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.

Dorothy Waldron

Mrs. Dorothy Waldron, 93, of Kosciusko, passed away August 22, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral services were Saturday, August 25, at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel; burial followed at the Kosciusko City Cemetery. Rev. Doyle Mitchell officiated.

Charles McMillan

Mr. Charles McMillan, 91, of Sallis, passed away August 25, 2018, at his residence.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 27, at Coleman Cemetery in McAdams. Rev. Ricky Summers will officiate.

City budget hearing Tuesday

The City of Kosciusko Board of Aldermen will conduct a budget hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 5:30 p.m.. The hearing is open to the public and is the final step prior to the official adoption of the budget, pending a vote by the board on Tuesday, Sept. 4.