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 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 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."
In the past 10 years or so, more has been written and
said about alternative energy options than any normal person could possibly
Until the surge in fracking and natural gas production,
the search for dependable, manageable and affordable energy alternatives
focused mostly on solar and wind. Well I just read an interesting column
on wind energy and the conclusion is that wind power is none of the
Compared to conventional power plants, wind farms take up
enormous amounts of noisy space. Wind turbines produce energy only 30% of the
time, and that production time is hard to predict. Wind power is
difficult to manage since it is prone to surges and down time, which must be
balanced to serve consumer demand and coordinated within existing energy grids
- not an easy task.
Finally, in the past few decades, almost $24 billion in
federal subsidies have been granted to keep the wind energy dream spinning, yet
not a single conventional power plant has been taken off line during this
Dependable, manageable and affordable energy.
Arguably, consumers get that now from conventional plants. Add to this what is
going on in natural gas production and it just might be time to wind down those
wind turbine farms for good.
If there are any wind turbine supporters out there, give
me a call. We will give you equal time to tell us why the winds that blow
in this editorial are coming from the wrong direction.