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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 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 >>
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."
Hens fans flocked to Fifth Third Field for the 2013 home opener on Thursday,
and for Lucas County taxpayers, it means the debt associated with the construction of
Fifth Third Field is another year closer to being paid off.
county expects to make the final bond payment in 2016, which is five years
earlier than originally anticipated. The remaining balance is $5.5 million.
in 2010 the county refinanced the ballpark debt, which resulted in savings of
Pete Gerken credits baseball fans for coming out to the games since the
ballpark opened in 2002, and the revenue generated not only helps to pay off
the debt, but it's also helping to pay for on-going improvements to keep the
ballpark a first-class facility.
three things taxpayers need to remember, the debt's being paid off early, we
saved $9 million, and we continue to make improvements at Fifth Third Field,"
says when the ballpark debt is paid off the county will be able to use a
portion of the profits from the Mud Hens to make extra payments on the
construction debt for the Huntington Center arena.