The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has released the most recent school- and district-level chronic absence data, which shows that 14.2 percent of Mississippi students were absent 10 percent or more of the time enrolled during the 2016-17 school year.
Just as the Attala County Board of Supervisors were set to adjourn its meeting Tuesday morning, Beat 4 Supervisor Kary Ellington brought up the issue of litter on Attala County roadways, leading to a brief discussion of Attala County having its own jail again.
More than two dozen people filled half the Kosciusko Municipal Court gallery last week for the arraignment of Louise Miller, 68, of Kosciusko, who is charged with “molesting, touching of a child for lustful purposes,” according to police records.
Mardi Gras parade Saturday CANCELLED
Mardi Gras comes to the historic courthouse square Saturday with the third annual parade and celebration.
The Attala County Sheriff's Office has arrested a second suspect in a shooting incident early Sunday morning at the Attala County Lounge near Ethel.
Rumors of a new restaurant coming to the square in Kosciusko are being confirmed today by Jack Adams, who plans to open Skylight Grille on the Square at 110-112 North Jackson St. — the old Frenchie’s location — this fall.
A new casino is set to be built near the Attala County line in the coming year.
After refinancing its gaming debt in November, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has announced plans to build a new casino north of Carthage.
In the spring of 2004, high school fastpitch was nonexistent at Kosciusko. That all changed in 2005 when Kosciusko alumnus and assistant baseball coach Tony Terry was given the opportunity to be head coach of the first-ever Lady Whippet fastpitch team.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting its first case of influenza (flu) confirmed in the Mississippi Public Health Laboratory for the 2016-2017 flu season. The patient is from Central Mississippi.