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 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:53:06 GMT
Community members and fellow classmates of Natalie Hightower are gathering tonight for a candlelight vigil in her honor. The 12-year-old Vancleave Middle School student underwent surgery this past MondayMore >>
They came, looking like a sea of orange--Natalie's favorite color, more than 200 strong.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:08 GMT
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned. According to DMR Public Relations Manager Lauren Thompson said DMR received a report about the incident around 6:30 p.m.More >>
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned.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.
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
Thirty dogs from the Jackson County animal
shelter could be in loving, new homes by Christmas. That's because they're headed to a no kill shelter in Illinois.
Volunteers were up early Tuesday to get the animals ready for the long journey.
"They have pet licensing laws and spay and neuter laws so they don't have the pet overpopulation that we have right now," said Neva Bailey with the Animal Protection and Education Association.
Giving the dogs a new lease on life gives Bailey a feeling of contentment.
is something we've been working with the Jackson County animal shelter
for years, saving animals. And to be able to save this many at one time
Just in the past few months alone, the Jackson
County animal shelter has been deluged with unwanted animals. The main
reason for that was a storm called Hurricane Isaac.
people that are affected by the storms with flooding in their homes or
damage to their homes. They relocate temporarily, sometimes, to other
living arrangements and can't keep their pets," explained Shelter Director Bill Richman.
For animal control officer Charles Callegan, the dogs represent the perfect Christmas gift for himself, and other people.
we get to save lives and find good homes for them. The kids up there
really would enjoy them as much as we enjoy them down here," Callegan
The Animal Protection and Education Association has helped
with several other transport missions to no kill shelters in the past.
Volunteers with the organization helped to raise money to cover
expenses for this latest trip.
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