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.
Dr. Chancey Fort, Superintendent Billy Ellzey, and special guest speaker Kiana Davis highlighted how counselors and other educators can change the lives of the children they interact with as part of a celebration of National Counselors Week Monday night.
Mrs. Ivory Bell Bruce celebrated her 100th birthday on Nov. 19, 2017, surrounded by family and friends at Mt. Salem United Methodist Church in French Camp.
Springdale Baptist Church
One Way Quartet will be in concert Sunday, Feb. 18, at Springdale Baptist Church at 11 a.m.
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.