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AAA Stunners Baseball Tryouts set for August

Open tryouts for the 10U AAA Stunners Baseball team will be held Saturday, August 1 at 10:00 am and Saturday, August 8th at 10:00 am at Hugh Ellard Park in Kosciusko, MS. Tryouts will be approximately 2-3 hours and athletes will be required to attend both days. Boys must have been born after May 1, 2005 to be eligible. The team is looking for dedicated parents and athletes who love the game. Athletes will be evaluated on athleticism and coachability. Tournaments will be scheduled mainly …Read More

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Back to School Bash Set for August 1

St. Matthews Episcopal Church and Kingdom Life Church will hold the 7th Annual Back 2 School Bash on August 1. The event will take place at Jason Niles Park from 10:00 am – noon. There will be jumpers, games, and free food and free back packs will be given away to the first 200 kids in attendance. For more information, contact Coletta Patterson at 662-739-7186.  

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Strong Storms Possible This Afternoon

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Jackson is warning residents of central and northern Mississippi to be on the alert for the possibility of strong thunderstorms this afternoon/evening. These storms could feature damaging winds, golf ball sized hail, and heavy rainfall. Counties in the Breezy News coverage area that should be on alert include Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Holmes, Leake, Neshoba, Montgomery and Winston.    

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Teen Summer Library Program Comes to an End

Thursday was the finale to the Teen Summer Library Program. The seven teens that read at least six books this summer and turned in their reading logs were able to attend a pizza party at the Attala County Library. The teens enjoyed eating pizza and playing bingo for books. Door prizes were given away and the winners were: Edward Cruz, Zykearrya Fleming, and Ra’Keysia Fleming. At the end of the party, the grand prize was given away. Mrs. Zakearrya Fleming was the winner of a …Read More

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Bobcats Reunion Coming to Town

The Bobcats School Wide Reunion will be held at the Bobcat Center on Tipton Street on July 3rd – 5th. All who attended Sam Young School, Tipton High School, Attala County Training School, Tipton Elementary and Northside Elementary School are encourage to attend. For more information about the Bobcat Organization, click here.  

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Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft talks Liquor Vote and Other Topics During GMK

Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft was a guest earlier today on “Good Morning Kosciusko.” The mayor spoke spoke on a number of topics, but the big point of discussion this morning was about the recent liquor referendum. The residents of Kosciusko voted to allow the sale alcohol inside the limits during a special election June 9. Since that time, the mayor and the board of aldermen have been in the process of drafting an ordinance for the city that would specify how, when, and where liquor …Read More

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Extra MHP Troopers on Duty for July 4 Weekend

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is beefing up the ranks of state troopers on patrol for July 4 traffic enforcement period from 6 p.m. Friday through midnight Sunday. Forty-eight new state troopers who have finished their field training will be on the roads. Lt. Johnny Poulos, Mississippi Highway Patrol public affairs director, says the state recorded seven fatalities statewide last year over the Fourth of July holiday period. Poulos says it was the deadliest Fourth of July weekend on state highways in two years. The Highway …Read More

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Library Canned Food Drive is Going Well

The Attala County Library made a donation to Helping Hands Ministries of Kosciusko due to the generosity of children attending this year’s summer library program. Ed Rice of Helping Hands picked up 242 cans from the library earlier this week! So far, a total of 372 cans have been donated during  library programs!!! Two hundred twenty-eight more cans of food will be needed by July 31st to reach the library’s goal of  600 cans! Cans may be dropped off anytime during our normal business hours! …Read More

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Fireworks are Fun, but Remember to Use Them Safely.

Fireworks. An American tradition. Every year on Independence Day, elaborate displays are put on all over the country that light up the sky and leave us all in a sense of awe. But those sparkles, bottle rockets, and Roman Candles all have one thing in common: fire. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that on a typical Fourth of July holiday, more fires are reported nationwide than on any other day. The NFPA also reports that in 2011, fireworks caused approximately 17,800 fires resulting …Read More

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Absentee Votes In – Chief Phyliss J Anderson Winner in Tribal Chief Run-Off

In an extremely tight race, in unofficial results, Chief Phyliss J. Anderson has gained the majority of votes coming out the victor. Tribal Members have spoken, Chief Anderson will be the Chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians for another four years. With all absentee ballots now counted from the nine communities, Chief Phyliss J. Anderson has beaten former Chief Beasley Denson by 162 votes. Anderson received 1,907 votes to Denson’s 1,745 votes. Anderson sits at 52% of total votes to Denson’s 48%. Unofficial …Read More

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Attala County Library Trains Super Heroes

Kosciusko can rest a little easier today now that 50 children have completed the Super Hero Training Academy at the Attala County Coliseum. The academy was a part of the 2015 Summer Library Program sponsored by the Attala County Library. The children were given a list of tasks to perform which included lifting weights, navigating a tangle of hula hoops, crossing a bridge over hot lava, crawling through a ring of fire, and striking a super hero pose. Children completing the activities were rewarded with …Read More

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Kosciusko native Tim Johnson and Other Politicians to Speak at Neshoba County Fair

It’s an election year and many candidates seeking office are set for three days of ‘politic-in’ the old fashion way at the Neshoba County Fair. Candidates will be present at the fair Tuesday, July 28 through Thursday, July 30. All political speaking will take place in Founders Square. Kosciusko native Tim Johnson is scheduled to speak at approximately 10:00 am Wednesday, July 29. Johnson announced in February that he will be running for Lt. Governor. Johnson, a long time republican, will seek election as a …Read More