Boys & Girls Club summer camp registration going on now

Registration for the Oprah Winfrey Boys & Girls Club “Kids Just Wanna Have Fun” summer camp is set to begin Monday, April 10. Mandatory registration meetings will be held Monday, May 1 and Monday, May 8 at 6:00 pm. Camp begins Monday, June 5 and the fee is $75 per month/per child. Activities during summer camp include: Cheer/Dance Bright Spot Reading Basketball Arts and Crafts Drama Fitness Game Mania USDA approved lunch and snack are also provided daily during the camp. Contact Iretis Mallet at …Read More

NTF Dessert Theater returning Thursday, April 27

Dessert Theater, a Natchez Trace Festival tradition, is returning for the lead up to the annual event. This year’s Dessert Theater will be held Thursday, April 27 at Kosciusko Lower Elementary beginning at 6:00 pm. Under the direction of Mrs. Laura Leigh Adams, the Kosciusko Junior High Drama Class will perform “Bedtime Stories (As told by our Dad)(Who Messed them up)” by Ed Monk. Dessert will be provided by Sassy Sisters Catering. Admission is $2. For more information on this and other Natchez Trace Festival …Read More

Legendary Artist Hank Williams, Jr. to perform at Pearl River Resort

Pearl River Resort is pleased to announce that Hank Williams, Jr. will be performing live in June! The legendary artist will take the stage on Saturday, June 10 at 8pm in the Silver Star Convention Center. Tickets are on sale now and prices range from $45 to $75. Known for his unique blend of Country, Southern Rock, and Blues, Hank Williams, Jr. has been in the music industry for over fifty years. Hank has earned Grammy, CMA and ACM awards among other distinguished industry accolades. …Read More

Holmes CC 2017 HOF class includes Kosciusko native

The 2017 Holmes Community College Sports Hall of Fame Class will include a Kosciusko native and former Whippet baseball player. Kosciusko native Austin Taylor will join five other Bulldog greats in this year’s class. Taylor, a 2005 graduate of Kosciusko High School, played baseball at HCC from 2005 – 2007. As a Bulldog, Taylor hit .341 with 50 RBI, was named to the MACJC All State team, and participated in the Mississippi Junior College Baseball Showcase. Additionally, Taylor was drafted in the 49th round of …Read More

KPD

Embezzlement and other recent arrests

On April 20, 2017, Michael Lee Sistrunk , a 28-year-old white male, was arrested for embezzlement by Officer Kenny Baron in cooperation with Philadelphia Police Department. Other recent arrests: On April 19, 2017, Naporsha Martin, an 18-year-old black female, was arrested for possession of stolen property on Hwy. 12 East by Investigators Mark Hill and Greg Collins. On April 17, 2017, William McClelland, a 44-year-old white male, was arrested for no insurance, disregard for traffic device, and suspended driver’s license on North Wells Street by …Read More

Autumn Ridge Dental Players of the Game

Congratulations to Kosciusko Whippet players named Autumn Ridge Dental Players of the Game for the 2017 baseball season. Their effort helped lead the Whippet baseball team to the Region 4-4A Championship and a number one seed in the 4A MHSAA playoffs. The Autumn Ridge Dental Player of the Game is named at the conclusion of each Kosciusko Whippet baseball broadcast from Boswell Media Sports. Each member is recgonzied for an outstanding performance during the game. Each player was awarded a Player-of-the-Game t-shirt courtesy of Autumn …Read More

Opening round Whippet playoff game moved to Thursday night

The Kosciusko Whippet baseball team’s first game of the 2017 MHSAA playoffs has been moved to Thursday night. The team will face off against Senatobia High School beginning at 7:00 pm. Game two will be in Senatobia Friday night at 6:00 pm. The series was originally set for a Friday, Saturday, Monday (if needed) schedule, but was changed due to heavy rain expected throughout the state on Saturday. Whippet baseball playoffs can be heard on Breezy 101, Breezynews.com, and the Breezy 101 mobile app.  

KPD accepting applications for new police officer

The Kosciusko Police Department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Police Officer (Full Time).  This job requires the officer to work shift work, interact with the public, and work well with others. Minimum requirements for employment consideration: Must be 21 years of age. Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must pass a written Police Officer Selection Test. Must be in good physical condition and able to pass a physical fitness test. Must …Read More

Attala County Library to host Money Smart program

In honor of Money Smart Week, the Attala County Library will be having a program on Thursday, April 27 at  noon. Mrs. Cindy Deason and Mrs. Jean Martinez from Citizens National Bank in Kosciusko will be on hand to speak on how to become debt free, how your credit report affects you, and how to prevent fraud on your account. A light lunch will be served. Please call 662-289-5141 to register.

Holmes CC Pops concert set for April 25

The annual Pops Concert from the Fine Arts Department featuring Coachmen and the Holmes Connection! is set for Tuesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in McDaniel Auditorium on the Goodman Campus. The event is free to staff and children under 12. The cost for students is $3 and $5 for the general public.  

Presley Tapped to Lead National Effort on Rural Gas Expansion

Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley has been chosen to lead a national task force to develop best practices and recommendations regarding the expansion of natural gas service to rural and underserved areas of America. National Association of Regulatory Utilities Commission (NARUC) President Robert F. Powelson of Pennsylvania appointed Presley as co-chair of the task force which will begin work in the coming months. Chairman Presley has long advocated for natural gas expansion in Mississippi, crafting policies and incentives on the state level to attract …Read More

Whippets clinch Region 4-4A Championship

The Kosciusko Whippet softball team defeated West Lauderdale 5-3 Tuesday night to win the Region 4-4A championship. The Knights jumped out to a 3-0 lead early, but the Whippets battled back to tie it in the bottom of the 5th inning. The Whippets pushed 2 runs across in the bottom of the 6th to take a 5-3 lead. In the top of the 7th, the Knights went down in order to seal the Whippet victory. Starting pitcher Katie Lawrence finished with 10 strikeouts. The win …Read More