Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
in the area spent Wednesday preparing for families to pull up to their tables
for Thanksgiving, and that includes tables at the Hollywood Casino.
at the casino have been planning for over a week to make the perfect spread for
people who will eat there on Thanksgiving. They say they are expecting
1,000-1,200 people to come, and they ordered 500 pounds of Turkey for it.
kitchen staff was busy stuffing birds, prepping pastries and whipping up
conventional and non-conventional Turkey Day trimmings. This is the second year
the casino has offered a buffet-style Thanksgiving dinner.
the offerings, we'll probably have about 450 pounds of ham. We're going to have
about 3-500 pounds of shrimp for the peel and eat shrimp that we're going to
offer, about 85 pounds of pumpkin pies that we'll go through in that period of
time," said Ken Bredeson, from the casino.
doors for the epic buffet will open Thursday starting at 11 a.m.