• Tapping into Mississippi’s craft breweries

    Tapping into Mississippi’s craft breweries
    The sight of mattresses wheeling down 28th Avenue in downtown Gulfport, on homemade bed frames is an annual event for Chandeleur Island Brewing Company.ChandyFest, a music, food and beer block party — including, yes, a bed race — started as a way to attract customers and build a sense of community around the craft brewery in the pre-2017 days, when a dozen young breweries were struggling to establish themselves amid Mississippi’s complex beer laws.That year is a line drawn in t
  • Today in history: December 14

    Today in history: December 14
    Today in Saturday, Dec. 14, the 348th day of 2019. There are 17 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 14, 2012, a gunman with a semi-automatic rifle killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, then committed suicide as police arrived; the 20-year-old had also fatally shot... Read More.
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  • Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban again struck down; supporters hope Supreme Court is ‘ultimate arbiter’

    Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban again struck down; supporters hope Supreme Court is ‘ultimate arbiter’
    Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaAttorney Hillary Schneller, of Center for Reproductive Rights, talks to media outside of the Thad Cochran United States Courthouse in Jackson in May 2019.
    A federal appeals court in New Orleans struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban on Friday, dealing a blow to a law its authors hoped would significantly weaken Roe v. Wade.
    The bill, passed during the 2018 legislative session, would have stopped a woman from getting an abortion a
  • Emergency Dispatches: December 13, 2019

    Emergency Dispatches: December 13, 2019
    At 5:54 am Deputies found a vehicle on Attala Road 4167 unoccupied sitting in the middle of the road. At 6:33 am Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Carmack Volunteers along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on highway 35 north near the bridges at the county line.... Read More.
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  • Marshall Ramsey: Impeachment

    Marshall Ramsey: Impeachment
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  • A Magical Night at Zumba

    A Magical Night at Zumba
    The Holidays are filled parties, food, fun, and the magic of Christmas.  The Zumba Class at The Health Club had a very magical Christmas party.  No, not Santa but Elvis surprised everyone with a special show.  To many Elvis and Santa rank at the top together.  During this holiday season be on the look out everywhere you go,... Read More.
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  • rape, aggravated assault and other arrests in Leake/Attala County

    rape, aggravated assault and other arrests in Leake/Attala County
    To view mugshots of arrests click here. Clarence Readus, 60, 1000 Williams Street, Carthage, warrant FTA, Hold, Carthage PD Benny L Biggart, 30, RT3 Box 156A, Kosciusko, hold, Attala Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Tracee Chamblee, 33, 206 Martin Drive, Carthage, possession of paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, Carthage PD Irvin H Cummings, 43, 1006 Serenade Lane, Richardson, TX,... Read More.
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  • Wayward Jones to perform at Boswell Media Christmas Listener Appreciation Party

    Wayward Jones to perform at Boswell Media Christmas Listener Appreciation Party
    Be sure to join us Boswell Media Christmas Listener Appreciation Party Friday Dec. 20 at Jason’s Southern Table in Kosciusko. 2019 Boswell Media MS Songwriter of the Year Wayward Jones will be there to help us celebrate and thank all of you….our listeners. The duo will be playing their hits Holding It Together and I Aint Johnny.” And... Read More.
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  • Reception announced to honor retiring Attala County Chancery Clerk

    Reception announced to honor retiring Attala County Chancery Clerk
    A reception has been announced to honor longtime Attala County Chancery Clerk Gerry Taylor. The reception will be held at the Attala County Chancery Building on Friday, Dec. 20 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. Taylor, who served in the position for 28 years, announced in early 2019 that he would not be running for the office again in... Read More.
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  • Kosciusko native reportedly named offensive coordinator at Texas State

    Kosciusko native reportedly named offensive coordinator at Texas State
    Kosciusko native Jacob Peeler has been named offensive coordinator for the Texas State University football team, according to a report from Fox Sports reporter Bruce Feldman. Peeler has previously worked with Texas State Head Coach Jake Spavital at the University of California – Berkeley. Peeler most recently coached at Ole Miss. He was hired as wide receivers coach... Read More.
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  • Happening today: Carmack 2nd annual Singing Christmas Tree

    Happening today: Carmack 2nd annual Singing Christmas Tree
    Carmack Community Center has announced will present its 2nd annual Singing Christmas Tree this weekend. Shows will be held Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 starting at 6:00 pm each night. There will also be a show Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2:00 pm. There is no cost for admission.
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  • Today in history: December 13

    Today in history: December 13
    Today is Friday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2019. There are 18 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, 1981, authorities in Poland imposed martial law in a crackdown on the Solidarity labor movement. (Martial law formally ended in 1983.) On this date: In 1862, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. Ambrose... Read More.
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  • Emergency Dispatchers: December 12, 2019

