Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains are mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:57:46 GMT
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning. According to Pascagoula Police Lt. James DeShannon Massey, motorists are asked to avoidMore >>
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:19:41 GMT
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, James Decker III, 32, of GeorgeMore >>
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
Our Daily Bread in Pascagoula has provided for the homeless for nearly 30 years. On Veterans Day, the meal offered was about more than filling stomachs.
"There's no great nation better than America," said veteran Farrell Williams. "I always say to myself that the biggest commitment a soldier can give is his life, and I want to make sure I show appreciation to the commitment they gave to our freedom."
Williams is a veteran of Afghanistan, and recently retired from the Army. He knows the struggle of battle and now wants to help with a common struggle on the home front. He and a few friends decided to help out and cook a special barbeque lunch for homeless veterans.
"The women and the men who have served their country here at Our Daily Bread that have to come here for this free food, it's heart breaking. It's humbling. On this special day, we wanted to help them in some way," said Our Daily Bread Director Mary Elder.
"Vietnam guys and those veterans, WWI and WWII, those guys have paved the way for us. We have done nothing more bigger than they have done. And, I think they should get the same privilege that we receive," said Williams.
The barbeque may be a small gesture, but volunteers say it's a way to pay respect to every deserving veteran.
"With this set of soldiers coming in to help us pay tribute as well, the gratitude I cannot express," said Elder.
"To all the soldiers, veterans, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, I just want to say thank you for all that you have done and the payment you continue to do for the sake of freedom," said Williams.
Studies show that more than 100,000 veterans are homeless nationwide.
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