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Fatal Traffic Accident in Holmes County

At 8:00 pm Monday night, Mississippi Highway Patrol, Holmes County Deputies, Durant Police and Durant Fire Rescue officials were dispatched to a one vehicle accident on MS Highway 12 about 1.5 miles east of US Highway 51 in Holmes County.  A 2012 Nissan Versa, driven by 20 year old Zane Ballard from Beaumont, Texas was traveling east on Highway 12 when he collided the front of his vehicle with a pedestrian who was walking in the east bound lane of traffic. The pedestrian, 47 year old Gerald Simpson of Kosciusko, died at the scene due to the injuries he sustained …Read More

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Highlighting the Career Tech Center.

The Kosciusko-Attala County Career Tech Center, in conjunction with the KADC, will be having a Community Wide Open House on February 26. Each week leading up to the open house, Breezy News will have a feature story on a class/ program that is offered at the Career Tech Center. Tomorrow’s story will focus on the Career Tech Center’s Health Science Class.

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Dial-A-Story Reader: Ms. Shontae Coats

This week’s Dial-A-Story reader is Ms. Shontae Coats. Shontae is the 9 year old daughter of Pierce and Tamika Coats. She is a 3rd grade student at Kosciusko Middle Elementary. She loves to read funny books and her favorite series is the Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney. While in school, Shontae maintains a place on the Honor Roll. She is a member of the 4-H Club of Kosciusko. In her spare time, Shontae loves spending time with family, reading, and playing games on her tablet. Readers can call 662-289-READ (7323) to hear this week’s story “ The …Read More

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Phillip Palmertree Visits GMK

Phillip Palmertree of Kosciusko’s First Presbyterian Church visited “Good Morning Kosciusko” this morning. Phillip was in to talk about the recent marriage seminar that was held at the church and he also invited our listeners to learn more about First Presbyterian Church by visiting the church website. You can hear Phillip and the First Presbyterian Church Service every Sunday morning on our sister station, 98.3 The Groove.

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Whippets vs Knights

The Kosciusko Whippet Girls and Boys basketball teams will travel to Collinsville tonight take on the West Lauderdale Knights. Those games can be heard right on Breezy 101, breezynews.com or on the Breezy 101 Mobile App. Pregame is will begin at 5:45 pm, with the first game getting underway at 6:00 pm.

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Youth of the Year Honored

A reception honoring Biannca Ball was held at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls club Monday night. Biannca is the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club 2015 Youth of the Year and she will be competing in the state Youth of the Year competition. That competition is in Jackson on February 18, 19 and 20. To prepare for the competition, Biannca has been speaking to many groups and organizations around town. On Monday, she spoke to the Rotary Club and attended the Boys and Girls Club Board Meeting. She will be speaking to the Exchange Club on January 28, the …Read More

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Boil Water Notice

The town of Goodman has issued a Boil Water Alert for all customers who receive their drinking water from their water supply in Holmes County. Water System officials notified the Mississippi Department of Health of a system wide loss of pressure due to one or more line breaks. Residents in the alert area are urged to boil all water for one minute before use.

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Candidates Continue to Qualify for County Positions

Attala County Circuit Clerk Wanda Fancher tells Breezy News that more candidates have qualified for county positions. Hubert Jones, Ben Pinkard and Ronnie Summers are new qualifying candidates for this week and that pushes the total number of candidates to 24. Any other parties interested in running for a county office have until February 27 to qualify and must file the proper paperwork and fees with Fancher’s office. The updated list of candidates includes: Chancery Clerk: Gerry Taylor (I) Circuit Clerk: Wanda Fancher (I) Coroner: Sam Bell (I), Talisha Sandifer County Attorney: Doug S. Crosby (I) Sheriff: Tim Nail (I) …Read More

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Arrests Made in Horne’s Grocery Shooting

Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail tells Breezy News that 3 arrests have been made in connection with the January 19 shooting at Horne’s Grocery on Hwy 12 West near Sallis. Bobby Malone, an 18 year old black male, and Charles Wilson, a 26 year old black male, were both arrested on January 22 for Attempted Murder. They are both currently being held in the Attala County Jail on $50,000 bond. A third suspect has also been arrested in connection with the shooting. Kevin Brown, a 29 year old black male, was arrested for Possession of a Weapon by a Felon. …Read More

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18-Wheeler Fire Over the Weekend

At 11:03 pm on Sunday, January 25, Attala Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a vehicle fire on Attala Road 4202. When responders arrived on scene, they found an 18 wheeler engulfed in flames. AFR got the fire under control, but the vehicle was a total loss. AFR gave the all clear at 11:59. The cause of the fire is unknown.