1. Train versus truck accident sends man to the hospital

    A train versus truck accident sent an Amory man to the hospital after a train collided with his Lincoln Mark LT truck. Authorities said the truck, driven by 80-year-old Elder Willis Dobbs, jumped a mound of dirt spread across Old Highway 45, which is now a dead-end road. He drove onto the tracks and apparently blacked out. An oncoming BNSF train saw the truck early enough to slow down, but it coul…Read More

  2. Community Reacts to Deaths of Kids in Fiery Crash

    The five children killed in a fiery Florida highway crash on their way to Walt Disney World have been identified along with the two truck drivers who also died. The crash happened Thursday. The Christian Family Worship Center in Mansura held a vigil to honor the children and pray for their families. One of the children who was killed in the crash, 13-year-old Cara Descant, was in the 8th grade. He…Read More

  3. Children in Church Van Killed in Florida Crash Were Headed to Disney

    The church van packed with children was headed south -- with just an hour to go before reaching Walt Disney World after a 700-mile trip from Louisiana -- when it got caught in a fiery pileup involving two 18-wheelers that killed seven people, including five of the youngsters. On Friday, investigators were trying to determine what triggered the accident the previous afternoon on Interstate 75 near …Read More