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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
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The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
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A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
group in Port Clinton is trying to make a piece of Lake Erie history a
permanent fixture on the lakefront. They want to return the city's historic
lighthouse to the area it was taken from over 80 years ago.
lighthouse helped guide ships into the Portage River from Lake Erie until 1927.
After being replaced by modern beacons, it has sat at a marina in disrepair.
old lighthouse is currently being restored through private donations, and the
Port Clinton Lighthouse Conservancy group issued a proposal to the city to make
it a city landmark.
lighthouse is already a symbol of Port Clinton – it appears at the center of
the city's seal.
seems appropriate to get it to a location where it is more visible," said
Darrell Brand, the lighthouse's owner. "It would be a nice thing on the
waterfront. I mean, that's where it belongs."
has offered to gift the lighthouse to the city, with stipulations. He laid out
in detail the exact area he wants the lighthouse to be placed. Officials agreed
the location would be good, but there are regulations in the way.
of the stipulations that were placed on this gift were just some that we couldn't
agree with," said Port Clinton Mayor Vincent Leone. "We're not against that,
but there are still safety issues, liability issues, things that we need to
address as a city."
proposed location lies in an area already green-lit for development near
Waterworks Park. Officials said if the group wants the lighthouse near the
lake, they will need to be more flexible.
would like to take the gift, but we would ask for no strings attached," Leone
said. "Give us the leeway to move it where it needs to be and incorporate it
possibly in the future development of Waterworks Park."
has been no word on whether or not the proposal will go before city council.