U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has named 45 Mississippi counties primary natural disaster areas because of freezing, flooding, flash flooding and excessive rain. Producers who had losses from those causes since Jan. 15 may be eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency... Read More.
Kosciusko Whippet football returns tonight to Breezy 101. The Whippets will host the Yazoo County Panthers in the opening game of the 2019 season. Be sure to join Breck Riley and Phillip Palmertree for all the action. Pregame starts at 6:15. Kickoff is set for 7:00. Ways to listen: Radio: Breezy 101.1 (WLIN-FM) Online: Breezy News audio stream Video Stream: Yazoo County... Read More.
At 10:18 pm Kosciusko Dispatch was called by a person that said they were being followed by a vehicle. They said they were on the square. The caller told dispatch that they thought the one following them had a gun. Communications then lost contact with the caller. At 10:26 pm Kosciusko Police were called to the 100 block... Read More.
One man is behind bars on federal charges after an arrest on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Sheriff Tim Nail tells Breezy News that his department was called to mile marker 157 on the Natchez Trace Parkway to help assist Park Rangers at approximately 3:30 pm on Saturday the 17th. Rangers requested a canine unit to their location to... Read More.
Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft stopped by the Breezy 101 studio Wednesday morning for Minute with the Mayor. This week the mayor addresses changes to the city's dangerous dog ordinance and the efforts under way to put together a committee to help with the 2020 Census. Minute with the Mayor airs on Breezy 101 during “Good Morning Kosciusko” the day... Read More.
Before you head to the polls to vote in the August 27 Democratic and Republican runoff elections, take a look at the sample ballots provided to Breezy News by Attala County Circuit Clerk Wanda Fancher. Races on the Republican ballot include state runoffs for governor, attorney general, and northern district transportation commissioner. Races on the Democratic ballot include local... Read More.
Local area high school football games for August 23: Attala County: Yazoo County at Kosciusko (Thursday on Breezy 101.1) McAdams at JZ George West Lowndes at Ethel Choctaw County: Winona Christian at French Camp Independence at Choctaw County Holmes County: Central Holmes at East Rankin Holmes County Central at Warren Central Leake County: Leake Academy at Winston... Read More.
On 8/19/19 Sabrina Evans, a 27 year old B/F from Kosciusko, was arrested for Public Profanity on Veterans Memorial Dr by Lieutenant Greg Collins. On 8/18/19 Jasmine Jenkins, a 28 year old B/F from Sallis, was arrested for Suspended Drivers License, Speeding, and No Insurance on Highway 12 West by Officer Toweeka Ferguson. On 8/12/19, Darren Sheard, a 21... Read More.
St.Therese Catholic Church, located at 108 Bell St. Kosciusko, holds Mass (English) Sunday 10:30 A.M, Mass (Spanish) Sunday 2:00 P.M, Wednesday Holy Hour 5:00 P.M , Wednesday Mass 6:00 P.M. Traveler's Rest MB Church will hold their Annual Summer Revival Monday, August 19 thru Friday, August 23 with service starting at 7 PM nightly. The guest speaker... Read More.
At 2:24 pm Kosciusko Police and Kosciusko City Fire were called to 115 North Wells Street, across from the Tax Collector. The caller said an 18 wheeler pulled the power line down from their building. Emergency Personnel arrived on scene and notified dispatch that Kosciusko Water and Light was already on scene. No injuries were reported. Ar 5:58... Read More.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2019, bringing the state total to six this year. The new case was reported in Leake County. So far this year, human cases have been reported in Copiah, Forrest, Hinds, Lamar, Leake and Smith counties. In 2018, Mississippi had 50 WNV... Read More.