Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 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 >>
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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 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 >>
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 >>
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.
The youth of the Lakeshore and Bayside Park communities are about to get something back Hurricane Katrina took away. The Bayside Lakeshore Recreation Complex going up on Lower Bay Road is just days away from completion.
By the end of next week, all of the turf should be laid down on the new football and baseball fields inside of the recreation complex. The concession stand, bleachers, dug-outs and the over head lighting is already finished.
"This is basically replacing what we had before Katrina. Here it is nearly eight years after Katrina, and the children of this area have not had a ball field to play on," said Hancock County District One Supervisor David Yarborough.
The storm damaged recreation complex that served the youth of this community before Katrina had to be demolished to make way for South Hancock Elementary. The new sports facility comes with something extra: a community center.
Yarborough said, "The community center is there for anybody as well, wedding receptions, parties whatever you may need it for, you just call and book it."
Annette Moran of Lakeshore echoed his words.
"It's really a nice multi purpose building with a nice kitchen and nice stage."
Moran lives right across the street from the new recreation complex. She says her grand kids can't wait to play ball there.
"We're glad to see it, very excited about it. It will be something all the kids in the community can use."
"We needed it, that's for sure. We only had one football field in the county for the longest time," said Rickey Gandy.
Gandy has been involved in little league football for nearly 20 years. He says there are big plans for the new complex.
"To try to start up a men's softball league, if not a multi gender, there. Plus we're going to try to do some kickball out here for the kids."
Yarborough said, "Hopefully this complex will serve the community for many, many years."
With the new community center, the total price tag for the recreation facility is $2.5 million. A community development block grant from the Mississippi Development Authority funded the project.
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