A free concert has been announced to close out the Picking 35 Yard Sale. The Chill will play a freeze concert in downtown Kosciusko Saturday, April 7. The concert will start at 7:00 pm. Concert goers are invited to bring lawn chairs to rest and enjoy the band after a long day of shopping For more information on The Chill, visit www.chillband.com. For more information on Picking 35, visit the official Facebook page.
Leake Central Jr High was placed on lockdown Friday morning following a threat made on social media. According to Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner, the threat went out Thursday night saying for students not to come to school because there would be a shootout. As soon as school officials were made aware of the threat, the school was placed on lockdown and authorities were notified. Carthage Police and Leake County Deputies searched the school, but did not find any... Read More.
Actress Sela Ward’s husband is running as a Democrat for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi. Howard Sherman is a businessman, and he and Ward are both from Meridian. State Rep. David Baria (BARE-ee-ah) of Bay St. Louis is also running in the Democratic primary for Senate. State party chairman Bobby Moak says both candidates filed qualifying papers Wednesday. The Senate seat has been held for a decade by Republican Roger Wicker, who is seeking re-election and is endorsed... Read More.
The Warriors host the Wallace state lions in the first game of the rush invitation tournament. The lions came off hard in the top of the first getting two runs making the score (0-2). The Warriors loosen the gap with one run making the score (1-2). The lions in the top of the second inning earned one run off of one hit making the score (1-3). The Warriors went three up and three down in the bottom of the... Read More.
The (7-1) Eccc Lady Warriors host Marion Military Tigers in a double header in Decatur Ms. The Marion Military kicked the game off going in the first ending with three up and three down with two pop up outs and one strikeout. The Lady warriors ended with the same result in the 1st with three up and three down in the first with two outs and one strikeout. The Tigers managed to get one base hit in the top the second with two out, one... Read More.
Breezy News has learned that former Attala County Troy Steed died Thursday afternoon at the age of 68. Steed served as Attala County Sheriff from January 1988 – December 2002. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail released the following statement to Breezy News Friday morning: “On behalf of the Attala County Sheriff’s Office, we want to give our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Sheriff Troy Steed. We would to thank Sheriff Steed for his military service and... Read More.
Boswell Media Sports is proud to announce that Scott Central Rebel playoff football can be heard on 98.3 WKOZ-FM. The games will also be available via audio stream at Breeyznews.com and Kicks96news.com. “Scott Central has had a fantastic season and we’re excited to provide a way for Rebel fans to follow their team throughout the playoffs,” said Boswell Media President Johnny Boswell. The Rebels finished the regular season as champions of Region 4-2A with a 10-1 record. The team... Read More.
Mississippi is on track to have a slightly smaller budget in the coming year, reflecting caution about the state economy. Top lawmakers met Wednesday and set an estimate that the state will have $5.6 billion available to spend during fiscal 2019, which begins July 1. That is $1.5 million less than the estimate for the current year. State economist Darrin Webb says Mississippi continues to lag behind the nation in economic growth. Lawmakers will use the revenue estimate as... Read More.