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  • Flash Flood Watch
    Updated: Fri Apr-29-16 04:06pm CDT
    Effective: Fri Apr-29-16 04:06pm CDT
    Expires: Sun May-01-16 07:00am CDT
    Severity: Severe
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Possible
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Adams; Attala; Carroll; Choctaw; Claiborne; Copiah; Franklin; Grenada; Hinds; Holmes; Jefferson; Lawrence; Leake; Lincoln; Madison; Montgomery; Rankin; Scott; Simpson; Warren; Webster; Yazoo
    Instructions: A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
    Message Summary: ...flash flood watch in effect for much of the arklamiss as we go into the weekend...
    .the threat for thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected to increase from west to east as we go from tonight through saturday night. For tonight...the flash flooding threat will be mainly over the arklamiss delta region. Then as we go into saturday and saturday night...the flash flooding threat will expand eastward to encompass the area along and west of a line from eupora to forest to monticello. Rainfall totals will range from two to five inches across the watch area with the heaviest totals mostly likely west of the interstate 55 corridor.
    ...flash flood watch in effect from saturday afternoon through saturday night...
    The national weather service in jackson has issued a
    * flash flood watch for portions of northeast louisiana and mississippi...including the following areas...in northeast louisiana...catahoula...concordia and tensas. In mississippi...
    Franklin ms...grenada...hinds...holmes...jefferson...
    Lawrence...leake...lincoln...madison ms...montgomery...
    Rankin...scott...simpson...warren...webster and yazoo.
    * from saturday afternoon through saturday night...
    * rainfall of two to four inches will lead to localized flash flooding.
    * impacts...flooding of roads and low-lying areas is expected.

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Emergency Dispatches: April 29, 2016

2:56 p.m. – Attala Deputies, Attala Fire, Sallis Volunteers along with MedStat EMS responded to a one vehicle MVA rollover on Highway 429 in Sallis. According to Deputy Curry, the driver of a pickup truck “took his eyes off the road for just a second” He ran off on to the shoulder of the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn. MedStat arrived on scene and checked the patient but medical transport was refused. 4:16 p.m. – Kosciusko Police were called to Wal-Mart for a report …Read More


Natchez Trace Festival Family Night Moved to Attala County Coliseum

The Family Night activities that were scheduled to be held downtown Friday night have been moved to the Attala County Coliseum. Festival officials made the decision to move the events to the coliseum due to the threat of rain Friday night. While the venue for Family Night has changed, the times have not. The night will begin at 6:00 pm with the Holmes Community College Steel Drum Band followed by a performance by Jason Miller Band. As of this report, all Saturday festival activities are …Read More

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Kosciusko vs Ripley Baseball Game Moved to 2:00 pm Saturday

After moving the first game of the series up one day, game two of the Kosciusko/Ripley playoff baseball series has been altered as well. The game will still be played Saturday, but the game time has been moved to 2:00 pm. The game was originally scheduled to be played at 7:00 pm, but changed due to the threat of rain Saturday night. The Whippets trail the Tigers 1-0 in the series. If a game three is necessary, it will be played Monday, May 2 in …Read More

Bomb Threat

Bomb Threats Made Against Attala County Schools

Bomb threats were made against two Attala County schools Friday morning. Sheriff Tim Nail told Breezy News that someone made a threat against McAdams and Long Creek schools. Students were evacuated while the building and grounds were checked for explosives. Nail said Sheriff’s Deputies and school officials cleared the buildings and no credible threat was found. The Attala County School District released the following statement: “McAdams and Long Creek Schools received bomb threats this morning. All staff and administration reacted in a timely manner and …Read More


Leake House Fire Called Arson

Officers are citing  arson as the cause of a house fire on Highway 488 in Leake County. Law enforcement officials said that a fire was set at the home of Cindy Veazey at 3119 Highway 488. Madden Volunteer Fire Department and Carthage Fire Department responded after an alarm came in for a house with smoke bellowing from the windows. Investigators say that the house was entered through a window in the back of the home where the suspect then started a fire on the second …Read More


Boswell Media Opens Studio C in Carthage (Video)

You can find you classic hits on Crusin 98. It’s the newest addition to Boswell Media. “We primarily serve Attala, Leake and Neshoba counties. We serve those with three radio stations, Breezy 101, Crusin 98, and Kicks 96,” says owner, Johnny Boswell. Boswell Media wants to tell your story and what better way to do that than to have a studio right in the heart of Leake County. “The overall of this studio is to get closer to the community, to be able to get …Read More

Pre-K Registration

Kosciusko School District to Offer Pre-K Classes for 2016-2017

Kosciusko School District is excited to announce that, for the first time, the district will be offering Pre-Kindergarten classes. Pre-K registration for the 2016-2017 school year is set for May 10 and 11 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Kosciusko Lower Elementary cafeteria. Classes will be available to children who turn 4 years old by September 1. Parents must bring the following to registration: original birth certificate 2 current proofs of residence township and range completed shot record The child being registered for …Read More

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North Madison Street Repaired Following Cave in, Open for Traffic

Just in time for the Natchez Trace Festival, a street downtown is reopening. Mayor Jimmy Cockroft says that the stretch of N Madison Street from E Adams to Pilsudski Street is open to traffic once again. Part of the street caved in March 23 after a front end loader drove across it. Crews have been working tirelessly to get it ready in time for the festival. The Mayor says the street is not completely paved yet, but it is open and can be used this …Read More


Disturbing the Peace and Other Recent Arrests

On April 27, 2016, Destiny McDonald, an 18-year-old black female, was arrested for Disturbing the Peace on Monroe Street by Captain Bobby Land. Other recent arrests: On April 27, 2016, William Frazier Jr., a 24-year-old white male, was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance Felony on South Huntington Street by Lt. Bradley Fancher. On April 27, 2016, Shawn Crenshaw, a 20-year-old white male, was arrested for Domestic Violence on Peeler Street by Officer Matt Ward. April 27, 2016, a 56-year-old black male, was arrested for …Read More

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Whippets Fall to Tigers 7-0

The Kosciusko Whippets had a long road trip this afternoon to Ripley to play the Tigers in Round 2 of the 4-A High School Baseball Playoffs. The Whippets entered the game with an 18-10 overall record while the Tigers entered 28-6 overall. The Tigers quickly scored 3 runs in the 1st inning then added 2 in the 3rd, 1 in the 4th,  and 1 run in the 5th  to win the game by the final score of 7-0.  The Whippets had runners on base several …Read More