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 9:06 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:06:00 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."
Age 21 & up. "Party with the Penguins" of the all-new Penguin Beach as you enjoy a delectable mix of wine-tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music and socializing. Advance tickets required. Call 419-385-5721, ext. 6001. Zoo member discount applies.
June 7: Lucas turns 3! 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come celebrate the third birthday of Lucas the elephant calf. Watch him get presents at 10:30 a.m. and eat -- or destroy -- cake at 1:30 p.m. Free with regular Zoo admission.
Starting June 10: Animal Tales: Fun in the Sun, Times vary
3- and 4-year-olds enjoy a three-part series of charming animal stories, plus songs, games, crafts or zoo animal visits. Separate fee, pre-registration required. Choose from convenient weekday and weekend times.
June 15: Father's Day at the Zoo, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Dads, get free admission when you visit with your family. Games and activities are free with regular zoo admission, plus an opportunity to enjoy a special BBQ lunch (separate fee). Call Group Sales at 419-385-5721, ext. 6001, for BBQ reservations. Walk-ins are welcome if space permits. Zoo member discount applies.
June 9–Aug 15: Summer Safari Camps, Times vary
This summer, don't just go to camp; go on safari. The zoo offers wild opportunities for campers ages 4 through 14. Separate fee, pre-registration required. Zoo member discount applies.
June 18: Watch It Grow Garden Tour, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
With a zoo horticulturist, tour stunning rose, vegetable, butterfly, Van Auken, herb and formal gardens, and get some gardening hints from the experts, too. Reservations are not necessary; just meet at the historic Ziems Conservatory and be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. Free with regular zoo admission.
June 20: ZOOtoDO, 6 p.m. – midnight
This chic "tuxedoes and tennis shoes" affair mixes outstanding food (served by 50+ regional restaurants and catering services) with fantastic live entertainment throughout an after-hours zoo. Separate fee; advance tickets required.