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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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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."
been a tradition for many around the country for 20 years now. Collections for
the annual Operation: Christmas Child are underway.
filled with numerous items for little boys and girls are packed to be shipped
to North Carolina each year. From there, they are distributed around the world
to children in poor, disaster-stricken or war-torn countries as part of the
annual Samaritan's Purse Operation: Christmas Child.
local churches – Pilgrim Church and Holland Free Methodist Church - are
collecting donations this week. The shoeboxes can be filled with toys, coloring
books, hygiene items and more.
just three days, 1,200 boxes have been collected at Pilgrim Church alone, but
they are hoping to collect more. They say chances are, these will be the only
gifts many children around the world will receive this year.
is sometimes the very first Christmas present they have ever gotten," said Pat
Bollinger, drop site director for the project. "It gives the children hope and
it gives them knowledge that somebody out there in the world that isn't within
their own country or their own town loves them."
churches will be collecting items through Nov. 25.