Kosciusko Whippet head basketball coach Eleazarus Greenleaf would like to announce The Youth Fundamentals and Skills Basketball Camp. The camp is set for June 9, 10 and 12 at the Kosciusko High School gymnasium. The camp is for students/players ages 10-14, but students that are underage and entering the fifth grade are welcome to participate in the camp. The cost of the camp is $50. “The fundamentals of basketball are the most important thing to master because they will make you and your team better no matter what age level or team you play for. This camp will teach the …Read More
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The Natchez Trace Festival is quickly approaching and Kosciusko City officials are asking everyone to do their part to help prepare for the event. The festival is a chance to showcase our community, so officials want to make sure that Kosciusko puts its best foot forward. Brett Busbea, Building Official for the City of Kosciusko, says that there are a few simple ways you can help out. “….we would love for this great town to shine for all to see. One way to accomplish this is to have all the yards cut in the City and have any litter picked …Read More
A Math and Reading Summer Enrichment Program will be offered in June for current Kindergarten through fifth grade students. The program will be taught by Antonio (Certified Teacher) and Coletta Patterson (Tutor) at the Kosciusko Parent Resource Center on Jefferson Street. The program will teach important reading and math concepts and help students prepare for the next grade. The cost is $100 per student. Students must register by May 1 with a $50 non-refundable deposit and completed registration form. The remaining $50 is due at the first session. For more information or to complete registration, please call Coletta Patterson at 662.739.7186. Limited space is available …Read More
Mt. Pilgrim M.B. Church will have their “Annual Usher Day Program” on April 18th at 6pm. The speaker will be Rev. Willie Macon of Unity Baptist in Louisville, MS. Everyone is invited to come out and be blessed by the Word of God. Cedar Grove Church will have their Family and Friends Day on April 19 at 2pm. The guest speaker will be Pastor Cornelius Turner of Mt. Chariot Church in Carthage. Community Revival will begin on April 19 at Carson Ridge Baptist Church at 6 pm with Rev. Terrell Mayo as speaker; Monday night, April 20 at 7 pm …Read More
The McCool Volunteer Fire Department on Hwy 407 in McCool, MS will be having a steak supper on April 25. The event will begin at 4:30 pm will last until 8:30 pm. The cost is $12 and you can dine-in or carry out. ]For more information, contact Larry Wheeless at 662-582-6863.
The College Board is naming former Holmes County Community College President Glenn Boyce as permanent higher education commissioner. The board announced Boyce Friday after choosing Boyce in executive session Thursday. Boyce has been serving as associate commissioner for academic affairs since June. Before that, he had served as president of Holmes Community College since 2005. The board had named Mississippi University for Women President Jim Borsig as commissioner, but Borsig said April 9 that he wanted to remain as leader of the Columbus university instead. The quick vote means four outgoing trustees got to participate in the choice, instead of …Read More
At 6:27 am Friday morning, Attala Fire and Rescue (AFR) responded to a one car motor vehicle accident (MVA) on the Natchez Trace Parkway. A black Toyota SUV rolled over near mile marker 175. The driver suffered minor injuires, but did not require further treatment. AFR cleared from the scene at 6:54 am. Also on Friday morning, Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a one car MVA on Hwy 14 E at approximately 7:46 am. Officials tell Breezy News that the driver of the vehicle collided with a tree. The driver was transported for to an area hospital for further …Read More
Update: More charges have been filed and another suspect has been arrested in connection with the April 10 shooting that took place near Possumneck. After an investigation, two of the suspects, Kendra Johnson and Anthony Carr, have been charged with two counts of Petty Larceny. A third suspect, Tony Winters, has been charged with 1 count of Grand Larceny. Carr, Johnson and Winters had all previously been charged with Trespassing. Sheriff Tim Nail tells Breezy News that a fourth suspect has been arrested in relation to the incident. Nail says that Kevin Thompson has been arrested and charged with 1 …Read More
National Library Month is a national observance throughout April that celebrates the contributions of the nation’s libraries. In recognition of School Library Month and National Library Week, McAdams School Library celebrated the national 2015 theme, “Unlimited possibilities @ your Library.” In celebration of National Library Week, gift certificates and Library recognition gifts were presented to the following honored Library patrons as the Top 5 Readers: Colby Bailey, Noah Pugh, Kevin Witt, Vershante Malone, and Senneca Evans. McAdams Faculty and Staff enjoyed a cookie sampler, along with inspirational booklets from Guideposts Outreach. Mrs. JoAnne McDonald, Librarian, appreciates the continued dedication of …Read More
On April 16, 2015, Walter Dotson, a 60 year old black male, was arrested for Simple Domestic Violence and Domestic Violence (Felony) at the Durant Police Department by Officer Dedtrick Brown. KPD would like to thank the Durant Police Department for their assistance. Other recent arrests: On April 16, 2015, Jarrell Pierce, a 33 year old black male, was arrested for Contempt of Court on Highway 35 South by Captain Tommy Clark. On April 16, 2015, James Lindsey, a 40 year old white male, was arrested for Shoplifting 1st offense at Wal-Mart by Officer Brice Cole. On April 12, 2015, …Read More
Heaven is My Goal ministries putting on a Fish Fry and Meet the Candidates Rally on April 18 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. The even is being held on near New Center Ridge M.B. Church on Attala Road 4151. All proceeds will go to the Heaven is My Goal building fund. Fried fish, burgers, french fries and potato salad will all be available for purchase. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet local candidates and register to vote. To place an order, call Martha Jones at 662-582-4415.
Thursday proved to be an extremely successful day for Kosciusko Whippet Athletics. The lists of accomplishments for Thursday include: Baseball – Celebrated Senior Night and defeated Noxubee County 11-0 and 10-0 to clinch 3rd place in Region 4-4A. Golf – Finished first in the Kosciusko Invitational Tournament. Softball – Celebrated Senior Night and defeated Noxubee County 15-0. Track (Boy’s) – Finished second in the Region 4-4A Track Meet. Track (Girl’s) – Finished first in the Region 4-4A Track Meet, Lakeia Hill finished first in 100 M Dash, 200 M Dash, 300 M Hurdles and Long Jump. Feria Mays finished first …Read More