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 >>
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."
school districts are allowed five calamity days each year. Toledo Public
Schools has canceled school 12 times this year because of weather.
that would mean TPS students making up seven extra school days at the end of
the year. State legislators could help the district out though, by passing a
bill to give extra calamity days on Wednesday.
district could avoid making up three days by using what are called ‘blizzard
bags,' where students take extra work home at night or on the weekend. Another
day can be gained by canceling planned 2-hour delay days, which the district
has already done.
measures, plus the 4 extra the state could give, would leave the district with
13 total calamity days. With 12 already in the books and heavy snow on the way
for Wednesday morning, 13 could be the magic number to keep the end of this
school year on schedule.
"It's just been a really unusual winter. But
I'm glad that they have gotten moving. I am hoping tomorrow that that vote can
take place," said Toledo Public School Board President Lisa Sobecki.
"The fact they can actually come to a
consensus and realization that this is the most severe weather that us and
since the 1970's have been exposed to," said Superintendent Dr. Romules Durant.
Parents agree, hoping the legislature can
pass the calamity day bill Wednesday.