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Suspended KPD Investigator Greg Collins will return to the force as a lieutenant in the next few weeks, according to Mayor Jimmy Cockroft.

Ryan Steen, 21, was arrested by Winston County Sheriff’s deputies at the Louisville Walmart following the shooting of a female victim in Attala County in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Following internal moves by Kosciusko High School Principal Cory Blaylock and Middle Elementary Principal Chris Terry, the district wound up needing to fill the leadership positions in three of...

On Thursday, May 9, the Attala County Library held its Summer Reading Program kickoff and registration.

The theme of the 2019 program is “Universe of Stories.”

Area law enforcement and emergency responders held an active shooter drill at Ethel High School Monday morning.

Rain did not prevent Danny Howell from showing up to his wife’s first-grade classroom at KLE to assist the children in building birdhouses for their moms.


Kelly B. Hutchison

Kelly B. Hutchison, 83, passed away Friday, May 17, at his residence.

Funeral services were Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Culpepper Funeral Home with burial following in Sallis Cemetery.



Harold F. Payton

Harold F. Payton, 82, passed away Saturday, May 18, at his daughter’s residence.

Visitation was Monday, May 20, 2019, at Culpepper Funeral Home.

Graveside funeral services are at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Mizpah Cemetery in Durant, MS.




Carolyn Belle Dorman Cagle

Carolyn Belle Dorman Cagle, 81, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, at her home. Funeral services were Monday, May 20, in the Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Marvin Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Steve Blakemore and Rev. Larry Harvey officiated.  









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