The Attala County School Board Monday night approved a new postsecondary education program for special needs students.
More than a dozen people are spending their Saturday morning making purple bows to be placed on mailboxes.
Roland Mitchell Dampeer, 28, has been identified as the suspect in yesterday's attempted kidnapping inside the Sunflower grocery store and the subsequeant shooting of a rural postal worker delivering mail in the Hesterville community.
The United States Postal Inspection Service is seeking information about the shooting of a rural postal delivery person in Hesterville yesterday afternoon.
The female victim of a shooting incident near Highway 35 in the Hesterville area of Attala County is being treated at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, as is the suspect.
The Attala County Board of Supervisors began the new year Monday with three new people stepping into roles previously held by the same individuals for many years — Chancery Clerk Taylor Casey, District 2 Supervisor Billy Joe Coffee and District 4 Supervisor Willie Perteet.