Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 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 >>
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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 >>
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The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:41:59 GMT
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday. Once deputies arrived to the home theyMore >>
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday.More >>
PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) - They're celebrating the holidays and history in Pass Christian. Friday evening marks the 25th annual "Christmas in the Pass" event. Everyone is invited downtown for a little shopping, visiting and entertainment.
An added bonus this year is the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Pass Christian Historical Society.
"It's a 6,000 square foot headquarters building here in Pass Christian on East Scenic Drive overlooking the beach," said Historical Society President Tom Shellnut. "And we have an awful lot of very excited people who are getting it ready for a ribbon cutting tonight at six o'clock."
Members of the historical society spent Friday afternoon preparing for the ribbon cutting and open house.
"That's where you're sitting at right now, was right here on that corner," said Mayor Chipper McDermott, pointing to an old photograph.
The mayor delivered a stack of black and white photographs that highlight the rich history of the seaside town, known for its seafood, sailing, antebellum homes and down to earth residents.
The historical society is asking the community to donate old pictures and other pieces of history.
"We're making an appeal to the people in the community and members also to bring in those historical kinds of artifacts: letters, deeds, bills of sale that they've been keeping and they don't know why they're keeping them," said Shellnut.
Did you know Pass Christian is the birthplace of yachting in the South? Sailing enthusiasts from New Orleans started the "Southern Yacht Club" there, the forerunner to the Pass Christian Yacht Club.
Though hurricanes Camille and Katrina tore this town apart, the storms also helped mold the character of its people.
"It pulled everyone together. It's horrible to say the hurricanes did that, but they did. It pulled people together; neighbor helping neighbor. And it was just a very unique experience," said Joanna Diboll, with the historical society.
The new facility is a place to learn about the history of "The Pass" and celebrate its people.
"I think it's beautiful. I think it is without a doubt the most beautiful building in the Pass," said Diboll.
The new building is beautiful and strong. It's built to stringent standards; designed to withstand hurricane force winds and water.
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