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

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

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

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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

Whippets Win Game 1 of Playoffs Over Senatobia 10-4

The 2017 4-4A conference champs Kosciusko High School Whippets baseball team was back on Whippet Field tonight for game one of the 2017 MHSAA playoffs. Kosciusko will play a best of three series with the Senatobia High School Warriors. The Whippets completed the regular season 22-4 overall and 10-0 in their conference while the Warriors posted a 9-13 overall record and 5-5 in their conference. Kosciusko put the first runs on the scoreboard scoring two runs in the bottom of the first inning then the …Read More

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Emergency Dispatches: April 20, 2017

At 2:30 pm Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS along with City Fire responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA at the South Natchez and West South intersection. No injuries were reported. At 6:40 pm Attala Deputies,The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Sallis Volunteers, MedStat EMS alonf with Attala Fire and Rescueresponded to an MVA on Highway 12 Wesst near Horne’s Grocery. Units arrived on scene andreported that the westbound lane was blocked. MedStat transported on patient to Baptist-Attala for medical treatment. At 8:00 pm Kosciusko Police …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

Milner Rocks Softball Game (Video)

In front of a packed house, Boswell Media’s Darren Milner put on a show at the last home game of the Kosciusko Whippet fast pitch softball team. Milner played the National Anthem on electric guitar. The Kosciusko Whippet softball team defeated West Lauderdale to win the Region 4-4A championship. The win gives the Whippets a bye in the first round of the playoffs. The next game will be Tuesday, April 26.

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.