don’t get a disaster declaration, some counties can take advantage of the Disaster Assistance Repair Program. ... Read More.