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."
holiday season is right around the corner, and Findlay is getting a new holiday
look this year.
new decorations will go up soon on the streets of downtown Findlay, but the new
lights come with a hefty price tag.
Downtown Findlay Improvement District (DFID) plans to decorate 50 of the 75 light
poles with new lights and ribbons this year – but it will cost nearly $600 per
council agreed to chip in more than $18,000 toward the cost on Tuesday. Leaders
say while the lights may seem expensive, they come with a 10-year guarantee,
and the process of putting them up will be a lot smoother.
been doing them in the trees all up and down Main Street," said John LaRiche, a
member of the DFID. "The problem was we had short trees, tall trees, fat trees,
skinny trees, and there really wasn't anything uniform going up and down Main Street,
so we decided to change the way we're doing this. We're going to put the lights
on the poles, so we can plug right into the light poles so there's no extension
cords need or anything like that."
cost of the new decorations includes installation, maintenance and disassembly
at the end of the season.