© iStockphoto.com/Sean Locke Each year, more than 200,000 children go to U.S. hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with playground equipment. Use this simple checklist to help make sure your school playground is a safe place to play.More >> There are many options for school-age child care. Each offers advantages and disadvantages, and none is right for all children under all circumstances. Here are some things to watch for when choosing child care for your child. More >> Too many of our young people are caught up in conflicts every day that they do not know how to manage -- teasing, jealousy, and physical aggression. Teaching youth how to manage conflict in a productive way can help reduce incidents of violent behavior. More >> Like most parents, you probably have rules for how your children should deal with strangers, and how far from home they're allowed to travel. It's important to make similar rules for your children's Internet use and to be aware of their online activities. More >> Family involvement is important. Are you doing your best to help with homework, improve test-taking, & support your gifted child? Also, learn what to do when your teen fails. More >>
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >> Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
For some, it may be hard to believe that nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall and left major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi. Most people will never forget where theyMore >> Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, causing major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.More >> There's an ongoing search for Jones County resident Ashley Clark, 31. According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department they received a call at around 7 a.m. Monday about a missing person. VolunteersMore >> A Jones County resident that was missing since Sunday morning was found dead around 12 p.m. Monday.
The Marion County Sheriff Department is actively investigating the death of a person after a burned truck was found on East Reservoir Road near Bunker Hill Baptist Church. Investigator Jamie Singley saidMore >> The Marion County Sheriff Department is actively investigating the death of a person after a burned truck was found on East Reservoir Road near Bunker Hill Baptist Church.More >> A UPS semitrailer wrecked in the southbound land of Hwy 49 past MS 589 in Covington County around 10:00 a.m. Monday. Major traffic delays are expected. Two people in the semitrailer have been transportedMore >> A UPS semitrailer wrecked in the southbound land of Hwy 49 past MS 589 in Covington County around 10:00 a.m. Monday. Major traffic delays are expected.More >>