On March 29, 2015, Candace Gates, a 22 year old black female, was arrested for Simple Assault at Westwood Apartments by Officer Maurice Hawthorne. Other recent arrests include: On March 29, 2015, Anthony Belk, a 24 year old white male, was arrested for Shoplifting 1st offense at Wal-Mart by officer Tommy Pender. On March 29, 2015, Preston Gehringer, a 24 year old white male, was arrested for No Insurance and Driving Under the Influence 1st offense on Highway 35 South by Officer Brice Cole. On March 28, 2015, Rebecca Lynn, a 30 year old white female, was arrested for Shoplifting 1st …Read More
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Attala Fire and Rescue officials responded to two motor vehicle accidents (MVA) over the weekend. The first MVA occurred on Hwy 12 W at 8:29 pm on Saturday, March 29. The second MVA occurred on Attala Road 4110 at 7:45 pm on Sunday, March 29. Breezy News did not receive word on the causes, injuries or any other details associated with these accidents. Also on March 29, AFR officials responded to reports of a woods fire on Attala Road 4125. Breezy News did not receive details on the cause or other details about the fire.
The Natchez Trace Festival is quickly approaching, and that means it’s time to crown another Miss Natchez Trace. This year’s pageant is set for April 10 at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. The deadline to register for the pageant is Tuesday, March 31. Erin Cox, this year’s pageant director, stopped by “Good Morning Kosciusko” earlier today to talk about how young ladies in Attala County can register for the pageant. More information on the pageant can be found here.
Darius Brown and Feria Mays, basketball stars for the Kosciusko Whippet and Lady Whippet basketball teams, have been named to The Clarion Ledger’s All State Honorable Mention List. Brown, a junior guard for the KHS boys team, averaged 17.2 ppg this season and helped lead the Whippets to a 20-7 record and a birth in the MHSAA State Playoffs. Mays, a sophomore guard for the KHS Lady Whippets, averaged 13.8 ppg and helped lead the Lady Whippets to a 17-12 record, a second place finish in the Region 4-4A Tournament and a birth in the MHSAA State Playoffs.
You don’t want miss “Good Morning Kosciusko” on Tuesday. We’ll have an exclusive interview with Chris and Susan Strohm. The Strohm’s quest to build an authentic log cabin in Attala County is being featured in the National Geographic series “Cabin Fever.” The episode documenting the Strohm’s cabin will air Tuesday night at 9:00 pm on National Geographic channel. The Strohm’s will tell us more about how they got involved with show and other behind the scenes facts about the filming of the episode. We’ll hear from the Strohm’s around 7:30 on Tuesday, so be sure to be by your radio! …Read More
The Fine Arts Department on the Goodman Campus will present a Joint Concert on Tuesday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in Frank Branch Coliseum on the Goodman Campus. The Concert Band, Jazz Band, Concert Chorale, Coachmen, Connection!, Steel Drum Band and Indoor Drumline will all perform. The concert is free to the public.
The town of Ethel is holding a Good Friday Service on April 3 at 6:30 pm. The service will be held at the pavilion on Main Street. The town of Ethel invites you to bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a time of community fellowship with music and message to be given by Pastor Ralph Hunt.
The Kosciusko Whippets back home tonight for game two against the Caledonia Confederates in Region 4-4A high school baseball. The Confederates won the first game Tuesday night in Caledonia 8-1. Each team scored 1 run in the 1st inning and the score would remain tied at 1 until the bottom of the 4th when the Whippets would add 2 runs to take a 3-1 lead in the game. The Confederates would add a run in the top of the 6th inning and the Whippets answered, adding a run in the bottom of the 6th, to win tonight’s game 4-2. The …Read More
The Kosciusko Whippet fast pitch softball team traveled to Caledonia Thursday night for a pivotal region showdown with the Lady Confederates. The Lady Whippets were able to leave Caledonia with a 10-7 victory, but Head Coach Tony Terry came back to Kosciusko with a major accomplishment under his belt. The Whippet victory was the 200th win for Terry as head coach of the Lady Whippet fast pitch softball team. Congratulations Coach Terry!