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 9:06 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:06:00 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."
Perrysburg school district found a way to upgrade its entire energy system
without asking residents to approve a levy to pay for them.
upgrade will cost $4 million, but it won't cost taxpayers anything. Ohio House
Bill 264 allows school districts to borrow money from a bank to make
improvements. The district is taking out a $4 million loan, to be paid back
over a 15-year period.
payment for that will be made from the energy savings we will realize,"
explained Aura Norris, from the district's Human Resources and Operations
district expects to save $300,000 annually on energy costs.
company that is doing the project is guaranteeing that our savings will be that
much," Norris said. "If they're not, they'll write us a check."
the indoor and outdoor lighting will be replaced. Some will include on/off
sensors. A new water conservation system will be installed for drinking
fountains and toilets, and in the cafeteria, new kitchen hoods will be
installed and moderated by temperature.
big thing is an emergency management system, which will enable our heating and
air conditioning system to be regulated by computers," Norris said.
upgrades begin this month and will be finished in 6-9 months.