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    Man Arrested for Speeds over 100 MPH (Audio)

    At 7:58 am Attala Sheriff Tim Nail reported he was attempting to stop a red mustang running over 100 MPH. Kosciusko Police were notified and asked to assist in stopping the vehicle. Nail was able to pull the driver over near the Country Club on highway 12 west. The Sheriff tells Breezy News that the driver passed him on highway 12 in excess of over 100MPH. Nail was able to catch and stop the driver. The driver, 23 year... Read More.

    MHP Memorial Day enforcement to begin Friday

    The Mississippi Highway Patrol will kick off its Memorial Day weekend enforcement period started at 6:00 pm Friday evening. Troopers will be setting up checkpoints to look for drunk and impaired drivers. They will also be issuing tickets for distracted driving and seat belt violations. This safety initiative is designed to ensure safe travel for motorists while also reminding them of their responsibilities during the busy holiday weekend. Troop D, which covers Attala and other counties in the Breezy... Read More.

    Holmes CC brings home awards at marketing contest

    Members of the Holmes Community College Communications and Marketing/Recruiting departments brought home 16 awards from the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) annual conference held May 22 on the Holmes Ridgeland Campus. The “Short but Sweet” themed conference featured three speakers, networking and roundtable discussion opportunities and an awards luncheon. Mary Margaret Busby, Steve Diffey and Katherine Ellard from the Communications Department and Bronwyn Martin, Barin von Foregger and Stephanie Wood from the Marketing/Recruiting Department each received awards.... Read More.

    Attala County Library Summer Library Program schedule

    “Libraries Rock” is the theme for this year’s 2018 Summer Library Program co-sponsored by the Attala County Library and the Mississippi Library Commission. Schedule of events: June 5: Dancing Dan the Banjo Man June 12: Choctaw Tribal Dancing June 19: Inky the Clown June 26: Illusionist Todd Smith July 3: Freedom Ranch Rescue Animals July 12: Chester Drawers July 19: Waterworks Fun Day Most of these programs will be held at the Attala County Coliseum and are for children... Read More.

    Attala County Memorial Day Aisle of Honor Program set for 11:00 am start

    The 2018 Aisle of Honor program is set for Monday, May 28. The Memorial Day tradition is presented by United Veterans of Attala County. This year’s event will feature the veteran’s march, the singing of the National Anthem, and Memorial Day address to be given by 1st Lt. Ryan Lindsay of the United States Air Force. The program will begin at 11:00 am at Parkway Cemetery in Kosciusko. If it rains, the event will be moved to the Attala... Read More.

    Big Red Band Color Run fundraiser set for Saturday

    The Kosciusko Big Red Band is hosting the first annual Color the Hills 5K. The run will be held Saturday, May 26 in downtown Kosciusko. Registration is $30 and runners can sign up the morning of the race. For more information, contact any member of the Big Red Band Boosters.

    Aggravated assault and other recent arrests

    On May 19, 2018, Shawintavis Fleming, an 18-year-old black male was arrested for aggravated assault, shooting into a vehicle, and possession of a stolen firearm. On May 19, 2018, Christopher Simmons, a 22-year-old black male, was arrested for aggravated assault and shooting into a vehicle. On May 16, 2018, Precious Profit, a 19-year-old balck male, was arrested for possession of marijuana in a vehicle. On May 16, 2018, Chylan Williams, an 18-year-old black male, was arrested for possession of... Read More.

    Moonshine bust in Leake county

    Leake County Sheriff’s Department aided in the arrest of a Leake County man accused for making “moonshine.” A joint search warrant conducted at 691 Hwy 25 South Tuesday morning by Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Leake County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the arrest of 58-year old John Wilkinson of Leake County. Alcoholic Beverage Control Agent in Charge Jason Counts stated, that in addition to finding a moonshine still, law officers found corn mash fermenting in a vat with insects... Read More.

    Attala County SO to crack down on ATV use on roads

    The Attala County Sheriff’s Office will crack down on ATV and other vehicles being driven on county roads. Sheriff Tim Nail said his office has seen a recent rise in complaints and accidents with 4-wheelers, side-by-sides, and similar types of vehicles. Nail said deputies will be more strict about enforcing laws prohibiting the vehicles on public roads. Anyone caught could be issued a fine of up to $500. For more information, contact the Attala County Sheriff’s Office at 662-289-5556.