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A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
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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) -
homeless in the Baton Rouge area have a new place to rest their heads on a cold
night. The St. Vincent de Paul society announced the opening of a new men's
shelter and plans to build one for families.
came up with this vision and the vision was let's finish that second floor and let's
fill this community need," said Michael Acaldo, president of St. Vincent
The cut of
a ribbon marked the official opening of the St. Vincent de Paul society's new
men's shelter. Acaldo said the second floor is built to fit 62 beds, which is
double the number it once held.
man gets a locker, they get a bed and place to call home on a cold winter
night," Acaldo added.
get a hot meal. In its 30 years of existence, the need has grown. This year,
volunteers served an estimated 240,000 meals.
dining room is our community safety net," explained Cary Kearny, committee
chair of Vision 150. "It ensures that no one has to be hungry."
has come a long way.
there were no beds," said Marvin Ourso, a longtime volunteer at the
shelter. "We didn't have any of that."
been volunteering at St. Vincent de Paul for 70 years. He recalls a time when
just having providing a roof for those in need was an accomplishment.
matter what you do here, your dedication, love and prayers and your actions and
resources make all the difference in the world," said Kearny.
changed, the need has grown and the shelter is expanding to meet that demand.
Acaldo said helping others and being a part of their success story is the true
excited. They can't believe how nice it is. You can tell it's well lit. We
believe having a well lit facility. You're not depressed. Today is a day full
of life and opportunity," Acaldo added.
have been ordered for the new shelter.
men's shelter is being converted into a facility that will one day house
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