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 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 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 >>
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 leaders say the meeting would have been held with
or without the decision to put the levy on the ballot. They say they want the
public to understand how the district pays its bills.
Treasurer Matt Cleland says the
district will be able to balance the budget without making any more cuts for a
couple years, but projections show that will change in 2016. At that point,
Cleland projects expenditures will overtake revenues, forcing the district to
Cleland says voters should consider the district's past
financial responsibility when evaluating the upcoming levy.
"A positive fund balance has been maintained by the school
district. We've always had a positive balance at the end of the year. That is
important to know because you want to know that the organization that's making
use of taxpayer dollars is fiscally responsible and prudent," said Toledo Public
Schools Treasurer Matt Cleland.
Cleland says the district has balanced its budget each year
because of sacrifices made by staff members and cuts to things like