Thursday, May 23 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:31:22 GMT
The pastor and members of a Jefferson county church make the gruesome discovery of a body on the way to Bible study Wednesday evening. Sheriff Peter Walker said a woman's body was found just before 6:30More >>
Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker has identified the woman found dead in the cemetery of East Mount Olive Baptist Church Wednesday night.
A Jones County state senator and dozens of volunteers are spreading holiday cheer again this year by making sure that hundreds of people will have a turkey dinner on Christmas day. Sen. Chris McDaniel hosted his 8th annual turkey giveaway Saturday at West Ellisville Baptist Church.
To get a holiday bird, all you had to do was drive up to the church and say Merry Christmas.
McDaniel said he was prepared to hand out up to 500 turkeys.
"It warms my heart to be able to give, but I'm not giving anything that's really mine, I'm just giving something The Lord has blessed me with," said McDaniel. "As long as He keeps blessing me, I'll keep giving," he said.
"Well, I think it's a blessing," said Deborah Clark, one of the folks who got a turkey. "There are some people that don't have and it's a blessing that they give it to everybody," she said.
"I guess it just brings that special feeling of getting in the Christmas spirit by helping others that are less fortunate," said Tommy Barnett, a volunteer at the event.
Barnett was one of about 40 volunteers who helped with the giveaway.
Friday, May 24 2013 5:52 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:52:06 GMT
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 4:45 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:45:22 GMT
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to Lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. As part of National Emergency Service Week, for the last 12-years Wayne farms has hostedMore >>
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. More >>