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 >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:16:48 GMT
MOORE, OK - The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office tweeted a photo of a frightened, muddy dog Monday after the deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through the town.The comment accompanying the photo said, "scared,More >>
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:04 AM EDT2013-05-22 15:04:51 GMT
A Tylertown man is charged with animal cruelty in connection to that suspected puppy mill in Walthall Co. More than 100 of the rescued animals are now at the Humane Society of South MS.More >>
A Tylertown man is charged with animal cruelty in connection to that suspected puppy mill in Walthall County. Sheriff's officials say James Thornhill, 72, turned himself in Tuesday and was released on his own recognizance. Meanwhile, 102 of the animals rescued Monday are now getting a lot of TLC at the Humane Society of South Mississippi.More >>
COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) -
The City of Columbia and the National Football League have teamed up to honor NFL Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton and his family. Saturday afternoon, city officials unveiled a Hometown Hall of Famer sign at the city's first-ever, Main Street Tailgate Festival.
Three of the signs honoring Payton will be placed on highways around Columbia.
Payton was a star player at Columbia High School and Jackson State, before going on to a Hall of Fame career with the Chicago Bears.
He died in 1999.
City officials also presented Payton's mother, Alyne, with a key to the city.
"Words just can't explain," said Mrs. Payton. "I'm just so happy for my son and I know he would be to," she said.
"There's no greater honor for an individual or an athlete to be honored in his city with something that says I'm from this town," said Eddie Payton, Walter's brother. Eddie Payton also played five seasons in the NFL.
In addition to Eddie Payton, former NFL veterans Mike Landrum and Jeff Posey also attended the festival.
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