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 >>
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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."
effort to reduce traffic and make it easier for drivers to get around Napoleon
is underway. Engineers in Henry County are moving forward with plans for a new
a lot of traffic that comes through downtown [Napoleon], especially trying to
go from the north side to the south side, especially a lot of truck traffic,"
said Tim Schumm, Henry County Engineer.
bridge on Perry Street is currently the only way for trucks in town to get from
the new US-24 to Napoleon's industrial area and the Campbell's Soup plant.
Engineers want to build a second bridge over the Maumee River to change that,
and so far, they have ODOT's support.
this second river bridge connecting the industrial parks, that will get a lot
of truck traffic out of the downtown area," Schumm said.
could make the downtown area more pedestrian-friendly and attract new
makes sense for the people," said Joel Miller, director of the Henry County
Chamber of Commerce. "They'll be able to get in and out of the shops, in and
out of the businesses, in and out of the offices a lot easier, and that just seems
to be the trend."
says that's not the only place that could see growth.
be easy to get off the brand new 24 and it will be easy to get in and out of
the industrial area and that side of Napoleon," he said. "It will make it
easier for people to do business."
just approved a feasibility study, so now the county can move forward with
environmental work and plans. They plan to hold a public meeting in December.