Attala County Sees 118th COVID Death

Another COVID death is being reported in Attala County.  There’ve been a total of 118 since the pandemic began.   The county has had 101 new cases of COVID since last week, in between the numbers in Neshoba County—154—and Leake County—88 new cases.

Neshoba County Detention Facility Inmate Death Update

 The Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office continues to work with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations (MBI) regarding the death of an inmate at the Neshoba County Detention Facility Sunday night, August 21, 2022.  Inmate Raymond Murrell, 50, of 78 Gibson Road, Union, Ms., died Sunday... Read More.

Another COVID Death Reported in Attala County

It's not clear when it happened, but the death of another Attala County resident is being blamed on COVID-19.  The State Health Department says the death was reported last week but it sometimes takes several months for death certificates to be reviewed.  Attala County... Read More.

Death in Leake County attributed to COVID-19

Another person in Leake County has died due to COVID-19.That information released in the latest update from the Mississippi State Department of Health.Wednesay, the department reported 1,350 new cases and 14 deaths.That brings the death toll in Leake County to 120 since outbreak of... Read More.

Health Department Talks Overdose Death Prevention

If you or a family member use opioids, you need to have medication on hand that can reverse the effects of an overdose.  That's what the State Health Department is recommending after a spike in overdose deaths in Mississippi.  Many of those could have... Read More.

COVID Update: Another Death In Leake County

The State Health Department on Monday said 31 more Mississippians have died of COVID-19, including one person in Leake County.   A total of 884 new cases have been reported for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the first time the weekend case count has been below... Read More.

AUDIO: Death From COVID-19 Finally Hits Neshoba

Philadelphia Mayor James Young was on the Main Event this Morning. After our talk Tuesday, the numbers came out and death had finally reached our county. The Mayor was back on again with The Dude this morning with a very personal message of heartbreak... Read More.

MDOC- Confirms First Coronavirus Death

Mississippi prison system confirms its 1st case of COVID-19 By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced its first coronavirus case in one of the state prisons. The department says Monday that an inmate at the State... Read More.