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.
October 4 marks the anniversary of two musical influences at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Next week, the Director of the Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Jay Dean, will celebrate 25 years with the symphony as it begins its 93rd season. Dean has lead the orchestra to an international reputation.
According to Dean, this season will being with famed violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. Dean says it is important to bring international artists, like Sonnenberg, to the campus because the symphony is not just for the university.
Dean says during his 25 years, he has watched his students grow into professional performers and bring high quality music to the area.
"Provide the students of the university and the people this community, and this state with the highest possible quality musical performances that we can, and change the lives of people. Whether they are playing on the stage, or sitting in the audience, to give them those experiences that really are meaningful, and they really will remember for the rest of their life,"said Dean.
Limited tickets remain to the Symphony Silver Season Opening Night, which is October fourth at 7:30 in Bennett Auditorium on the Southern Miss Hattiesburg Campus. Tickets are $20, $30 or $40.
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