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Breezy 101 Valentine’s Day Giveaway

It’s almost time for Valentine’s Day, and that means buying gifts for that special someone. Well Breezy 101 wants to help you out. Just listen to “Good Morning Kosciusko” all this week, and when you hear James Taylor’s “How Sweet It is to be Love By You,” call in and tell me (Breck) the name of your sweetheart, and your name will go into the drawing for our Valentine’s Day Giveaway. The grand prize is a collection of gifts from some of your favorite Kosciusko …Read More

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Downtown Mardi Gras Parade a Big Hit (Video)

Laissez bon temps rouler! Beads, candy, floats, colorful costumes, and more were all on display Saturday afternoon during Kosciusko MainStreet’s Mardi Gras Parade. Over a dozen cars, trucks, and floats filed around the square throwing candy and beads for the crowd that gathered to let the good times roll. With food vendors lining the east side of the square selling kettle corn, hot dogs, and BBQ, there was something for everyone during the festive day. “This was almost as big as the Christmas parade,” said …Read More

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Reminder: KADC Hosting Who’s Who Social Thursday, Feb. 11

On Thursday, February 11 at The Attala Center of Holmes Community College, the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation (KADC) will be hosting Who’s Who, a community-oriented evening social. “This will be a wonderful evening to highlight our efforts as an organization,” said KADC President/CEO Kel McDowell. “It will also be a great opportunity for those in our community to connect with one another and also individuals who are involved elsewhere in our region.” The program for the eightieth such annual meeting will be headlined by keynote speaker …Read More

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Geyser Falls Accepting Applications

Summer will be here before you know it, so it’s time to start thinking about a summer job. Geyser Falls Water Theme Park in Choctaw, MS is now accepting applications for summer 2016 positions. Visit www.pearlriverresort.com/careers to view available positions.  

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Big Red Gets New Wheels

The Kosciusko High School Big Red Band has a new truck. The 2007 International arrived at the school this week, and it is a much needed upgrade for the band. Band Director Jesse Yates said that the new truck is bigger and better than the one the band had been using. Yates also said that in the 80 year history of the band, this will only be the 4th truck the band has used. The band will be getting the truck painted soon, and will …Read More

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Librarians Attend Veteran’s Coffee Break

On Wednesday, Feb. 3, Melissa Graham and Ann Breedlove visited the Attala County VA Nursing Center to play and sing for the veterans during their monthly coffee break. The veterans enjoyed the visit of the local librarians. Some even got to be sing along with some of the songs. Following the entertainment, veteran Larry Moak spoke about a recent get together of the American Legion Riders. Mr. Moak also related that the meeting for VFW members would be on Feb. 4, and that the meeting …Read More

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Gators defeat Confederates 57-36

The Leake Central Gators hosted the Confederates of Caledonia Friday night in Carthage, MS. The 1st quarter saw the Gators take an early lead 14-10. The Confederates were able to add 7 more points during the 2nd quarter, but the Gators stayed on top 29-7 at halftime. Coming back into the 3rd quarter, the Gators maintained their lead 40-22. The 4th quarter wrapped up with the Gators winning the game 57-36.

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Lady Gators win over Lady Confederates 50-12

The Leake Central Lady Gators hosted the Lady Confederates of Caledonia Friday night in Carthage, MS. The Lady Gators took an early lead in the 1st quarter against the Lady Confederates 12-0. The 2nd quarter saw the Lady Gators adding 20 more points with the Lady Confederates scoring 4 bringing the score up to 32-4 at halftime. Coming back into the 3rd quarter, the Lady Gators maintained their lead 37-10. The 4th quarter ended with the Lady Gators taking a sweeping win against the Lady …Read More

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Stolen Vehicle Chase Ends in Wreck on Kosciusko Square (Video)

A police chase ended violently when a stolen vehicle wrecked in downtown Kosciusko Friday afternoon. Authorities at the scene said the chase began just after 5:00 pm when a Kosciusko woman reported her boyfriend had stolen her car. A trooper with the Mississippi Highway Patrol spotted the vehicle, a 2004 Buick SUV, on Hwy 12 west of Kosciusko and began pursuit. The pursuit eventually made its way downtown before ending when the vehicle wrecked on the east side of the square. The driver of the …Read More

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Super Bowl Champ Purchases Brick for KHS Fundraiser

A former KHS Whippet and Super Bowl XVII Champion gives back to a school athletic team. During his visit to the high school yesterday, Clarence Harmon purchased an engraved brick as a part of KHS Track One Brick At A Time fundraiser. The engraved/personalized bricks will be placed in a walkway leading to the awards stand at the KHS Track Complex. Order forms can be found here. Pictured: Clarence Harmon and KHS Track Coach James Culpepper