    Emergency Dispatchers: December 12, 2019
    At 9:10 am Attala Deputies were called to Dollar General on highway 35 south for a report of a shoplifter. Deputies received a second call about a second suspect reporting a male came into the store as soon as deputies left.
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  • Coast residents press Louisiana officials on river diversion concerns

    Coast residents press Louisiana officials on river diversion concerns
    LONG BEACH — After Mississippi River water, diverted via the Bonnet Carré spillway, wiped out the state’s oyster population and caused significant damage to shrimp and crabs, coastal communities are wary of any sign of river water entering the Mississippi Sound.
    That’s why Louisiana officials from the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, who were invited to speak by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and the Gulf Coast Business Council
  • Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians partners with Central Electric Power Association (CEPA)

    Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians partners with Central Electric Power Association (CEPA)
    A check in the amount of $45,600 was presented to the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians by Central Electric Power Association (CEPA) through a TVA new construction incentive program for the Pearl River Elementary School Upper Elementary Building. Accepting the check on behalf of the Tribe was Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben. Pryor Morrow served as the architectural and... Read More.
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  • Kicks Picks grand prize winner to be announced Friday

    Kicks Picks grand prize winner to be announced Friday
    The grand prize winner for Boswell Media’s Kicks Picks football pick’em will be announced Friday, Dec. 13. LollyClaus will announce the winner live on Kicks 96.7 from Wheel-In Grocery in Carthage from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. The grand prize winner will receive a flat screen TV courtesy of Wheel-In Grocery. The winner is the contestant who got the... Read More.
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  • Two bodies found in Holmes County

    Two bodies found in Holmes County
    Two bodies have been found in different locations in Mississippi’s Holmes County. Sheriff Willie March says deputies are investigating the discoveries Wednesday as a possible murder-suicide. WAPT-TV reports March says a woman was found dead at the Durant Motel and a short time later, a man’s body was found in his car parked on a road nearby. Sheriff... Read More.
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  • Happening today: Attala County Library Family Night Open House

    Happening today: Attala County Library Family Night Open House
    The Attala County Library will host Family Night Open House tonight 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 decorated by... Read More.
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  • Today in history: December 12

    Today in history: December 12
    Today is Thursday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2019. There are 19 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 12, 2000, George W. Bush became president-elect as a divided U.S. Supreme Court reversed a state court decision for recounts in Florida’s contested election. On this date: In 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state... Read More.
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  • ‘What happened to Farish Street?’: Accounting for millions of dollars, opportunities lost in a historic Jackson community

    ‘What happened to Farish Street?’: Accounting for millions of dollars, opportunities lost in a historic Jackson community
    Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaThe 300 block of Farish Street, which bookends the once-heralded Entertainment District, in Jackson Dec. 5, 2019. Many in the community are hopeful that the timing is right for a reboot and that they will have a voice in what that looks like.
    “February opening eyed for Farish Street: Block of $100m project expected to debut during Black History Month”
    “Council praises Farish Street project”
    “Quiet comeback on Fari
  • Legislative leaders’ budget plan leaves “flexibility” for new Legislature

    Legislative leaders’ budget plan leaves “flexibility” for new Legislature
    The 14 members who comprise the powerful Legislative Budget Committee left many major issues for the new Legislature to decide in their budget proposal released Wednesday.
    The Budget Committee’s recommendation is traditionally viewed as a roadmap for the full Legislature when it convenes in January. The recommendation released Wednesday would appropriate $6.27 billion in state-support funds – $93.7 million or 1.5 percent less than was appropriated during the 2019 session for the curr
  • One arrested for aggravated assault

    One arrested for aggravated assault
    A Kosciusko man has been arrested on aggravated assault charges. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said 51-year-old Johnny Saxton Blair was arrested Sunday, Dec. 8 near Ethel. Further details surrounding the arrest weren’t given, but Nail did say the victim of the assault had to be take to University Medical Center in Jackson to be treated. Saxton was... Read More.
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  • Holmes CC The Attala Center announces spring 2020 classes

    Holmes CC The Attala Center announces spring 2020 classes
    The Holmes Community College Attala Center in Kosciusko is offering a variety of courses and a community enrichment class during the spring of 2020. Course offerings include: Ingalls/Ivey Shipfitting and Pipefitting Class, HVAC and Brick Masonry. The community enrichment courses are beginner quilting, guitar lessons, a cookie decorating class and a variety of art classes. There will be... Read More.
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  • Despite changes to Affordable Care Act, Mississippi enrollment remains steady in final weeks

    Despite changes to Affordable Care Act, Mississippi enrollment remains steady in final weeks
    Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/ Report for AmericaDiamond Wooten, graduate student Jackson State University, right, gets help from Marian Talley with her first individual insurance policy at Farish Street Baptist Church Friday, December 7, 2018.
    One of the most common questions Marian Talley gets when helping Mississippians sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is “We still have Obamacare?”
    In June 2017, President Donald Trump promised voters he would “
  • 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
  • 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

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