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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 >>
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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."
still waiting on final enrollment numbers, but numbers for the first year
experience program at Lourdes University continue to rise.
Vazquez is a member of the first year experience (FYE) program, and says it's
helped her tremendously.
got to meet a whole bunch of people, and they talked about the resources and
stuff that they had here, like, if we need help," Vazquez said. "I really like
FYE program was created in 2010 to help high school seniors transition into
college life. In 2012, about 225 students were signed up. This year, they're up
Dwayne Beggs, program director, says the more the program grows, the better
retention for the university.
and more students are going to be given the tools necessary to navigate their
first year at the university, and their second year, third year and their
fourth year," Beggs said. "So this program is very, very important, I think, to
higher education and to Lourdes University in particular."
enrollment numbers for the fall are expected this week. Enrollment was down in
the spring, causing the university to make budget cuts, but they have seen a 15
percent increase in residential student housing this year. A large part of
those are FYE students.
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body.More >>
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body. See if your alma mater made the list.More >>
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