• Emergency Dispatches: November 18, 2019

    Emergency Dispatches: November 18, 2019
    At 4:55 pm Attala Deputies were called to to the Natchez Trace Parkway near the 175 mile marker. The caller said there were two little girls playing by the roadway.
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  • Video: Derek Norsworthy performs new single

    Video: Derek Norsworthy performs new single
    2018 Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Derek Norsworthy performed a live rendition of his new single “Neighbors Talking” Tuesday night at the Boswell Media Christmas Party at Jason’s Southern Table in downtown Kosciusko. The new single will be available Jan. 17.
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  • Attala County Library to host Family Night Open House

    Attala County Library to host Family Night Open House
    The Attala County Library will host Family Night Open House Thursday Dec. 12th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. There will be a special performance by The Sessions, a live jazz band from Jackson, MS. Santa Claus will there to read The Night Before Christmas.  There will also be cookies and milk, ornament making, and The Trees of Christmas... Read More.
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  • Hood wins 47 percent of popular vote, but only 39 percent of House districts

    Hood wins 47 percent of popular vote, but only 39 percent of House districts
    Rogelio V. Solis / Associated PressReeves, Hood during their first televised gubernatorial debate at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
    Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood won nearly 47 percent of the popular vote in losing the election for governor on Nov.5, but received the most votes in only 39 percent of the 122 House districts, according to official results recently compiled by the Secretary of State’s of
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  • Today in history: December 11

    Today in history: December 11
    Today is Wednesday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2019. There are 20 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 11, 2001, in the first criminal indictment stemming from 9/11, federal prosecutors charged Zacarias Moussaoui (zak-uh-REE’-uhs moo-SOW’-ee), a French citizen of Moroccan descent, with conspiring to murder thousands in the suicide hijackings. (Moussaoui pleaded... Read More.
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  • Will ‘lightning rod’ Lane Kiffin turn into ‘lightning in a bottle’ for Ole Miss?

    Will ‘lightning rod’ Lane Kiffin turn into ‘lightning in a bottle’ for Ole Miss?
    Rogelio V. Solis / Associated PressMississippi athletic director Keith Carter, left, reacts to Lane Kiffin as he answers a reporter’s question at a news conference, moments after being introduced to Mississippi fans as their new college football coach, at The Pavilion, a multipurpose arena on the campus in Oxford, Miss., Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Kiffin was previously, the football coach for three years at Florida Atlantic.
    Ole Miss has hired its 38th head coach over 126 years of football, bri
  • Head of embattled child protection agency resigns

    Head of embattled child protection agency resigns
    After two years leading Child Protection Services, which has struggled to meet the settlement requirements of a long-standing federal lawsuit, Commissioner Jess Dickinson announced his resignation on Tuesday.
    In 2017, Gov. Phil Bryant hand-picked Dickinson, a former state Supreme Court justice, to replace retiring commissioner David Chandler, the first-person to lead the new agency, which the Legislature spun off from the Department of Human Services as a condition of Olivia Y., the 2004 lawsuit
  • New site for bail hearing of Curtis Flowers

    New site for bail hearing of Curtis Flowers
    A judge has set a new site for next week’s bail hearing for a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for murder in the 1996 shooting deaths of four people in a furniture store. Court officials said Monday that Curtis Flowers’ hearing will take place Dec. 16 at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Winona. Last week,... Read More.
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  • Happening today: KHS Choir Christmas Concert

    Happening today: KHS Choir Christmas Concert
    The Kosciusko High School choir and piano groups will hold the annual Christmas concert tonight. The concert will begin at 6:00 pm at the Mary Ricks-Thornton Cultural Center There is no charge for admission.  
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  • Today in history: December 10

    Today in history: December 10
    Today is Tuesday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2019. There are 21 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 10, 1994, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin received the Nobel Peace Prize, pledging to pursue their mission of healing the anguished Middle East. On this date: In 1817, Mississippi was admitted as... Read More.
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  • Car Submerged in Lake After MVA Rollover

