Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains are mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:57:46 GMT
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning. According to Pascagoula Police Lt. James DeShannon Massey, motorists are asked to avoidMore >>
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:19:41 GMT
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, James Decker III, 32, of GeorgeMore >>
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Nicole Ribet said staying busy is how she gets through the many months when her husband is deployed. Nicole, a coast native, is the wife of a Seabee stationed in Gulfport.
Nicole described her husband, David, as, "The nicest man I have ever met."
The two met about eight years ago, and Nicole said they both knew there was something special there.
"We just communicated through e-mails, letters and phone calls, and I guess it was just the classic you fall in love story," Nicole said.
Not long after he got back from that deployment, Nicole and David married. Two weeks later, he was gone again on another six month deployment.
Then, just weeks after he left, Katrina hit the Mississippi Coast. As the storm roared ashore, Nicole, along with her daughter and parents, stood on the roof of their house as 16 feet of water inundated their home.
"I was thinking, 'I am never going to see him again,' and my daughter of course was frantic," Nicole said.
Fortunately they all survived the storm. Three days later, Nicole was finally able to speak with her new husband. She said they just kept telling each other how much they loved one another while fighting back tears.
After those kinds of experiences, Nicole certainly understands the special demands of being a Seabee wife. Part of her own personal escape, is through her music. She is a full time music major at USM. She feels that while she is making her music, David is never far from her heart.
Nicole ended our interview by telling us about the Seabee's 'can do' spirit. She said many of the Seabee spouses have that same spirit running through their veins.
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