The Attala County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information regarding a theft of property on Attala Road 5216 (Munson’s Crossing). The incident took place between 03/27/2020 and 03/29/2020 where multiple items were taken. Some of the items include:
Attala County School District Superitendent Kyle Hammond has announced all schools and administrative offices will close until at least April 20, in accordance with yesterday's state issued stay at home order:
The notification reads:
In an email to The Star-Herald, Kosciusko School Superitendent Billy Ellzey said all school campuses and offices will be closed per the state shelter in place order.
Like other businesses, local funeral homes have had to change due to the protocols in place to stem the spread of COVID-19; protocols such as limiting gatherings to 10 people or fewer for any gathering and maintaining social distancing of six feet between people.
Unacast, a mobility data analysis company, has given Attala County an F rating for failing to reduce citizen mobility in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Kosciusko Fire Department recently took delivery of a brand new fire engine. The city applies for funding from the Mississippi Department of Insurance each year to use toward fire truck replacement.
On Sunday, Feb. 2, Ole Miss crowned “Most Beautiful” for 2020, Helen Margaret McDougald of Tupelo. She is the daughter of Dr. Rebecca Smith McDougald (KHS Class of ’83) and Cpt. Charles Mcdougald of the Tupelo Police Department. She is the granddaughter of Helen B.
Winona Christian School is proud to announce that Sara Burden White has been named STAR Student for the 2019-2020 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program.