Today is Saturday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2019. There are 129 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 24, 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington, D.C., setting fire to the Capitol (which was still under construction) and the White House, as well as other public buildings. On this date: In A.D.... Read More.
A public meeting has been set for a discussion on the proposed Mississippi Museum of the American Indian. The meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 29 at 6:00 pm at the Mary Ricks Thorton Cultural Center in downtown Kosciusko. A special presentation will be given on the impacts museums can have on the economy and tourism. For more information, contact... Read More.
The Jeff Koonz Coach's Show is coming to Breezy 101. The show is a one hour talk show featuring Holmes Community College head football coach Jeff Koonz. Voice of the Bulldogs Josh West will host the show live from 7:00 - 8:00 pm at Longhorn's Steakhouse in Newport. The kickoff show is set for Monday, Aug. 26 with the remaining... Read More.
The Kosciusko Whippets hosted the Yazoo County Panthers at Landrum Field for the opening game of the 2019 high school football season. Excitement was high as the boys took the field, and the home team didn't disappoint, dominating the first quarter with a score of 10-0. The Panthers came right back at the top of the second quarter,... Read More.
One man is behind bars following a stabbing on Peeler Street in Kosciusko. Chief of Police Herbert Dew said 34-year-old Larry L. Winters was arrested Wednesday for aggravated assault. Dew said Winters was arrested following an incident where a 17-year-old was stabbed in the arm. The victim, who's named has not been released, was in surgery Thursday morning to repair... Read More.
Two people have been arrested following a late night shooting on the square in downtown Kosciusko. Chief of Police Herbert Dew said 25-year-old Davonta Stokes and 25-year-old Tanisha Hannah were arrested and charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, respectively. Dew said, at 10:10 pm, a caller reported being followed by a suspicious vehicle. Authorities then found... Read More.
A drive by shooting took place in the county over night. Sheriff Tim Nail tells Breezy News that his department responded to a report of a shooting into a dwelling on Attala Road 3057, also known as Old Vaiden Road. The call came in just before midnight. Dispatch was told that a vehicle stopped in front of a home... Read More.
Police are searching for two suspects in connection with a fatal shooting Wednesday in Kosciusko. Chief of Police Herbert Dew said warrants have been issued for 30-year-old Ruben Bell and 30-year-old Stephen Adams. The two are wanted for murder in connection with the shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Hwy 43 N and 4th Avenue in... Read More.
To view mugshots of arrests click here. Andrew Atkins, 71, 225 Atkins Road, Lena, driving under the influence (DUI) 1st offense, open container, no insurance, driving with a suspended license, Carthage PD Johnathan A Cabaniss, 21, 2247 Attala Road 6279, Kosciusko, time served, Kosciusko PD Christian T Gray, 20, 16858 Attala Road 3122, French Camp, possession of paraphernalia, possession... Read More.
At 7:40 am Carrol County issued a B.O.L.O for a beige 2006 Ford Fusion with a tag number of "CRA 2105" The vehicle was described as having dark tinted windows, a dent in the trunk and a thin blue line decal on the back window. The auto was said to have been taken from Carroll County. If... Read More.