Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:08 GMT
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned. According to DMR Public Relations Manager Lauren Thompson said DMR received a report about the incident around 6:30 p.m.More >>
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:53:06 GMT
Community members and fellow classmates of Natalie Hightower are gathering tonight for a candlelight vigil in her honor. The 12-year-old Vancleave Middle School student underwent surgery this past MondayMore >>
They came, looking like a sea of orange--Natalie's favorite color, more than 200 strong.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:09 GMT
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue. HSSM released few details on the Monday rescue. They wouldn'tMore >>
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
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 >>
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
Fifth grade student, Brandon Johnson bested thousands of students from all over the country in the SIFMA Foundation's InvestWrite student essay competition about finance.
As part of the competition students were asked to analyze an investment scenario, provide a long-term financial plan and address real-world economic factors and trends. According to the Mississippi Council on Economic Education (MCEE), the competition better prepares students for their own financial futures.
"I think that the three most important things to look for in a stock, bond or mutual fund are how it has been doing in the past year, the PE ratio, and the Beta Coefficient. These things are very important when you are trying to find a supporting stock," Johnson said, when asked to describe the three most important items you should research before buying a stock, bond or mutual fund.
Johnson, a student at Jeff Davis Elementary in Biloxi, is the Fall 2011 Mississippi First place winner. His essay was chosen through scrupulous judging by thousands of teachers and industry professionals. According to the Biloxi School District, Johnson also won a $500 college scholarship and will be recognized at the Mississippi Council on Economic Education Annual Awards Ceremony in May.
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