Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft tells Breezy News that applications for the 2017-2018 Mayor’s Youth Council are now available at City Hall. The mission of the Mayor’s youth council is to seek and develop young leaders. These individuals will exhibit excellence in character through punctuality, accountability and adherence to rules and regulations. The Mayor’s Youth Council is open to any 9th – 12th grade student at Kosciusko High School. The council participants in community events, volunteer projects, board of aldermen meetings and city wide cleanup events. …Read More
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It’s almost summer time and that mean’s it’s just about time for the Summer Library Program at the Attala County Library. Registration began Monday, May 22 and will continue each day during normal library hours until June 5 for children and teens. Children ages 3-12 and teens ages 13-17 are invited to participate in this year’s program. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World.” Call 662-289-5141 for more information.
At 5:50 pm Attala Deputies, MedStat EMS, The Mississippi Highway Patrol along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA on Highway 12 east at the Attala Road 5216, also known as Munson’s Crossing Road. Dispatch said they were notified that there were injuries and the road was blocked. Emergency personnel arrived on scene to find two vehicles with heavy damage. Two patients were transported to Baptist-Attala for medical treatment. According to the driver of the pickup, he was …Read More
At 4:49 pm Attala Dispatch notified city and county Officers of a BOLO (Be On the Look Out) issued by Neshoba County. The BOLO was for a blue 1997 Dodge Dakota pickup with the tag number of “NF4 406” last seen on Highway 488 at 11:00 am in Neshoba County. If seen you can contact the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department at (601) 656-1414 or the Attala Dispatch at (662) 289-3131
At 8:34 am Kosciusko Police were called to South Huntington Street near Collage Street for a report of a minor two vehicle auto accident. No injuries were reported. At 1:40 pm Kosciusko Police were called to Grove Street for a report of a minor one vehicle auto accident. No injuries were reported.
This year’s Memorial Day Aisle of Honor Program will be held at the Attala County Coliseum. Presented by the United Veterans of Attala County, the Memorial Day tradition will begin at 11:00 am. Speaking at this year’s event will be retired United States Coast Guard Capt. Percy Norwood. The ceremony will include the Pledge of Allegiance, the singing of the National Anthem and the playing of taps. The event is normally held at Parkway Cemetery, but was moved to the coliseum due to the threat …Read More
At 6:38 am Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA on Veterans Memorial Drive near Kangaroo Crossing. The caller said a car and 18 wheeler log truck had collided. Emergency Personnel arrived on scene and notified responding units that there were no injuries and one lane of traffic was blocked. MedStat was cancelled. According to authorities the driver of the Big Rig said he had brake problems that contributed to the accident.
Kel McDowell from the Kosciusko Attala Partnership stopped by the Breezy 101 studios Friday morning to speak on the Attala Works program and the upcoming labor analysis/workforce assessment in Kosciusko and Attala County. Attala Works is a joint venture between the Attala Center of Holmes Community Collegeand the Kosciusko Attala Partnership that aims to measure, engage, and enhance the workforce in Attala County, Mississippi. Kel recently attended a conferee in Nashville for the program. The labor analysis is a workforce assessment that aims to get …Read More
Memorial Day means summer is fast approaching and that means people will be catching rays by the pool. Water parks like Geyser Falls in are reminding everyone of water safety before they open Memorial Day weekend. Not a soul in sight at Geyser Falls, but come Memorial Day it will be packed full of people anxiously waiting to slip and slide down those pipes. “It’s your beach within reach,” says Sheila Martin, executive director of operations. “You don’t have to travel very far. You can …Read More
A study group will gather facts but does not intend to make recommendations either for or against creating a lottery in Mississippi. That’s according to the group’s leader, Republican state Rep. Richard Bennett of Long Beach. Mississippi is one of six states without a lottery, and Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has said legislators should consider starting one. Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn opposes a lottery but created a group to examine how the games work in other states and how much money is collected. The …Read More