Gov. Barbour to host Katrina Memorial event in Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - JACKSON, MS (WLOX) - Governor Haley Barbour will host a memorial event in Gulfport commemorating the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the recovery of the entire Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The event will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, on 15th Street in downtown Gulfport, between City Hall and the First United Methodist Church. It will be a time of reflection and rededication including the Williams Brothers, Paul Overstreet, local musicians, choirs, and community leaders.

The governor's office plans to release more details prior to the event.

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