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 >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:54:24 GMT
Hattiesburg residents took part in a refresher class today to be sure they are ready to assist local first-responders in many different types of emergencies. The class included intensive training for theMore >>
Hattiesburg residents took part in a refresher class today to be sure they are ready to assist local first-responders in many different types of emergencies.
Friday, April 18 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:38:37 GMT
This is a news release from Attorney General Jim Hood's Office A Pearl River County resident has been sentenced to prison for fondling a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. BrandonMore >>
A Pearl River County resident has been sentenced to prison for fondling a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.More >>
Friday, April 18 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:23:56 GMT
The BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip made it's 10th of 11 pits stops this morning in Hattiesburg at the Canebrake Country Club. The third annual tour is part of the university's effort to connect with alumniMore >>
The BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip made it's 10th of 11 pits stops this morning in Hattiesburg at the Canebrake Country Club.More >>
Kansas City Mayor Sly James is encouraging people who help someone out in the winter storm or who get help to share the good deed on Twitter.
"If you see people doing extraordinary things to help during the storm, tweet it using #kchelps," James tweeted.
The hashtag #kchelps is already filling up with stories of people who are spotted pushing stuck vehicles out or shoveling out their neighbors.
One person tweeted how grateful she is that an officer helped her with her groceries at the Brookside Cosentino's.
"Didn't get his name... but Thank You!" tweeted @WootonBrandi.
Kansas City fire Chief Paul Berardi even felt the love from nearby helpers.
"Thanks to neighbors who helped my wife shovel my sidewalk while I'm at EOC [Emergency Operations Center]. #kchelps," Berardi wrote.
For all the Kansas Citians feeling stuck, there were usually people there to help.
"Just got done shoveling out the driveway for my neighbor's house and my brother's house, but I'm going to go down farther," said Mark Green, of Kansas City, MO.
"I was actually headed into work and I got stuck twice and two separate people came out and helped me each time, so whenever I see somebody I try and help out," said Furu Ambam, of Kansas City, MO. "It's just another way to connect."
Then there was a group of neighbors with a different idea of what really helps when winter settles in.
"It's just going to keep coming, so it just, sometimes it feels pointless to shovel. So we just have a good time and it's good for moral and makes people feel good," said Philip Wiegand, of Kansas City, MO.
The group came outside in T-shirts, sundresses and flip flops to participate in such exhilarating activities as racing around the yards, posing for pictures stacked on top of one another in a pyramid, dancing a conga line and making snow angels.
For four years now, when the snow comes down, the members of the Catholic youth community, Meyer Catholic Quarter, a part of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, get together to take some pictures that take them away to another place. For a few minutes it doesn't matter what the temperature is - snowy lawns become sandy beaches and shoveling can wait for another day.
"The adrenaline rush, you just get excited, so it doesn't feel that cold," said Carrie Kafka, of Kansas City, MO.
Some may argue that the good deeds are made even better when the doers don't receive major accolades, but James said he saw people doing extraordinary things during previous storms and he wants to keep it up.
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Saturday, April 19 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:01:26 GMT
Dozens of Petal residents and members of nearly one dozen Native-American tribes from six Southeastern states are engaging in an exchange of cultures for the first time in the Friendly City this weekend.More >>
Members of the Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee and other tribes are taking part in the 12th annual Golden Eagle Pow Wow.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:57:35 GMT
Hundreds of children and their parents got some early Easter presents at Dahmer Park Saturday morning during the 67th annual Community Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the City of Hattiesburg and the Lion'sMore >>
The event also featured games for the children. Kids could also have photos made with the Easter Bunny.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:21:52 GMT
Southern Miss Athletics Press ReleaseHATTIESBURG, Miss. – Matt Durst delivered a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth giving Southern Miss the only run they needed while Christian Talley and Ryan MiltonMore >>
Matt Durst delivered a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth giving Southern Miss the only run they needed while Christian Talley and Ryan Milton combined to shutout Conference USA foe Louisiana Tech for the second-straight day in a 1-0 decision here Saturday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:18:25 GMT
Southern Miss Athletics Press ReleaseHATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Black squad accumulated 369 yards of offense on its way to a 45-25 victory over the Golden team in Southern Miss' annual Black and Gold game,More >>
The Black squad accumulated 369 yards of offense on its way to a 45-25 victory over the Golden team in Southern Miss' annual Black and Gold game, Saturday afternoon at M.M. Roberts Stadium.More >>
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