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 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 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 >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
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."
weeks away from the November election, efforts to pass a levy in the Northwood
school district are ramping up.
district currently has three buildings. If a levy passes Nov. 5, one building
will be built to house all 1,000 students in the district. The current
buildings are all 50-75 years old and showing their age.
have leaky pipes and roofs and windows and things that all need to be dealt
with, and we're past band-aids," said Superintendent Greg Clark.
state will pay $11 million for the project, but the community needs to come up
with the remaining $22 million, so a 4.9 mill property tax levy will be on the
ballot. The tax would cost an additional $171 per year for the owner of a
forums are being held for residents to learn about the levy. District leaders
are hopeful about the levy passing, but if it fails, they say they'll probably
have one more chance to pass a levy in the next 13 months.
you partner with [the state], once you make that decision, they give you 13
months," Clark explained. "This is our first attempt. We haven't decided what
we would do should it not pass. We're concentrating on getting our message out
and helping our community make a decision to get this done."