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 7:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:18:20 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."
The Toledo area is steeped in history, dating back hundreds of years, but not many are familiar with that history. Now you can learn with the help of a CD.
The ‘dashboard tour' describes in detail the Battle of Fallen Timbers, Lake Erie at Put-in-Bay, and the siege of Fort Meigs in Perrysburg – some of northwest Ohio's famous battlegrounds. It's narrated by Clint Mauk and is the creation of Bob Kneisley, founder of the Legacy Community Foundation.
"Tourism is very critical to Toledo and the location we have," Kneisley said. "It occurred to me that a lot of people probably are not as aware of the importance of this region."
The idea is to listen to the CD to hear the story behind each battle, then visit the landmarks. Along the way, listeners may recognize some names, like Anthony Wayne and Commodore Perry.
"Education is part of it, certainly," Kneisley said. "Community building is a part of it. Increasing commerce with local merchants is a part of it. I just see it as a triple-win situation and I don't see any downside."
The CDs will be available starting next week in many local hotels and other locations for free.