Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 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 were 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 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:41:59 GMT
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday. Once deputies arrived to the home theyMore >>
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday.More >>
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -
Each year an employer throughout the state is selected for the Pro Patria Award. This year, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd has been selected to receive the award for the public sector category on February 15.
The Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve gives the Pro Patria Award to employers who show extraordinary support for our national defense by adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the Guard and Reserve.
According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Byrd is the third person in the state to receive the award. It's considered the highest honor given by the Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve organization.
The award is handed out in three categories: Public Sector, Large Private Sector and Small Private Sector.
"I am humbled and honored to receive such a pristine award," Byrd said. "I am extremely proud of our officers who serve their community while doubling as citizen soldiers who serve their nation and I will always find ways to support them. It's so important that we support them as they gain skills and leadership experience that's transferable and beneficial to our department."
Byrd will receive the award at ceremony in Jackson at the Old Capitol Inn.
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