At 11:53 am Kosciusko Police and City Fire were called to the 400 block of East South Street for a report of a shed fire. Emergency personnel arrived on scene and reported that the structure was fully involved and was threatening the adjacent home. Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the flames by 12:03 pm. Chief Burdine tells Breezy News that its too early to tell the exact cause of the fire. Kosciusko Fire Department will be conducting the investigation. No injuries were reported …Read More
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The Kosciusko School District has announced dates for kindergarten and Pre-K pre-registration for the 2017 – 2018 school year. Pre-K registration will be held at Kosciusko Lower Elementary March 7-9. Kindergarten registration will be held KLE March 21-23. The following documents and items must be brought for registration to be completed: Certified birth certificate Two current proofs of residence (must be in parent/guardian name) Township and range Completed shot record In addition to the preceding list of documents, all children being registered for classes must …Read More
The Leake Central Lady Gators come into this game with a (15-12) season record. The Gators quickly put points up in the start of the first half leading by 6 points(33-27). The Lady Gators defense went cold in the third quarter, which gave the whippets a 1 point lead at the end of the third quarter(48-49). The Gators finished the fourth quarter strong with a victory over the Kosciusko Whippets (61-59). The Gators finished this season with a record of (16-12) and wins the District …Read More
We have another winner in the Breezy 101 Hot-N-Ready Friday giveaway. Robin Hutchinson called in this morning and said she’s Hot-N-Ready for the weekend because she won’t have to be out and about early in this cold weather. Robin won’t have to worry about being cold because she is taking home a free Hot-N-Ready pizza from Little Caesars in Kosciusko. Hot-N-Ready Fridays are brought to you by Breezy 101 and Little Caesar’s of Kosciusko.
For the second straight year, the Kosciusko Lady Whippet basketball team will play for the Region 4-4A Tournament Championship. The team defeated top-seeded Louisville 59-41 Thursday night in the tournament semifinals. “It’s probably the best game they [Lady Whippets] have played all season, ” said Head Coach Eleazeraus Greenleaf. Feria Mays led the way once again for the Whippets with 27-points (7/12) and 11/12 shooting from the free throw line. In two tournament games, Mays has a total of 56-points. The win guarantees at least …Read More
Kosciusko will play host to a season opening jamboree on Saturday. Several teams from central Mississippi are scheduled to appear. The Lady Whippets will play in back-to-back games against Choctaw County and Lake at 2:30 pm and 3:45 pm, respectively. The team is coming off a 24-8 season in 2016 that saw the team go 9-1 in district play and advance to the North Half Championship Series. The jamboree begins at 9:00 am. Admission is $5. Kosciusko Softball Jamboree Schedule: 9:00 am: Morton vs Louisville …Read More
At 5:09 pm Kosciusko Police, MedStat EMS and City Fire responded to a report of a two vehicle MVA on Veterans Memorial Drive at the intersection of East Jefferson. Unit arrived on scene and found both vehicle off the roadway. It was found to be a minor accident and all responding units were canceled. No injuries were reported.
Another Kosciusko Whippet football player is continuing his career at the collegiate level. On Thursday, Lane Outlaw signed a letter of intent to play football for Mississippi College. In two seasons as a starter for the Whippets, Outlaw was a vital part of the team’s offense, defense, and special teams units. He started games at tight-end, left tackle, and defensive end. He also handled punting duties for the Whippets for the past two seasons. Outlaw recently represented Kosciusko in the Marcus Dixon McInerney All-American Bowl …Read More
On February 10, 2017, Davion Rimmer, a 39-year-old black male, was arrested for domestic violence. Other recent arrests: On February 13, 2017, Robert Hawthorne, a 39-year-0ld white male, was arrested for disturbance of family. On February 12, 2017, Eddie Thompson , a 35-year-old black male, was arrest on a DHS warrant for two counts of failure to pay child support. On February 9, 2017, Carasmin Fleming, a 27-year-old black male was arrested on a DHS warrant for failure to pay child support. On February 7, …Read More
Several local area basketball teams will begin semi-final play tonight in region basketball tournaments. In Kosciusko, the Region 4-4A tournament semi-finals will open with #2 seed Lady Gators of Leake Central taking on #3 seed Houston at 4:00 pm. On the other side of the bracket, the #4 seed Lady Whippets, fresh off a 10-point win over Noxubee County in the opening round, will take on the #1 seed Lady Wildcats of Louisville at 7:00* pm. In the boys tournament, Leake Central, the number one …Read More