It's been a tough week if you've had to fill up your car in Attala County. Since Monday, gas prices have jumped an average of 33 cents. But AAA says it's possible the price spike has peaked. The average price in the county today... Read More.
A domestic dispute in Leake County early Thursday has left a man hospitalized and his wife facing charges. The sheriff’s department says Brooke Giles, 52, is accused of shooting her husband during an argument at their home on Highway 488 in the Madden area. ... Read More.
The Philadelphia Municipal Airport will receive more than $832,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration to reconstruct lighting. And the Carthage-Leake County Airport will get $94,000 to install a navigational aid and to rehabilitate the airport beacon. Airport Improvement Program grants have also been approved... Read More.
Gas prices have jumped an average of almost 15 cents a gallon in Leake and Neshoba counties in the past week. Attala County has seen an increase of almost six cents but prices there were already higher than Leake and Neshoba. AAA says the... Read More.
School officials say a gun was found Tuesday morning in a student's bag at Kosciusko Junior High. The student's parent notified the principal before classes got underway that the gun might be on campus. The principal and an assistant principal were able to find... Read More.
Two weeks ago, there were 11 counties with an average gas price higher than Attala County. Now, there are only two. AAA says prices in the county are up more than eight cents just in the past week pushing over the $4 mark again... Read More.
Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton had a good reason for making the longest bike ride of his life—the entire 444-mile length of the Natchez Trace. “I’m not a cyclist,” Hamilton said. “But I hate cancer.” In addition to being a famous figure skater, Hamilton is... Read More.
Governor Reeves is asking for a major disaster declaration after tornadoes hit Mississippi on March 22nd doing more than $1 million in property damage. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says, if the request is approved, storm victims in Holmes County would qualify for individual... Read More.
A program aimed at finding permanent homes for children in foster care is being expanded in Mississippi. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is giving the Department of Child Protection Services $1.7 million to pay for ten professionals whose fulltime job is arranging adoptions. ... Read More.
Doctor Thomas Dobbs says with the COVID-19 pandemic response winding down and Mississippi's medical marijuana program getting cranked up, changing leadership at the State Department of Health during this transition made sense. Dobbs will resign as State Health Officer at the end of July. ... Read More.
There are now only 11 other counties in Mississippi with an average gas price that's higher than Attala County. And Leake and Neshoba counties aren't much cheaper. AAA says gas is averaging $3.92 in Attala, more than 13 cents above the statewide average. The... Read More.
After getting through January, February and the first three weeks of March without a single tornado in Mississippi, the state has been battered by 89 over a period of less than four weeks. That includes 27 tornadoes on March 22nd, 29 on March 30th,... Read More.