Emergency Dispatches: April 20, 2019

At 2:44 pm Attala Deputies along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on highway 35 north. The caller said it was located near the bar just outside of town. They reported a white pickup with a trailer ran off the road. No injuries were reported.

Boswell Media Running On Back Up Power As CEPA Continues Work

Clarksdale power crew continues to work on Central Electric Power Association  outages near Edinburgh. Many CEPA customers have been without power since Thursday afternoon. According to linemen some customers should see restored power later today. Boswell Media’s transmitting site near Edinburgh for Kicks 96 and Cruisin 98 has been on generator power since 5 o’clock Thursday.Pictured Lineman Michael Douglas from Clarksdale.  

Winston County Officials Visit ECCC Board Luncheon

Winston County officials were guests at the April 2019 East Central Community College Board of Trustees luncheon held on the Decatur campus. The special guests are shown with ECCC board members representing Winston County. Front row (from left) are ECCC Trustee Delane Hudson, Tax Assessor/Collector Darlene Bane, Circuit Clerk Kim Ming, Chancery Clerk Julie Cunningham, and ECCC Trustee Jerry Nance; middle row (from left) are Payroll Clerk Leah Chapman, District 3 Supervisor Marion Jordan, Purchasing Clerk Kelli Rives, and... Read More.

Rebuilding Central Electric’s System is Underway

Due to tornadoes, strong thunderstorms and damaging winds on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Central Electric Power Association experienced sustained power outages in Attala, Kemper, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Rankin and Scott counties. CEPA promptly mobilized their field operations staff and are working to restore power.As of Saturday at 8:00 a.m., Central Electric Power Association has seven additional electric cooperatives assisting our crews to restore power to more than 7,500 members without electric service. The following is a breakdown of the... Read More.

Natchez Trace Festival: Classic cars and trucks return for Gasoline Alley

Gasoline Alley, a staple of the Natchez Trace Festival, will return to this year's event.Sponsored by the Kosy Kruisers classic car group, Gasoline Alley features the best in classic and muscle cars, trucks, and motorcycles.Gasoline Alley will once again be located in the parking lot behind Citizen's National Bank and the Kosy Pocket Park.Best in Show and other awards will be given handed out to the top vehicles.For more information on Gasoline Alley, contact the Kosciusko Attala Partnership at... Read More.

Neshoba General Announces Relocation of Neshoba Urgent Care – Family Medicine Clinic

Neshoba General announces that Neshoba Urgent Care – Family Medicine Clinic of 1120 East Main Street, received significant storm damage on April 18, 2019. Effective, tomorrow, April 20, 2019, our Urgent Care Clinic will relocate to Neshoba Medical Pavilion, located at 213 East Hospital Road, Philadelphia, MS. Dr. Bobby Smith and Nurse Practitioner, Pam Stokes will both be seeing patients in this location until further notice. This location allows the providers to offer the same excellent care that our patients... Read More.

Stom clean up efforts begin in Neshoba County- VIDEO

The sky turned dark just after 4 o'clock in Neshoba County Thursday. Within minutes, a storm of heavy rain and intense winds plowed through the county.”It all happened pretty quickly. It was here and gone within a minute. Really it just came on so fast, blowing through these trees here. Then I see... Read More.

Leaders in Philadelphia Declare Local Emergency

Philadelphia Mayor James Young and the Board of Alderman have signed a proclamation declaring conditions in Philadelphia have met the requirements with damages caused by the severe storm and/or tornadoes experienced Thursday, April 18 as a local emergency.A severe line of storms rolled through Philadelphia around 4 pm Thursday afternoon. Most reports were of fallen trees across roads, trees falling on power lines, and trees that had fallen on homes.According to Philadelphia Mayor James Young, Holland Avenue and Poplar... Read More.