News

1 day 23 hours ago
The Attala County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two shootings that happened late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. The first incident happened around 10 p.m. Monday at Horne’s Grocery on Highway 12 near the Sallis/McAdams area in west Attala County.  “No one was hit. There were no injuries,” Attala...
1 day 23 hours ago
Most Attala County elected officials threw their names in the political hat again during the first week of qualifying for the 2015 primary election. The qualifying period for state and county offices began on Jan. 5 and will continue through Feb. 27. 21 people have submitted their fees and paperwork to the Attala County Circuit Clerk’s...
1 day 23 hours ago
The Mississippi Legislature kicked off its election-year session last week, and one local lawmaker said he expects education issues to highlight much of the session. Rep. Jason White, R-West, said the issues of adequate funding of schools and Common Core are going to be top priorities. Ballot Initiative No. 42 is a vote on a constitutional...
1 day 23 hours ago
The Kosciusko Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying two subjects who attempted to break-in a local business last week. Around midnight on Jan. 8, two subjects attempted to burglarize  Central Mississippi Firearms in Kosciusko. The two were unsuccessful in their attempt to pry open the iron bars and were scared away by...
1 day 23 hours ago
Rodger Clark and Janice Dees took the oath of office Jan. 8 from Judge Bob Jordan as they assumed their duties on the Attala County School Board. Rodger Clark was elected in November as the representative from District Four. Janice Dees was elected for District Three. She had previously served in the position filling the unexpired term of her...
1 week 23 hours ago
Plans for continued restoration of the Strand Theater will soon be on the drawing board following action taken by the Kosciusko Mayor and Board of Aldermen at the Tuesday night meeting. The board agreed to hire Architect Belinda Stewart on an hourly basis to draw plans that will allow the restoration to continue in phases as funds are...
1 week 23 hours ago
A large crowd of family and friends attended the Monday night meeting of the Kosciusko City School Board to support Andrea Myers who was sworn in as the newest member of the board. Myers was recently appointed to the school board by the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen. She will continue the term of Kim Williams who stepped down from the school...
3 weeks 22 hours ago
Jonathan Powers has a passion to serve his community. That passion is why is the chairperson of one of the most important entities in the area for 2015. Powers, who is agency manager for Farm Bureau in Kosciusko, took over as chairman of the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation in late 2014. Since that time, the group has already made some...
3 weeks 22 hours ago
Syndicate content