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    Kosciusko Mardi Gras parade set for Feb. 10

    The Kosciusko Attala Partnership Mardi Gras Parade is returning for its third straight year. The parade is set for Saturday, Feb. 10. The route will travel the same path as the Christmas parade (Washington Street, Madison Street, and Jefferson Street.) Participates and attendees are encouraged to dress in their finest Mardi Gras gear. The parade will begin at 12:30 pm. For more information, contact the KAP at 662-289-2981.

    Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary sets date for annual Charity Ball

    The date for the 2018 Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball has been set. The 25th annual event will be held at the Attala County Coliseum on Saturday, March. 3. This year’s theme is Southern Soiree. Tickets are $40 each. Packages can be purchased that include two tickets, two refillable souvenir cups, and one drawdown ticket. See any JA member for information or visit Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary on Facebook.

    Brush Fire Near Highway 12 Businiess

    At 2:42 pm Kosciusko Police and City Fire were dispatched to Highway 12 west between McDonald’s and Spot Cash for a report of a brush fire. Firefighters arrived on scene and were able to extinguish the flames by 2:46 pm. No injuries were reported. Emergency personnel advised that the fire spread from a pile of trash that was being burned behind the business.
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    Emergency Dispatches: January 19, 2018

    At 2:10 pm Attala Deputies were called to the Natchez Trace for a report of a hit and run. The description of the vehicle was a tan Nissan Xterra with no front bumper. It was last seen turning on to Attala Road 3122.  Attala 7, Deputy Jimmy Nunn, was notified that two Choctaw units were en-route to assist.

    Warrant Leads to Drug Arrest (Audio)

    Attala County Deputies and Mississippi Department of Corrections worked together to serve an MDOC arrest warrant that turned into multiple arrests. According to Sheriff Tim Nail the arrest took place at a residence on Highway 12 east in McCool. Sheriff Nail said while at the location  officers found approximately 18 grams of crystal meth or ice. Those arrested include: Christopher Kelly, 43 year old white male, was taken into custody on an MDOC warrant. Roger McKnight, 41 year old... Read More.

    Former Attala County Sheriff dies

    Breezy News has learned that former Attala County Troy Steed died Thursday afternoon at the age of 68. Steed served as Attala County Sheriff from January 1988 – December 2002. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail released the following statement to Breezy News Friday morning: “On behalf of the Attala County Sheriff’s Office, we want to give our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Sheriff Troy Steed. We would to thank Sheriff Steed for his military service and... Read More.

    Street in downtown Kosciusko closed for the weekend

    A portion of a street off the square in downtown Kosciusko is closed. The section of Madison Street between Jefferson and Monroe is closed due to construction on the old Leonard’s building. The building is being renovated to make way for the Mississippi Native American Museum. The renovations include removing the roof and asbestos. Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft says the street will be closed Friday and throughout the weekend.

    Attala County FFA to host Big Black Federation Competition Feb. 16

    On Friday, Feb. 16, the Attala County Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter will host the Big Black Federation Contest at the Kosciusko Attala Career Tech Center. Agricultural students from Choctaw, Carroll, Winston, and Webster counties are invited. The junior and senior level competitions will include: tool identification opening/closing ceremony creed speaking extemporaneous speaking prepared public speaking parliamentary procedure Part of hosting requires that the Attala Chapter must provide judges. If you or someone you know is a former... Read More.

    Attala County Forestry Association meeting set for Monday

    The Attala County Forestry Association will meet on Monday, Jan. 22 at the Attala Extension Office in Kosciusko. Russ Walsh with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks will present a program on wildlife/land conservation. Walsh will also be presenting a program that will cover land use changes the past 100 years. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m.
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    Dixie Youth Baseball registration to begin Feb. 1

    Dixie Youth Baseball registration will be held from Monday. Feb. 1  – Wednesday, Feb. 28. Registration forms can be found at the Hugh Ellard Park office from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday. Forms can also be picked up on from 8:00 – noon on Saturday, Feb. 24. The cost is $75/player and $140 for two or more. Contact Todd Ables at 662-289-7932 for more information.