    Car Submerged in Lake After MVA Rollover
    At 12:57 pm Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Carmack Volunteers along with Attala Fire and Rescue.responded to an MVA rollover on highway 35 north just past Hesterville. The caller said the vehicle was upside down in a lake with the driver still inside. Emergency personnel arrived on scene and Sergeant Nic Cox and Investigator Mark... Read More.
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  • KHS Choir Christmas Concert set for tomorrow

    KHS Choir Christmas Concert set for tomorrow
    The Kosciusko High School choir and piano groups will hold the annual Christmas concert Tuesday, Dec. 10. The concert will begin at 6:00 pm at the Mary Ricks-Thornton Cultural Center There is no charge for admission.  
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  • CTC Teacher Academy students volunteer at Special Olympics

    CTC Teacher Academy students volunteer at Special Olympics
    Teacher Academy students from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Technical Center assisted with a bowling competition for Mid-Mississippi Special Olympics. The student volunteers enjoyed spending the day and bowling with Attala County Special Olympics athletes from Ethel High School, Greenlee Elementary, McAdams High School, and Long Creek Elementary. The Teacher Academy volunteers were as follows: Kayleigh Lindsey, Alyssis Smith, Jamekia... Read More.
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  • ‘One thing begets the next’: Trump officials declared his tax cut a boon for poor Mississippi communities, but promises of affordable housing remain elusive

    ‘One thing begets the next’: Trump officials declared his tax cut a boon for poor Mississippi communities, but promises of affordable housing remain elusive
    ‘One thing begets the next’: Trump officials declared his tax cut a boon for poor Mississippi communities, but promises of affordable housing remain elusive
     By Anna Wolfe and Allan Holmes | December 9, 2019This story was co-published with the Center for Public Integrity.Under President Donald Trump’s plan to pump money into poor neighborhoods across the country, the government gave generous tax breaks to a Mississippi businessman to purchase a Vicksburg saw mill on the v
  • One-in-ten working Mississippians lacks food, report finds

    One-in-ten working Mississippians lacks food, report finds
    Securing a job is not enough to guarantee a person won’t go hungry, finds the latest report from Hunger Free America, a New York-based nonprofit.
    In Mississippi, nearly 12 percent of working adults lived in households that couldn’t always afford enough food between 2016 and 2018. Nearly half a million people in Mississippi were food insecure, making it the third hungriest state in the nation.
    Mississippi is one of just six states that has not enacted its own minimum wage, one of the
  • One-in-ten working Mississippians lack food, report finds

    One-in-ten working Mississippians lack food, report finds
    Securing a job is not enough to guarantee a person won’t go hungry, finds the latest report from Hunger Free America, a New York-based nonprofit.
    In Mississippi, nearly 12 percent of working adults lived in households that couldn’t always afford enough food between 2016 and 2018. Nearly half a million people in Mississippi were food insecure, making it the third hungriest state in the nation.
    Mississippi is one of just six states that has not enacted its own minimum wage, one of the
  • Ep. 83: What to expect from the new regime under the Capitol dome

    Ep. 83: What to expect from the new regime under the Capitol dome
    Longtime state Sen. Dean Kirby joins Mississippi Today politics reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to discuss how leadership changes at the Capitol could create a different approach to policymaking beginning in the 2020 legislative session.
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  • Today in history: December 9

    Today in history: December 9
    Today is Monday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2019. There are 22 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 9, 1990, Solidarity founder Lech Walesa (lek vah-WEN’-sah) won Poland’s presidential runoff by a landslide. On this date: In 1608, English poet John Milton was born in London. In 1911, an explosion inside the... Read More.
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  • There is reason big buildings in Mississippi are named after House speakers

    There is reason big buildings in Mississippi are named after House speakers
    Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaMississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn
    While Delbert Hosemann is learning about his new duties and responsibilities as lieutenant governor and Tate Reeves is moving into the Governor’s Mansion, Philip Gunn will be starting his third term as speaker of the Mississippi House.
    Gunn, a Clinton Republican, is poised to be selected by members for a third term as speaker when the House convenes Jan. 7.
    The positions of governor, lieutenant gover
  • Happening today: The Dance Company Christmas show

