Thursday, July 31 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:45:13 GMT
Jasper County authorities have found the body of a man missing since last weekend. Sheriff Chris Sargent said a search team located the body of Ricky Page, 54, around 7 p.m. Thursday in his Ford pick-upMore >>
Sheriff Chris Sargent said a search team located the body of Ricky Page, 54, around 7 p.m. Thursday in his Ford pick-up truck in a wooded area off Highway 11 in Vossburg.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:37:09 GMT
An Ellisville man fell victim to an international scam after chatting with a woman from Africa on a dating site for six-months. The man was unaware that she was slowly gaining his confidence in orderMore >>
An Ellisville man fell victim to an international scam after chatting with a woman from Africa on a dating site for six-months.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:12:18 GMT
A Hattiesburg man is now in custody and charged with aggravated domestic assault. Roger Holder was wanted in connection with a Tuesday incident at Greenbriar Apartments on McInnis Loop that sent a victimMore >>
A Hattiesburg man is now in custody and charged with aggravated domestic assault. Roger Holder was wanted in connection with a Tuesday incident at Greenbriar Apartments on McInnis Loop that sent a victim to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:17:53 GMT
A Gulfport woman has been charged with uttering forgery after she allegedly deposited more than $16,000 worth of fraudulent money orders at Coastal Credit Union.More >>
A Gulfport woman has been charged with uttering forgery after she allegedly deposited more than $16,000 worth of fraudulent money orders at Coastal Credit Union. Biloxi Police Department Investigator Steve Schlicht said Cynthia Ann Brosh, 57, turned herself in to authorities Wednesday afternoon.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:38:38 GMT
The Evansville Police Department says a man is arrested after an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning. EPD says 50-year-old James Worthington is facing multiple charges after he attempted to rob aMore >>
EPD says 50-year-old James Worthington is facing multiple charges after he attempted to rob a customer at a west side gas station.
After Wednesday night's devastating fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, many people are wondering how they can help.
We have compiled a list of groups, organizations and websites which are reaching out to the people affected by the explosion and whom you can contact to be a part of the efforts to assist in recovery in the area.
Carter Blood Care also has the following drives lined up today through Saturday:
Blood drive Monday 6:30pm with Carter Blood Care at Noonday VFD.
UT Tyler - Thursday and Friday from 10-5 in front of the student center AND near the business building.
Cotton Belt Building, Tyler - Thursday until 1:30 p.m.
Texas College - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
There will be a mobile unit in Greenville at the Hunt Co. Regional Hospital from 1:30pm until 6:00 p.m.
Mission Tyler is collecting gift cards to share with people in the explosion area for their needs in the aftermath of the explosion. Call or text Mission Tyler director Travis White at 903.780.3477 to give.
Salvation Army: 5 canteens (mobile kitchens) are out in West, Texas, serving breakfast and hot coffee to survivors and first responders. Rain suits, jackets and blankets are also being distributed.
SHAGfitness 6913 Camp Bowie #111-will be driving to West on Saturday with all donated items. 817-296-1769
The most effective way to support The Salvation Army response in West, Texas, is by making a financial contribution: • MAIL – please send checks to The Salvation Army, PO Box 36607, Dallas, TX 75235 • PHONE at 1-800-SAL-ARMY • ONLINE at www.salvationarmytexas.org
Lone Star Military Farmers and Jacksonville Marine Corp League, will be accepting donations Saturday 10:00 amto 2:00 pm at Atwood's parking lot in Jacksonville,Tx. for the families of West Texas. Relay for Life will be selling Hot Dogs during the same time. Please come by and make a donation to each. Thank you we will be taking toiletries, blankets, towels, diapers, wipes, gatoraid, water and clothing..
Drop-off locations for goods/money:
Smith County VFD accepting donations for West VFD. Make checks out to Red Cross or Salvation Army. Write in the memo: West, TX Explosion. Take checks to Whitehouse #2 Station on Highway 110 or Lindale Firestation on FM 16.
