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.
Reverend Jerry Barrett, 72, passed this life Feb. 3, 2018, at Baptist Medical Center – Attala in Kosciusko.
Lattis Mae Nason Croft, 87, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 at her home in Memphis.
D. L. Davis, 87, passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at his home in West, MS.
Freida Geane Thompson Page, 73, died at Grenada Living Center in Grenada on Sunday, Feb. 4.
Claire Howard Summers, 85, passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 at her home in Kosciusko.
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.