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."
happening all over the state: Fewer men and women are volunteering to be
years ago, we probably had 60 volunteers," said Perrysburg Township Fire Chief
Tom Brice. "Now, we probably have half of that."
says people tell him it's too much of a time commitment, not enough pay, or too
risky for a volunteer job. Volunteer Mike Thompson says it's that risk that
makes the job exciting.
that you have no idea what could come in when the tones go off, what could
happen, what the run could be for," Thompson said.
volunteer, Barrett Dorner, says one reason people aren't signing up like they
use to is because volunteering is so demanding.
have to put in the time, you've got to put as much in it as you want to get out
it," Dorner said. "For some people it's tough, especially with the economy the
way it is. You try to balance a full-time job and a volunteer job; it's really
a juggling act."
both say there's nothing like the rewarding feeling of serving their community.