Kosciusko Whippet baseball returning to Breezy 101

Boswell Media Sports and Breezy 101 are excited to announce another exciting year of radio and online coverage for select Kosciusko Whippet baseball games. The broadcast schedule includes out-of-conference games against Yazoo City, and Nanih Waiya and Region 4-4A games against rivals Louisville, Leake Central, and New Hope. Boswell Media Sports’ commentators Breck Riley and Phillip Palmertree will split broadcast duties for the 2018 season. The first Boswell Media Sports broadcast of 2018 is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23.... Read More.

Winter Storm Watch in effect

Attala County and other parts of central Mississippi have now been placed under a Winter Storm Watch. Other counties in the Breezy News coverage area included in the warning are Carroll, Holmes, Leake, Madison, Montgomery, Neshoba and Winston. A Winter Storm Warning watch means snow, sleet and/or ice accumulation is possible in the watch area. After the precipitation moves through, frigid temperatures are expected to set in across the watch area from Tuesday – Thursday. Lows will fall well... Read More.

Two burglars caught in Leake County

Two men are behind bars in Leake County after they broke into a home on Risher Road. The break in was reported when a UPS driver went to deliver a package to the home and found the door was standing open and a window pane in the door had been busted out. Stephen Pauley, 20, 10041 Hwy 427, Philadelphia and Nicholas Russell, 19, 26 Russell Road, Walnut Grove were arrested and charged with burglary of a dwelling. The two... Read More.

Flu season hitting hard

Doctors offices and emergency rooms have been busy lately as the U.S. continues to deal with one of the worst flu seasons in years. A particularly nasty strain of the flu virus is hitting communities across the U.S. and in East Mississippi pretty hard. The strain is the H3N2 virus and it’s more deadly than the swine flu. “We’ve had a lot of emergency room visits with the flu, urgent care visits, increased clinic visits,” Neshoba Medical Pavilion Dr.... Read More.

Price The Prize Grand Prize Cruise Winner Announced (Audio-Video)

The two winners from Wednesday’s “spin off” for Boswell Media’s Price the Prize game were at the Kicks 96 studio in Philadelphia and the Breezy 101 Studio in Kosciusko on Friday morning. Sherry Ballard of Kosciusko and Donna Pope of Carthage were the first place semi-final winners who moved on to the Price The Prize Grand Prize Finale. Both ladies guessed their best guess to get closest to the actual prize of the Grand Prize a Carnival Cruise for... Read More.

Sullivan’s Drugs and Gifts Food Drive

Continuing with the season of giving, Sullivan’s Drugs and Gifts is organizing a food drive to put smiles on the faces of needy families in our community.  For every $50 of non-perishable food items that you bring into Sullivan’s, you will receive a $75 Sullivan’s gift certificate.  Just bring in your receipt for these goods only.  It’s that simple.  Sullivan’s Drugs and Gifts wants to make the Holidays a little brighter for someone else.  Bring in your items before... Read More.

Kosciusko Lions Club Christmas Food Baskets

The Kosciusko Lions Club plan to assemble and deliver at least 280 Christmas food baskets this season to needy citizens of Kosciusko and Attala County, and they need your help.  Each food basket will contain perishable and non-perishable goods at a cost of approximately $100.00.  The Lions Club will need food items or monetary donations to make this project possible. Please mail monetary donations along with the attached form to: Christmas Basket Project Kosciusko Lions Club P.O. Box 179... Read More.

ECCC Opens Search for Head Women’s Soccer Coach

East Central Community College (ECCC) in Decatur is searching for a head women’s soccer coach to lead the program. Gray Massey, who coached the East Central women the past five seasons, has been tabbed to start a women’s soccer program at a four-year university, with that announcement to be made in the coming days. “I want to thank ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart and Athletics Director Chris Harris for the opportunity they gave me to be the head women’s... Read More.

Suspect in Missouri man’s death arrested in Mississippi

A man wanted in the death of a 72-year-old western Missouri man has been arrested in Mississippi. 46-year-old Nathan Hendricks of Hermann, Mo., had been sought since William Domann of Independence was found dead after a home invasion Oct. 30. Federal officers in Gulfport, acting on information provided to Independence police, found Hendricks hiding behind a home Monday night. Domann had been restrained and shot multiple times in the head and arm and was found by police in the... Read More.

Mississippi woman sentenced for ingesting opioids while pregnant

A Pearl woman has been sentenced to prison, in part, for exposing her unborn child to opioids. Nikki Cox-Musgrove, 29, was arrested last summer by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics on suspicion of ‘doctor-shopping’. MBN agents, after a one-month investigation, arrested Cox-Musgrove at her residence, charging her with five counts of obtaining Xanax by fraud and two counts of child abuse for ingesting opioids while pregnant, causing substantial harm to the child, according to MBN director, John Dowdy. Cox-Musgrove... Read More.

Kosciusko Teen to Perform at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Camp Broadway, the award-winning theatre arts enrichment company, will perform “This Is A Great Country” in the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade  featuring an ensemble cast of children who represent immediate family members of active duty military personnel, veterans, reservists, wounded warriors, and fallen heroes from all the branches of The United States Armed Forces. Anna Catherine Cheek, daughter of James and Michelle Cheek of Kosciusko, will be one of the 128 talented kids that will represent our... Read More.