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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."
local woman is hitting the canvas for a good cause.
Russell is a speed painter. She can turn a plain canvas into art in about 45
seconds. She wants to do that 13,000 times – one for each house lost in Moore,
OK to tornadoes.
morning, Russell saw on the news that a gallon of water is costing people in
Moore about $40 right now.
that we can all get up and go to our kitchens and get a glass of," she said.
she got the idea.
figured I can do 13,000 paintings for a donation of one gallon of water per
painting, and send Oklahoma 13,000 gallons of water."
says she knows what it's like to lose everything. On the verge of homelessness
in 2007 after losing her job, she picked up a paintbrush for the first time.
She hasn't looked back since. Now she wants to use her gift to help others.
really want them to know that people care," she said. "I know it feels like the
world has come to an end, I felt like my world did come to an end, but it's
going to be okay."
says she'll store the water in her house if she has to. Painting 13,000 works
of art is no small task, but she says she's more than willing.
is hoping, though, to get some help on canvas donations and a place to store
the water. To donate, visit her website
here, or email info@KlaireRussell.com.