The Kosciusko Whippet softball team defeated West Lauderdale 5-3 Tuesday night to win the Region 4-4A championship. The Knights jumped out to a 3-0 lead early, but the Whippets battled back to tie it in the bottom of the 5th inning. The Whippets pushed 2 runs across in the bottom of the 6th to take a 5-3 lead. In the top of the 7th, the Knights went down in order to seal the Whippet victory. Starting pitcher Katie Lawrence finished with 10 strikeouts. The win …Read More
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The Kosciusko Whippet softball team will play for the region championship Tuesday night. The Whippets are taking on the Knights of West Lauderdale. The game will be the second meeting of the season between the teams. West Lauderdale won the first match-up 1-0 on April 4 in Collinsville. The Whippets would not only earn the region championship with a win tonight, but a first round bye in the MHSAA playoffs. A loss would send the team on the road Friday, April 21 to face Tishomingo …Read More
At 7:08 am Attala Deputies, Carmack and Friendship Volunteers along with Attala Fire were dispatched to Attala Road 3122, also known as Farm to Market Road, for a report of a structure fire. County Fire Chief Roy Williams arrived on scene and notified responding units that the structure was fully involved. Firefighters were able to contain the flames by 7:54 am. According to Emergency Management Director Danny Townsend there was no one living in the home. Townsend said the house was a total loss and …Read More
Kosciusko will celebrate Mississippi’s 200th birthday on May 12. The Kosciusko Attala Partnership will host the event at Barrister’s Hall beginning at 4:00 pm. A number of notable guests are set to appear at the event including civil rights icon James Meredith, Super Bowl winner Clarence Harmon, and Rhodes Scholar Kenneth Townsend. Following the event, The Cavaliers Remixed will perform from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. For more information, visit Kosciusko Bicentennial Celebration on Facebook or call the KAP office at 662-289-2981.
St. Mark M.B. Church invites everyone to their annual Family Week Revival on Tuesday, April 18th through April 20th at 7:30 pm nightly. The guest speaker will be Pastor Derrick L. Lucious of Pleasant Grove M.B. Church Carson Ridge Baptist Church will be celebrating 151 years with Homecoming on Sunday, April 23. The speaker will be Rev. Gene Richardson. Services will begin at 10:45 with Dinner on the Grounds to follow. Abraham Chapel Church will have their combined choir day on Sunday, April 23 at …Read More
Sign up is under way for the 40th Annual Renasant Bank Run. The 5K run/walk and the one mile fun run are set for the morning of April 29 to kickoff the Natchez Trace Festival. Pre-registration should be completed no later that Friday, April 21. Race day registration begins at 6:30 am in front of Kosciusko City Hall. Race packets will be available Monday, April 24 at Renasant Bank at 221 E Washington Street. More information, maps, and entry forms can be found here.
Mississippi will require back-seat passengers to buckle up in most vehicles, starting this summer. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2724 on April 5, and it becomes law July 1. Mississippi already has a law requiring seat belts for front-seat adult passengers and for children anywhere in a vehicle. Under the new law, a driver could be fined $25 for every unbelted passenger, although violations would not be listed on a person’s driving record. Buses will be exempt from the new seat belt law, …Read More
Mississippi’s Giant House Party, the Neshoba County Fair, is July 21-28 the Fair Board announced the 2017 NCF Entertainment line-up for the main stage. Tuesday, July 25 William Michael Morgan Wednesday, July 26 Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers Thursday, July 27 Frank Foster Friday, July 28 Brothers Osborne The Fair has the state’s only sanctioned horse races, petting zoos, arts and crafts, political speakers, and more. Tickets are $40 for a season pass or $15 for a day pass. Children nine and under get …Read More
At 12:04 pm Attala Deputies, The Mississippi Highway Patrol, MedStat EMS along with Attala Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a one vehicle MVA on Highway 43 South near Thomastown. The caller said a black Mercedes had flipped. Emergency Management Director Danny Townsend tells Breezy News that an air unit was called to transport one patient to a Jackson hospital for medical treatment. MedStat unit four transported two patients by ground to UMC for medical treatment. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is in charge …Read More