Monday, May 20 2013 12:07 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:07:05 GMT
Detectives are looking for a killer after a deadly shooting late Sunday night. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said James Dillon, 20, of Independence, was shot and killed while sitting in his vehicle. The shootingMore >>
Detectives are looking for a killer after a deadly shooting late Sunday night. The sheriff said it is believed this was a drive-by shooting.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 3:33 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:33:45 GMT
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.According to reports, Andres Gonzalez, 27, and Raphael Domino Jr., 39, were fighting at Club End Zone on Plank Rd. justMore >>
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.More >>
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An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. More >>
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Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
A crown of thorns. A bearded face and a tear drop rolling down the left cheek. Gulfport resident Henry Marshall said it's the image of Jesus Christ on his tree in his backyard.
The image was created with a chainsaw and shows Jesus Christ's face, at his crucifixion.
"It had taken some damage in Katrina and we wanted to preserve the tree the best we could," said Marshall.
Years ago a tree that showed little hope, today sits six and a half feet tall, three feet wide in the form of Jesus.
"We had just the trunk and stubs of a branch. So we wanted to do something with it and I had a vision," Marshall said.
A vision that is coming to life thanks to sculptor Dave Perez.
"So it's like he's popping right out of the ground and so it's been a lot of work getting it to this stage. Getting the thorns and wreath and everything," said Perez.
Marshall said it's important to remember the carving is just a symbol of something greater.
"I pray that we have a good product because I don't worship idol things. However, this is Jesus in this carving. So I don't worship, but I do take great pride in what's being done to it," said Marshall.
Perez has been working on the sculpture for about two weeks and said he hopes to be finished with it next week.
Marshall said if you'd like to see the carving, come on by. He lives off Silver Ridge Avenue in Gulfport.