OSBORN CRAWFISH HOLE, Hwy 31 in Kilgore, is loading up an 18-wheeler with donations and is leaving, I believe this weekend. So, if y'all have any of the much-needed items to donate, please take them to Kilgore for those of us in Longview and areas close to Kilgore! (903) 983-1810 for more info.
Lone Star Military Farmers and Jacksonville Marine Corp League Saturday 10:00am- 2:00pm in Jacksonville, Texas, will be at Atwoods parking lot accepting donations. .Please make sure to come by and make a donation. 903-243-0487 is the contact number.
Lindale FFA Ag teachers/students - Gathering donations in the Ag shop at Lindale High School and will deliver to Waco area next Friday or Saturday morning. Volunteers interested in going to serve in the area April 27-28, contact Rebecca Curry at CurryRA@lindaleeagles.org. We will stockpile donations in the Ag shop from 7:00 am-4:00 pm this school week and next. If you would like to make a donation but cannot make those hours please let me know and I will meet you here whenever you can make it. (903)881-4050.
Donations in the West area:
The Extraco Events Center will be setting up to take donations starting tomorrow at 9:00 am. For information call 254-776-1660
The Home Depot store in Bellmead will be open all night for those who need plywood, generators, etc.
Both Peas & Tots and Smarty Pants consignment stores in Waco are accepting clothing donations in all sizes for those in West
Axtell High School will be taking any kind of donations at the school tomorrow! Please donate anything! The PALS organization is taking all donations and will be accepting tomorrow and Friday during school
Latham Springs Baptist has offered to house any displaced families from this tragedy. Hillcrest and Providence are doing a heroic job of attending to those in need.
From Cen-Tex Roofing Systems - (Facebook page information) Anyone in West that needs tarps or plywood call my office (254)751-7700. We have crews ready to help. No charge people!
According to manager Mike Cooper, Carl's Jr. in Waco off New Road + 35 offering 50% off for blood donors.
CCPRNOKILL Animal Rescue and Bow Wow Boutique Boarding and Grooming in Gatesville have offered to help with lost pets from the West Explosion. If you have pets that need temporary boarding please contact Barbi Straub at 254-248-5002.
If you are looking for information on a loved one, the hotline number is 254.202.1100 or you can check out Safe & Well site: redcross.org/safeandwell.
The Humane Society of Central Texaswill have our van at the Marable exit at St. Francis Church in West to transport any displaced pets to the shelter in Waco! Pictures of the pets brought in from West will be put in a special Facebook album to make them easy to identify. We are available as needed!!! 254-754-1454
Friday, August 1 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:20:06 GMT
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Dozens of deserving local children who'll be participating in a back-to-school rally this weekend can thank some gridiron warriors for a little extra gift they'll be receiving. TheMore >>
Dozens of deserving local children who'll be participating in a back-to-school rally this weekend can thank some gridiron warriors for a little extra gift they'll be receiving.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:06:52 GMT
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Folks who want to take chance on owning a brand new home for $100 while helping the United Way have just over two weeks to do so. The last day for ticket sales in the 12th annualMore >>
The last day for ticket sales in the 12th annual Home Sweet Home Raffle is Aug. 17.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:29:11 GMT
The P.A.C.E. Head Start agency's regional director Willie Sims broke the silence on Monday about the suspended program. The agency is on a 30-day suspension for improperly reporting sex allegations. TheMore >>
The P.A.C.E. Head Start agency's regional director Willie Sims broke the silence on Monday about the suspended program.
The agency is on a 30-day suspension for improperly reporting sex allegations.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:27:16 GMT
Under some rainy conditions, Southern Miss football opened fall camp this morning at the Joe P. Park practice facility. The Golden Eagles are coming off a productive spring and summer, welcoming severalMore >>
Under some rainy conditions, Southern Miss football opened fall camp this morning at the Joe P. Park practice facility.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:42:08 GMT
Laurel Police want to alert the public about a phone scam that is targeting grandparents in the Pine Belt. Two Laurel residents have already fallen victim to the scam and have lost a significant amountMore >>
Laurel Police want to alert the public about a phone scam that is targeting grandparents in the Pine Belt. More >>
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