Covid Numbers are down in Attala, Leake and Scott counties. Overall percentages as well as per capita cases have dropped in these regions. According to the MSDH website, these counties are not currently listed on the top 12 list from across the state. According to Dr. Thomas Dobbs, these counties saw significant improvement in terms of days... Read More.
*User submitted photo. While the forecast calls for rain for much of this week, the sun broke through the clouds long enough this morning for this rainbow to appear over a cotton field on Center Road in southern Attala County.
The state economist says Mississippi can expect a long, slow economic recovery from the shock of job losses and the steep decline in commercial activity tied to the coronavirus pandemic. Darrin Webb spoke to legislators Tuesday. He said that at the end of 2019, Mississippi’s gross domestic product was just short of the level it had been when... Read More.
The Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS), part of the Mississippi State University School of Engineering, designed and donated a sterilizer to the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, Miss., to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Researchers at Mississippi State University and MSU engineering students created the sterilizer to be able to disinfect personal protective equipment. The... Read More.
If you remember back in October, The Hamburglar called in to our show to request his favorite song. Well today, he sent me this picture of him and his roommate Wario following Attala County's mask mandate. Keep wearing those masks and stop by the KAP office downtown if you need one. -... Read More.
Oprah Winfrey is giving grants to the cities she’s called home through her $12 million coronavirus relief fund. She announced Wednesday that her Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation will donate money to organizations dedicated to helping underserved communities in Chicago; Baltimore; Nashville, Tennessee; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Kosciusko, Mississippi, where she was born. Locally, $115,000 will go to the Boys and... Read More.
District 48 Rep. Jason White visited the Breezy 101 studio Monday to speak with us about how coronavirus has affected this year's session of the Mississippi Legislature. Jason, who also serves as the City of Kosciusko board attorney, was elected speaker pro tempore in January. His district includes portions of Attala, Carroll, Holmes,... Read More.
Todd Tilghman from NBC's "The Voice" called in to Breezy 101 this morning to speak with Breck Riley about the show's two-part final beginning Monday night and to reminisce about his time living in Kosciusko.
Kosciusko teenager Anna Caroline Pickle stopped by Breezy 101 to tell us about graduating and being interviewed by Harry Connick Jr.....all in the same day. (more…)
Prairie Farms gave away free ice cream Wednesday to all graduating seniors in Attala County. Seniors were able to drive through and get ice cream without having to leave their vehicle. Breezy 101 was on hand to broadcast the event from the Attala County Farmers Market. Scroll through for pictures!
Madison Odom has been named STAR Student for the 2019-2020 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program. (The purpose of the STAR program is to recognize outstanding students & teachers in Mississippi.) The Ethel High School senior will be... Read More.