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."
11 years of serving the county, Feed Lucas County Children was ready for the
fact they needed to expand. What they weren't prepared for was the news that
they needed to find a new building altogether.
2006, the organization has called the Macomber Building home, but that building
was purchased by the Cherry Street Mission earlier this year, and Feed Lucas
County Children (FLCC) was told they have to find a new home by next May.
move could cost anywhere from $800,000-1.3 million. That's money that just isn't
in their already-tight budget.
don't want to think about the worst-case scenario. I mean, we need this
kitchen. I guess worst-case scenario is there's going to be thousands of kids
go without food here," said Tony Siebeneck, founder and executive director of
FLCC. "I don't want to be the one that has to tell all these people no on food
says he's poured his heart and soul into the organization that has served 1.5
million meals already this year. That's why he's making his first major plea to
the public for help.
a crisis that can be prevented," he said. "It's for feeding children…This is
only a one-time deal. As soon as we get this kitchen put together, then it's
like, ‘Thank you for your help and support,' and ‘We got it from here.'"
information on how to donate, visit the FLCC website or call 419-720-1106.