• Reminder: Steve Azar coming to The Guitar Academy this week

    Steve Azar, a Mississippi delta native, a hit songwriter, recording artist, and music producer with host The Mockingbird Music Series in Kosciusko.  This is an intimate performance with some of Nashville’s best and most prolific award-winning songwriters, telling the stories behind their hits.  Co-founder and […]
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  • Light Pole Catches Fire and Gas Leak in Ethel

    On Sunday at 3:59am, fire and deputies were dispatched to Attala Road 2203 for a report of a light pole having caught fire. At 11:47am, there was a report of a gas leak at the Ethel Quick Stop.  Upon arrival, the store was momentarily evacuated […]
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  • Helping Hands and Citizen’s National Bank Angel Tree program aims to provide Christmas gifts for those in need

    Helping Hands Ministries and Citizen’s National Bank of Kosciusko have your chance to give back this holiday season with the Angel Tree Program. The Angel Tree Program provides gifts to children and senior citizens for the holiday season. Trees are located at both the Hwy […]
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  • Light Pole Catches Fire

    On Sunday at 3:59am, fire and deputies were dispatched to Attala Road 2203 for a report of a light pole having caught fire.  
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  • Podcast: Speaker Philip Gunn calls it quits

    Mississippi Today’s Adam Ganucheau and Geoff Pender analyze Speaker of the House Philip Gunn’s decision to step down and not seek reelection to the House. Among topics they discuss: What will this decision mean for the 2023 legislative session, what is Gunn’s legacy, who may replace him, and what will he do next?
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  • Tornadoes Likely Tuesday in the Local Area

    The National Weather Service is becoming increasingly concerned about a severe weather outbreak expected across Mississippi beginning Tuesday afternoon.  Much of the local area has been placed under a Level-3 “enhanced” risk of tornadoes, damaging winds up to 70 miles an hour and hail as […]
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  • Saturday – Possible Structure Fire On Attala Rd 4216

    3:23 pm – Officials responded to a possible structure fire on Attala Road 4216. House was filled with smoke but nobody was inside. 5:48 pm – Officers received a call about a one car MVA in the parking lot of Walmart. Subject hit the light […]
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  • Is abortion legal in Mississippi? Voters could decide

    Since the United States Supreme Court in a Mississippi case stripped away a national right to an abortion, citizens in six states, including five earlier this month, have voted to either preserve or expand abortion rights.In no state have voters opted to restrict or to take away abortion rights since the Mississippi case – Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – was decided in late June by the nation’s highest court.An argument can be made that Mississippians, lik
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  • Reminder: Lancaster and Evans runoff election set for Tuesday

    The race for Circuit Court Judge District 5 – Place 2 is headed to a runoff. The runoff election will pit Winona Municipal Judge Alan “Devo” Lancaster against longtime district attorney Doug Evans. Lancaster received the majority of the votes in Tuesday’s election, but not […]
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  • Windy Day Across Mississippi

    Winds across most of Mississippi could reach 20-25 miles an hour this afternoon and tonight with gusts up to 40 as the result of a pressure gradient along and behind a cold front.  The National Weather Service has posted a Level-1 “limited” risk of strong […]
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  • Happening today: McCool Christmas Tree Lighting

    The town of McCool will hold its Christmas Tree Lighting tonight. The tree lighting will be at 6:00 pm, but activities start at 5:00 pm. Activities for the night include a photo booth, cookie decorating, and appearances by Santa and The Grinch. For more information, […]
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  • Home Break-In, Vandalism, and a Disturbance in Attala

    Friday, November 25, 2022 1:44 a.m. – Kosciusko Police were called to a residence on West North St when the owner arrived home to find the back door had been broken into. 11:08 a.m. – Attala Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Attala Rd […]
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  • Several Disturbances Reported in Attala on Thursday

    Thursday, November 24, 2022 At 9:08 a.m., Kosciusko Police responded to a call reporting that there was a man walking down East Jefferson extension from Fair Propane toward Kangaroo Crossing who was exposing himself. 5:23 p.m. – Kosciusko Police were dispatched to a residence on […]
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  • Is Kiffin worth $9 million a year? Even the question is absurd

