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 7:40 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:40:14 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."
been an unusual summer for weather, and farmers in Wood County say it has
resulted in some good and bad news for crops.
a field right down the road from us that's just beautiful," said Shelli
Morlock. "Then you go down the other way on the road and you've got water
damage and you can see the strips or the ends that are completely drowned out."
rain and winds have damaged some fields this season, but farmers like Morlock
explained that it doesn't necessarily mean there's not enough to go around.
had a good opportunity for some of that corn to straighten itself, and the corn's
doing beautifully right now," Morlock said.
a grass crop, generally speaking, and those kinds of crops like a little bit
cooler temperature and they can take a lot more water," explained Steve Speck,
Wood County Fair board director.
other crops aren't fairing as well as the corn, such as the beans.
it was wet, it got wet again and again and again," Morlock said. "Some of those
areas died out, so the bean crop is a little questionable."
a possibility that consumers may feel the effect of the damage.
this area, the beans don't look as good as they normally do," Morlock said. "I
don't know how it is across the state, and I don't know out of state, either."