Fred’s, Inc. announced that it will close an additional 129 retail stores across the country and hold inventory clearance sales across all stores in an effort to refocus its product mix, simplify its store portfolio and repay debt. In Mississippi the latest... Read More.
Roger Stokes, 36, of Walnut Grove, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III, to 21 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for escaping from federal custody, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and U.S. Marshal Mark B. Shepherd of the United States Marshals Service. Stokes was previously convicted of illegal... Read More.
On 7/20/19 Thomas Zachery, a 37 year old W/M from Kosciusko, was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance, Suspended Drivers License, and Seat Belt Violation on N Wells St by Captain Cody Williams. On 7/19/19 Forzetra Ealy, a 26 year old B/M from Carthage, was arrested for Contempt of... Read More.
On-campus registration for fall 2019 semester at Holmes Community College will be held Aug. 13 - 15. Classes are offered in various formats, including: face-to-face (on campus day and evening), hybrid (online convenience + face-to-face), eLearning (online via the Internet), 2-week Short Term, 4-week short term and 8-week Short Term. Holmes also offers placement testing. On-Campus Registration dates are: Goodman... Read More.
Ethel High School will be taking student ID photos July 22-26 from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm. All students in grades 7-12 are required to attend and have a photo taken for their school ID. IDs will be needed once school starts for the upgraded security measures. Contact the Attala County School District Office (662-289-2801) for more information.
The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen has announced a budget workshop to review the city's 2019-2020 budget. The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 23 at city hall beginning at 5:30 pm. This meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Kosciusko City Hall at 662-289-1226.
The Kosciusko School District has released details on registration for the 2019 - 2020 school year. (more…)
Today is Tuesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2019. There are 161 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 23, 1999, space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world's most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight. On this date: In 1829, William Austin Burt received a patent... Read More.
Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko will hold a Back to School Bash Saturday, July 27 at Hugh Ellard Park. The event will be held from 10:00 am - noon. The Back to School Bash will include games, inflatables, and other fun events. For more information, visit Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko on Facebook.
Kosciusko native Jay Henry is featured on the most recent season of a popular Netflix series. Henry can be spotted in the recently released season of "Last Chance U." Season four of the series follows the Independence (KS) Community College football team during the 2018 football season. Henry spent that season with the team interning as an assistant sports... Read More.
Breezy 101 wants to send you on the End of summer Beach Body Getaway. Beginning Monday, July 22, listen to "Good Morning Kosciusko" on Breezy 101 every morning from 6:00 am - 9:00 am. Whenever you hear the song "Beach Body," the new hit from 2018 Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Derek Nortsworthy, call in for... Read More.
Before you head to the polls to vote in the August 6 Democratic and Republican Primary elections, take a look at the sample ballots provided to Breezy News by Attala County Circuit Clerk Wanda Fancher. State races on the ballot will include governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer, and several others. Locally, voters will vote in... Read More.