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Arrest Made in Dollar General Robbery

One person has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at an Attala County Dollar General. Sheriff Tim Nail told Breezy News that Cortavius Ferguson, 24, of Sallis was arrested around 10:30 pm Sunday, May 22. Nail said that Ferguson allegedly demand money from a cashier at the Dollar General on Hwy 35 near Williamsville. He is also accused of robbing shoppers in the store during the incident. After fleeing the store, Nail said that his office received a tip that someone matching the …Read More

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Emergency Dispatches: May 24, 2016

3:52 a.m. – Kosciusko Police were dispatched to Tally’s Tobacco Mart on Highway 12 East for an alarm activated. Dispatch said it was showing office motion and glass breakage. Upon arrival officers notified responding units that they “Got somebody that’s been in” . Officers searched the area. No other information is available at this time.


MDWFP and MSU to Host Pond Management Workshop in Holmes County

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Holmes County. The workshop will be held at the Holmes County Bank annex building on the court square in Lexington on Tuesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. An hour-long presentation will include topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, vegetation control, liming, and fertilization. A question-and-answer period will follow. Those interested in attending the workshop are asked to register …Read More


DUI and Other Recent Arrests

On May 22, 2016, Marcus Cole, a 50-year-old black male, was arrested for No Drivers License, Disobeying a Police Officer, and Felony Driving Under the Influence on West Heaven Drive by Officer Tommy Pender. Other recent arrests: On May 22, 2016, Delbert White, a 57-year-old black male, was arrested for Shoplifting 1st Offense, Two Counts of Resisting Arrest, No Insurance, and Suspended Drivers License on Goodman Street by Officer Nathan Linkins. On May 21, 2016, Reginald Kimbrough, a 49-year-old black male, was arrested for Suspended …Read More

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Kosciusko Aldermen to Vote on Street Ordinance

The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen is moving ahead with an ordinance to make significant changes to streets in downtown Kosciusko. At the May 17 meeting, the board asked city attorney George Dorrill to draft an ordinance for the proposed changes. Dorrill told Breezy News that he hopes to have that ordinance ready by the next board meeting Tuesday, June 7. The highlight of the proposal, which was put together by Randolph Cheek, would see many of the streets downtown changed to one-way. This would include …Read More


Guns Stolen From a Leake County Home

Several guns were stolen from a home in Leake County over the weekend. Leake County Deputies responded to a call on Saturday at 175 Scott Crossing Road. Archie Blair, the owner of the home, reported that a neighbor had called to inform him that his front door was open. When Deputies arrived they found the front door of the home had been pried open. Officers cleared the home, finding drawers and items rummaged through. Missing from the home was a Remington 30-30 and a .410 …Read More


MVA on West Haven Drive (Video)

At 4:16 p.m. Kosciusko City Fire, Kosciusko Police and MedStat EMS responded to West Haven Drive for a two vehicle MVA. Initial reports stated a truck and a bulldozer were involved. Upon arrive officers found the road completely blocked. According to witness’ on the scene the dump truck, pulling a flatbed trailer, was backing into the roadway when the two collided. Medics checked everyone involved but no medical transport was given.  


Kosciusko School Board Clears up Member Terms and Election Controversy

After a complete investigation, the Kosciusko School District Board of Education has cleared confusion revolving around the term limits of its elected members. Recently, it was brought to the board’s attention that Dr. Kenneth Quick’s term on the board was out of the sequence for election. After being made aware of the election sequence being out of order, the board sought the advice of Attorney Jim Keith, a lawyer that represents school boards and districts throughout the state. Quick was elected to the school board …Read More


18 Wheeler MVA Highway 19 South (Video)

11:45 a.m. – Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a report of a two vehicle MVA involving an 18 wheeler MVA with possible entrapment. The caller said it was located approximately 3 miles south of the Highway 14 intersection. They said that the big rig was overturned in a ditch and something was leaking from it. Upon arrival Chief Roy Williams advised responding units that there was entrapment. The patient was safely removed from …Read More


Leake County Authorities Looking For Stolen Trailer

Leake County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call at a construction site located at Highway 429 at the Yockanookany River Bridge in Leake County on Monday, May 14. Officers stated that a conex trailer had been stolen from the construction site. Ricky Henry, owner of the trailer, stated that the theft occurred between Saturday, May 14 and Monday, May 16. The trailer tag number is 86840H and is described as a 2009 white enclosed 6×12 single axle trailer with a N. L. Carson logo on …Read More