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Emergency Dispatches: April 22, 2018

At 5:48 pm Kosciusko Police were called to Wal-Mart for a report of a shoplifter. Management said a black male left in a black Dodge pickup. He was last seen traveling south on highway 35. Attala Deputies were notified to be on the look out for the truck outside of the city limits.

Field Day benefit set for May 5

A Field Day fundraiser to benefit Iva Beth Lindsey and Journey Cummins has been set for Saturday, May 5. The event will start at 10:00 am at the Kosciusko League Soccer Fields. There will be games for both kids and adults. Disney princesses Cinderella and Elsa will be on hand to take pictures with children. Plate lunches will be available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased at Longhorn’s Steakhouse or by calling Alex Sizemore at 769-232-1602.

Introducing the “Good Morning Kosciusko” text line

Breezy 101 is proud to announce the “Good Morning Kosciusko” text line. Now you can be even more involved with what’s happening at Breezy 101. Want to hear a song? Text it. Want to give mom a special birthday shout out? Text it. Want to know whether or not school is cancelled due to bad weather? Text it. All your song requests and birthday text messages will be sent directly to host Breck Riley. The GMK Text Line will... Read More.

Whippets upset the Warriors in game two of playoffs

The Whippets face-off in game two of playoff action against the Corinth Warriors. The Warriors and the Whippets were scoreless in the first inning. The Warriors went three up and three down in the second inning. The Whippets make the first run of the game in the bottom of the second on one hit making the score (1-0). The Warriors remained scoreless in the third inning. The Whippets earn three runs on two hits in the bottom of the... Read More.

KHS Spring Pops Concert set for April 26

The Kosciusko High School Choir will present the Spring Pops Concert Thursday, April 26, at 6:00 p.m. at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. The choir will be performing songs by Justin Timberlake, Bob Marley, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Andra Day, and others. Admission is free.

Breezy101 Church Bulletin

Indian Springs Church Trail Ride will be held on Saturday, April 21 in south Winston County. It will leave the Indian Springs church parking lot, 10 miles SW of Louisville on Hwy. 25, at 10 A.M. The Church of the Family of God Rehoboth Place is having Youth Revival “Soldiers Arise” on April 21 at 6 pm with Speaker Min. Donte Ferrell.  For more information contact Prophet Craig Smith at 662-739-5915. Carson Ridge Baptist Church is celebrating Homecoming on... Read More.

Ethel May Day Festival set for May 5

The town of Ethel will be holding the 36th Annual May Day Festival on Saturday, May 5. That night will end with fundraiser concert for by Mississippi Sons. The concert will be from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm near the pavilion. Organizers are currently accepting applications for vendors. For more information, contact Laura Sanders at 228-596-3766 or Aime Thrasher at 662-792-6591.  

Whippets lose a close one

The Whippets travel to Corinth to face off against the Warriors for game one play off action. The whippets and Warriors were scoreless in the first inning. The Whippets were the first to put points on the board in the top of the second with two runs on three hits making the score (2-0). The Warriors were scoreless in the bottom off the second. The Whippets were scoreless in the top of the third on three hits and no... Read More.
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Emergency Dispatches: April 20, 2018

At 2:30 pm Kosciusko Police was called to Kosciusko Furniture for a report of a hit and run. The caller said the vehicle that left the scene was a white car with damage to the drivers side. No injuries were reported. At 4:00 pm Kosciusko Police were called to highway 12 in front of City Autoplex for a report of a minor auto accident. No injuries were reported.

New insurance office opens in downtown Kosciusko

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership welcomed Alfa Insurance to downtown Kosciusko Friday morning. Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft and KAP CEO Darren Milner joined owner Chris Coleman and many others for a ribbon cutting. The store is located at 235 N Madison St.      

Reminder: April 21 designated as city and county clean-up day

The City of Kosciusko has set aside Saturday, April 21 to participate in the Great American Cleanup Day. The city wants individuals in each neighborhood to step up and lead clean up efforts in their own areas. A dumpster will placed at Jason Niles Park to drop off trash. Anyone interested in participating can contact City Hall at 662-289-1226. In addition to the city cleanup, a volunteer effort is being led to clean up several roads throughout Attala County.... Read More.

McAdams and Long Creek schools celebrate National Library Week 60th Anniversary

The National Library Week 2018 celebration marked the 60th anniversary of the first event, sponsored in 1958. In recognition of National Library Week, McAdams High Library and Long Creek Elementary Library celebrated the 2018 theme, “Libraries Transform: Libraries Lead.” Both libraries participated in a “Pages and More” celebration with the presentation of various recognition gifts and gift certificates. National Library Week awarded recipients were: McAdams High School Demeria Moore: NLW Theme Winner—School & Community Libraries Hanadi Hariri: Libraries Transform... Read More.