The final county-wide change from MedStat to Priority ambulance services will be delayed until May 1 after the county reached an agreement with the two organizations.
The first dozen or so cases of the coronovirus disease have been identified in Mississippi. It is officially a worldwide pandemic, sparking nationwide cancellations of schools, sporting events and even church services with more than 4,500 cases nationally.
Following multiple meetings with stakeholders and ambulance service representatives, the Attala County Board of Supervisors last week voted unanimously to have Priority Ambulance Service replace MedStat in providing emergency services in the city and county.
Rain held off on Monday of Spring Break as 14 of McAdams High School’s 26 seniors spent the day enjoying the great outdoors at at Central Hills Baptist Retreat where they rode horses, navigated a ropes course and shared lunch and fellowship.
To kick off Spring Break, Cool Kidz sponsored a Paint and Sip event at Northside Park on Saturday. Children chose from a selection of paintings to complete and enjoyed snacks together. Pictured below, Zykeeria Wright, 8, and Ayaha Sholor, 7, get to work on their paintings.
District Attorney Doug Evans of the Fifth Circuit Court confirmed to The Star-Herald today that the Attala County Grand Jury has returned two indictments against Roland Mitchell Dampeer, 28, of Michigan City, Indiana.
Ryan Louis Steen, 21, will serve 20 years in a Mississippi prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in a May 16, 2019, shooting that resulted in the death of a local woman. The incident occurred at 13644 Highway 12 West around 12:45 a.m.
As county officials evaluate five proposals from companies seeking the four-year contract to provide local ambulance services, leadership from Baptist Memorial Hospital-Attala lamented how long it takes MedStat, the current provider, to get patients transferred for care elsew