The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 88 new cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning. There were no new cases reported in Attala County. The total number of cases in the county remains at 15. The state has reported 67 deaths due to the virus. The total number of cases in the state is now at 2,003 The most... Read More.
The National Weather Service in Jackson is warning residents of central and southern Mississippi to be prepared for heavy rain and strong storms Thursday. Heavy rain, large hail, damaging wind gusts , and tornadoes are all possible with this weather system. The timing the storms in the Breezy News coverage area is midnight - 4:00 am. Residents in the path... Read More.
Long-term care facilities such as nursing homes are continuing to report zero cases of COVID-19 in the areas of Attala, Leake, Neshoba, and Winston County. According to the MSDH website, “long-term care (LTC) facilities are considered high risk locations because their residents are older or in poor health. Even one case of COVID-19 in these facilities among residents or... Read More.
The Carson Ridge Cemetery Committee would like to announce: Due to the National Emergency and the welfare of our community, the Carson Ridge Cemetery Committee would like to inform the public of the changes concerning the 2020 annual offering for the cemetery fund. If you would like to donate to the annual cemetery offering, please mail... Read More.
Today is Wednesday, April 8, the 99th day of 2020. There are 267 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 8, 1864, the United States Senate passed, 38-6, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishing slavery. (The House of Representatives passed it in January 1865; the amendment was ratified and adopted in December 1865.) On... Read More.
A good Samaritan made and donated these masks to our Boswell Media staff at the Breezy 101 studio. The Mississippi Department of Health announced Monday that everyone should wear a mask when leaving their home and going places like the grocery store, pharmacy, and anywhere that it's hard to... Read More.
The Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway), in response to guidance from the Mississippi Governors Executive Order 1466, is announcing additional modifications to operations to support federal, state, and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As of 5:00 p.m., April 3, 2020, the Parkway will offer no services outside those that support visitor or resource protection. At the Parkway, the following services and... Read More.
Given the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, and the increased risk of exposure to both the healthcare provider and the patient, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) now recommends that healthcare workers wear a face covering (either manufactured or appropriate cloth mask) throughout the workday. This recommendation applies to healthcare professionals working in clinical... Read More.
On 4-5-2020, Ladazya Luckett, a 21 year old b/f from Camden was arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart by Officer Wilbert Nelson. On 04-02-2020, Jeremy G. Vowell, a 26 year old w/m from Carthage was arrested on Veterans Memorial Drive for Simple Assault by Officer Casey Pounders. On 4-1-2020, Corwin Tucker, a 29 year old w/m from Kosciusko, was arrested... Read More.
Live Birthday Shout Outs are coming to Mississippi Kids from Governor Tate Reeves. The initiative launches this week during the Governor’s Facebook Live news conferences. The Governor said on Facebook “It’s really hard for Mississippi kids to celebrate a birthday right now. Social distancing means no parties. That’s rough. If you have a daughter or son that would want... Read More.