Attala County residents arrested in Leake County checkpoint

Leake County Deputies on Friday night conducted a safety checkpoint at the intersection of Dossville Road and Singleton Road where two people were arrested on drug charges. Billy Burchfield, 27, of Attala Road 5131, Kosciusko and Aubree Watson, 25, of 1009 West Jefferson Street, Kosciusko were arrested after trying to avoid the police checkpoint. The two suspects stopped in the middle of the road on Singleton Road. Deputies instructed the individuals to move up to the check point, after searching… Read More.

Breezy101 Church Bulletin

Christian Liberty M.B. Church invites everyone to their Annual Fall Revival, which will be held on Sunday through Tuesday (September 17 – 19) at 7 pm night. The guest evangelist will be Rev. M.K. Myles Jr., Pastor of Galilee M.B. Church of Carthage, MS. Greater New Jericho will be having their Annual Revival Service on Monday through Thursday, Sept 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Bishop Eddie Smith from Milwaukee, WI. Indian Springs Trail Ride will… Read More.

MS Attorney General warns residents to beware of scams tied to credit info breach

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is warning about scams tied to the Equifax security breach. Equifax is an Atlanta-based credit data company. It recently announced that hackers had gained access to consumers’ Social Security numbers, birthdates and other information. Hood said Tuesday that scammers are creating websites that are similar to the legitimate site where people can see if their personal information might have been compromised. Hood says the legitimate site is (AP)  

Manager’s Food Safety Course coming to HCC Attala Center

Holmes Community College is offering the Manager’s Food Safety Course at the Attala Center in Kosciusko on Thursday, Oct. 26. The course will last from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and cost $150. The 8-hour course satisfies the Mississippi Department of Health Requirements and involves discussions on foodborne illnesses, including information on specific foodborne pathogens and biological toxins like shellfish poisoning, contamination and food allergens. The course also covers prevention, with information regarding purchasing and receiving guidelines, food preparation, holding and… Read More.

Kosciusko will revisit its roots with “Return to Redbud Springs” living history reenactment

Kosciusko and Natchez Trace history will come to life in downtown Kosciusko October 26-29, as the Kosciusko Tourism Council and area residents present “Return to Redbud Springs” in honor of the Mississippi Bicentennial. The Natchez Trace Parkway Association living history group will assist with programming. A slate of events that will include historical re-enactments, educational programs, musical entertainment and Native American cultural programs will begin early Thursday morning, October 26. Classes and demonstrations for area school children will be held… Read More.

Bulldogs rise to #3 in latest NJCAA poll

When the Holmes Community College Bulldogs take the field Thursday night against Coahoma, they will do so as the number 3 team in the country. The Bulldogs (3-0) rose four spots in this weeks National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll. Holmes was ranked No. 11 in the preseason before moving to No. 9 in the Sept. 6 poll. The Bulldogs then moved two places to be tied for seventh place last week and then moved to No. 3 this… Read More.

Credit Management Workshops set for Thursday

Operation HOPE, a non-profit organization that provides financial literacy empowerment and economic education to youth and adults, is hosting two workshops in Kosciusko on Thursday, September 21. These are great opportunities for job-seekers or those currently employed to adopt sound practices and bolster their financial literacy. Upon completion of the initial session, participants are eligible to FREE one-on-one coaching sessions. To RSVP, or if you have any questions, email Ruth McKinney at Two sessions, on Thur 9/21: *9:30am-12:30pm at Regions Bank *5:30-8:30pm at Kosciusko Attala Partnership

Attempted Robbery Under Investigation

The Attala Sheriff’s Department is investigating an attempted robbery at Barber’s Grocery  in the McAdams community. Sheriff Tim Nail tells Breezy News that at approximately 9:30 pm on Monday night two black males wearing bandanas, hoodies and armed with a gun approached the front door of the business but never entered the establishment. Nail said they also approached a customer in the parking lot but no items were taken. The subjects fired one shot in the ground before fleeing on… Read More.