    Ole Miss has reportedly offered Lane Kiffin more than nine million bucks a year to remain at the school and coach its football team.My question: Why?Rick ClevelandKiffin’s team just finished its regular season Thanksgiving night, losing four of its last five games, including a 24-22 defeat to Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl.In three seasons at Oxford, Kiffin now has a a 23-12 record overall. His teams have won 14, lost 11 SEC games.For that, Ole Miss wants to reward Kiffin with $9 milli
  • Happening Today & Saturday in Louisville: Cowboy Christmas Rodeo

    Mississippi’s Superstar Country Kicks96 presents the Cowboy Christmas PCA Rodeo in Louisville this Friday and Saturday at the Louisville Coliseum located at 201 Ivy Ave. Gates will open on both days at 5 pm, with mutton busting beginning at 6:30 pm and the show beginning […]
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  • MBI investigating Holmes County shooting

    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting. A Mississippi State Trooper was on patrol near Newport Road in Holmes County, around 6:30 A.M. when shots were fired into his vehicle. The trooper received no injuries. MBI is currently assessing this critical […]
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  • Bulldogs win annual Battle for the Golden Egg

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Mike Leach admitted the Egg Bowl series with Ole Miss ranks among the nation’s elite rivalries in unpredictability. “Both sides let the other think they’d won it,” Leach said. “It was erratic on both sides. Just about the […]
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  • Severe Weather Possible in MS Next Week

    The National Weather Service is giving us an early heads-up on a possible outbreak of severe weather in Mississippi next week.   The details could change over the next few days, but right now it looks like western Mississippi will face a Level-3 “enhanced” risk of […]
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  • Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss: What The All-Time Series Tells Us - Yardbarker

    Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss: What The All-Time Series Tells Us  Yardbarker
  • Ole Miss NIL collective tops $10 million

    The head of the Ole Miss-affiliated NIL collective says the organization has topped the $10 million mark — among the highest reported levels of “name, image and likeness” funding in the nation.The update from the Grove Collective, the organization collecting funds to distribute to Ole Miss athletes, comes as Rebels head football coach Lane Kiffin decides whether he’ll stay at Ole Miss or leave for SEC divisional rival Auburn, as has been reported in recent days.Availabil
  • Podcast: Ocean Springs coach Blake Pennock joins the pod — and much, much more.

    Blake Pennock was the offensive coordinator at Clinton when Cam Akers played there. He is now the head coach at Ocean Springs with Bray Hubbard as his quarterback. This Friday, Pennock, Hubbard and the Greyhounds take on Brandon for the South State 6A championship. Pennock discusses Akers, Hubbard and the task at hand. The Clevelands also talk Egg Bowl, Lane Kiffin’s future, Southern Miss bowl chances and much, much more.Stream all episodes here.
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  • Mississippi-based furniture company lays off 2,700 workers | U.S. | gjsentinel.com - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

    Mississippi-based furniture company lays off 2,700 workers | U.S. | gjsentinel.com  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
  • Reeves officially ends state of emergency over Jackson water crisis

    Gov. Tate Reeves has officially ended the Aug. 30 state of emergency surrounding a water crisis that left Jackson and surrounding areas of Hinds County under a weeks-long boil water notice and poor to no water pressure. He issued the executive order ending the emergency order on Tuesday.Reeves had issued the emergency after the two primary raw water pumps at the O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant in Ridgeland had been removed for repairs and the collapse of Jackson’s water system was
  • Tuesday Evening Crash in Attala Lands a Truck in the Trees

    Tuesday November 22, 2022 On Tuesday at 5:23 p.m., there was a report of a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of highways 35 and 19, with a vehicle being pinned in the trees.  It was reported that there was no entrapment and no physical injury. […]
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  • Car Accident Leaves Vehicle in Trees

    On Tuesday at 5:23pm, there was a report of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of highways 35 and 19, with a vehicle being pinned in the trees.  It was reported that there was no entrapment and no physical injury.
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  • Thanksgiving Travel? Expect Troopers and Cheaper Gas

    If you’re hitting the road for Thanksgiving, expect to see more state troopers and gas prices that are lower than what we’re paying locally.  The Highway Patrol say troopers will be out in force through Sunday night, setting up safety checkpoints to look for drunk […]
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  • MSDH: Flu Activity Eases But Still High

    The public health district which includes Attala County has the highest level of flu activity in Mississippi.  The State Health Department’s most recent numbers show 28 per cent of the patients going to doctors’ offices in the nine-county district had flu-like illnesses, down from 37 […]
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  • Flooding Possible Later This Week

