A Memorial Day program will be held Monday, May 29, at 11 a.m. at the Attala County Coliseum instead of the Aisle of Honor event held each year at Parkway Cemetery.
The Star-Herald tagged along with Attala County first responders Thursday night for the live-action culmination of disaster search and rescue training this week.
Tami Mann (aka Tami Mckee) has been sentenced to 40 years in a Rankin County state prison facility after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the September 2015 death of her 20-month-old daughter, Jasmine Irwin.
Tribute was paid to the late Sisters Paula Merritt and Margaret Held with the dedication and blessing of a monument at Freedom Park in Durant last Saturday.
Although many of the classes offered through the Workforce development program at Holmes Community College – Attala are intended to prepare students for employment, one class in particular is a big draw for an older crowd.