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 6:51 AM EDT2013-05-22 10:51:06 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 >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne says 2013 will be the year of music in Louisiana.
Dardenne spoke to the Press Club about Louisiana's plan for upcoming tourism, including a bicentennial celebration that would bring famous Louisiana artists back to the Pelican State.
He also talked about the drawbacks of bringing large events, like the Superbowl, to Louisiana. While they're great for the state economy in the long run, he said, there is no money designated to take care of upfront costs.
"To do this we've been working with some of the groups in New Orleans and several legislatures to try and find a steady funding stream to be able to make sure we can do this, independent of having to look at the budget each year when it happens," said Dardenne.
He says tourism accounts for $10.5 billion of spending in the state and employs one in ten Louisiana residents.
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