    Wet weather is in the forecast for Mississippi during the Thanksgiving weekend.  The National Weather Service says most areas can expect between two and four inches of rain, mainly Friday and Saturday.  NWS says it could trigger some localized flash flooding.
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  • Christmas Train Rides coming to downtown Kosciusko

    Christmas Train Rides are returning downtown Kosciusko this holiday season. Train rides will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6 and Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Rides will begin on N Natchez Street in front of the Kosciusko Attala Partnership office. For more […]
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  • Bulldogs place 11 on All-MACCC North Division Team; Wood named Co-Coach of the Year for the North

    Story by Steve Diffey with HolmesAthletics.com GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs placed 11 members on the All-MACCC North Division Team for the 2022 season. Head Coach Marcus Wood was named Co-Coach of the Year for the North Division. The Bulldogs, who finished 5-4 […]
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  • Several Disturbances Reports in Attala

    Tuesday November 22, 2022 11:25 a.m. – Kosciusko Police responded to a call reporting a disturbance in progress at a residence on East Adams Street. 11:37 a.m. – Attala County Deputies were alerted to a suspicious person loitering in the parking lot of Dollar General […]
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  • Over half of Mississippi's rural hospitals risk closing – Metro US - Metro US

    Over half of Mississippi's rural hospitals risk closing – Metro US  Metro US
  • Don’t look now, but SWAC teams have reversed some roles in hoops

    Imagine the proverbial 90-pound weakling whipping up on Mike Tyson. Imagine a Chihuahua making short work of a German shepherd. Imagine a rabbit chasing a lion instead of vice versa.What? You just can’t imagine all that? Ok then, take a not-so-deep dive into college basketball this young season, the SWAC and the Pac-12 leagues in particular. SWAC schools, which long have served themselves up as early season cannon fodder for Power Five schools, have turned the tables. Check out these thre
  • Amtrak passenger route will return to Mississippi Gulf Coast

    Amtrak, freight rail companies and the Port of Mobile have struck a deal that will bring back passenger trains to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, connecting Mobile to New Orleans. A joint statement from all parties – Amtrak, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway Company and the Port of Mobile – says they “collectively reached an agreement” that supports both freight trains and passenger trains running in the Gulf Coast Corridor.“This is going to happen,&rdq
  • Ethel student makes All-State Lions Band

    An Ethel High School student is now a member of the All-State Lions Band. Katy Jo Newman, an 11th grader at Ethel High School, made the band as the 9th chair trumpet. The Mississippi Lions All-State Band is one of the premier marching and concert […]
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  • Behind the Pines hosting Christmas Market this weekend

    Behind the Pines in Sallis will host a Christmas Market this weekend. The event is set for Saturday, Nov. 26 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. There will be food trucks, craft vendors, and pictures with Santa. Admission to the Whoville Kidzone is $5 per […]
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  • Photos: Pearl River Resort celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    Pearl River Resort is delighted to celebrate and recognize November as Native American Heritage Month. On Nov.18 – 19, Associates were encouraged to wear moccasins and other traditional native American attire, as the Resort participated in Rock Your Mocs. Rock Your Mocs is an annual […]
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  • Domestic Dispute and Rollover Accident

    On Monday at 5:38pm, officers were dispatched to Burdine Road for a domestic dispute. On Tuesday at 3:55am, officers and EMS were dispatched to Attala Road 1154 for a vehicle rollover where a subject was complaining of abdominal pains.  Two were transported to Baptist Attala. […]
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  • Domestic Violence and Felony Possession in Leake and Attala Arrests

    LESLIE R LUCKETT, 39, of Canton, DUI – 1st, Open Container, CPD.  Bond $1,331, $389.25.   JAMES L MORGAN, 68, of Kosciusko, DUI – 2nd, DUI – 3rd (Felony), MHP.  Bond N/A, $5,000.   GERRICK L NICHOLS, 38, of Kosciusko, Warrant – Leake County Justice […]
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  • Video: Local church provides 100 meals for Thanksgiving

    Jesus may have fed the 5,000, but a church in Attala County aimed to feed 100 families for Thanksgiving. Abundant Life Church of God in Williamsville passed out 100 meals Monday afternoon. The church called the outreach effort “Feeding the 100.” “We always look for […]
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  • Audio: Attala County fire chief Danny Townsend offers fire safety tips for Thanksgiving

