Tropical Storm Kirk accelerates westward across Atlantic

Some strengthening of the storm is expected in the next couple days, but Kirk will likely weaken later in the week.
Local ‘Little Free Garden’ expands
Multicultural Festival offers glimpse into cultures from around the world
Ocean Springs Octoberfest raises money for Mary C.
Roberts sisters reunite to celebrate ‘Robin’s Nest’ third anniversary
Ole Miss School of Journalism namesake requests name be removed from school
Cruisin packing party prepares for 9,000 cars

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Local ‘Little Free Garden’ expands
An Ocean Springs couple who created the first Little Free Garden in the state of Mississippi has expanded.
Multicultural Festival offers glimpse into cultures from around the world
Cultures from around the world were on display in Biloxi Saturday. The Multicultural Festival returned to the Biloxi Town Green.
Ocean Springs Octoberfest raises money for Mary C.
Ocean Springs Octoberfest puts Southern twist on German celebration

Cruisin packing party prepares for 9,000 cars

The 22nd annual Cruisin the Coast classic car showcase starts September 30. On Saturday morning, about 200 people were at the D’Iberville Civic Center. That facility is where they participated in a packing party. The volunteers filled 9,000 bags with sponsor information, schedules, and maps.

Heart Walk celebrates its 25th birthday

The silver anniversary Gulf Coast Heart Walk started at Jones Park in Gulfport Saturday morning. Dozens of businesses entered teams in the walk. As many as 3,000 South Mississippians were expected to participate in the 25th annual Heart Walk.
  Fire rips through Harrison County home
Splash Bash brings attention to the Mississippi Aquarium
Family and friends remember accident victim Rachel Byrd

NATIONAL HEADLINES

‘Most amazing act of patriotism’: Boy lies on ground to protect American flag

A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground.

NJ sheriff resigns after racist, homophobic recordings surface

He and the four undersheriff’s he appointed resigned Friday, one day after a recording of him going on a homophobic and racist rant was released by WNYC.

SPORTS

  Gulfport, Biloxi, Harrison Central open Region 4-6A play with big road victories

Narcisse aims to change culture at MGCCC

Former PGA president James Ray Carpenter dies at 91

  WLOX Player of the Week: St. Stanislaus RB Delvin Henry Jr.

After putting up one of the greatest games statistically in St. Stanislaus history, one Rock-a-Chaws running back earned our latest WLOX Player of the Week honors.