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Friday Night Football: Harrison Central vs. Stone

Friday night means high school football, the bands, the cheerleaders, and a whole lot of school spirit. News 25’s Tanner Stewart joins us as Stone High School gets ready for a showdown with the Harrison Central Red Rebels.

Anti-Bullying Film Debut in Stone County

A student made short film airs tonight in Stone County. After recent reports of bullying at Stone High School, one student wanted to change that perspective by making a 25 minute short film for her senior project. She contacted a…

Stone County Students Make Anti Bullying Short Film

Stone High School has been in the spotlight recently for reports of bullying, but one group of students is hoping to change that perspective. Senior student Samantha Herrien approached local film director Andrew Kan in hopes of making a short…

Stone County Schools go into Lockdown

This afternoon, two Stone County schools went into lockdown as police searched for a suspect nearby. Around 12:30, school officials received an alert that police were actively searching for a man near the area where Stone High and Stone Middle…

First Stone High Football Game after Allegations

Tonight was the first Stone High football game since the allegations surfaced. The Stone County community packed May Stadium to cheer on the Tomcats against the Long Beach Bearcats. It’s unknown if the noose victim played in tonight’s game, but…

New Developments in Stone County Incident

New developments out of Stone County where a white football player is accused of tying a rope around a black teammate’s neck. The 15-year-old’s mother describes her son as shaken up as he recounted the incident. Stacy Payton says her…

Stone County Community Rally

This evening, Stone County residents joined hands in Wiggins in hopes of strengthening the ties and uniting the community. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us to this evening’s prayer rally at Blaylock Park. Hand in hand, Stone County residents prayed…

Student Accused of Hate Crime Disciplined

A lawyer for the Stone County School District says the student accused of putting a noose around the neck of a black football player has been disciplined. Attorney Sean Courtney says the incident happened on October 13th and the student…

Wiggins Pastor Speaks Out

The story of an alleged hate crime at Stone High School is quickly spreading. The president of the Mississippi NAACP spoke out against the school system in a press conference yesterday where he addressed claims that a black student had…

Noose put around Neck of Black Student at Stone High School

The NAACP is calling on federal authorities to investigate a reported hate crime that occurred at Stone High School earlier this month. The NAACP says school officials have failed to properly address the incident. News 25’s Hank Davis was at…

Parents against Bullying

After a boy was sent to alternative school in Stone County for threatening to shoot up the school, parents now join together to address the underlying issue they believe is bullying.