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 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 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 >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
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."
board members at Pike-Delta-York have decided not to ask voters to approve a
new levy this fall.
was an idea that had been discussed as the board worked to balance the school
budget, but their finances are in better shape than expected. Savings were made
in 2013, thanks to teacher concessions, increased funding from the state, and a
cut in energy and supply costs.
the district won't ask voters to approve a new levy in November, but they are
looking at a renewal of a current levy, with a possible increase. They are
aiming to have this on the May ballot.
Jay Lefevre says the goal now is to educate the public and get them up to speed
on the district's finances.
gone from this scary, kind of desperate situation to a place where we do have a
balance," Lefevre said. "It doesn't mean that all our problems are solved, it
means we have a little bit of time. This momentum is really going to carry us,
I think, this confidence that we're on the right track."
financial situation is still dependant on final numbers in terms of funding
from the state. Those are expected by the fall.