Katrina - South Mississippi's Story
Also available for purchase on DVD - Katrina: One Year Later. Click here to order.
A look at Hurricane Katrina and what it did to South Mississippi through dramatic video, archived newscasts, and interviews with survivors. Click on the "Before & After" videos of Biloxi and Gulfport (to the left) to preview just a small portion of the DVDs bonus features.
DVDs are avaliable for purchase at the following locations:
- WLOX-TV Studios on DeBuys Road in Biloxi
If you are unable to purchase from these locations, click here for a printable order form. Mail the completed form with a check or money order payable to WLOX-TV for $22.59 to:
WLOX Hurricane Katrina DVD
208 Debuys Road
Biloxi, MS 39531
Please allow 10 days for delivery. Thank you.
The special is 2 hours long. The DVD will feature a bonus disc with 4 hours of extended footage. The two DVD set includes the following features:
- "Katrina - South Mississippi's Story"
- Bonus Commentary from WLOX Chief Meteorologist Mike Reader, WLOX Meteorologist Tommy Richards and WLOX Meteorologist Carrie Duncan.
- Bonus Commentary from Harrison County Civil Defense Director Colonel Joseph Spraggins, WLOX Assignment Editor Doug Walker, WLOX Reporter Steve Phillips.
- Bonus Commentary from WLOX Anchor Karen Abernathy, WLOX Anchor David Elliott and WLOX Reporter Brad Kessie.
- Extended Before and After Video of South Mississippi Extended damage reports from various South Mississippi cities. (Watch a preview now by clicking on the "Before & After" video links above!)
- Rebecca's Story: WLOX News anchor Rebecca Powers returns to her home for the first time after the hurricane to tell her story.
- WLOX - Behind the Scenes of Katrina Coverage
- The Front Page: The stories behind the front pages of The Sun Herald's Katrina Special Editions from Ricky Mathews, President and Publisher, and Stan Tiner, Vice President and Executive Editor.
- How To Prepare For A Hurricane: Mike Reader, Tommy Richards and Carrie Duncan give you a step-by-step guide to help you get ready. This is essential viewing when making your hurricane plan each year.
- Harrison County Aerial Views: WLOX Reporters Bill Snyder, Marcia Hill, and Trang Pham Bui take you on a view of Katrina's destruction from the air.
- Hancock County Aerial Views: WLOX Hancock County Bureau Chief Al Showers and Charles Gray - President of the Hancock County Historical Society take you on a tour of the hardest hit area of South Mississippi - Hancock County.
- Highway 90 Drive By: A tour of Katrina destruction along Highway 90 with commentary from WLOX station manager Dave Vincent and WLOX General Manager Leon Long.
- Thank You: A special message to all the recovery effort volunteers from the staff of WLOX.