Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:13 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:13:35 GMT
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso around 9:30pmMore >>
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso area around 9:30 Monday night. Investigators say it happened on Church Street near the Hall Street intersection in a car.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:37:31 GMT
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas, despite a new gun law in the state.More >>
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas despite a new gun law in the state. As WLOX has reported, starting July 1st Mississippians will be able to openly carry a gun and other weapons with or without a permit. Some Jackson county leaders want to create a local ordinance to keep weapons in check.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:16 GMT
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when...More >>
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when the truck driver popped the tank and gas started spilling out.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:10:44 GMT
WWL-TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning. The station stated on its website officials are on their way to the town of Isabel to investigate. According toMore >>
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning. More >>
Score one for three majestic oak trees in Harrison County. The trees, each more than a hundred years old, will continue to provide shade and beauty thanks to the power of the people.
The trees had been slated to be cut down to make way for sewer work on Cowan/Lorraine Road in the Woolmarket area. However the Reverend Joe Reynolds of Coalville United Methodist Church last summer went door to door collecting signatures to save the trees.
He also recruited two other Woolmarket churches to join in the fight. We even editorialized supporting their efforts.
This week a victory. The Harrison County Utility Authority said it would spare the trees by boring underneath them instead of cutting them down. This is a great example of how you can change a government agency's mind, if you organize and are willing to spend the time necessary to make your point.
Reverend Reynolds said, "If those trees could talk they would say, "thank you!" Well we can talk, and we say, "thank you" to all of you who joined together to save the trees. And, we tip our hat to the Waste Water Authority for recognizing the importance of trees in our community.
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