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.
After dropping three games each last week, both the Ethel Tigers and Lady Tigers both began Region 5-1A Tournament play this past Tuesday in Coffeeville against Montgomery County and French Camp respectively and will play again on Thursday if victorious in either contest.
Ms. Johnnie L. Cain, 89, of Kosciusko, passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018.
Graveside services were held Saturday, Jan, 27, at Parkway Cemetery; visitation wad at Culpepper Funeral Home. Rev. David Cain officiated.
Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church
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.