Helicopter Crash Tragedy: Identifying the Mississippi National Guardsmen Who Lost Their Lives

Jackson, Mississippi – Two National Guardsmen from Mississippi tragically lost their lives in a helicopter crash on Friday. Governor Tate Reeves confirmed the identities of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Bryan Andrew Zemek, 36, and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Derek Joshua Abbott, 42, in a social media statement. Zemek served as an AH-64 Delta Apache standardization instructor pilot in Alpha Company 1st Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, while Abbott was a maintenance test pilot in Delta Company …

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**Sittervising**: Mississippi Mom Raves About New Parenting Method Allowing Kids to Play Themselves in a Whole New World

Gulfport, Mississippi – A Mississippi mom is sharing her experience with a popular parenting concept that has positively impacted her family. Laynah Rose Crawley, known as “The Fun Homeschool Mom” on Instagram, credits the term “sittervising” for allowing her to give her children more independence. She first learned about this term from Seattle-based mom Susie Allison, who discussed it on her blog, “The Busy Toddler.” Sittervising, a combination of “sitting” and “supervising,” has gained attention …

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Two guardsmen killed in helicopter crash

BOONEVILLE, MS – A routine training flight in Mississippi ended in tragedy on Friday when an Apache AH-64 helicopter crashed, claiming the lives of two National Guard soldiers, as confirmed by state officials. Mississippi’s Governor, Tate Reeves, expressed his deep condolences following the incident which occurred around 2 p.m. in Prentiss County. He urged the public to join him and the First Lady of Mississippi, Elee Reeves, in praying for the soldiers and their grieving …

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Mom gets life in prison for slamming her 2-month-old baby on the concrete

JACKSON, MS – Makaylia Shaylynn Jolley, a 21-year-old Mississippi mother has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after committing a brutal crime that led to the death of her 2-month-old daughter. On May 12, 2022, in a horrific scene witnessed by multiple bystanders, Jolley was seen assaulting her baby daughter Khalysie Lashay Jolley. She repeatedly slammed the infant on the concrete, which caused the child serious injuries that ultimately cost …

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Woman sentenced to life for murder

A Mississippi woman, Stephanie Ward, 47, was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole for her role in a brutal murder that took place in 2017. Ward was convicted of first-degree murder and hindering prosecution in the death of Roger Lee Scruggs, Jr. by a Yazoo County Circuit Court jury. On the night of November 22, 2017, Ward, along with John Henry May, lured Scruggs to a secluded location on Wildwood Road. May testified that the …

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Woman’s body found wrapped in plastic in LA home

Authorities have identified the woman whose body was discovered wrapped in plastic in a man’s room in South Los Angeles. The victim, Hannah Rachel Collins, had recently relocated to Los Angeles from Mississippi. Collins typically maintained regular contact with her family since her move. She was last heard from on August 7th before her disappearance. The suspect responsible for her death is described as a 26-year-old Hispanic man. The unsettling incident unfolded in the early …

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