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."
the holidays approach, food pantry supplies become scarce. Sylvania Area
Services is having a fundraiser to fill their pantry this month.
can head to Meijer on Central Avenue in Sylvania Township, purchase a $10
donation gift card, and the money will go to the agency. The gift cards will
help provide food for the local pantry.
officials say this fundraiser is very important to Sylvania Area Services,
which offers weekly food distribution programs, emergency food assistance, and
youth and family programs for low-income and at-risk individuals.
the past three years, the agency has partnered with Meijer to raise much-needed
funds. Last year's fall campaign brought in around $1,500.
are times throughout the year that we are in dire need of personal care items,
food to help supplement what we're giving out," said Executive Director Jason
Robertson. "We never know what we're going to get from volunteers or from the
community, so this is huge."
week, Meijer will match any $10 gift card donation purchase.