Monday, May 20 2013 3:02 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:02:26 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.
Mississippi National Guard troops took part in a number of rescue operations in the Helena Community this week. Two sisters were among those rescued by the guardsmen.
"It started storming real bad, so I got really scared. I started panicking," said Samantha Dickson of Helena.
Dickson, her two young sons, and her sister Haley Morrow were among those rescued by the guardsmen as Hurricane Isaac's flood waters quickly rose around them. They were trapped in their home Thursday morning on Hyacinth Way in the Helena Community.
"I was scared. I didn't know how far it was going to come up," Morrow said.
Suddenly, a military truck pulled up with several guardsmen inside.
"They were just jumping out, wading through water, knocking on people's doors, trying to make people leave. It was awesome," Dickson said.
Haley took some pictures moments after the four were pulled to safety.
"Oh, it was relief. It was a relief because we were panicking really," said Dickson. "We probably would have got flooded in. I don't know if the house is flooded, but we wouldn't have been able to get out."
"You know when you're in a dream, something horrible happened and then it turns out different? It's just like pure relief. Thank God that we got out," said Morrow.
The sisters want to express their deep gratitude to the guardsmen who saved their lives.
"I couldn't say thank you enough. Words can't describe how that feels to know that they would be there when nobody else could," said Morrow.
"We wish we could return the favor, but all we can say is thank you," said Dickson.
The family is staying with church members in Alabama until they can return to their home. According to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd, National Guard troops have helped rescue more than 75 people so far.
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