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 7:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:18:20 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."
public got a chance to weigh in Thursday night on what will go into the new
stadium at Scott High School.
and Woodward high schools are the last two schools in the Toledo district with
no stadiums to call their own. But the start of the 2014 school year, they
could be the only schools in the district to have turf fields. At Scott, a
regulation track is the biggest question mark.
drawings were discussed with members of the Scott community on Thursday. The
school has allocated $1.1 million from a bond issue passed in the early 2000s
for the project, and now discussions have started as to what amenities the
stadium will include.
far, a turf field, bleachers and a press box are the top priorities. Those
items could use up the entire $1.1 million, and anything over that amount will
have to be raised by the community.
top priority is the regulation track. The only problem is there isn't enough
room behind the high school for it to fit unless the district acquires six
houses on Winthrop.
officials have already heard the owners of those homes don't want to sell. If
that's the case, three-quarters of a track could be built to fit around the
need to fully research all aspects of making sure that we can put the stadium
in for the benefit of the students," said Dr. Cecelia Adams, a member of the
school board. "Nobody wants to do anything that would upset the community or
district will develop a ‘Plan A' and ‘Plan B' design for the community to
choose from, and planning will start in late January. Construction will start
May 1 and end in mid July.