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KFC Hoax: Little Girl Was Not Kicked Out Of KFC

KFC Hoax: Little Girl Was Not Kicked Out Of KFC

By Kelly Weidman June 25, 2014

The story of the three year old girl kicked out of a Jackson, MS KFC due to facial scarring that “disturbed customers” is a hoax according to Rick Maynard, spokesperson for KFC. “After the alleged incident was reported to us, …

Shot Elephant Makes Controversial Return to Circus

The elephant shot in a drive-by last year in Mississippi returned to the stage with Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey on Thursday, almost exactly a year after the terrifying incident, according to WMC-TV. Carol the elephant, who is now …

Michelle Byrom: Death Row Inmate Gets New Trial

Michelle Byrom was about to be the first woman executed by the state of Mississippi in several decades. Before that could happen, Byrom found herself getting a second chance at life and her freedom. Her original conviction was overturned and …

Dead Man Wakes Up While In Body Bag Dead Man Wakes Up While In Body Bag

In this situation it’s hard to tell just who was more terrified: The man waking up in a body bag and having no idea how he got there or the mortician turning to find that the dead body he was …

Dead Man Wakes Up Before Embalming Dead Man Wakes Up Before Embalming

Imagine the surprise on the face of the mortician when a man who was just about to undergo embalming, woke up and started kicking in his body bag. It happened in Lexington, Mississippi when Wednesday night, Walter Williams, 78, appeared …

Old Miss Frat Chapter Suspended Over Racist Prank Old Miss Frat Chapter Suspended Over Racist Prank

We are not yet out of February which means that Black History Month is not over. This means that somewhere at this very moment a child may be reading about James Meredith. In 1962, Meredith was the first African American …

Would-Be Politician Admits To Sending Letters Would-Be Politician Admits To Sending Letters
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Tupelo, Mississippi native James Everette Dutschke pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to sending Ricin-laced letters to President Obama. The 41-year-old was also on the hook for mailing letters to Mississippi’s Senator Roger Wicker and Sadie Holland, a Lee …

Tupelo Shooting:  Officer Killed During Bank Robbery Tupelo Shooting: Officer Killed During Bank Robbery
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On Monday, the day before Christmas Eve, Police Sergeant Gale Stauffer was shot and killed by an assault rifle, and another officer was seriously wounded. It happened when officers interrupted a robbery at BanCorp South’s Gloster Creek Village branch as …

Chicken Nugget Ingredients Revealed Chicken Nugget Ingredients Revealed
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Haven’t you always wanted to know what was in a chicken nugget? Obviously, there is not a “nugget” on a chicken, so what exactly are these little pieces of chicken, primarily targeted to kids, made of? Mississippi researchers recently found …

Record Alligator Caught in Alabama Record Alligator Caught in Alabama

Wildlife officials there say an alligator hunting record in Mississippi was broken for the third time in a week, after the state’s heaviest gator was caught. A 13-foot, 6.5-inch gator weighing 741.5 pounds was killed by Dalco Turner of Gluckstadt, …

727-Pound Alligator Killed in Mississippi 727-Pound Alligator Killed in Mississippi
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This weekend, the first weekend of alligator season in Mississippi, two people broke the state record for the heaviest alligator that has been documented only hours apart. The previous record for the heaviest alligator was 697.5 pounds, and it was …

727-Pound Alligator Caught in Mississippi 727-Pound Alligator Caught in Mississippi
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One would think that it would be hard to top catching a 723-pound gator and breaking a state record just days into hunting season, right? Wrong. That record lasted barely an hour when another hunting team bagged a 727-pound gator. …

Tugboat Accident Results In Wisconsin Man's Death Tugboat Accident Results In Wisconsin Man's Death

Tugboat accidents don’t seem like they would be all that common or deadly, but one Wisconsin man wasn’t so lucky last week. On Wednesday, a tugboat capsized at Lock and Dam No. 7 on the Mississippi River. A search for …

Jack Swagger, WWE Star, to Appear in Court Jack Swagger, WWE Star, to Appear in Court
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Jack Swagger, the WWE star who’s real name is Jacob Hager, was arrested earlier this week in Gulfport, Mississippi on DUI charges. According to a TMZ report on the incident, the wrestler was arrested after leaving a taping of WWE …

New Orleans Levees Hold Fast Against Hurricane Isaac New Orleans Levees Hold Fast Against Hurricane Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac was upgraded to Hurricane Isaac just in time to hit the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi. The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that although water rose over a rural levee and flooded some homes, the levees themselves …

Brett Favre Auctioning Off His Time For Charity Brett Favre Auctioning Off His Time For Charity

For a very specific group of high schoolers, the chance to play catch with football legend Brett Favre was recently put up for grabs in a charity auction. The only catch is, you have to live in the Sumrall area …