Today's Top Stories

Following the recent release of 2017-2018 school district and school performance grades, the Mississippi State Board of Education voted to pull back the report and reevaluate before making the grades official.

The Attala County School Board will begin a full search for a superintendent following the state legislature decision requiring all Mississippi school superintendents be appointed following the current term of any elected superintendent.

Automotive service equipment manufacturer Hunter Engineering is expanding operations in Durant with an $8 million expansion creating 60 jobs.

The Kosciusko School District Board of Education and administrative team are asking for input on strategic planning as the district establishes plans, priorities and resources for the future.  

Marcus D. Malone, 27, pleaded guilty in Attala County Circuit Court to a November 2016 double-murder of his former girlfriend and her new boyfriend in McAdams.

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Attala has begun offering its first-ever on-site MRI services.

Those services will be provided via a mobile facility that Superior MRI Services of Batesville will bring to the local facility each Tuesday.

Cynthia Yvonne Brunt Peters

Cynthia Yvonne Brunt Peters, 64, of Talladega, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at her home surrounded by family.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Usrey Funeral Home, with the funeral service to follow at 11 a.m.  

Not Bulldogs' night


It was not the McAdams Bulldogs’ night, Friday, on the road against Leake County High School.

The 28-6 final score, in favor of the Gators, however, is misleading as numbers can often be.

There is a backstory but no excuses.