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 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 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."
Lenawee County landfill is preparing to close, which could have a major impact
on recycling in the community.
less than one month, the Adrian Landfill will shut down, and waste will be
hauled somewhere else by truck drivers. Without that waste coming in, recycling
programs in the area are at risk.
the revenue stream comes from waste, no matter who hauls it in to the landfill,"
said John Tuckerman, chairman of the Lenawee County Board of Commissioners.
says they receive money for every ton of waste brought to the landfill, and
that money is put toward recycling programs in the county. Now they will have
to look for an alternative source of funding.
need to move forward and see what the citizens want and how they respond," he
options include a county-wide tax, or an export fee for waste.
don't think our taxes should be used to recycle," said Jan Merillat. "But I
think we should recycle, just find a different way to do that."
say recycling centers are so important to them, they'd be willing to pay an
would pay it without being upset about it," said Mary Sarles. "It's great for
the next generation. If we don't recycle, we're going to be in trouble."
officials say they're still waiting to hear from Republic, the company that
owns the landfill, but a representative says the last day will be September 20.
They also say no jobs will be lost and no rates will increase.