Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
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 >>
Monday, September 1 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 GMT
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 >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
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."
"It is important for us to
take our time to make sure that we have the right person to take Toledo Public
Schools into the future," said Bob Vasquez, a member of the TPS school board.
Five candidates have
applied for the position. Now the board must decide which candidate, if any,
will be right for the job.
"I think every one of us,
of the five candidates, just wants what's best for Toledo, and most importantly,
what's best for the students in the Toledo Public Schools system," said Catherine
Smith, one of the candidates and a former TPS teacher.
Smith says the competition
will be stiff, but the strong show of applicants is promising.
"I think that's awesome,"
she said. "That says a lot about the school district, that people are willing
to take on a challenge, in a very public forum when customer…satisfaction, as
we call it, is not high."
The district will meet
tomorrow to determine if they would like to speak to any of the applicants in
person. They say they hope to have an interim in place son, and that interim
could potentially fill Dr. Pecko's shoes permanently.