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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.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
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."
Friday was preview day at
the University of Findlay. Students interested in animal sciences got a closer
look at two of the university's unique majors.
Hundreds of students from
all over the country attended to learn about the pre-vet and equestrian studies
programs. Each year, the university accepts about 245 students into their
animal science programs.
About 165 of those are
usually majoring in pre-veterinarian sciences, and a large portion of those
students go on to become small animal veterinarians.
"Across the board, there
is a shortage of large animal veterinarians," said Director of Admissions Donna
Gruber. "It's more of a physically taxing profession."
But not all students have
been scared away. Brooke Hoven is from central Pennsylvania and is eager to
"I hope to learn how to
take care of them," Hoven said. "I want to have my own, and be able to care for
Other students said they're
attracted to the school's unique 4-year equestrian degree.
"I've heard it was one of
the top equestrian schools in the country, and that really interested me," said
Nikkole Duke, who just got accepted to the university.
Gruber says students
studying either field can expect a very hands-on education.