    Don’t burn the turkey this Thanksgiving and try not to burn anything else. “Thanksgiving, followed by Christmas and New Years are the peak times for cooking fires,” said Attala County fire chief Danny Townsend. More kitchen fires happen on Thanksgiving Day than any other day […]
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  • Christmas Carriage Rides returning to downtown Kosciusko

    The Kosciusko Attala Partnership will once again hold carriage rides around the Kosciusko square this holiday season. Rides will be held Thursday, Dec. 8 and Thursday, Dec. 15. The cost is $5 and free for kids 3 and under. For more information, call the KAP […]
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  • Aggravated Assault and Domestic Violence in Attala and Leake Arrests

    BRANDON R BOLTON, 34, of Walnut Grove, Felony Indictment, Possession of Paraphernalia, Bench Warrant – Leake County Justice Court, LCSO.  Bond N/A, $1,000, N/A.   ZORRO D CLAYTON, 35, of Carthage, Hold – Leake County Justice Court, Hold for Drug Court, LCSO.  Bond N/A, N/A. […]
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  • Robert Taylor named new state superintendent of education

    The State Board of Education has named a North Carolina educator and Mississippi native as the next state superintendent.Robert Taylor, a native of Laurel, will serve as the next state superintendent of education.Credit: Mississippi Department of Education
    In a press release, the department announced Robert Taylor as the new leader of Mississippi’s 140 public school districts. His appointment ends a monthslong search after former State Superintendent Carey Wright stepped down from the pos
  • Senators hear about crisis facing state hospitals, but make no commitments on solutions

    The bleak outlook for hospitals across the state, especially those in rural areas, was highlighted Monday during a hearing of the Senate Public Health Committee.While possible solutions were discussed, senators indicated that long-term fixes might not be coming during the upcoming 2023 session.State Health Officer Daniel Edney told committee members that 38 rural hospitals across the state “are in danger of immediate closure or closure in the near term.” Some of those hospitals are
  • 18-Wheeler Involved Hit and Run in Attala

    Monday, November 21, 2022 2:05 p.m. – Kosciusko Police responded to a call from a residence on Linden Drive reporting stolen property. 2:23 p.m. – Attala County Deputies, Attala Central Fire Department, EMS and MS Hwy Patrol were dispatched to a crash on Hwy 19 […]
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  • Reddit AMA recap: Medicaid expansion in Mississippi with Senior Political Reporter Geoff Pender

    Mississippi’s growing health crisis threatens to close at least a dozen hospitals across the state and puts Mississippi in the lead nationally for rates of uninsured people.READ MORE: ‘What’s your plan, watch Rome burn?’: Politicians continue to reject solution to growing hospital crisisStudies have shown and advocates have long touted the benefits of Medicaid expansion, but state leaders remain steadfast in their opposition. As such, Mississippi remains one of only 11 s
  • ‘That could’ve been any of us’: Mississippians gather for Trans Day of Remembrance

    In Belhaven on Sunday night, members of Mississippi’s LGBTQ community solemnly placed roses on a blue, pink and white flag as they read aloud the names of 70 trans people killed in the last year in the U.S. – a figure that’s almost certainly an undercount. Gatherers flipped through a booklet with pictures of those who had been killed, including including four Black trans and gender non-conforming people in Mississippi: Mel Robert Groves, 25, from Jackson; Kesha Webster, 2
  • My coffee-colored tap water went viral. I still don’t know what was in it.

    On Friday, Sept. 9 – the 11th day of the water crisis in Jackson, Miss., and weeks into a citywide boil water notice – I went to brush my teeth. I was at my apartment in Belhaven, one of the oldest and wealthiest neighborhoods in the majority-Black capital city. With the day off work, I had planned to drive to a suburb of Jackson to wash my clothes, thinking the laundromats in town were still affected by the crisis. Getting ready to leave, I turned on my bathroom sink faucet; f
  • Happening today: Senior citizen turkey giveaway at Boys and Girls Club

    The Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club is having a Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway today in Kosciusko. The turkeys are for senior citizens ages 55 and up. Turkeys can be picked up at the club’s Knox Road location while supplies last. For more information, call the […]
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