Just The Crumbs Thrift Store Now Open

Just The Crumbs Thrift Store is now opened in Kosciusko.  Just the Crumbs is a non profit organization that funds the ministry of Lavon Haden.  Brother Haden shares the love of Christ by providing meals for victims and volunteers in disasters.  Currently, he is feeding over 400 people in Durant.  Just the Crumbs Thrift is located 1.4 miles west of Fred’s Dollar Store on highway 12.  You can find household items, clothing for men, women, and children starting at only 25 cents, and shoes.  Just …Read More

The Lady Whippets let the State Title slip away

The Kosciusko Lady Whippets take on the North Pike Lady Jaguars in the second game of a best-of-three series for the 4A State Championship Title. The first inning was scoreless. The Lady Jaguars earned three runs in the bottom of the second making the score (0-3). The third and fourth inning were scoreless. The Lady Jaguars scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth making the score (0-5). The sixth and seventh inning were scoreless. The Lady Jaguars take the victory and the state …Read More

Farmer’s Market Grand Opening this Saturday

The Attala County Farmer’s Market is opening for the summer season this Saturday.  They will have greens galore: collard, mustard, turnips, kale, and lettuce.  You will also be able to buy ripened tomatoes, English cucumbers, onions, and assorted herb baskets.  Flowers and some garden started may also be available.  Food items will include boiled Mississippi peanuts.  As the season progresses you will be able to buy squash, zucchini, eggplant, peas, okra, green beans, melons, peppers, and much more.  The Farmers Market is located at the …Read More

The Whippets are the North State Champs (video)

The lady whippets play against Caledonia in the second game of the North State series at Kosciusko. The bottom of the first inning the Lady Whippets scored two runs. The bottom of the second the Lady whippets increased the lead by gaining three more runs making the score (5-0). The third and fourth inning were scoreless. The Lady Confederates scored one run in the top of the fifth and the Lady Whippets scored a run in the inning as well making the score (6-1). The Lady …Read More

The Lady Whippets lose first game of series

The lady whippets travel to Caledonia to play against the in the first game of the North State series.The first inning the Lady Confederates scored two rounds in the bottom of the first inning. The Lady Confederates scored five runs at the bottom of the second making the score (0-7). The third and fourth inning was scoreless. The Lady Confederates scored one run at the bottom of the fifth inning making the score (0-8). The Whippets scored their first run in the top of the sixth …Read More

Whippets headed to third straight North State Championship, will face division rival (audio/video)

The Kosciusko Lady Whippet softball team is headed to the North State Championship series once again. The team clinched its third straight trip to the playoff semifinals with a 5-3 win over Houston Tuesday night. After winning a close game Monday night (3-2), the Whippets looked like they would win game two with ease, jumping out to a quick 3-0 in the first inning. The Hilltoppers answered back with a run in the bottom of the second. (3-1).  The Whippets added runs in the fourth …Read More

Hunter Engineering Reopens

Hunter Engineering has reopened for business.  They were closed due to Sundays’ storm that hit Durant.    All employees are asked to report to work as usual.

Lady Whippets squeeze out a victory against the Houston Hilltoppers

The Lady Whippets softball team plays the first game of a three game series in Kosciusko against the Lady Houston Hilltoppers. The Lady Whippets were the first to score in the bottom of the first inning making the score (2-0). The Lady Hilltoppers hit a home run in the top of the second and the lady Whippets answered back with a run making the score (3-1). The third inning was scoreless. The Lady Hilltoppers scored 1 run in the top of the fourth making the score (3-2). The …Read More

Businesses and Homes Damaged in Durant

The city of Durant has suffered heavy damage in the wake of the Sunday morning storm.  Many homes and businesses have been affected.   Among those businesses were Howell and Heggie Drug Store and Allen’s Furniture. Rae Ann Haffey with Howell and Heggie told breezynews that the storm blew out the front window and ripped the metal sign off the building.  With clean up crews on the scene, Howell and Heggie expects to be open for business tomorrow.  William Allen of Allen’s Furniture also told …Read More

Holmes Community College in Goodman Sustains Damage in Sunday Storm

Severe weather ripped through Holmes County Sunday morning leaving many Homes and Businesses damaged and without Power.  The campus of Holmes Community College received damage from down trees and power lines.  Steve Diffey, spokesperson from Holmes, told breezynews that dorm students are asked to stay off campus tonight until power is restored and the campus is cleaned up.  Holmes’ students need to check their MyHolmes email or Holmes Social Media for status updates.  

Whippets lose second game of playoff series

The Kosciusko Whippets varsity baseball team are in Itawamba Field to began the second game of best of three series in the 2nd round of the  4A MHSAA Baseball Championship Tournament playing the Indians of Itawamba Agricultural High School from Fulton. The Kosciusko Whippets, the 2017 4-4A Champs and the number 1 seed in region 4,  enter the game tonight with a 24-4 overall season record while the Indians enter with a 16-12 overall record and the number two seed from region 1. The first …Read More

Dancing for Journey

Journey Cummins, the 9 month old daughter of Tara and Ryan Cummins, has recently been diagnosed with Kidney Cancer.  Friends of the Cummins’ family will be hosting “Dancing For Journey.”  This event will be held Friday, May 5th from 7:00 until at Barrister’s Hall on the Court Square in Kosciusko.  Tickets are $30 for two.  You can purchase tickets at Pickle’s Drug Store and The Tin Shack.  All proceeds will go directly to the Cummins Family in order to aid Baby Journey in her fight …Read More