If you’ve bought gas in other parts of Mississippi, you may have suspected that Attala County has some of the cheapest prices in the state. In fact, AAA says only two other counties have a lower average price. The auto club says when you... Read More.
Several local law enforcement agencies helped build a federal drug case that's sending a Louisville man to prison for more than 14 years. It's the latest sentence handed down as part of the investigation dubbed "Operation Highlife" which targeted methamphetamine distribution in central Mississippi. ... Read More.
The State Health Department Friday reported 16 more deaths blamed on COVID-19, one of them in Neshoba County. That makes 211 deaths in the county. There were 6,774 new cases reported statewide including 53 in Leake County, 52 in Neshoba County and 30... Read More.
The State Health Department Friday reported 16 more deaths blamed on COVID-19, one of them in Neshoba County. That makes 211 deaths in the county. Statewide, there were 6,774 new cases reported including 53 in Leake County, 52 in Neshoba County and 30 in... Read More.
A Leake County man is facing a murder charge after his girlfriend's body was found on the side of a county road south of Edinburg Thursday. Sheriff Randy Atkinson says it appears that Kerri Raspberry had been shot to death but an autopsy is... Read More.
A project to produce the first comprehensive geologic maps of areas near the Natchez Trace Parkway is proceeding toward Kosciusko. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s Office of Geology released maps of the Ridgeland, Pocahontas, Clinton, Raymond and Widows Creek area in Claiborne County... Read More.
After a big drop the week before, the average price for gasoline in Attala County has edged back up. AAA says there’s been an increase of about three cents a gallon since last week to about $2.90. Not so in Leake County, where the... Read More.
Another big jump in new COVID-19 cases in Neshoba County. Wednesday, the State Health Department reported 50 new cases. Thursday, it was 60. The one-day increase in Leake County was 34 and in Attala County 19. Statewide, the Health Department reported almost 5,000 new... Read More.
Originally, the National Weather Service thought the weekend rain would be gone by the time cold air behind a front moves into central Mississippi on Sunday. But now forecasters think some precipitation may linger as temperatures fall. And they say there's a slight chance... Read More.
Wednesday's stormy weather didn’t amount to much in Mississippi. A couple of possible tornadoes moved across Webster, Calhoun and Chickasaw counties but no damage has been reported. And in this part of central Mississippi, a strong storm packing winds up to 40 miles an... Read More.
In just 24 hours, the State Health Department says the number of COVID-19 cases in Neshoba County jumped by 50. In Leake County, 23 new cases are being reported and 12 more in Attala County.
After seeing an increase of 53 COVID-19 cases over a four-day period last week, the spike in new infections in Leake County continues. The State Health Department reports an additional 35 cases in the county Monday. And Neshoba County has 24 new cases. The... Read More.