Today's Top Stories

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 deliver
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.
District Attorney Doug Evans has voluntarily recused himself from the future prosecution of Curtis Giovanni Flowers, and he has asked the court to appoint the Mississippi Attorney General’s office

Rosemary Purvis

Mrs. Rosemary Purvis of French Camp passed into the arms of her Lord at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson on Thursday, Jan. 2. A memorial service will be held at French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at 11:00 a.m.

Richard Grant Lowe

Richard Grant Lowe, 85, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at the Veterans’ Home in Kosciusko. 

Graveside services were Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at Parkway Cemetery.  Visitation was at Culpepper Funeral Home in Kosciusko. 

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Jan. 5, 1995

Kosciusko lawyer Eddie Fenwick has been appointed Attala County’s first-ever public defender.

Clarence E. Morgan took the oath of office of circuit judge this week after being elected in November.




Charles Unger “Charlie” Donald, 89, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, after a gradual decline in... READ MORE