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Gulfport man to serve life sentence for sexual battery of child

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www..com – Staff – 2022-11-21 16:07:30

A man will spend the rest of his in prison after being convicted of molesting a child for more than six years.

Judge Larry Bourgeois 67-year-old William Issac Arnold after a three-day trial. The jury took just half an hour before returning the guilty verdict on the three counts of sexual battery. Arnold got life on the first count, 30 years on the second count and 30 years on the third count. The sentences will concurrently.

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The victim testified that Arnold molested her from the age of 12 until she was 18. The abuse was not disclosed for…

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Winners announced in Region I and IV Mississippi Science Fair

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-03-01 10:00:39

SUMMARY: More than 120 from elementary, middle, and high schools participated in the Region I and IV Mississippi Science Fair at USM Park Campus. Winners will advance to the Fair in Starkville and potentially the National Science Fair in California. The annual various scientific research projects in different categories. Dr. Julie Cwikla, the director of the Center for STEM Education, was impressed by the projects and described the students as future scientists, engineers, and innovators. were given in different categories to recognize outstanding projects and encourage students to engage in STEM education and critical thinking.

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Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund Approves More Than $14.5M in Funding for 33 Projects Statewide

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-03-01 09:17:14

SUMMARY: Gov. Tate Reeves announced the Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship (MOSTF) Board of Trustees has selected grants totaling $14.5 million for 33 conservation and outdoor recreation projects. This will be with $30 million from other sources. The projects aim to improve parks, recreation trails, access to public waters, and wildlife habitats across Mississippi. The MOSTF was created by the and signed into in 2022. The Board of Trustees oversees selection and funding disbursement. Various and committees have praised the program for investing in outdoor recreation and conservation efforts in the .

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Introducing our WXXV Student Athlete of the Week: Picayune Baseball and Football’s Morgan Craft

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www.wxxv25.com – Ansley Brent – 2024-03-01 08:22:52

SUMMARY: Morgan Craft of is a talented student athlete who excels in both and football. He has been playing baseball since he was four and has always had a strong connection with the sport. Craft, along with five of his Maroon Tide teammates, will be continuing his baseball career at Pearl Community College. He has also been a key member of Picayune's football team, winning back-to-back Championship titles. Despite the challenges of being a kicker, Craft is grateful for the of his community. Moving forward, he is to pursue his lifelong dream of playing both at the collegiate level.

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