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National Day of Prayer Set for May 7

The Attala United Ministerial Association is sponsoring the Annual National Day of Prayer gathering on Thursday, May 7. The meeting will be held from 12:20 pm to 12:40 pm at Red Bud Springs Park in Kosciusko. The Attala United Ministerial Association invites the pubic to join them for a time of prayer and intercession for our city, our state and our nation. If there are weather concerns, the service will be held in the Attala County Courthouse. For more information, visit nationaldayofprayer.org.

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Reminder: KHS Lady Whippet Basketball Camp

Jessica Dickens, head coach for Kosciusko High School Lady Whippet basketball team, would like to announce the first annual Lady Whippet Basketball Skills Camp. The camp will be taking place June 24-26 and all girls in grades 5-7 are eligible for the camp. A camp for younger students will be taking place this summer as well. Boys and girls in grade 1-4 are eligible for the Kosciusko Whippet Basketball Camp that will take place June 22-24. Entry forms and fees are due for both camps are due by May 21. Forms can be found at your school’s office. Contact Jessica …Read More

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Disturbing the Peace and Other Recent Arrests

On May 5, 2015, Fallon Harmon, a 27 year old black female, was arrested for Disturbing the Peace and Petit Larceny at Wildwood Terrace by Lt. Steven Allen. Other Recent Arrests: On May 4, 2015, Kim Harmon, a 43 year old black male, was arrested on Highway 14 West with the assistance of the Attala County Sheriff’s Office for Contempt of Court and Failure to Appear in Court. On May 2, 2015, William McKinley, a 31 year old black male, was arrested for Contempt of Court and Simple Assault at Cannonade Apt by Captain Herbert Dew. On May 2, 2015 …Read More

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Attala County Library Summer Reading Registration

The Attala County Library is preparing for its annual Summer Reading Program. Registration for the program is scheduled to be held from May 18 – June 5. This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” For more information, contact the Attala County Library at 662-289-5151.

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Two Car Accident Near Days Inn

At approximately 1:41 pm on Tuesday, Kosciusko Fire and Police officials responded to a two car motor vehicle accident (MVA) on Veteran’s Memorial Drive near Days Inn. KFP officials tell Breezy News that the accident involved an 18-wheeler and a white sedan and while an official cause isn’t known, officials say it appears that one of the vehicles veered into the other lane and caused the accident. One person was transported to Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.

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Coach Terry & Lady Whippet Softball Players Visit GMK (Audio)

Coach Tony Terry and three members of the Kosciusko Lady Whippet softball team stopped by “Good Morning Kosciusko” earlier today. The team is preparing to play in the 4A North Half Championship series against Senatobia High School this weekend, and our guests this morning wanted to preview the game and thank fans for the support they’ve shown throughout the season. Coach Terry says that the fans and the community have showed the team support all year long and that he hopes to see a full crowd at the game Friday night. Sophomore pitcher Katie Lawrence, Senior 3rd-baseman Sydney Rawson, and …Read More

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Dial-A-Story: Mrs. Lisa Ellington

This week’s Dial-A-Story reader is Mrs. Lisa Ellington of Kosciusko, MS. She is the Marketing Representative for Serve-Pro North East Delta Land. Her favorite types of books to read are children’s books and mysteries. Her hobbies include working at the concession stand and keeping score for the boys baseball and girls softball teams. Readers can call 662-290-READ (7323) to hear Mrs. Ellington read “When Mom Turned into a Monster” by Joanna Harrison.

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Emergency Officials Respond to Reports of a Person Trapped in Creek

At approximately 1:22 pm Tuesday, Attala Fire & Rescue, Sallis Volunteer Fire and Attala County Sheriff’s Office officials responded to reports of a person trapped in a creek near the intersection of Attala Road 4153 and Hwy 12 W between Sallis and McAdams. Information is scarce at the moment, but Breezy New has learned that the subject, an unidentified female, was safely removed from the water. There has been no confirmation of what caused the incident, but it is believed that the subject was fishing and fell into the creek. Continue to monitor Breezy News for updates.  

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Dates Set for Main Street’s Community Plan (Audio)

GG Holmes, Director of Kosciusko Main Street, addressed the Attala County Board of Supervisors during the board’s Monday meeting. Holmes informed the board that the dates for the Charrette/Community Plan have been set. The Charrette is a joint effort between the city, county and Kosciusko Main Street that is focused on finding ways to better promote tourism, marketing and branding of Kosciusko and Attala County. Holmes says that the outside team of experts will be in Kosciusko and Attala County from August 11-14, 2015 to evaluate the city and county in an effort to determine better ways to promote the …Read More

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Boil Water Alert

Officials with the Conehoma Water Association have issued a Boil Water Alert for a section of the water system. The alert is only in effect for customers that live on Attala Roads 1140, 1141, 1998 and 1999. The Boil Water Alert was issued because an area of the water system lost pressure due to a broken water line. Any system that has lost pressure is considered to be contaminated until test of the water proves otherwise. As soon as pressure is restored to the affected area, water system officials will being collecting water samples for testing. When pressure is restored, …Read More

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GMK Listeners Enjoy a Night With the MS Braves

On Wednesday, April 29, Mr. Roy Webber called in to “Good Morning Kosciusko” and won four tickets to see the Mississippi Braves play on Friday, May 1. Webber’s wife Monica sent the following pictures to Breezy News and shared with us that the family had a great time at the game. “Thank you so much for the tickets my husband won…it was great to enjoy this time with my family,” says Mrs. Webber. In addition to all of the usual fun that takes place at Trustmark Park, the Webbers were able to meet and takes pictures with former WWE, WCW, …Read More

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Truck Reported Stolen on West Jefferson St

At approximately 10:22 am Monday morning, officers with the Kosciusko Police Department responded to a report of a truck stolen at Kim’s Quick Stop on West Jefferson St. The victim reported that he put gas in the vehicle, went inside and the truck was gone when he came outside. There was no known direction of travel, but the truck is described as a 1997 white Ford F-250. The truck was also pulling a trailer carrying a zero turn lawn mower. Breezy News received this submitted picture of the truck from a store security camera. Anyone with information is asked to …Read More