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East Webster Elementary uses different strategies to encourage literacy

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www.wcbi.com – Kealy Shields – 2023-09-12 18:29:53

SUMMARY: The Mississippi Department of Education is hosting regional literacy meetings to and educators align their efforts in developing reading skills for in kindergarten through third grade. East Webster Elementary, an “A” rated school, has implemented strategies to get students interested in reading and writing. They have switched from an accelerated reader program to a hundred book club, where students earn prizes for reading a certain amount of books. The school also focuses on intervention and providing one-on-one help to students who need it. It is important for parents to understand what their are learning at school and work collaboratively with teachers for their child's .

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Man arrested for fatal shooting near Chastain Drive in Jackson

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-07-15 12:55:13

SUMMARY: Eddie Lee Gilbert, 57, for his involvement in a fatal shooting near Chastain and Garvin Street on Thursday, July 11. The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Gilbert, arrested on Saturday, July 13, faces charges murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and felony drug possession. Authorities are urging anyone with more information about the incident to contact the Jackson Police Department or Stoppers.

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Yazoo County deputies seize alcohol bottles, marijuana at correctional facility

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www.wjtv.com – Kristopher White – 2024-07-15 11:32:31

SUMMARY: Yazoo County deputies seized contraband inside the fence of Yazoo County Regional Correctional Facility on Saturday, July 13, around 1:00 a.m. After investigating two suspects near the outer perimeter, deputies found 14 Sprite bottles, seven Coca-Cola bottles, and four packages of marijuana within the fence. The bottles contained alcohol. Despite a search, the two suspects were not found. No arrests had been made by Monday, July 15.

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4 killed in Holly Springs shooting

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www.wjtv.com – Alan Selph – 2024-07-15 08:39:31

SUMMARY: Four people, three women and one man, were killed in a -by shooting in Holly Springs, Mississippi, around 7 p.m. on Sunday. The incident occurred at a home on Woodward Street, with a five-year-old child present but unharmed. Holly Springs and the Marshall County Sheriff's Office are investigating. Witnesses suggested a domestic dispute may have precipitated the shooting. Holly Springs Sharon Gipson expressed her condolences at the scene. The ages of the victims have not been disclosed.

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