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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."
Ohio is expecting to provide a total of 80,000 pounds of pet food to families
in need by the end of the year, but they're worried they won't be able to
provide the service next year.
organization provides food to strays and families who need a little extra help,
but officials say their food bank is running low.
of the suppliers of our pet food has had a change in corporate policy, so our
donations are unexpectedly down," said Jill Borkowski from Humane Ohio.
the demand for pet food has increased, as well. Last year, Humane Ohio served
about 230 households per month. This year that number is more than 280.
are people out there that rely on this every month," said Loretta Deal at the
food bank. "This is my first time here and it's kind of scary because I know
there's a lot of people that need it."
high demand and a love of animals is what motivated Kymberly Smith to make a
are many people in the community that do not have the ability to pay, and I've
been blessed," Smith said. "I've had to use the food bank from time to time,
and what you want to do is remember these moments and just pay it forward."
food bank gave away 70,000 pounds of food last year. So far this year, they've
given away 64,000 pounds. Officials are hoping their plea will help them stock
the shelves and feed more animals in need.
rely on donations to keep our shelves stocked," Borkowski said. "We have
little-to-no budget to go out and buy food, so when people in the community
donate a bag or a can, it's one more person and pet we can help every week."
pet food bank is available for residents in Lucas, Wood and Monroe counties. Visit their website for
information on how to donate.