A wrecked 18-wheeler has traffic blocked on Hwy 35 near the Attala-Leake County line. The truck ran off the road and into the ditch. Wreckers and other crews were on scene at the time of this report attempting to get the truck out of the ditch. A report from the scene said the wreck happened some time during the... Read More.
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Strong winds Friday night caused damage throughout Kosciusko. Several trees were uprooted and some even snapped in half and fell across power lines. Most of the damage was around S Huntington, N Natchez, Lucas, Fairground, and Landrum Streets. No tornado warnings were issued for Attala County, so it’s likely the damage was caused by straight line winds.
A karaoke competition is returning to Family Night at this year's Natchez Trace Festival. Contest will be held on Friday Night, April 23 at 6:30 PM on E Jefferson Street near Craft Cleaners and the Moomba Area. First, second, and third place winners will receive cash prizes. The entry fee is $20. Entry forms can be found here. For more... Read More.
The Kosciusko High School choir recently participated in the 2021 MHSAA Choral Arts Festival. This year, in lieu of receiving a rating, the directors and students got to hear direct feedback from the judges. This was a unique and wonderful experience in which they received ample positive feedback. The students were honored to have a listener critique the performance... Read More.
Attala County School District Superintendent Kyle Hammond will retire at the end of the school year. The following statement was sent to Breezy News from the the Attala County School Board: "The Attala County School Board met April 8th and accepted the resignation of Superintendent Kyle Hammond effective June 30, 2021. He will be retiring from public school... Read More.
The Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center and North Central Planning Development Workforce Program have teamed up to provide employment training and paid work experience to students. NCPD will provide students with softskills training and job interview training. After the initial training, students will be placed in a paid internship based on their career goals. *Pictured are Jasmine Davis, Regina Allen... Read More.
Another round of severe weather is expected to move through central Mississippi today. According to the National Weather Service in Jackson, the storm system could have damaging winds up to 80 mph, large hail up to baseball size and the possibility of tornadoes are possible. Multiple rounds of this this weather is expected starting Friday afternoon and ending... Read More.
Coming off a stinging defeat at the hands of the Trojans the night before, the Kosciusko Whippets traveled to Northeast Lauderdale in Meridian for the rematch in Thursday night baseball, moved up from expected storms for Friday. The Trojans got first blood with a home run in the bottom of the first. The Whippets tied it up... Read More.