Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko accepting applications for Rose Dorchuck scholarship

In 2009, the Junior Auxiliary of Kosciusko established a $1,000 scholarship in loving memory of Rose Dorchuck. Rose was a life member of Junior Auxiliary and was involved at the local level in Kosciusko as well as the national level for many years. This scholarship will be awarded to an individual currently attending or returning to college to pursue... Read More.

Today in history: July 11

Today is Saturday, July 11, the 193rd day of 2020. There are 173 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 11, 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during a pistol duel in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Hamilton died the next day.) On this date: In 1533, Pope Clement VII issued a bull... Read More.

Ribbon cutting for new karate studio

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership held a ribbon cutting today for a new business downtown. Kosy Martial Arts recently opened its doors just off the square. The studio is located at 105 South Jackson St.  

Mississippi’s five largest hospitals are out of ICU beds

Mississippi’s five largest hospitals are reporting they have no Intensive Care Unit beds available amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Another four hospitals are reporting 5% or less availability. Dr. Alan Jones of the University of Mississippi Medical Center says he was awakened by a 4 a.m. call this week because the hospital had no place to put patients. Mississippi... Read More.

Message from Attala County Farmers Market

Your local Attala County Farmers Market continues to provide a safe environment for you to purchase fresh locally grown produce. As the summer produce picks up, we want to remind our customers that we are an Authorized Market Site and  can redeem various government vouchers for your shopping needs. We accepted both  FMNP (Farmers Market Nutrition Program) vouchers for... Read More.

Today in history: July 10

Today is Friday, July 10, the 192nd day of 2020. There are 174 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 10, 1940, during World War II, the Battle of Britain began as the Luftwaffe started attacking southern England. (The Royal Air Force was ultimately victorious.) On this date: In 1908, William Jennings Bryan was nominated for president... Read More.

Audio: Helping Hands Ministries announces shrimp boil fundraiser

Helping Hands Ministries Director Matt Tucker was on Breezy 101 this morning with Breck. He announced a new shrimp boil fundraiser to help raise money for upcoming projects. Tickets can be purchased at the Kosciusko Attala Partnership office and several other locations around town.

COVID hits more legislators amid rapid spread in Mississippi

At least 26 legislators and 10 other people who work at Mississippi's state Capitol have tested positive for the new coronavirus. The state's top public health official, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, said Wednesday that the number could be even higher. The reported number only reflects those who were tested recently in Jackson, and some legislators have also been tested since... Read More.

Domestic violence and other recent arrests

On 7-07-2020, Lakesha I. Mullins, a 32 year old b/f from Kosciusko, was arrested for Petit Larceny and Contempt of Court on West Adams Street by Captain Joshua Pinkard. On 7-06-2020, Jaylen E. Massey, a 25 year old b/m from Sallis, was arrested for Petit Larceny, Contempt of Court and Possession of Paraphernalia on Northview Drive by Captain... Read More.