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 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 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."
school leaders are asking voters to approve a bond issue that would allow the
district to build a brand new K-6 school.
say the timing is perfect because extra funds are available from the state, but
not everyone agrees.
"We just really, truly believe that this need
is real," said Superintendent Jeff Schlade.
says the school's current middle and elementary schools are in bad shape. If
they build a new K-6 school, they would move seventh and eighth grades to the
high school building.
order for the district to be able to use the approximately $11 million in state
funds for the project, they need the community's support to come up with the
rest by August. They are making a second and final attempt at getting the issue
passed by voters.
really is our last shot, and if it doesn't pass again, then the state pulls
that funding off the table," Schlade said.
approved, the levy would cost the owner of a $100,000 home just over $9 a month.
against it say that's money they just don't have to spend right now, while
those in support say they don't want to miss this opportunity for funding from