Wednesday, September 17 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-09-17 11:45:08 GMT
A Jackson mother claims a Wingfield high school soccer coach had inappropriate contact with her 14-year-old daughter who plays soccer. She says she became concerned after seeing some of the texts the coachMore >>
The mom, who preferred to remain unidentified to protect her daughter, said the coach asked her daughter for her cell phone number. More >>
Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:00:09 GMT
An Ocean Springs mom is sending a warning to South Mississippi parents. Katrina Johnson wants every parent to be aware of an app that she says is being used by many students to spread hate.More >>
An Ocean Springs mom is sending a warning to South Mississippi parents. Katrina Johnson wants every parent to be aware of an app that she says is being used by many students to spread hate. Johnson discovered the posts last week, and she says what she read would make parents cringe.More >>
Wednesday, September 17 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-09-17 10:54:13 GMT
Margaritaville's employees and the casinos supplier have known for some time the closure was a likely possibility, but still, they say, that doesn't make the reality of it any less difficult.More >>
Margaritaville's employees and the casinos supplier have known for some time the closure was a likely possibility, but still, they say, that doesn't make the reality of it any less difficult. A day after the shutdown they used words like "sad" and "devastating" to describe their feelings. Now they must wonder what comes next for them.More >>
Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:19:28 GMT
This is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Justice Local contractor Mike Miller, 48, of Hattiesburg, pled guilty on September 15, 2014, to a kickback scheme which defrauded the U.S. DepartmentMore >>
Local contractor Mike Miller, 48, of Hattiesburg, pled guilty on September 15, 2014, to a kickback scheme which defrauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K.More >>
The children at Jefferson Middle School in Columbia, Mississippi received a special treat Wednesday. Two-time gold medalist Ruthie Bolton visit the school to speak to and help encourage the kids to accomplish the best in life.
Bolton, a native of McClain, won three SEC championships as a part of the Auburn womens' basketball team before being drafted by the Sacramento Monarchs of the WNBA. She went on to win two Olympic gold medals as an integral part of the USA Women's Basketball Team, along with scoring over 2,000 points in the WNBA and having her jersey retired by the Monarchs. However, even after such success, Bolton says her heart is in helping others. "I feel like my journey happened the way it did because I'm supposed to give back. Sharing my story and what I've had to go through, I feel like, is a part of who I am."
Bolton, who is a member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and has also been on the cover of Sports Illustrated, added that she hopes she can help out at least one or two among the crowd. "God has given us the ability to play, not just for ourselves, but the ability to influence and empower young people. If I could get one or two of these kids to really believe that they might be something, I feel like I've done my job."
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