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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."
community tradition will be back in Waterville for at least one more year.
Red, White and Boom festival was brought back last year thanks to community
donations. The city is seeing the same "boom" for the festival this year.
donation goal was reached Tuesday to fund the Fourth of July show and festival.
just so thrilled that the community came out, the businesses, the residents,"
said Debby Sniderhand, festival chairman. "Everyone has supported this cause…this
has been amazing."
total of $20,553 was raised. Of that, $15,000 will go toward the fireworks
show, the rest toward the festival.
awesome when ordinary citizens come together and accomplish awesome goals,"
said Barb Bruno, fundraising chairman.
also says the event wouldn't be possible without the help of the Waterville
Waterville Community Church has supported Waterfille in many ways," said Mary
Beth Dematteo. "For years, we were doing a fun fest, and then we were asked to accompany
in the Boom fest, and we felt it's the perfect combination."
festival will have free music and fireworks. It will be held July 4 behind
Waterville Primary School.