Good News – New Covid Cases Way Down In Attala, Leake, and Scott County

Covid Numbers are down in Attala, Leake and Scott counties. Overall percentages as well as per capita cases have dropped in these regions. According to the MSDH website, these counties are not currently listed on the top 12 list from across the state. According to Dr. Thomas Dobbs, these counties saw significant improvement in terms of days documented to double the case rate.  Attala reports 277 cases overall, Leake reports 395 cases overall and Scott is reporting 623. As... Read More.

Mississippi State University donates mask disinfectant to Kosciusko veterans home

The Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS), part of the Mississippi State University School of Engineering, designed and donated a sterilizer to the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, Miss., to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Researchers at Mississippi State University and MSU engineering students created the sterilizer to be able to disinfect personal protective equipment. The Sterilizer is a modified truck tool-box that can sterilize up to seven masks in thirty minutes. The partnership with MSVA came when Executive... Read More.
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Oprah Winfrey gives grants to ‘home’ cities during pandemic

Oprah Winfrey is giving grants to the cities she’s called home through her $12 million coronavirus relief fund. She announced Wednesday that her Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation will donate money to organizations dedicated to helping underserved communities in Chicago; Baltimore; Nashville, Tennessee; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Kosciusko, Mississippi, where she was born. In Kosciusko, the money will go to the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club. In an interview with The Associated Press, Winfrey encouraged people of means to step up and give... Read More.
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Audio: District 48 Rep. Jason White gives update on Mississippi Legislature

District 48 Rep. Jason White visited with Breck Riley at our Boswell Media studio in Kosciusko on Breezy 101 Monday to speak with us about how coronavirus has affected the this year's session of the Mississippi Legislature. Jason, who also serves as the City of Kosciusko board attorney, was elected speaker pro tempore in January. His district includes portions of Attala, Carroll, Holmes, and Leake Counties. Audio:  

Picking 35 Is Still Confirmed!!!!!

Picking 35 is confirmed. The 60-mile yard sale from Walnut Grove to Vaiden is set for Saturday, June 6th, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m..  Sign up cost is $20.00 and includes a Picking 35 sign and inclusion on the Picking 35 map. To register call The Main Street Chamber of Leake County at 601-267-9231, Walnut Grove Town Hall at 601-253-2321, or the Kosciusko Attalla Partnership at 662-289-2981. Hurry and reserve your space today.