Honoring a King - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Honoring a King

Residents pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on this beautiful, warm Monday afternoon in the Jackson Metro Area.

Tributes for the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are being held in cities across the nation and we will show you how Jackson is celebrating.

Plus, grassfires are scorching several acres of land in Rankin County.

And, a woman is out of the hospital after falling victim to the "knock out game" attack at a Pearl Walmart.

In sports, another strong lineup with top ranked McComb taking on number one ranked private school, MRA.

Clear skies and 68 degrees. Be sure to watch your full First Alert Forecast.

Of course, you will see any breaking news first on WLBT and you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter and www.msnewsnow.com.

 

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