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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."
8 percent of Rossford eighth-graders say they've used alcohol this year. Now a
district program is helping students make positive choices.
to the district's prevention surveys, 35 percent of students will have used
alcohol by the time they reach high school. Jim Snider is working to change
because you make one mistake, you shouldn't judge yourself," said Snider,
prevention specialist with the Wood County Educational Service Center.
is in Rossford classrooms every day, teaching students about drug and alcohol
prevention. He warns that just because students may still be playing with toys
doesn't mean they are not faced with grown up decisions.
number one drug of abuse in all of our youth is alcohol," Snider said. "When
you look at most kids, if you ask the child where could they get alcohol from,
they say, ‘I can go home, it's right there.'"
starts teaching students as early as second grade about the importance of being
never too early," said Jeremy Sims, a Rossford parent. "It shouldn't just be
taught in school, it should be taught at home, too. Even if you're a parent and
you do things like that, you shouldn't do things like that in front of your
class, students learn that having a positive self image will help them say no
people make bad choices sometimes," Snider said. "It doesn't make them bad