    Happening today: The Dance Company Christmas show
    The Dance Company will hold its Christmas Competition and Showcase today. The show will be held at the Attala County Coliseum beginning at 3:00 pm. Visit The Dance Company on Facebook for more information.
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  • Today in history: December 7

    Today in history: December 7
    Today is Saturday, Dec. 7, the 341st day of 2019. There are 24 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as part of its plan to conquer Southeast Asian territories; the raid, which claimed some 2,400 American... Read More.
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  • JPS eyes school closures, expanded pre-K

    JPS eyes school closures, expanded pre-K
    Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/ Report for AmericaSuperintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene speaks during a public meeting about the findings of the student based study on the school district during a public meeting at the Jackson Convention Complex Thursday, November 29, 2018.
    The Jackson Public School District is considering school closures and consolidations in an effort to redistribute funds and provide more educational offerings, officials said Friday.
    Superintendent Errick Greene said the pr
  • Despite dramatic electoral and financial setbacks, Hester Jackson-McCray makes legislative history

    Despite dramatic electoral and financial setbacks, Hester Jackson-McCray makes legislative history
    Democratic state Rep.-elect Hester Jackson-McCray of DeSoto County
    Hester Jackson-McCray, in the midst of a tough general election fight for a seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives, heard a knock at her door in September.
    At the door stood a man who was there to deliver bad news: She had missed too many payments, and her car was being repossessed.
    A 58-year-old Horn Lake resident who is raising six of her eight grandchildren at her home, Jackson-McCray knows struggle better than most,
  • Emergency Dispatches: December 6, 2019

    Emergency Dispatches: December 6, 2019
    At 6:56 am Attala Deputies were called to Long Creek Elementary School for a report of a minor auto accident. At 7:46 am Kosciusko Police responded to an auto accident at McDonald’s on highway 12 west. At 10:27 am Kosciusko Police were called to the 500 block of West Jefferson Street for a report of a B&E. At... Read More.
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  • Attala Sheriff’s Department Arrests

    Attala Sheriff’s Department Arrests
    On the morning of Wednesday December 4th 2019 Deputy Scott Chunn responded to a suspicious person on Attala Road 4142. When the Deputy arrived in the  area he identified two white males, Tony Guerrero and 38 year old Jeremy Gilbert. Tony Guerrero fled from the Deputy on foot into a wooded area. After a short search he was... Read More.
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  • Marshall Ramsey: Dear Santa…

    Marshall Ramsey: Dear Santa…
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  • BOLO Canceled for Missing Person

    BOLO Canceled for Missing Person
    A B.O.L.O that was issued on Wednesday December the 4th for a missing person has been canceled. Sheriff Tim Nail said 23 year old Christopher Cody Cooper has been located safe and sound in the Columbus, Ms. area. No further information was released regarding the incident. Nail said he would like to thank the public for their assistance... Read More.
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  • Ethel baseball player signs with Holmes CC

    Ethel baseball player signs with Holmes CC
    An Ethel baseball player has signed with Holmes Community College. On Thursday, Hayden Beall from the Ethel Tigers singed to play for the Bulldogs. Beall is a senior first baseman, outfielder, and pitcher for the Tigers. Beall was joined at the signing by his parents Stan and Tammy Beall.
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  • Happening today: Pictures with Santa at Angel Albin MacDonald State Farm

    Happening today: Pictures with Santa at Angel Albin MacDonald State Farm
    Santa Claus is coming to town! The big man himself will be in Kosciusko today from 4:30 – 6:30 at Angel Albin MacDonald State Farm on Hwy 12. Everyone is invited to attend and take pictures with Santa. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit Angel Albin Macdonald State Farm on Facebook.
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  • Happening today: Ethel Christmas parade

    Happening today: Ethel Christmas parade
    The annual Ethel Christmas Parade will be today at 6:00 pm. All floats/entries should meet at 5:00 pm in parking lot of Ethel Baptist Church. Pictures with Santa can be taken at the Main Street Pavilion beginning at 4:00 pm. The route for the parade will be the same traditional route through Main Street. For more information, call... Read More.
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